Israel’s Netanyahu, France’s Macron disagree over Iran deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French President Emmanuel Macron held a joint news conference Tuesday yet stuck to their opposing views on Iran and the 2015 deal that curbed its nuclear program. Talking to reporters in Paris after meeting the French leader at the Elysee Palace, Netanyahu said his main focus now was how to push Iranian forces out of Syria.

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DPRK-U.S. summit is back on – again

Washington’s demand for a “complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization” is inconsistent with Pyongyang’s intention to achieve denuclearization gradually, according to Zheng Jiyong, director of the Korea Research Center at Fudan University …

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DPRK-U.S. summit a go in Singapore

Washington’s demand for a “complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization” is inconsistent with Pyongyang’s intention to achieve denuclearization gradually, said Zheng Jiyong, director of the Korea Research Center at Fudan University, adding that …

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South Florida Power Co Looks to Expand Nuclear Site Despite Sea Level Forecast

Florida’s largest power utility company said it remains confident it can keep its aging nuclear reactors along the shore of Biscayne Bay operating safely despite new studies that project sea levels in Florida to rise between 5 and 6.75 feet by 2100, the Miami Herald…

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North Korea sacks top three military officials, as nuclear summit nears

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees the launch of a Hwasong-12 rocket with senior commanders in this image from August last year. Three top generals have been sacked, according to the US and South Korea. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images North Korea …

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After US Exit, Iran Urges Other Signatories to Preserve Nuclear Deal

Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, is calling the U.S. pullout from the nuclear deal illegal and urging other signatories not to follow its lead. State-run Iranian media said Sunday Zarif sent a letter to the foreign ministers of the remaining …

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Two friends from South Africa share the Goldman Environmental Prize

Two women from South Africa who joined forces to stop a secret nuclear power deal between South Africa and Russia are among the seven recipients of this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize . The prize recognizes individuals who have stood up to vested interests, corruption, industry bullying and political repression to protect their communities and the environment.

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Five Questions for: Medea Benjamin on Korea, the Nuclear Deal and her New Book on Iran

Peace activist Medea Benjamin famously heckled President Barack Obama about closing Guantanamo Bay, was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, won the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Prize in 2010, and is the author of ten books. Her latest, Inside Iran …

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