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Foul play ruled out of Libya oil chief’s death

The Vienna prosecutor's office has ruled out foul play in the death of Libya's Gaddafi-era prime minister and oil chief Shukri Ghanem.

Iran’s uranium enough to produce five nuclear weapons

A UN report has found that the total production, for the last five years, of low-enriched uranium would be enough for at least five nuclear weapons.

Iran and world powers agree to continue talks

Negotiators from Tehran and six world powers have finally resumed talks over Iran's nuclear programme and have agreed to meet again next month.

Nuclear talks with Iran have failed, says UN watchdog

The IAEA has failed to secure an agreement with Iran during talks over disputed nuclear activities, saying it was denied access to a key military site

Iran enriches uranium, executes ‘spy’ and mocks the West

Iran has begun enriching uranium inside a mountain and sentenced an American to death for spying, undermining hopes diplomacy could avert sanctions.

Iran begins underground uranium refining

Iran has begun its underground uranium refining at the Fordow site, signalling its decision not to back down despite sanctions from the West.

Iran testing raises fears of plutonium production

A former senior UN nuclear official says Iran seems to be testing atomic fuel intended for a planned reactor which could yield nuclear bomb material.

UN atom chief plays down safety cost concerns

Planned steps to boost global nuclear safety after Japan's Fukushima disaster will not lead to any major increase in costs for reactor operators.

Japan mulls Fukushima food sale ban

Japan is considering whether to halt sales of food products from near a crippled nuclear plant because of contamination by a radioactive element.

IAEA chief heading to Japan to face nuclear crisis

The UN atomic energy chief said he plans to fly to Japan on Thursday to seek first-hand information of what he called a "very serious" situation.

UN nuclear agency mulls more ‘special inspections’

The United Nations nuclear watchdog signalled on Monday it wanted to use its "special inspection" powers more often.

Iran takes another step towards weapons-grade uranium

Iran began making higher-grade nuclear fuel on Tuesday, and the Pentagon said the US wanted a UN Security Council resolution on Iran "within weeks".

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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