Mar 31, 2016

Britain to ship record amount of nuclear waste to U.S.

Britain will ship 700 kilograms of nuclear waste to the United States under a deal to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron at a nuclear security summit in Washington on Thursday, a British government source said. In return for the shipment, the largest-ever ...

Abe, IAEA chief pledge enhanced cooperation on nuclear security

Mar 31, 2016

Abe, IAEA chief pledge enhanced cooperation on nuclear security

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency have agreed to enhance cooperation on various nuclear security issues including North Korea’s nuclear programs, Japanese officials said. Abe met with Yukiya Amano, director general of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on ...

Mar 31, 2016

Nuclear security measure to take effect in 'near future': IAEA head

Only six more nations need to ratify an amendment to a nuclear security convention that would make it legally binding for countries to tighten protection of nuclear facilities and materials, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Wednesday. IAEA Director Yukiya ...

Mar 30, 2016

Iran missile tests were 'in defiance of' U.N. resolution: U.S., allies

By launching nuclear-capable missiles, Iran has defied a United Nations Security Council resolution that endorsed last year’s historic nuclear deal, the United States and its European allies said in a joint letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday. Iran’s recent ballistic tests involved missiles capable ...