- Making News: IAEA Pressure Increases on Iran
Iran has just two weeks to prove to the rest of the world that it-s not building nuclear weapons. October 31st is the deadline imposed by the International Atomic Energy Agency for Iran to suspend its enrichment program and permit intensive inspections of nuclear sites. Yesterday, Mohamed El Baradei, Director General of the IAEA, said that -time is running out.- Today, he met with Russia-s foreign minister in Vienna.
- Reporter's Notebook:China-s Manned Space Flight
The weather is good and the final countdown-s begun for China-s first space launch involving a human being. But it won-t be on TV. During the 90-s, the Chinese Space Program had five conspicuous failures, when unmanned rockets failed. But, as China prepares this week-s effort to become the third nation to send an astronaut into space, the atmosphere is decidedly optimistic.
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