Unloved uranium sector eyed for revival on reactor build

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, July 13 : Seven years on from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, the beaten down uranium sector is attracting interest as analysts and investors see signs its time in the wilderness may drawing to an end. Years of low prices have forced cuts by large producers who have also shelved new investments, […]

Trump suggests China might be interfering in US-North Korea talks

By Susan Heavey and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON/BAGRAM, Afghanistan, July 9 : President Donald Trump suggested on Monday that China might be seeking to derail U.S. efforts aimed at denuclearizing North Korea, but said he was confident that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would uphold a pact the two agreed on last month. In his […]

Pompeo holds more N.Korea talks, both sides seeking to ‘clarify’

By Hyonhee Shin and David Brunnstrom SEOUL/TOKYO, July 7 : U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a second day of talks in North Korea on Saturday in an attempt to agree details on dismantling the North’s nuclear programme after both sides said they had things to “clarify” from the previous day. Pompeo spent his […]

Nuclear deal talks set to drag on as Iran seeks more from world powers

By Parisa Hafezi, Francois Murphy and John Irish VIENNA, July 6 : Talks to save the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday are unlikely to satisfy Iran, European powers said, and Tehran warned that it could leave the accord if it was not fully compensated for the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions. Ministers from Britain, China, France, […]