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For Biden, Iranian Hard-liner May Be Best Path to Restoring Nuclear Deal

For Biden, Iranian Hard-liner May Be Best Path to Restoring Nuclear Deal

For Biden, Iranian Hard-liner May Be Best Path to Restoring Nuclear Deal For Biden, Iranian Hard-liner May Be Best Path to Restoring Nuclear Deal WASHINGTON — Iran’s announcement on Saturday that an ultraconservative former head of the judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi, has been elected president now touches off an unpredictable diplomatic drama: The ascension of a hard-line government in Iran may …

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Biden-Putin meeting – live: Presidents to discuss nuclear weapons at Geneva summit

Biden-Putin meeting – live: Presidents to discuss nuclear weapons at Geneva summit Biden-Putin meeting – live: Presidents to discuss nuclear weapons at Geneva summit Related video: Biden calls Putin ‘worthy adversary’ US president Joe Biden and Russian president Vladimir Putin will sit down for a highly anticipated summit in the Swiss city of Geneva on Wednesday – a moment of high-stakes diplomacy as US-Russian …

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China Denies Radiation Leak at Nuclear Reactor, Admits Fuel Rod Damage

China Denies Radiation Leak at Nuclear Reactor, Admits Fuel Rod Damage

China Denies Radiation Leak at Nuclear Reactor, Admits Fuel Rod Damage China Denies Radiation Leak at Nuclear Reactor, Admits Fuel Rod Damage SHANGHAI — The Chinese government said on Wednesday that “about five” of the uranium fuel rods inside a nuclear power plant in southeastern China had been damaged, but added that no radiation had leaked out of reactors at …

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French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China

French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China

French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China BEIJING — Unusual activity at a nuclear power reactor in China has drawn international attention, as two French companies involved in the plant acknowledged problems on Monday but said they could be handled safely. The companies were responding to a report by …

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U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks

U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks

U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday lifted sanctions on three former Iranian government officials and two Iranian companies involved in the country’s oil industry, a conciliatory gesture days before a potentially decisive round of nuclear talks in Vienna. The administration cautioned …

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Iran’s Oil Exports Rise as U.S. Looks to Rejoin Nuclear Accord

Iran’s Oil Exports Rise as U.S. Looks to Rejoin Nuclear Accord

Iran’s Oil Exports Rise as U.S. Looks to Rejoin Nuclear Accord Iran’s Oil Exports Rise as U.S. Looks to Rejoin Nuclear Accord But, the official said, the United States has been challenged to enforce the sanctions without reliable help from allies and as traders play a “cat-and-mouse game” to avoid being tracked on the high seas. The official spoke on …

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Iran Extends Nuclear Program Inspections Agreement

Iran Extends Nuclear Program Inspections Agreement

Iran Extends Nuclear Program Inspections Agreement Iran Extends Nuclear Program Inspections Agreement WASHINGTON — Iran agreed on Monday to a one-month extension of an agreement with international inspectors that would allow them to continue monitoring the country’s nuclear program, avoiding a major setback in the continuing negotiations with Tehran. Under the agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran will …

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Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known

Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known

Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known WASHINGTON — When Communist Chinese forces began shelling islands controlled by Taiwan in 1958, the United States rushed to back up its ally with military force — including drawing up …

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William R. Harris Dies at 79; Hoped to Curb Risks of Nuclear War

William R. Harris Dies at 79; Hoped to Curb Risks of Nuclear War

William R. Harris Dies at 79; Hoped to Curb Risks of Nuclear War William R. Harris Dies at 79; Hoped to Curb Risks of Nuclear War This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. For nearly four decades, William R. Harris devoted his career to safeguarding his fellow …

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U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means.

U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means.

U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means. U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means. President Biden and Iran’s leaders say they share a common goal: They both want to re-enter the nuclear deal that President Donald J. Trump scrapped three years ago, …

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