Iran reports electrical incident at Natanz nuclear site

11/04/2021 18:02

A problem with the electrical distribution grid of Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility caused an incident at the site on Sunday, Iranian Press TV reported, a day after Tehran launched new advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges at the site.

Suez ship rescuers weigh time and tide with risk of tip or tear

27/03/2021 19:40

The Dutch emergency response team hired to free the vast ship blocking the Suez canal has pulled off some dramatic recoveries, including lifting Russia’s Kursk nuclear submarine from the Barents Sea floor, but says this is one of the trickiest.

Vaccine failures cast shadow over EU summit as COVID-19 surges

25/03/2021 19:32

European Union leaders meet on Thursday to discuss a coordinated path out of the COVID-19 pandemic as infections surge again in many of their countries, seeking agreement on how to ramp up supplies of vaccines after a feeble start to inoculation.

Two protesters killed in Myanmar, shops and factories closed

08/03/2021 16:24

Two protesters were killed by gunshot wounds to the head in Myanmar on Monday, witnesses said, while shops, factories and banks were closed in the main city Yangon as part of the uprising against the country’s military rulers.

Vietnam calls on Myanmar to end violence, find satisfactory solution

07/03/2021 22:21

Vietnam has called on parties in Myanmar to restrain, end violence, ensure safety for civilians, and conduct dialogues towards a satisfactory solution in conformity with the country’s Constitution and law as well as its people’s aspirations so as to facilitate the democratic process.