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2008-09-30 06:00:30

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) - Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), South Korea's state-run power company, said Tuesday that a consortium led by KEPCO has signed a preliminary deal in Moscow with a Russian uranium explorer to jointly develop uranium mines in Russia. Under the deal signed with ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., the consortium will participate in the exploration and development of uranium mines owned by the Russian uranium...

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2008-08-09 06:00:00

Lightning Shuts Down South Korea's Oldest Nuclear Reactor BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific BUSAN, Aug. 9 (Yonhap) - Lightning shut down a major South Korean nuclear power plant Saturday but there was no radiation leak from the facility, a regional unit of the reactor's operator said. The 587-megawatt Gori No 1 reactor near Busan, 453 kilometers southeast of Seoul, was forced to halt operations because its cooling-pump was hit by lightning at about 11:52 a.m., the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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