Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi says uranium enrichment is progressing

The head of Iran’s atomic energy agency had said the country is building a new generation of centrifuges for uranium enrichment but that they need more tests before being mass-produced, apparently trying to counter internal criticism of its deal with world powers.

Iran nuclear deal means ‘surrender’ for western powers, says Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has praised a landmark nuclear deal struck in Geneva as a victory for Iran, telling a crowd it in effect meant the “surrender” of western powers to his country’s demands.

Australian wastewater plant is converting 150,000 litres of beer per week into renewable energy

It might not be as complicated a process, and it’s also a best-case scenario to avoid wastage (a litre of beer requires approximately four litres of water). The beer biodegrades under high temperatures and is mixed with sewage sludge which releases biogas, which in turn, generates electricity.

Nuclear talks showed US hostility towards Iran, says supreme leader

But a comprehensive deal is at risk from hardliners in Washington, particularly in Congress, who have called for new sanctions, and from conservatives in the Iranian parliament. A group of Iranian MPs have threatened to propose a bill requiring President Hassan Rouhani’s government to enrich uranium up to 60%, an unacceptable level for the west, […]

Czech PM reiterates sovereignty in foreign affairs after Pompeo’s visit

“We are a sovereign country, we treat these countries quite standardly like everyone else,” the prime minister said to Mlada fronta Dnes (MF Dnes), one of the largest newspaper in the country after Pompeo launched a tirade against Russia and China during his visit.

Amazon app quiz August 14, 2020: Get answers to these five questions to win Sony 1000XM3 headphones for free

Amazon app quiz is now live. In today’s quiz, the e-tailer is giving its participants a stand a chance to win Sony 1000XM3 headphones for free. Name of the winner of today’s quiz will be announced on August 15. The daily app quiz on Amazon starts at 8am and continues till 12pm. The quiz usually […]

Quang Tri welcomes wave of investments in energy sector

The central province of Quang Tri has a lot of potential to develop solar and wind power plants. — Photo cafef.vn The provincial People’s Committee has given the go-ahead for Gio Thanh Energy Joint Stock Company to build the Gio Thanh 1 solar power plant with total capacity of 50MW. The project has a total […]

Australian newspaper cartoon depicting Indians eating solar panels attacked as racist

Leak, who joined the Australian from the Sydney Morning Herald in 1994, has been accused of becoming more conservative in recent years. He has addressed this criticism head-on, saying it had nothing to do with a serious accident after falling from a balcony.

North Korea lifts lockdown in town after suspected coronavirus case

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has lifted a three-week lockdown in the city of Kaesong after a suspected case of the novel coronavirus there, state media reported on Friday, without saying if it had been confirmed or was a false alarm.

Zac Efron’s travel show is shallow in a good way and a bad way

The wall is filled with signatures of people who have helped with the recovery efforts, and Efron noticeably hesitates, telling Cruz, “A lot of these people here contributed in a major way to the effort. Are you sure you want me to sign the wall?” She affirms, telling Efron, “I’ll tell you why: It’s good […]