Nuclear Power

Russia to help Cambodia build capacity for nuclear power

YEKATERINBURG, Russia/PHNOM PENH Russia will help Cambodia work towards building a nuclear power plant under an agreement the two countries signed this week, said Sergei Kirienko, the head of state nuclear firm Rosatom.

Egypt, Russia sign deal to build a nuclear power plant

CAIRO Moscow and Cairo signed an agreement on Thursday for Russia to build a nuclear power plant in Egypt, with Russia extending a loan to Egypt to cover the cost of construction.

World, Egypt, Russia, 19 Nov 2015

Exit now, pay later: Germany's rushed farewell to nuclear power

FRANKFURT/BERLIN When Chancellor Angela Merkel called up the boss of Germany's biggest power producer RWE two days after the first explosion at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, there was no mention of a u-turn in her energy policy.

World, Germany, Japan, 01 Nov 2015

Vatican condemns report Pope Francis has brain tumor

VATICAN CITY The Vatican denied an Italian newspaper report on Wednesday that Pope Francis has a benign brain tumor, saying the 78-year-old pontiff was in good health and denouncing the article as "inexcusable". | Video

World, Pope, Italy, 21 Oct 2015

China's Xi seals nuclear power deal as part of $62 billion splurge in Britain

LONDON Chinese President Xi Jinping has sealed a multi-billion dollar deal to finance nuclear power stations in Britain, crowning a visit that Prime Minister David Cameron hopes will unleash a wave of investment from the world's second largest economy.

World, Campaign Finance 21 Oct 2015

Japan acknowledges possible radiation casualty at Fukushima nuclear plant

TOKYO Japan on Tuesday acknowledged the first possible casualty from radiation at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant, a worker who was diagnosed with cancer after the crisis broke out in 2011.

World, Health, Environment, Japan, 20 Oct 2015

Japan restarts second reactor at Sendai nuclear plant

TOKYO Japan restarted a second reactor at the Sendai nuclear plant on the southwestern island of Kyushu on Thursday, as the government pushes ahead with an unpopular return to atomic energy in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

World, Japan 14 Oct 2015

Turkey's Erdogan warns Russia on nuclear project, natural gas: papers

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia there were other places Turkey could get natural gas and other countries that could build its first nuclear plant, in the wake of Russian incursions into Turkish air space during its air campaign in Syria.

World, Russia, Turkey, 08 Oct 2015

China could develop and own nuclear plant in Britain: UK finance minister

LONDON/BEIJING China could build and own a nuclear power plant in Britain in future, UK finance minister George Osborne said on Monday, potentially paving the way for China's first nuclear project in the West. | Video

World, China, 21 Sep 2015

South Africa may increase nuclear power: newspaper

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's future energy mix could include an even higher share for nuclear power than the 9,600 megawatts (MW) already planned, the Business Day newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing an interview with a government official.

World, Africa 02 Sep 2015