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# Uranium

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Iran reveals plans to ramp up uranium enrichment far beyond levels permitted in 2015 deal
It is not yet clear when this process will begin.
Explainer: The Iran nuclear deal - what's in it, and why we should care
A landmark deal has been struck that will prohibit Iran developing a nuclear bomb.
84-year-old nun among three jailed in US for breaking into 'Fort Knox of uranium'
Sister Megan Rice led her supporters in singing “Sacred the land, sacred the water, sacred the sky, holy and true” during sentencing.
Poll: Are you worried about a possible nuclear war in Korea?
North Korea is restarting a nuclear reactor, while saying it now considers itself in a ‘state of war’. How do you feel?
North Korea says it will restart nuclear reactor
North Korea shut down the reactor in July 2007 until an aid-for-disarmament deal – but now there are concerns that it will be used to produce weapons-grade uranium.
Iran: Uranium enrichment to be speeded up
Iran is to step up its uranium enrichment programme by sharply increasing the number of centrifuges used to make nuclear fuel.
Video: Israeli PM uses 'bomb' diagram to warn of Iran nuclear threat
Benjamin Netanyahu used a white card with a cartoon-style bomb on it to illustrate the threat he says is posed by Iran’s uranium enrichment programme.
Gunmen attack French uranium plant in Central African Republic
A local military official says that the attackers caused some damage to the facility and stole a “sizeable quantity” of food.
UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran
The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.
Iran's latest uranium enrichment site will open soon - report
The move could escalate tensions between the Islamic State and the US just a day after Iran welcomed the rescue of 13 fishermen by American troops.
In pictures: French riot police clash with anti-nuclear group
Protesters set vehicles alight and damaged a section of rail while demonstrating against the transportation of nuclear material to northern Germany.
UN reveals 'credible evidence' of Iranian nuclear weapons programme
The UN’s nuclear agency says it is “increasingly concerned” that Iran is secretly building an offensive nuclear programme.
Meltdown threat rises at Japanese nuclear plant
The drop in water levels at Unit 2 at the Fukushima has worried officials, while fears grow that rods in all three of the most troubled nuclear reactors may melt.