Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

A number of new generation Iranian centrifugals are seen on display during Iran’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, Iran April 10, 2021. Iranian Presidency Office/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Move breaches 2015 deal as talks to revive it are stalled Iran had made … Read more

IAEA warns of ‘fatal blow’ to nuclear deal as Iran removes its cameras

IAEA warns of 'fatal blow' to nuclear deal as Iran removes its cameras

Tehran had warned of retaliation at IAEA board resolution Iran now removing IAEA cameras installed under 2015 deal IAEA chief Grossi sees 3-4 week window of opportunity If that window is not seized, 2015 deal is dead, he says VIENNA, June 9 (Reuters) – Iran on Thursday dealt a near-fatal blow to chances of reviving … Read more

South Korea, US showcase air power during US official’s Seoul visit

South Korea, US showcase air power during US official's Seoul visit

SEOUL, June 7 (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States staged a joint air power demonstration on Tuesday during a visit by US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, who said there would be a strong and clear response if North Korea were to conduct a nuclear test. The demonstration, which involved 20 warplanes … Read more

In Shanghai, lockdown blues make way for COVID testing gripes

In Shanghai, lockdown blues make way for COVID testing gripes

SHANGHAI, June 2 (Reuters) – Shanghai residents’ relief over the easing of a two-month COVID-19 lockdown is giving way to frustration as they face hours waiting in line for virus tests and must show negative results to be permitted to enter the public spaces. China’s biggest city and business hub lifted lockdowns for most of … Read more

UN nuclear watchdog urged to reject Iran, a US, European draft shows

UN nuclear watchdog urged to reject Iran, a US, European draft shows

The Iranian flag waves in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register IAEA reported scant progress with Iran on uranium traces Report came after three-month process to revive dialogue … Read more

WHO expects more cases of monkeypox to emerge globally

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) – The World Health … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

Cases in nine European countries, North America, Australia Cause still unclear WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases Germany says biggest outbreak ever in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rare outbreak of viral disease outside Africa Cases … Read more

Shanghai aims to reopen more businesses shut by COVID, Beijing battles on

Shanghai aims to reopen more businesses shut by COVID, Beijing battles on

Shanghai malls, shops to gradually resume in-store operations Some Beijing districts extend work-from-home guidance Shanghai lockdown frustrates, infuriates residents Curbs have rattled global supply chains SHANGHAI/BEIJING, May 15 (Reuters) – Shanghai will gradually begin reopening businesses such as shopping malls and hair salons in China’s financial and manufacturing hub from Monday after weeks in strict … Read more