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German energy firms entitled to damages for nuclear shutdown policy

German energy companies are entitled to "appropriate" compensation for the government's 2011 decision to rush ahead with the shutdown of nuclear power plants, the country's top court ruled Tuesday...

North Korea ups military ante in response to sanctions

North Korea has carried out a series of military exercises simulating attacks on South Korean military bases and the country's central government, North Korean state media reported on Friday.

Iran accuses US of reneging on nuclear deal with sanctions bill

Tehran on Friday accused the United States of breaching the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran by proposing legislation to reimpose sanctions on the country.

UN Security Council tightens sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution tightening sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday in response to the country's latest nuclear test conducted in September.

Swiss voters reject ambitious time table for nuclear phaseout

Switzerland will not adopt an ambitious time table for taking the country's five nuclear power plants off the grid by 2029, a 54-per-cent majority of Swiss voters decided Sunday.

Nuclear uncertainty looms large in Asia after Trump election victory

During his US presidential election campaign, Donald Trump suggested Japan and South Korea should go nuclear amid threats from North Korea. Asian countries are anxiously watching as the US...

Nuclear deal can't be renegotiated, says Iranian minister

There will be no renegotiation of Iran's nuclear deal, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi Tuesday, despite concerns that incoming US president-elect Donald Trump might scrap...

Iran to follow nuclear agreement despite Trump

Iran will continue to follow the terms of its nuclear accord with the international community even during the presidency of Donald Trump in the United States, Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said...

India premier Modi appeals for investment from Japan

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for Japanese companies to invest in his country's fast-growing economy.

IAEA: Iran edges above a limit set by nuclear deal

Iran has been slightly exceeding one of the limits agreed to under its deal with world powers to curb its nuclear programme, international nuclear inspectors said Wednesday.

IAEA: 30 developing countries mulling nuclear power programmes

Around 30 developing countries are considering the development of nuclear power programmes, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano said Monday.

EU auditors sound the alarm on decommissioning of Soviet-era reactors

Projects to decommission Soviet-era nuclear reactors in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia are falling behind in time and financing, EU auditors warned on Tuesday.

In leaked emails, Colin Powell says Israel has 200 nukes

Israel has 200 nuclear weapons, former US secretary of state Colin Powell said in a leaked email, part of a trove that has been released online.

Iran and Russia begin work on second nuclear plant in Bushehr

Iran and Russia officially started work Saturday on a new atomic power plant in the port city of Bushehr, more than a year after an international nuclear accord was concluded between Tehran and...

Iranian nuclear negotiator arrested, released on bail

A member of the negotiating team which agreed the Iranian nuclear deal was arrested and released on bail, ISNA news agency reported Sunday.