WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is welcoming Japan's new prime minister to the White House to reinforce a core U.S. alliance at a time of high tension stoked by a Japan-China territorial dispute and a North Korean nuclear test.
VIENNA (AP) — U.N. nuclear inspectors have counted nearly 200 advanced machines fully or partially installed at Iran's main uranium enrichment site, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported Thursday, confirming diplomats' accounts that Tehran has begun a major upgrade of a program that can be used in the making of atomic arms.
Japan Atomic Power Co. has taken to selling some of its uranium store to help pay back loans amid uncertainty of when the company can resume nuclear power operations in the nation, The Japan Times reports.
The Tennessee Valley Authority selected nuclear equipment producer Babcock & Wilcox for a contract to develop a "small modular reactor" as part of a push to produce a new class of small nuclear power reactors, The New York Times reports.
VIENNA (AP) — Western diplomats say Iran has started installing high-tech machines at its main uranium enrichment site that are capable of accelerating activity that can produce reactor fuel and — with further upgrading — the core of a nuclear warhead.