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March 15, 2018 1:03 PM Saudi Arabia threatens to acquire nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia says it would rapidly acquire a nuclear weapon if arch-rival Iran develops one, the country’s Crown Prince has warned. Mohammed bin Salman said the Saudis ‘do not want’ nukes but would be forced to develop them should their Shia counterparts acquire them. The 32-year-old heir to the Saudi throne made the comments in an interview in which 23

March 9, 2018 10:13 AM Trump, North Korea leader, Kim Jong Un finally agree to meet

U.S. President, Donald Trump has agreed to meet North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un. Trump has agreed to meet Kim Jong Un by May in response to an invitation from the North Korean leader, a potentially dramatic breakthrough in the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang. Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe told reporters after a phone call with Trump that Japan 40

February 27, 2018 4:31 PM China Spent 279 Billion Dollars On Research In 2017

China’s Minister of Science, Wan Gang has revealed that the country spent an estimate of 1.76 trillion yuan (279 billion dollars) in 2017 on research and development. Speaking in a new conference, Wan Gang said; “China needs to enter the ranks of innovative countries and become a big technological innovation power by 2050. “Basic research and frontier 54

January 10, 2018 7:43 AM China, France sign deal to enhance cooperation on nuclear energy

A Chinese nuclear power operator signed an agreement Tuesday with a French energy organization to deepen cooperation on nuclear power technology. The deal, between China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) and the French Alternative Energy and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), focuses on areas such as nuclear reactor technology, advanced fuels and materials 19

January 1, 2018 3:09 PM North Korean Leader Begins The New Year With Threats

Kim Jong in his 2018 New Year address has threatened to blow up the United States. Kim Jong Un has warned the United States that the nuclear button is always on his desk but he says he won’t use nuclear weapons if there’s no aggression against his country. “The entire mainland of the US is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button 18

December 17, 2017 7:42 AM North Korea Agent Charged With Crime

A “loyal agent of North Korea” has been charged with trying to sell missile parts and technology on the black market to raise money for Pyongyang in breach of international sanctions, Australian police said Sunday. The 59-year-old naturalised Australian citizen of Korean descent was attempting to broker illicit deals that could have generated “tens of millions 31

November 16, 2017 11:19 AM Lebanese Hariri expected in France after Macron invitation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri may soon be able to clarify whether he really means to resign, after French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday invited him to France. The surprise move came 11 days after Hariri announced his resignation from the Saudi capital Riyadh, and hours after Lebanon’s president, Michel Aoun, openly accused Saudi Arabia 29

November 1, 2017 3:32 AM South Korea rules out any war with North

South Korea’s president will never permit armed conflict on the peninsula, he said today, in a pointed message to Donald Trump to abandon thoughts of war in advance of his visit to Seoul next week. In a nationally televised speech to the country’s parliament, Moon Jae-in also said that, although it will not tolerate a nuclear-armed North Korea, the South 65

October 30, 2017 10:23 PM Nigeria Signs Pact With Russia To Build Nuclear Power Plant

Russia has signed agreements with Nigeria to build and operate a nuclear power plant, reports Bloomberg. Feasibility studies for the plant and a research center construction will include site screening, capacity, financing, and time frames of the projects, state-owned Russian nuclear company Rosatom said in an emailed statement. The nations in 2009 signed 54

October 28, 2017 5:33 AM The Iran nuclear deal collapse – Sonny Atumah

The United States President Donald Trump a fortnight ago decertified the Iranian Nuclear Accord entered into in Vienna, Austria in July 2015. The deal limited Iran’s capacity to civilian nuclear programme for power and medical purposes. The United States was empowered to watch over Iran with the US President required to certify that Iran complied with the agreement 53