Irrespective of what kind of a border Brexit fathers, be it a Donald Trump stop-’em-all wall or an arrangement satisfied by one of John McGahern’s patrols of the imagination, the report that the borderland town of Newry is one of 45 sites being considered as a place to dispose of the United Kingdom’s nuclear waste will stir a predictable response.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country's nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul's presidential office has said.
With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship on Tuesday, even as the two allies strained to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more.
The Chinese government has said countries with the largest nuclear arsenals should take the lead in disarmament, after US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin said they wanted to strengthen their nations' nuclear capabilities.
THOUGH it’s nearly 40 years since Ireland’s anti-nuclear movement held a festival at Carnsore Point in Wexford — Ireland’s Woodstock, social historians assure us — to protest at plans to build a nuclear power plant there, we still import around 90% of our energy needs.
An unprecedented refrigeration structure resembling giant ice lollies has been approved by Japanese regulators to help create a frozen underground barrier around the Fukushima nuclear reactor buildings and contain contaminated water.
Iran test-fired two ballistic missiles yesterday with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” written in Hebrew on them, state media reported, a show of strength by the Islamic Republic as US Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel.