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Engie profit slips as hydro output down

French energy group Engie said Friday its operating profit slid in the first three months of the year, in part due to a drop in hydroelectric output in France and a nuclear reactor shutdown in Belgium.

New actor Trump heightens North Korea drama: analysts

Geopolitical tensions flare every spring on the Korean peninsula, but analysts say the anxiety of recent weeks has been magnified by the unpredictable new player in the annual drama: Donald Trump.

Obama warns Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear deal

US President Barack Obama marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasizing its «significant and concrete results» and warning against undoing a pact supported by the world's major powers.

Petraeus sees «downsides» to Iran nuclear pact

A global deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions contains elements «of great concern», retired US general David Petraeus, seen as a contender to be Washington's top diplomat, said on Saturday.


Chernobyl, a new sarcophagus for the nuclear power plant

The structure, called «New Safe Confinement» (NSC), is a kind of giant hangar heavy 36 thousand tons, built in the vicinity of the nuclear installation and then slid over the old concrete shell of the reactor. NSC has cost about 2 billion euro.

South Korean president to meet opposition after nuke test

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye will meet the leaders of political parties on Monday following North Korea's nuclear test, amid speculation she will urge them to ease opposition to a US missile defence system.


Washington under nuclear attack, the propaganda of Pyongyang

In the images we see a nuclear missile launched from a submarine that attacks and destroys Washington, colpedo the front of the Lincoln Memorial area. The movie closes with American flags on fire. For weeks, Pyongyang has stepped up propaganda against South Korea and the United States.

Obama orders steps towards lifting Iran sanctions

President Barack Obama ordered the US government Sunday to take steps towards lifting sanctions on Iran, in accordance with the historic nuclear deal struck between six world powers and Tehran.

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