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Opposition to nuclear power plants grows in Japan

The Japanese Communist Party is launching a signature-collection campaign calling for the total withdrawal from nuclear power generation.

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Japan business lobby used cash to push nuclear plants

In response to the business community's request, big political parties have promoted nuclear power generation in an attempt to receive more corporate donations.

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Japan's Communists repeatedly warned of nuclear power risks

The Japanese Communist Party has called on all successive governments to make a drastic change in the atomic energy administration and has opposed additional construction plans.

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Japanese Communists mobilize support for quake victims

Japan's Communist Party is making efforts to grasp the real on-the-ground situation of the quake and tsunami stricken areas and respond to disaster victims' demands.

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Obama in land of Gandhi

While Indians celebrated the visit of the U.S. president and the support given for India's bid to the UN Security Council and his noting that India has "emerged" as a world power, there were specific U.S. interests that Obama needed to carry out.

Don't let Party of No stop new START treaty!

After years out of the headlines - and out of most people's minds - this year nuclear weapons policy and the path to complete abolition has come to the fore again.

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Germans fight nuclear plants, railroad stations, Nazis

In the center of Berlin last weekend over 100,000 people demonstrated against the government's deal with giant atomic energy corporations - and there's more.

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Unholy alliance: Israel, apartheid South Africa and nukes

Sasha Polakow-Suransky's book "Unspoken Alliance: Israel's Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa" has ripped the lid off the secret world of unholy alliances and weapons of mass destruction.

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U.S., Iran engage in new round of jockeying

Iran's president declared his country can produce nuclear weapons fuel, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Iran is becoming a military dictatorship, and the White House grapples with policy options.

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