Russian company starts building Egypt’s first nuclear plant
22 July 2022 | 3:23 pm
After years of delays, Russia's atomic energy giant Rosatom started work on Egypt's first nuclear power plant, calling it "the largest project of Russian-Egyptian cooperation" since the 1950s.
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Armen Georgian's panel of MEPs debates whether the EU's climate goals at Sharm el-Sheikh are ambitious enough, and whether the EU is stepping up when it comes to climate finance and loss and damage for poorer countries. The panelists also ponder how the EU might make its own energy policy more efficient and cohesive.
A tomb believed to date back some 3,400 years ago, to the same dynasty of the boy king Tutankhamun, was discovered in Egypt. It was badly worn by flooding in ancient times.
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Hours after Germany closed its last three nuclear power plants, one state premier has sought powers to partially reverse the decision. A law change would allow Bavaria to operate the Isar 2 power station, he said.
Tens of buses were seen lining up on the Argeen Egypt-Sudan border crossing as the waiting times increased with the rising influx of Sudanese fleeing the fighting.
Three Israeli soldiers and a member of Egypt's security forces have died in a fairly rare exchange of fire near the two countries' border, their militaries said. The countries said they were investigating together.
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