World 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 its ...

IAEA starts review at Fukushima

National 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.

National 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 week-long ...

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

National 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 ...

IAEA to vet Pacific radiation checks

National Oct 10, 2013

IAEA to vet Pacific radiation checks

Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency will arrive in Japan in late November to undertake joint radiation monitoring of the sea around the Fukushima No. 1 plant, the Nuclear Regulation Authority said Thursday. The decision was conveyed during talks between the NRA's commissioners and ...

National Jul 3, 2013

Fukushima a 'blueprint' for terrorists, IAEA warns

The catastrophe at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, which forced the relocation of 160,000 people, may provide a new blueprint for terrorists seeking to inflict mass disruption, security analysts tell a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency.