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  • *Hinkley Point too crucial for EDF to abandon. PARIS, Jan 28- Intractable problems at two nuclear plants under construction in France and Finland threaten more delays to EDF's plan to build four nuclear reactors in Britain. The state-owned French utility announced an 18 billion pound project in October to build two Areva-designed European Pressurised...

  • BEIJING, Jan 27- China is on course to meet its target to raise its total installed nuclear capacity to 58 gigawatts after a resumption in new project approvals last year, an official with the country's nuclear agency said on Wednesday. Xu Dazhe, the chairman of the China Atomic Energy Authority, told reporters that China now had 30 reactors in operation, with a...

  • Commodities tomorrow: OPEC closer to a deal? Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: OPEC closer to a deal?

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TROMSOE, Norway, Jan 26- Greenland's push to extract rare earth metals will remain a contentious political issue for years to come because the mining also produces uranium as a by-product, the nation's finance minister told Reuters. Greenland has been opening up to foreign companies with hopes that its vast resources in metals and minerals, including rare...

  • Jan 26- Large mining projects in Greenland have mostly slowed down or been in limbo due to persistently low commodity prices and regulatory uncertainty. Greenland has been opening up to foreign companies with hopes that its vast resources in metals and minerals would help finance its ambition to become completely independent from former colonial master...

  • PARIS, Jan 26- French utility EDF said on Tuesday it had signed a preliminary agreement with Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd to build six nuclear reactors at Jaitapur, in the west of India. EDF said that in the next few months it would continue work started by Areva and NPCIL to secure certification for the European Pressurised Reactor reactor in India and to...

  • PARIS— French authorities say a rock slide has killed one technician and injured another at a vast underground site slated to become a major repository of highly radioactive nuclear waste. A rock face at an underground laboratory in northeast France collapsed Tuesday while the technicians were conducting tests, according to the regional French...

  • Sen. Johnson: 'Crazy' deal with Iran Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 6:43 AM ET
    Sen. Johnson: 'Crazy' deal with Iran

    Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), discusses why he thinks the Iran nuclear deal "makes no sense" and will likely inject millions of dollars into Iran's military and jeopardizes peace in the Middle East.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude oil prices pop Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude oil prices pop

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Sec. Kerry: Iran deal makes US safer Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 7:48 AM ET
    Sec. Kerry: Iran deal makes US safer

    The proof will be in the implementation, says Secretary of State John Kerry, discusses key details of the US-Iran nuclear agreement.

  • Commodities tomorrow: US oil falls Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: US oil falls

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Iran sanctions lifted Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 7:51 AM ET
    Iran sanctions lifted

    NBC's Ali Arouzi reports on the U.S. and Europe removing sanctions against Iran after the International Atomic Energy Agency says Tehran is complying with last year's agreement to curb its nuclear ambitions.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry reacts as he delivers a statement on the Iran talks deal at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria July 14, 2015.

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry late last month that new sanctions could derail a prisoner deal.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 16- The United States lifted nuclear-related sanctions on Iran on Saturday after the International Atomic Energy Agency certified Tehran had taken steps to limits its nuclear activities under a July 2014 agreement. Following is a chronology of major events in relations between the Iran and the United States:. 1968- Iran signs the Nuclear...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 15- Toshiba Corp's Westinghouse Electric hopes to clinch a deal to build six nuclear reactors in India by end-March, its CEO said, in time for a possible visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington to attend a global nuclear summit. A Westinghouse team is already in India to negotiate the deal, Chief Executive Daniel Roderick told Reuters, but...

  • Jan 11- A joint venture between SNC-Lavalin Inc and Aecon Group Inc was awarded a C $2.75 billion contract to replace the main reactor components at a nuclear power plant in Darlington, Canada, SNC-Lavalin said on Monday. The province of Ontario's government said it would begin refurbishing the Unit 1 reactor at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station in...

  • 'H-bomb or not, the NK nuclear test is still significant'

    The key point is Kim Jung Un is pursuing nuclear capabilities which is very dangerous, notes Joseph Detrani, president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), and former ambassador to the DPRK.

  • NKorea's nuke test timing was strategic: Stratfor Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 5:17 PM ET
    NKorea's nuke test timing was strategic: Stratfor

    Rodger Baker, VP and director of analysis at Stratfor, discusses the timing of North Korea's nuclear test, which comes ahead of the ruling party's congress.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude hit on glut Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude hit on glut

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • 'North Korea may be exaggerating on nuclear test' Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:33 AM ET
    'North Korea may be exaggerating on nuclear test'

    At the moment, no one can confirm whether North Korea has successfully conducted a nuclear test, warns Alastair Newton, director at Alavan Business Advisory.