Tag: nuclear weapons

Obama: Historic Nuclear Deal Struck with Iran [VIDEO]

Iran and the United States, joined by five other world powers, signed a deal to curb Tehran’s nuclear program for more than a decade in exchange for lifting international sanctions on the country. The accord includes a compromise between the U.S. and Iran to allow United Nations inspectors to push for access to Iranian military…

Vienna talks on Iran nuclear deal will continue over weekend [VIDEO]

Talks in Vienna to reach an agreement on the Iran nuclear question will continue into the weekend. As another deadline passed, Britain’s foreign secretary said progress had been “painfully slow.” Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has been trying to hammer out a final deal limiting his country’s nuclear programme.in return for sanctions relief. “Some…

North Korea Claims To Have Miniaturized Nuclear Weapons [VIDEO]

Leaders in Pyongyang claimed Wednesday they have found a way to miniaturize nuclear warheads, giving them the ability to mount weapons on missiles. The statements come shortly after North Korea released images of what appears to be Kim Jong Un observing the testing of such a “world-level strategic weapon.” But U.S. military leaders say the…

U.S., Iran Have a ‘Historic’ Nuclear Agreement – Obama Speaks Live [VIDEO]

President Obama called the historic nuclear framework agreement between the United States and Iran “a good deal.” In a press conference following the announcement, he outlined six parameters of the framework. Iran and world powers reached a framework on curbing Iran’s nuclear program at marathon talks in Switzerland on Thursday that will allow further negotiations…

Netanyahu Calls for Tougher Iran Deal [VIDEO]

Bibi took advantage of the late deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran to demand stronger rules for the Islamic Republic. According to the Israeli prime minister, an acceptable deal would “significantly roll back Iran’s nuclear infrastructure.” He has been a vocal opponent of nuclear negotiations with Iran, repeatedly insisting that such a deal would…

Israel Spied on U.S. Talks With Iran [VIDEO]

Israel spied on personal discussions US had with Iran on nuclear arms, and provided advice to members of Congress as a way to gain assistance against the offer. Mentioning senior White House officials, the statement asserts Israeli Prime-Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needed information that’s inside on closed door discussions so he can gain help and create…

Iran Supreme Leader Slams GOP Letter [VIDEO]

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Republican senators’ letter to Tehran the “ultimate degree of the collapse of political ethics and the U.S. system’s internal disintegration.” According to Iran’s news agency, Ayatollah noted that the GOP’s insistence that any deal struck by President Obama could be null and void when he leaves office is…

US nuclear agency hid concerns over nuclear plants

In the days following the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission made a concerted effort to play down the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis to American nuclear plants, thousands of internal emails show. NBC News

UK nuclear plant orders employees to stay home over radiation

The United Kingdom’s largest nuclear plant ordered thousands of workers to stay at home Friday after recording increased levels of radioactivity, its operator said. The Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site, in Cumbria, northwest England, told all non-essential employees not to come to work after the elevated levels were picked up by a monitor at the north…

Kim Jong-Un US Not Safe From Nukes

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said the Korean peninsula will be engulfed by ”massive nuclear disaster” if war breaks out there again, warning the US it will not be safe in the event of a conflict. ”If the war breaks out again in this land, it will bring about a massive nuclear disaster and…

Finally, Serious Negotiations in Geneva on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Officials from the P5+1 countries meet with Iranian officials in Geneva on October 15 for talks on Iran’s nuclear program. Based on available evidence, the atmosphere and content of the two days of six power talks in Geneva with Iran’s new negotiating team bodes well for the chances of achieving an acceptable resolution to the…