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China View: Russian, Venezuelan presidents to hold talks

‘Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has told Chavez, who is here for a two-day working visit, that Moscow will consider cooperation with Venezuela on the peaceful use of nuclear energy. "We are ready to consider opportunities for cooperating on the use of atomic energy...which could be extended to a third market,"the Interfax news agency quoted Putin as saying at a meeting with Chavez late Thursday.’

Bloomberg: British Energy Takeover Clause May Slow New Nuclear, Times Says

‘E.ON AG said that Electricite de France SA's takeover of British Energy Group Plc may slow down other companies' U.K. nuclear development plans, the London-based Times reported, citing an unidentified E.ON spokesman.’

International Herald Tribune: Cambodia eyes nuclear plant for electricity

‘Impoverished Cambodia hopes to build a nuclear power plant to meet its future energy needs and help offset its dependence on imported oil, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Friday during the first meeting of his new Cabinet.’

The Jamaica Observer: Jamaica going nuclear?

‘The Jamaican government is establishing a panel to determine the feasibility of building small-scale nuclear power plants to help solve the energy crisis.’

Daily Telegraph: Russia forces West to go it alone against Iran nuclear programme

‘Russia's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov used a series of meetings with his Western counterparts, including David Miliband, the Foreign Secretary, to signal that Moscow had gone cold on international efforts to reign in the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea.’

The Guardian: Israel asked US for green light to bomb nuclear sites in Iran

‘Israel gave serious thought this spring to launching a military strike on Iran's nuclear sites but was told by President George W Bush that he would not support it and did not expect to revise that view for the rest of his presidency, senior European diplomatic sources have told the Guardian.’

BBC News: India-US in last nuclear push

‘Indian PM Manmohan Singh has met US President George W Bush amid frantic efforts to win US Congressional support for the two countries' nuclear deal.’

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