1 dead in blast at French nuclear plant, but no leak reported
Douglas Stanglin, USA Today — September 12, 2011
The French nuclear safety body says an explosion has rocked a nuclear plant in southern France, the Associated Press reports. French media report at least one death, but no immediate radioactive leakage to the outside.
Explosion at French Nuclear-Waste Plant Leaves One Dead, 4 Hurt
Tara Patel, Blloomberg — September 12, 2011
An explosion at a nuclear-waste plant in the south of France left one person dead and four people injured, according to Electricite de France, which operates the site.
Bob Woodward: George W. Bush ‘rolled his eyes” at Dick Cheney
Tim Mak, Politico — September 12, 2011
President George W. Bush “rolled his eyes” when Vice President Dick Cheney signaled his interest in bombing a Syrian nuclear plant at a key meeting of White House advisers, Bob Woodward writes in Monday’s Washington Post.
Cheney: Nuclear Terrorism Is ‘Most Dangerous Threat’ We Face
Bridget Johnson, Enterprise Journal — September 9, 2011
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said that the “most dangerous threat” we face is nuclear materials falling into the hands of terrorists.
Israel: Decade after 9/11, Iran must not get nukes
MSNBC — September 11, 2011
JERUSALEM — Israel’s prime minister says a decade after the Sept. 11 attacks, Iran’s nuclear program must be stopped and that the possibility of extremists getting atomic weapons is a real threat.
Iran offers fresh nuclear talks with EU
Reuters — September 11, 2011
Iran’s nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili has written to the European Union foreign affairs chief to announce the Islamic state’s readiness for fresh nuclear talks with major powers, the foreign minister said on Sunday.
Scientist: NKorea likely to test nukes again
George Jahn, The Associated Press — September 10, 2011
A U.S. scientist who visited a secret North Korean nuclear site last year says Pyongyang may seek to launch a third atomic test to enable it to develop a small fissile warhead that can be carried by a missile.
WFP captures heartbreak of North Korean hunger
Paula Hancocks, CNN — September 12, 2011
A four-year-old boy looks straight into the camera. His eyes are dull, his tiny legs crossed underneath him. Choi is an orphan, severely malnourished and too weak to stand.