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2011-03-25 07:11:55

According to a report by the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), aging nuclear reactor closures are expected to peak between 2020 and 2030, posing major concerns for safety and potentially endangering the environment. The report, submitted to member states of the IAEA shortly before the nuclear crisis in Japan this month, stated that high safety performance levels in the global nuclear sector in 2010 were well maintained. But it warned, "in some cases, plans for nuclear power...

2006-03-05 10:39:16

By Parinoosh Arami TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran dismissed calls that it stop nuclear research and vowed on Sunday to resume industrial-scale atomic fuel production if the UN nuclear watchdog shifts Iran's case to the UN Security Council. Iran's top nuclear negotiator made the threat ahead of a key meeting of the UN's atomic agency this week. China has urged renewed talks to defuse the crisis. But the United States is said to be discussing a Security Council deadline for Tehran to halt...

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.