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Uranium-mining nations flout UN on nuclear terror
Posted on 5 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Years after a six-month deadline passed, dozens of nations, including uranium producers, remain potential weak links in the global defense against nuclear terrorism, ignoring a U.N. mandate on laws and controls to foil this ultimate threat... Read More

First talks on new Iran sanctions resolution
Posted on 9 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) Ambassadors from China and five major powers met for the first time Thursday to discuss possible new sanctions against Iran, which is refusing to suspend uranium enrichment and start negotiations on its suspect nuclear program. ... Read More

Nuke-free Mideast idea rises on global agenda
Posted on 5 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) The Middle East, that timeless tinderbox at the core of so much in world affairs, looms as a battleground in the U.N.'s meeting halls this month, as 189 nations debate nuclear proliferation. The idea of establishing the region... Read More

Iran, US take their nuclear cases to UN stage
Posted on 3 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brings his nuclear case to New York on Monday, turning a U.N. treaty conference into a stage for Tehran's long-running showdown with the Western powers over its uranium enrichment program... Read More

IAEA chief focuses on Israel
Posted on 6 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

VIENNA - (AP) The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is asking for international input on an Arab-led push to have Israel join the Nonproliferation Treaty, in a move that adds to pressure on the Jewish state to disclose its unacknowledged nuclear arsenal... Read More

Iran top nuclear envoy arrives in China for talks
Posted on 1 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BEIJING - (AP) Iran's top nuclear negotiator arrived Thursday for talks with Chinese officials, just after Beijing appeared to drop its opposition to possible new U.N. sanctions against Tehran over its uranium enrichment program. China has veto... Read More