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US to help Ctg port bolster nuclear security

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MNA Business Desk: A US team is due in the city next month to discuss with officials the issue of prohibiting illicit shipment of nuclear and other radioactive materials through the Chittagong port, reported news agency. Under the “Megaports Initiative,” the National Nuclear Security Administration of the US government has installed 12 Radiation Portal Monitors (RPMs) in Chittagong port, which operates to deter, detect, and stem illegal transportation of radioactive substances. The team was scheduled to visit Dhaka in August last but the trip was deferred until mid-November. The governments of Bangladesh and the United States signed a memorandum of ...

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US-N Korea nuclear talks get underway

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MNA International Desk: High-ranking officials of the United States and North Korea met in New York late on Wednesday in the first of two days of talks about the future of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme and a possible summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol, a close aide of North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, met for about 90 minutes over dinner and exited without providing any detailed remarks to reporters waiting outside. Earlier in the day, the White House left open the possibility ...

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Trump’s decision to come on Iran nuclear deal

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MNA International Desk: U.S. President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether he will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal or stay in. It will also clear if US administration will work with its European allies who say the deal has successfully halted Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Trump has consistently threatened to pull out of the 2015 agreement because it does not address Iran’s ballistic missile program or its role in wars in Syria and Yemen, and does not permanently prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. A senior U.S. official close to the process said France, Germany and Britain had ...

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Israel, Iran Clash Over Nuclear Threat at Munich

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MNA International Desk: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed that Iran is just years away from having a nuclear bomb. Under pressure back home and facing possible corruption charges, Netanyahu took to the stage at the Munich Security Conference Sunday to deliver a warning about the security of the Middle East region, accusing Iran of posing an existential threat. “The nuclear agreement with Iran has brought the countdown, has begun the countdown to an Iranian nuclear arsenal in little more than a decade. And the sanctions relief that the deal provided has not moderated Iran. It’s not made them ...

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Life after 100 years from today

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MNA Feature Desk: Do we ever think how life will be after 100 years from today? May be, few Sci-Fi books or movies can give some ideas. But what are the usual thoughts on that future? Let us see. We may able to communicate through thought transmission Transmission will be just as easy as other forms of brain augmentation. Life will be simple. Picking up thoughts and relaying them to another brain will not be much harder than storing them on the net. Synthetic telepathy sounds like something out of Hollywood but it is absolutely possible, so long as “communication” ...

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