Aug 28, 2014

Iran says it tested new nuclear enrichment machine

Iran has conducted “mechanical” tests on a new, advanced machine to refine uranium, a senior official was quoted as saying on Wednesday, a disclosure that may annoy Western states pushing Tehran to scale back its nuclear program. Iran’s development of new centrifuges to replace ...

Iran invites U.N. experts to Arak heavy water plant

Nov 28, 2013

Iran invites U.N. experts to Arak heavy water plant

The head of the U.N. nuclear agency says Iran has invited its experts to inspect a facility linked to a reactor that could produce enough plutonium for up to two atomic weapons a year once it’s completed. Yukiya Amano of the U.N.’s International Atomic ...

IAEA starts review at Fukushima

Nov 25, 2013

IAEA starts review at Fukushima

A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency begins reviewing Tepco's efforts to scrap the crippled reactors at Fukushima No. 1.

Nov 6, 2013

IAEA experts to help check seawater

Two experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency will join seawater monitoring activities off the Fukushima No. 1 power plant on Thursday and Friday, according to the U.N. nuclear watchdog. The two marine monitoring experts from the Marine Environment Laboratories in Monaco, on a ...

Nov 6, 2013

China at U.N. demands 'accurate' nuclear account from Japan

China is demanding that Japan provide “accurate” information on how it is handling new fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. China told the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that it is worried about radioactive water leaks from the Fukushima No. 1 plant. “China follows ...

Japan must improve message on 'long-term' decon goal: IAEA

Oct 21, 2013

Japan must improve message on 'long-term' decon goal: IAEA

“A step-by-step approach should be taken toward achieving this long-term goal,” the team said in a preliminary report released after its weeklong mission in Japan to analyze decontamination efforts. Such a strategy would allow resources to be reallocated to the recovery of essential infrastructure ...