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IAEA’s Grossi Sees ‘Great Hopes’ for Nuclear Power as Ministerial Conference Opens in Washington

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi expressed high hopes for using nuclear energy to tackle major challenges from climate change to sustainable development as he joined U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm for the opening of the IAEA International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century today.   Mr Grossi and Secretary Granholm, the […]

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US Technology Helps Improve Crop Yields in Drought-stricken Africa

More frequent and severe droughts in Africa are hampering food production, especially in arid parts of the continent, where farmers struggle to eke out a living. A water retention system developed in the United States is helping African farmers fight the trend and improve crop yields in drought-affected areas. Under the scorching sun in the […]

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Two ISIS Militants Executed in Mogadishu

Somali officials on Wednesday executed two ISIS militants convicted for carrying out assassinations on behalf of the al-Shabab terrorist group, marking the second execution of Islamist militants in a week. The executions are part of the Somali government’s all-out war on the militants. The two men went before a firing squad at Mogadishu’s General Kahiye […]