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IAEA urges long-term plan on Malaysia plant's waste KUALA LUMPUR: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday gave a passing safety grade to a controversial Malaysia rare earths plant, but raised concerns that there was no long-term plan for properly disposing of the plant's potentially radioactive waste.The rare earths processing plant in the Malaysian state of Pahang has generated opposition from green groups who fear radioactive contamination and have accused authorities and Lynas of overriding public concern.In a report, the IAEA said it saw little risk of contamination due to the low-level radiation involved, and that its investigators were "not able to identify any instances of non-compliance" with international standards.However, it also appeared to underscore environmentalists' concerns that Australian miner Lynas Corp has no long-term plan for the disposal of waste from the plant."Lynas needs to demonstrate that the disposal of solid waste can be carried out in a safe manner over the long-term," the report said.It ...

Renzi says 'really positive' after Putin, Poroshenko Ukraine talks MILAN: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he was "really positive" on the prospects for a solution to the Ukraine conflict after talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko."In general, I am really positive after this meeting," Renzi said after the talks in Milan which were also attended by the leaders of Britain, France and Germany."I hope this spirit (of dialogue) ... will continue," he said, citing a sense of ...
Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan MILAN: Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Milan on Friday in the latest attempt to ease tensions over the simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine.EU leaders also attended the breakfast meeting at the Milan prefecture building, held amid very sharp differences with Moscow over implementation of a ceasefire and peace accord agreed last month between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Putin and Merkel have 'serious differences' over Ukraine: Kremlin MOSCOW: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have major differences over the origin and causes of the conflict in Ukraine, the Kremlin said following talks between the two leaders."There are still serious differences concerning the origin of Ukraine's internal conflict, as well as the root causes of what is currently happening," Russian news agencies quoted Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying early Friday.His comments came after the two leaders held what Peskov ...
Merkel says Russia sanctions do not preclude dialogue BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech in parliament on Thursday that sanctions against Russia over Ukraine were necessary but they did not preclude dialogue with Moscow.Speaking ahead of an EU-Asia summit in Milan where Merkel and other European leaders are to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time in months, the German leader described the situation in Ukraine as "very difficult". In her speech, Merkel also said the euro ...
Kerry's plane grounded ... again VIENNA: Globe-trotting top US diplomat John Kerry was left hoofing it back on a commercial flight from Vienna Thursday, after his ageing Air Force plane broke down for the fourth time this year.After marathon talks on Iran's nuclear programme in the Austrian capital Wednesday, Kerry's party of more than 40 State Department staff and journalists were checking out of their hotel rooms before dawn Thursday when the news came that his Boeing 757 needed unspecified ...
Putin targeted by topless protest at ASEM summit MILAN: Topless Femen activists poured buckets of wine over their naked breasts in front of Milan's cathedral Thursday, in the latest of the women's rights group's signature protests.The stunt, witnessed by a handful of bemused commuters on a chilly morning, came ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's arrival in the Italian city for an ASEM summit of European and Asian leaders.Femen leader Inna Shevchenko was one of the two women performing what looked like a ...

 



 
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