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January 27, 2015
Politics Won't Get in Way of Russia, US Nuclear Cooperation Through 2015
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Jan 23, 2015
Cooperation between Russia and the United States will continue in providing nuclear security in 2015, Russia's nuclear conglomerate Rosatom said in an official statement Thursday. Earlier, a number of news reports suggested that Russia had told the United States it would curtail bilateral nuclear safety cooperation. Rosatom pointed out that the joint US-Russian nuclear safety programs were supervised by the Working group on nuclear energy and safety within the Russian-American Presidential C ... read more

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Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal
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China 2015 military drills to focus on 'winning local wars'

India to Test Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Missile on January 31

Signs N. Korea restarting nuclear reactor: US think-tank

US Senate panel advances Iran sanctions bill

Survivors accuse Shiite militia of Iraq village massacre

US Nuclear Scientist Jailed for Five Years Over Bomb-Making Plot

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US Congress eases pressure for new Iran sanctions
US President Barack Obama won breathing room Tuesday for his nuclear dialogue with Iran, as legislation calling for strict new sanctions against the Islamic republic lost some crucial support in Congress. ... more
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IAEA chief urges vigilance against 'terrorist' nuke threats
The head of the UN's atomic watchdog warned Monday that "terrorists" could attack or sabotage nuclear facilities in countries where security is weak, and urged governments not to let their guard down. ... more
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Ex-CIA officer in leak case found guilty of espionage
A former CIA officer was convicted of espionage charges Monday for having leaked to a New York Times journalist classified details of a secret operation to thwart Iran's nuclear program. ... more
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Iran lawmakers drafting law on nuclear enrichment hike
Iran's parliament has started to draft a law that would allow the country's nuclear scientists to intensify their uranium enrichment, a step that could complicate ongoing talks with world powers. ... more
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Dancer recalls "perfectionism that allows no mistakes"
This 35-year-old woman, a dancer, came to Seoul in 2004 from Pyongyang, where she had trained for and participated in the Pyongyang Arirang Festival. This festival, also sometimes referred to in English as the "North Korean Mass Games," is among the country's few efforts to expose itself culturally to other countries. This is the first time she has shared her story. ... more
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New US sanctions would 'unravel' Iran nuclear deal: Zarif
Iran warned the US Congress on Friday against imposing new sanctions, saying this would lead to a collapse of negotiations over Tehran's controversial nuclear programme. ... more
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China would welcome Kim Jong-Un visit to Moscow
China would welcome a visit by Kim Jong-Un to Moscow, a government spokeswoman said Thursday, amid speculation that the North Korean leader could make his international debut in the Russian capital later this year. ... more
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New Iran-US nuclear talks this week in Switzerland
Diplomats from Iran and the US are to meet again in Switzerland this week as the pace intensifies for a nuclear deal with Tehran, US officials said Wednesday. ... more
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University student decries lack of access to books
This student of philosophy at Sogang University works as a speaker and organizer for the Peace Education Project (Pyeong Hwa Gyo Yuk), promoting unification among South Korean youth. The project is supported by the Woo Yang Foundation, which hosts talks between North Korean defectors and middle- and high school students in Seoul. A native of Ham Kyeong Buk Do province, he came to South Korea in 2008. ... more
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Teenager surprised at South's competitiveness, materialism
This 19-year-old high school student fled North Korea with her mother and sister in 2008; she has not seen her father in years and doesn't know how he is. She wept at times during the interview, but she also had a strong laugh. ... more
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New Iran sanctions will 'guarantee' diplomacy fails: Obama
US President Barack Obama warned Congress on Tuesday that any move to impose new sanctions on Iran could scupper delicate negotiations aimed at reaching a complex nuclear deal. ... more
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White House cool on planned Netanyahu Congress speech
The White House on Wednesday reacted icily to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to address Congress, an appearance sure to intensify opposition to a nuclear deal with Iran. ... more
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Moscow, US End Nuclear Cooperation Program
Moscow has decided to end its nuclear cooperation program with the US, saying that it no longer needs assistance in safeguarding nuclear sites located in Russia, the Boston Globe reported, citing un ... more
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SKorea to develop new arms in response to NKorean nuclear program
South Korea plans to modernize its armed forces and to develop new arms in response to the growing nuclear potential of North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Monday. Defense minister Han Min-koo ... more
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Northrop Grumman receives ICBM sub-system support contract
Ground sub-systems of Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles are to receive support services from Northrop Grumman. ... more
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Woman guarded rice supply with machine gun
A 40-year-old woman, who was a former professional athlete, shares her experiences as an agriculture employee in North Korea and why that was such an important job. She fled on her own in 2006. ... more
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No sign of N. Korea nuclear test preparations: US think tank
North Korea is showing no signs of preparing for a new nuclear test, a US think tank said Friday, citing recent satellite imagery. ... more
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US penetrated N. Korea computer systems in 2010
The United States secretly penetrated North Korea's computer systems four years ago - a breach that allowed Washington to insist Pyongyang was to blame for the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures, the New York Times reported Monday. ... more
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Nuclear talks will succeed only if pressure on Iran stops: Tehran
A complex deal on Iran's nuclear programme can be reached only if global powers stop pressuring Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Saturday evening. ... more
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Ex-government official recounts risks of leaving NKorea
A 50-year-old man who used to work for the North Korean government shares the story of his journey of defection - and being separated from his wife and children since 2006. ... more
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N. Korea repeats call for suspension of US-S. Korea drills
North Korea on Monday issued a fresh call for the United States to halt military exercises with South Korea if it wants Pyongyang to suspend nuclear weapons tests. ... more
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EU hails 'serious' Iran nuclear talks, says new round in February
Negotiators for Iran and six global powers striving to reach a complex deal on Tehran's nuclear programme had "serious and useful" discussions in Geneva Sunday and will meet again next month, the EU said. ... more
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Iran 'backward' after sanctions 'lies': minister
A government minister launched a rare attack Monday on Iran's downplaying of the impact of international sanctions, saying that "lying" to the public over the measures had left the country "backward". ... more
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60 Years Since Launch of Chinese Nuclear Weapons Program
On January 15, 1955, the leaders of the People's Republic of China (PRC) decided to launch a national nuclear weapons program in response to US threats to conduct a nuclear strike against China. ... more
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