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2006-08-26 05:50:59

By Parisa Hafezi ARAK, Iran (Reuters) - Iran's president launched a new phase in the Arak heavy-water reactor project on Saturday, saying Tehran would not give up its right to nuclear technology despite Western fears it is aimed at producing a bomb. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was speaking just days ahead of a United Nations deadline for Iran to halt uranium enrichment or face possible sanctions. "No one can deprive a nation of its rights based on its capabilities," Ahmadinejad...

2006-08-26 06:55:10

By Parisa Hafezi ARAK, Iran (Reuters) - Iran's president launched a new phase in the Arak heavy-water reactor project on Saturday, saying Tehran would not give up its right to nuclear technology despite Western fears it is aimed at producing a bomb. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was speaking just days ahead of a United Nations deadline for Iran to halt uranium enrichment or face possible sanctions. "No one can deprive a nation of its rights based on its capabilities," Ahmadinejad...

2006-08-26 03:51:10

By Parisa Hafezi ARAK, Iran (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday launched a new phase in the Arak heavy-water reactor project, part of Iran's atomic program which the West fears is aimed at producing bombs. The president inaugurated the project and then toured the site at Khondab, which is near Arak 120 miles southwest of the capital Tehran. The plant's plutonium by-product could be used to make atomic warheads. The move came days before a U.N. deadline for...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.