nuclear energy

Global Politics

Middle East and nukes

Iran's nuclear posturing has inspired some of its neighbors to pursue their own nuclear programs. Some experts say such programs could provide cover for the development of nuclear weapons in the region. The World's Aaron Schachter has the story.

Global Politics

France frees Iranian assassin

A French court ordered the release from prison of an Iranian man who was serving a life sentence for murder. Here's what strikes some as suspicious: a French teacher whom Iran had held on charges of spying was allowed to fly home just two days ago.

Conflict & Justice

French Sour on Nuclear Power

France gets a larger share of its electricity from nuclear power than any other country. But as Liam Moriarty reports, a year after Fukushima, public support is eroding, and for the first time nuclear power has become an issue in a presidential election.

Global Politics

US and Russia nuclear treaty

The US and Russia are moving closer to signing a new arms control agreement that would reduce the nuclear arsenals in both countries. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the significance of the treaty and what obstacles lay ahead.

Global Politics

Iran starts fueling nuclear plant

Iran announced today that it's begun fueling the reactor core at the Bushehr nuclear plant, the country's first nuclear facility. The World's Gerry Hadden reports on why Iran is calling the fueling a �victory over the West.'