Trump mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

2017-09-18 07:34

US President Donald Trump has mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programmes and bellicose threats.

Mexico expels North Korean ambassador after nuclear test

2017-09-08 10:54

Mexico has expelled the ambassador of North Korea in protest over Pyongyang's latest nuclear test which it said posed "a grave risk for peace".

Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

2017-09-07 10:50

The leaders of Russia and South Korea condemn North Korea's latest nuclear test but seem far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions

South Korea simulates attack on North's nuke site after test

2017-09-04 08:48

South Korea's military fired missiles into the sea in a simulation of an attack on North Korea's nuclear testing site a day after Pyongyang set off its largest ever nuclear test explosion.

NKorea leader urges more missile launches targeting Pacific

2017-08-30 06:15

Kim Jong Un has called for more weapons launches targeting the Pacific to advance North Korea's ability to contain Guam, a day after Pyongyang for the first time flew a ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload over Japan.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

2017-08-29 06:39

Nuclear-armed North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.

Trump says US military 'locked and loaded'

2017-08-11 21:32

President Donald Trump has turned up the heat on North Korea, warning Pyongyang that the US military is "locked and loaded" in the event of a misstep by North Korea, despite mounting international calls for restraint.

Russians seen as chief suspects in nuclear site hackings

2017-07-07 10:23

Russian hackers have previously taken down parts of the electrical grid in Ukraine, and appear to be testing increasingly advanced tools to disrupt power supplies.

It’s war: Nuclear versus renewables

2017-06-29 05:00

The renewable energy IPP programme is the least-risk and most affordable solution that will benefit not only SA's population but also our fragile environment, says Robert J Traydon.

Nuclear plant to cost consumers 'billions more'

2017-06-24 08:40

A highly-controversial UK government deal for the new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant will cost British energy consumers billions more pounds than forecast.


US urges China, Russia to act after North Korea missile launch

2017-09-15 18:15

The US has called on China and Russia to take "direct actions" to rein in North Korea after it fired a ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific.

Trump says war with N Korea 'not inevitable'

2017-09-07 21:16

US President Donald Trump says military action against a defiant North Korea after its recent powerful nuclear test was "not inevitable."

North Korea nuclear test 'caused landslides'

2017-09-06 09:16

North Korea's weekend nuclear test triggered landslides in the detonation area and beyond, satellite pictures showed Wednesday, but left no crater visible from a collapse.

Vladimir Putin says pressure on North Korea 'futile'

2017-09-01 12:03

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has warned North Asia faces "large-scale conflict" and urged dialogue without preconditions.

Emergency UN Security Council meeting set on North Korea - diplomats

2017-08-29 13:24

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting over North Korea's latest missile launch at the request of Japan and the US, diplomats have announced.

Leaked AG report points to irregular nuclear tenders

2017-08-22 16:45

The Auditor-General has allegedly found gross irregularities in a nuclear tender awarded to the son of President Jacob Zuma’s benefactor, Vivian Reddy.

Melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

2017-07-23 15:57

An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel and covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

Why wage war for a slice of SA’s electricity pie?

2017-06-30 07:18

There should be no winner, no loser and certainly no war or any industry being crushed when it comes to electricity in South Africa, writes Dr Anthonie Cilliers.

Nuclear and coal lobbies threaten to scupper renewables in SA

2017-06-27 07:38

Eskom's stand threatens the viability of the entire renewable energy sector in SA, something which plays into the hands of those pro coal and nuclear, writes Professor Hartmut Winkler.

Nuclear energy will enrich SA, Zuma says

2017-06-22 17:35

Nuclear energy will bring profits and dividends to South Africa for thousands of years to come, says President Jacob Zuma.

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