Daily News: 12/2017

December 22, 2017

BRAD PLUMER, "Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive " New York Times / ... View Source ›

Osamu Tsukimori, "Kansai Electric to scrap two reactors in latest blow for Japan's nuclear sector " Reuters / ... View Source ›

Hyonhee Shin, Heekyong Yang, "Tougher North Korea sanctions could hit home, analysts say ahead of U.N. vote " Reuters / ... View Source ›

"Saudi Arabia Threatens to Go Nuclear: If Iran Allowed to Enrich Uranium, So Should We " Haaretx / ... View Source ›

CRISTIANO LIMA, "Republicans seek answers on Obama actions around Hezbollah" Politico / ... View Source ›

December 21, 2017

Haejin Choi, Josh Smith , "Shots fired at DMZ as North Korean soldier defects to South" Reuters / ... View Source ›

"North Korea's firms face China axe amid UN sanctions" Associated Foreign Press / ... View Source ›

(Reporting By Rania El Gamal and Katie Paul; Writing by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Andrew Torchia), "Saudi Arabia to sign contracts for two nuclear reactors in 2018 -energy minister" Reuters / ... View Source ›

TRACY CONNOR, "Iran sanctions case: Turkish banker’s fate in hands of NYC jury" NBC / ... View Source ›

Ben Evansky, "Haley: New UN resolution punishing Iran could be in the works" Fox News / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Andrew Osborn; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Alison Williams, "Russia spurns U.S. allegations it violates nuclear arms pact" Reuters / ... View Source ›

December 20, 2017

Anna Fifield, "South Korea asks U.S. to delay joint military drills until after the Winter Olympics" Washington Post / ... View Source ›

Mike Cherney, "Alleged North Korea Missile Broker Kept a Low Profile, Neighbors Say" Wall Street Journal / ... View Source ›

CONOR FINNEGAN , "New international group will put pressure on North Korea, Tillerson says" ABC / ... View Source ›

Michelle Nichols, David Brunnstrom , "U.S. seeks ship ban over North Korea violations, Moon postponing drills" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Michelle Nichols , "Latest Houthi missile 'bears hallmarks' of Iran arms attacks: U.S." Reuters / ... View Source ›

Edith M. Lederer, "US urges UN to punish Iran, but Russia says no sanctions" Associated Press / ... View Source ›

December 19, 2017

Jeremy Wagstaff, Josh Smith , "Multi-stage cyber attacks net North Korea millions in virtual currencies: researchers " Reuters / ... View Source ›

Justin McCurry, "Japan buys US missile defence system to counter North Korean threat" The Guardian / ... View Source ›

Ellen Nakashima , "U.S. declares North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyberattack" Washington Post / ... View Source ›

"Saudis intercept missile fired by Yemen rebels" CBS / ... View Source ›

John Irish; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky, "France, U.S. 'determined' to up pressure on Iran over ballistic weapons" Reuters / ... View Source ›

December 18, 2017

"Iran seeks to examine missile parts displayed by US diplomat" Associated Press / ... View Source ›

DAVID E. SANGER, "A Tillerson Slip Offers a Peek Into Secret Planning on North Korea" New York Times / ... View Source ›

"North Korea 'hacked crypto-currency exchange in South'" BBC / ... View Source ›

Felicia Schwartz and Ian Talley, "Boeing, Airbus Sales Imperiled as Trump Administration Formulates Iran Plan" Wall Street Journal / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky, "Iran economy's recovery strengthening but bank reform is urgent, IMF says" Reuters / ... View Source ›

December 15, 2017

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Andrew Osborn, "Russia says not ready to strangle North Korea economically: Ifax" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Adam Vaughan, "Plans for major nuclear power station in Wales win green light" The Guardain / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Steve Holland and Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham, "Trump discusses North Korea situation with Putin: White House" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Missy Ryan and Kareem Fahim, "Trump administration showcases weapons to allege Iran is increasing its role in Yemen" Washington Post / ... View Source ›

Chen Aizhu, Ron Bousso , "Exclusive: China's CNPC weighs taking over Iran project if Total leaves - sources" Reuters / ... View Source ›

CHOE SANG-HUN, MOTOKO RICH, NATALIE RENEAU and AUDREY CARLSEN , "Rocket Men: The Team Building North Korea’s Nuclear Missile" New York Times / ... View Source ›

December 14, 2017

Josh Smith, "U.N. probes alleged abduction of North Korean restaurant workers, official says" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Ewen MacAskill, "UK and Japan to discuss security issues including North Korea nuclear threat" The Guardian / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Christine Kim; Editing by Clarence Fernandez, "North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war', vows action" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Adam Kredo, "Boeing Execs Head to Iran as Congress Cracks Down on Tehran’s Use of Planes For Terror" Washington Free Beacon / ... View Source ›

Brendan Pierson , "Turkish banker accused of helping Iran launder money seeks mistrial" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Franz-Stefan Gady, "China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties" The Diplomat / ... View Source ›

December 13, 2017

Osamu Tsukimori , "Japanese court rules against Shikoku Electric nuclear restart" Reuters / ... View Source ›

"Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope" Associated Press / ... View Source ›

COURTNEY KUBE, CAROL E. LEE and ROBERT WINDREM, "Haley will display missile, other evidence Iran supplying Yemen rebels" NBC / ... View Source ›

John Irish , "France's Le Drian says 'no' to Iran Mediterranean axis" Reuters / ... View Source ›

David Brunnstrom, Christine Kim , "Tillerson says U.S. ready to talk to North Korea; Japan wants pressure" Reuters / ... View Source ›

ALASTAIR JAMIESON, "Russian delegation arrives in North Korea as Tillerson softens U.S. stance" NBC / ... View Source ›

December 12, 2017

Christine Kim, Ben Blanchard , "South Korea's Moon, China's Xi to talk North Korea, trade in Beijing summit" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Kristin Huang, "China, Russia send message to North Korea with anti-missile drills in Beijing" South China Morning Post / ... View Source ›

Sherisse Pham , "North Korea may be making a fortune from bitcoin mania" CNN / ... View Source ›

SCOTT NEUMAN, "Charles Jenkins, Cold War Defector To North Korea, Dies At 77" NPR / ... View Source ›

CRISTINA MARCOS, "GOP lawmakers call for Iran sanctions over its role in Yemen" The Hill / ... View Source ›

"Iran state TV: 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks southern Iran" Associated Press / ... View Source ›

Ladane Nasseri , "Iran Guards Commander Says Ready to Back Palestinian Forces" Bloomberg / ... View Source ›

December 11, 2017

Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Andrew Torchia/Keith Weir, "Iran's Rouhani submits conservative 2018 budget as U.S. tensions overshadow economy" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Hilary Clarke and James Masters, "Iran postpones court appearance of jailed woman as UK minister visits" CNN / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Momen Abdelkhalek; Writing by Amina Ismail; Editing by Toby Chopra, "Egypt to sign contracts for nuclear power plant during Putin's visit: sources" Reuters / ... View Source ›

GERRY MULLANY, "North Korean Submarine Missile Threat Prompts U.S.-Led Military Drills" New York Times / ... View Source ›

David Tweed , "Lockheed's F-35, North Korea Threat Push World Arms Sales Higher" Bloomberg / ... View Source ›

JANE PERLEZ, "Fearing the Worst, China Plans Refugee Camps on North Korean Border" New York Times / ... View Source ›

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