IAEA acknowledges improvement in Japan's nuclear inspections

National Jan 21, 2020

IAEA acknowledges improvement in Japan's nuclear inspections

The International Atomic Energy Agency said Tuesday that Japan "had strengthened inspections" as a team of experts from the U.N. nuclear watchdog wound up an eight-day trip to assess the regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in the country. Among the achievements of the ...

World Jan 16, 2020

Children of foreign IS jihadis must be repatriated, U.N. says

UN investigators on Thursday called for thousands of children of jihadis who fought for the Islamic State group to be repatriated from Syria. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria said in a report that the children were in a "particularly precarious" situation since they ...

Libya cease-fire agreed upon after months of fighting

World Jan 13, 2020

Libya cease-fire agreed upon after months of fighting

Both sides in Libya's conflict agreed to a cease-fire from Sunday to end nine months of fighting following weeks of international diplomacy and calls for a truce by power-brokers Russia and Turkey. The oil-rich North African country has been wracked by bloody turmoil since a ...