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The effort by the United Kingdom, France and Germany to ramp up pressure was also visible this week at the International Atomic Energy Agency, where they successfully pushed a resolution critical of Iran despite U.S. reservations.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 7, 2024
Europeans detail Iran's nuclear violations in diplomatic gambit
The move by Britain, France and Germany is said to be aimed at pressuring Tehran into resolving the issue diplomatically.
The Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency's headquarters in Vienna in June 2023.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 6, 2024
Iran censured by atomic watchdog as date for end of sanctions draws closer
International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors have reported that Iran hasn’t helped them resolve a probe into uranium particles at undeclared locations.
The Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria, on June 5, 2023.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 4, 2024
Draft IAEA resolution presses Iran on particles and inspectors
The new text calls on Iran to cooperate without delay, including by letting the International Atomic Energy Agency take samples if it needs to.
Gustavo Caruso (second from right) of the International Atomic Energy Agency meets with officials from Tepco and the Japanese government in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Apr 23, 2024
IAEA begins second review of water release from Fukushima plant
The mission is slated to conduct an on-site survey of the nuclear plant and exchange views with Tepco and Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority.
Iran is now enriching uranium to up to 60% purity and has enough material enriched to that level, if enriched further, for two nuclear weapons, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency's theoretical definition.
Apr 19, 2024
As the 2015 nuclear deal crumbles, how close is Iran to weaponization?
With the possibility of Israel retaliating, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander said the nation might review its "nuclear doctrine."
Russia's Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya described the panel as unjustified in the absence of an annual review to assess and potentially modify the sanctions on North Korea.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 29, 2024
Russian veto ends monitoring of U.N.'s North Korea sanctions
Ukraine's foreign minister called the veto "a guilty plea" amid allegations that Pyongyang is aiding Moscow in its war against Kyiv.
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency start their inspection of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture on Monday.
Mar 25, 2024
IAEA assessing antiterrorism steps at central Japan nuclear plant
Tepco sees the plant's restart as integral to turning its business around after the nuclear meltdown disaster at its Fukushima No. 1 plant.
International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Prime Minister's Office in Tokyo on Thursday
Mar 15, 2024
Japan to give IAEA $20 million to support watchdog's activities
The aid is intended to support the IAEA's efforts to utilize nuclear technology to tackle global challenges.
Six months have passed since Japan started releasing treated water from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Mar 4, 2024
Fukushima water release still vexing China-Japan ties
China-bound exports of Japanese fishery products in 2023 plunged by some 30% from the previous year in value terms.
Demonstrators hold Iranian flags and a huge inflated figure representing Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei holding a nuclear bomb as they protest against the Iranian regime on Friday in Munich.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 20, 2024
Iran's nuclear enrichment exceeds commercial needs, says IAEA chief
The IAEA warned at the end of 2023 that Tehran already had enough material to make three nuclear bombs if it enriches material now at 60% to beyond 60%.
A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency with scientists from China, South Korea and Canada observe baskets of fish to be taken as samples at Hisanohama Port in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, in October.
Jan 31, 2024
IAEA reaffirms Japan's treated water release in line with standards
The report was based on a review carried out in October by a task force comprising the agency's officials and independent experts from 11 countries.
Treated water diluted with seawater flows to a downstream water tank at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant during a second release in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 2, 2023
Japan begins third release of treated Fukushima wastewater
The amount of water to be released in the latest round will be similar to the first and second, in which 7,810 tons of water was discharged.
A member of a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency observes fish during a morning auction at Hisanohama Port in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, on Oct. 19.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 28, 2023
Fukushima water released without technical concerns, IAEA says
The U.N. nuclear watchdog wrapped up its safety review Friday, two months after the discharge began.
Gustavo Caruso (left), head of an International Atomic Energy Agency task force, speaks at a meeting with Japanese government officials at the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo on Tuesday, as the IAEA starts its safety review on the discharge of treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the sea.
Oct 24, 2023
IAEA conducts first safety review of Fukushima water since release
The IAEA task force involves experts from 11 countries, including China and Russia, which have severely criticized the discharge.
An inspector from the International Atomic Energy Agency observes crates of fish to be taken as samples from Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, on Thursday.
Oct 19, 2023
IAEA inspectors test Fukushima fish
China and Russia have banned Japanese seafood imports since the discharge began but Japan says it is safe, a view backed by the IAEA.
The Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture on Thursday
Oct 6, 2023
IAEA says tritium below limit in second batch of Fukushima water
IAEA experts stationed at the plant took samples from the second batch of treated water on Tuesday before it was discharged.
Sanae Takaichi, minister in charge of science and technology policy, speaks at an annual meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna on Monday.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 26, 2023
Japan and China clash over Fukushima water at IAEA meeting
The IAEA released a report in July concluding that the water discharge plan was consistent with international safety standards.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives at a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa on Monday in New York.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 19, 2023
Japan’s new top diplomat makes international debut
On the sidelines to the U.N. General Assembly sidelines, new Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa gets off to a quick start.
U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi attends a press conference during the International Atomic Energy Agency 's 35-nation Board of Governors meeting in Vienna on Sept. 11.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 17, 2023
IAEA blasts Iran over latest inspector exclusion
Iran's Foreign Ministry said the move was in retaliation for "political abuses" by the U.S., France, Germany and Britain.
Draft documents show a hole of about €220 million ($235 million) in the International Atomic Energy Agency’s €650 million budget for this year, with the U.S. and China being the biggest debtors.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 15, 2023
Nuke watchdog risks running out of money amid U.S.-China tensions
The last time the IAEA was in such dire financial straits was in the mid-1990s.


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