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October 26, 2010
IN THIS ISSUE
  • US Official Hints at Lifting Nuclear Curbs on India
    Hindustan Times
  • Iran, Trying to Skirt Sanctions, Attempts to Set Up Banks Worldwide
    The Washington Post
  • As Manmohan Heads for Japan, Nuclear Deal Stuck on CTBT Link
    The Hindu
  • More Activist Intrusions at Belgian Nuclear Base Stoke Worries
    Global Security Newswire
  • US Seeks More Information from Pakistan on N-Deal with China
    RTT News
  • Nuclear Submarine Freed after Running Aground off Isle of Skye
    The Guardian
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US Official Hints at Lifting Nuclear Curbs on India

Hindustan Times
IndiaIn the first official pronouncement, the US on Thursday said it wants "export control policies" to reflect India "as a partner, not a target", indicating the lifting of curbs during President Barack Obama's visit next month.

HT had first reported that a US announcement of the end of advanced nuclear technology sanctions against India was expected.
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Iran, Trying to Skirt Sanctions, Attempts to Set Up Banks Worldwide

Gless Kessler, The Washington Post
Iran is secretly trying to set up banks in Muslim countries around the world, including Iraq and Malaysia, using dummy names and opaque ownership structures to skirt sanctions that have increasingly curtailed the Islamic republic's global banking activities, U.S. officials say.
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As Manmohan Heads for Japan, Nuclear Deal Stuck on CTBT Link

Sandeep Dikshit, The Hindu
Amidst the bonhomie in Tokyo over sealing the text of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit beginning Sunday, the Japanese desire for India to provide "positive signals" on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty has emerged as an obstacle in the way of the civil nuclear accord still under negotiation.
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More Activist Intrusions at Belgian Nuclear Base Stoke Worries

Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security Newswire
At least three times since January, peace activists have slipped onto a Belgian military base and on one occasion, they contend, made it inside an aircraft shelter where nuclear weapons are stored.
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US Seeks More Information from Pakistan on N-Deal with China

RTT News
The U.S. has sought more information from Pakistan on its civilian nuclear deal with China, America's Special envoy for Pakistan/Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke said on Friday.
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Nuclear Submarine Freed after Running Aground off Isle of Skye

Richard Norton-Taylor, Helen Pidd and Kirsty Scott, The Guardian
The Royal Navy tonight set up an urgent official inquiry into why HMS Astute, the world's most advanced submarine, ran aground in familiar waters during an exercise off the Isle of Skye.
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