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Easy Bourse: Finnish Union Threatens Strike At Olkiluoto Nuclear Site

‘As many as 1,000 workers at a Finnish nuclear reactor construction site will go on strike next month if no explanation is given for large-scale wage deductions from Polish workers there, a trade union threatened Tuesday.’

International Herald Tribune: New Zealand wants more nuke controls on India

‘New Zealand will continue to press for nonproliferation of nuclear weapons when it resumes talks on an deal to allow India access to supplies of nuclear materials and technology, a senior government minister said Tuesday.’

The London Times: Pakistan’s Dr Nuke bids for the presidency

‘After the resignation of Pervez Musharraf, who will be the next president of Pakistan? A controversial politician such as Benazir Bhutto’s widower, Asif Ali Zardari, or a nonpolitical figure? If the latter, it might, just might, be the detained nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan.’

Shanghai Daily: Miffed at Washington, DPRK halts nuke deal

‘THE Democratic People's Republic of Korea said yesterday it had stopped disabling its nuclear reactor and would consider restoring the plutonium-producing facility in anger over Washington's failure to remove it from the US list of terror sponsors.’

CNN: Nuclear plant damage covered up, jury says

‘Jurors on Tuesday convicted a former nuclear plant engineer of hiding information from government regulators about the worst corrosion ever found at a U.S. reactor. Prosecutors said Andrew Siemaszko and two other workers lied in 2001 so the Davis-Besse plant along Lake Erie could delay a shutdown for a safety inspection. Months later, inspectors found an acid leak that nearly ate through the reactor's 6-inch-thick steel cap.’

The Punch: Nigeria, Iran negotiate MoU on nuclear power, BASA

‘The Nigerian-Iran Joint Commission has listed for discussion nuclear power for peaceful purposes, oil and transportation, as the third session of the commission opened in Abuja on Tuesday.’

ABC News: Premier promises laws to ban uranium mining

‘The Premier has maintained until now that legislation is not necessary because of the Labor Party's stance against it. Mr Carpenter now says he will introduce legislation before the end of the year to ensure uranium is not mined in Western Australia.’