Diplomats recommit to saving Iran deal and opposing U.S. sanctions

World / Politics Jul 29, 2019

Diplomats recommit to saving Iran deal and opposing U.S. sanctions

Diplomats from Iran and five world powers recommitted Sunday to salvaging a major nuclear deal amid mounting tensions between the West and Tehran since the U.S. withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions. Representatives of Iran, Germany, France, Britain, China, Russia and the European Union ...

Global leaders pay tribute to late IAEA chief Yukiya Amano

National Jul 23, 2019

Global leaders pay tribute to late IAEA chief Yukiya Amano

The secretary-general of the United Nations joined other global leaders in praising Yukiya Amano, the late chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency who for a decade led the agency and was extensively involved in negotiations over Iran's nuclear program and the cleanup of ...

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

National Jul 22, 2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died at the age of 72, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Monday in a note to member states. "The Secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency regrets to inform with deepest sadness of the passing away ...

Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium, IAEA says

World Jun 11, 2019

Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium, IAEA says

Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was worried about increasing tension. The assessment comes at a time of ...

IAEA asks Saudis for safeguards on first nuclear reactor

World Apr 6, 2019

IAEA asks Saudis for safeguards on first nuclear reactor

The head U.N. nuclear inspector said Friday that his agency is asking Saudi Arabia to agree to safeguards on nuclear material that could arrive by the end of the year for its first atomic reactor. Satellite imagery recently emerged of the Argentine-built project on the ...