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Live updates: U.S. official: Large-scale invasion now likely

The latest on the Russia-Ukraine crisis: ___ A senior U.S. defense official says Thursday's attack by Russia appears to be the first phase in what will likely be a ...

France to build 6 nuclear reactors as part of climate goals

BELFORT, France (AP) — France plans to build six new nuclear reactors and to extend the life of its existing nuclear plants as part of the country's strategy to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions tha...

Chasing away the devil: Restoring Indigenous names on Taiwan's Orchid Island

Though Taiwan's recent four-question referendum has ended, the lasting pollution of nuclear power plants has not — and one of the most immoral policies that remains, a legacy of the Chiang f...

Germany shuts down half of its 6 remaining nuclear plants

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Friday shut down half of the six nuclear plants it still has in operation, a year before the country draws the final curtain on its decades-long use of atomic power. ...

Belgium commits to phasing out existing nuclear power plants

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian government tentatively committed itself Thursday to phasing out the country's existing nuclear power plants by 2025 while using gas as a bridge toward sustainable energy so...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. ...

No Nukes Taiwan holds protest event at Liberty Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No Nukes Taiwan launched a campaign to oppose nuclear power on Saturday (Nov. 27) and encourage people to vote “no” for each question in the four-in-one refere...

Nuclear power in Hungary: Green, cheap and independent?

While Germany is phasing out nuclear power and many EU states don't have any atomic plants at all, others are expanding their nuclear programs as part of the fight against climate change. These st...

Japan's outspoken nun and author Jakucho Setouchi dies at 99

TOKYO (AP) — Jakucho Setouchi, a Buddhist nun and one of Japan's best-known authors known for novels depicting passionate women and her translation of “The Tale of Genji,” a 1,000-year-old classic, in...

Hiroshima atomic bombing survivor Sunao Tsuboi dies at 96

TOKYO (AP) — Sunao Tsuboi, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing who made opposing nuclear weapons the message of his life, including in a meeting with President Barack Obama in 2016, has died. H...

Japan OKs plan to push clean energy, nuclear to cut carbon

TOKYO (AP) — Japan adopted a new energy policy on Friday that promotes nuclear and renewables as sources of clean energy to achieve the country’s pledge of reaching carbon neutrality in 2050. ...

Nun imprisoned over peace activism, Megan Rice, dies at 91

ROSEMONT, Penn. (AP) — Megan Rice, a nun and Catholic peace activist who spent two years in federal prison while in her 80s after breaking into a government security complex to protest nuclear weapo...

Japan to boost renewable energy to meet emissions target

TOKYO (AP) — Japan aims to drastically increase its renewable energy use and reduce fossil fuel consumption over the next decade as its pushes to meet its ambitious emissions reduction target, accordi...

The Latest: Biden and Putin depart Geneva after summit

GENEVA — Geneva can breathe a sigh of relief after hosting a U.S.-Russia summit. President Joe Biden is aboard Air Force One and is on his way back to Washington after Wednesday’s me...

Taiwan’s anti-nuclear activists to protest against KMT referendum plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) moves to trigger a referendum to revive the fourth nuclear power plant project, anti-nuclear activists announced Saturday (March 13...