At least one person was killed today in an explosion at a decommissioned nuclear plant in southern France. The plant is used to process nuclear waste, and the explosion occurred in an oven used for drying radioactive material. The French authorities say there was no radiation leakage as a result of the blast.
Meanwhile, according to a new poll, 56% of Canadians believe the differences between Islam and the West are “irreconcilable”. Also, 62% say that water is wet.
OK, so I made that last one up. But still…
In other news, the United States government is promoting the idea of establishing an “embassy” for the Taliban in Qatar. The USA believes that it will improve dialogue between Western countries and the “students” of the Koran.
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