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# iaea - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Iran reveals plans to ramp up uranium enrichment far beyond levels permitted in 2015 deal
# Uranium
# Uranium

Iran reveals plans to ramp up uranium enrichment far beyond levels permitted in 2015 deal

Jan 2nd 2021, 8:01 AM 15,717 Views 21 Comments

It is not yet clear when this process will begin.

# iaea - Monday 12 May, 2014

Atomic watchdog attempts to revive nuclear talks with Iran
# Vienna
# Vienna

Atomic watchdog attempts to revive nuclear talks with Iran

May 12th 2014, 9:54 AM 3,045 Views 16 Comments

A number of outstanding issues relating to alleged efforts to develop nuclear weapons remain.

# iaea - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico

Dec 4th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,842 Views 18 Comments

The material could not be used in a conventional nuclear weapon.

# iaea - Monday 18 June, 2012

Iranian nuclear talks resume
# Iran
# Iran

Iranian nuclear talks resume

Jun 18th 2012, 9:09 AM 992 Views 7 Comments

International efforts to end deadlock over Iran’s nuclear programme take place in Moscow.

# iaea - Friday 8 June, 2012

UN nuclear watchdog 'disappointed' with lack of progress in Iran talks
# Iran
# Iran

UN nuclear watchdog 'disappointed' with lack of progress in Iran talks

Jun 8th 2012, 6:52 PM 1,252 Views 14 Comments

The IAEA met with an Iranian delegation in Vienna today to discuss issues concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.

# iaea - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Iran to grant UN nuclear inspectors access to military complex
# Iran
# Iran

Iran to grant UN nuclear inspectors access to military complex

Mar 6th 2012, 1:32 PM 1,283 Views 31 Comments

IAEA inspectors had previously been banned from examining the facility they suspect is carrying out secret atomic work.

# iaea - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Feb 29th 2012, 4:47 PM 4,924 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests

Feb 29th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,005 Views 10 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang both announce that North Korea will allow IAEA inspectors to verify that it has stopped work.

# iaea - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Iran announces advancement of nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

Iran announces advancement of nuclear programme

Feb 15th 2012, 5:06 PM 3,156 Views 72 Comments

The reports come as Iranian media says Tehran has warned several EU countries that it will stop their oil supply ahead of the EU ban taking effect.

# iaea - Sunday 29 January, 2012

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran
# Nukes
# Nukes

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

Jan 29th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,530 Views 19 Comments

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.

# iaea - Monday 21 November, 2011

Britain cuts relations with Iranian banks over nuclear fear
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Britain cuts relations with Iranian banks over nuclear fear

Nov 21st 2011, 5:13 PM 1,339 Views 11 Comments

George Osborne said today’s move is to protect UK banks from being used to support Iran’s nuclear proliferation.

# iaea - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Iran rubbishes latest UN nuclear watchdog report
# Iran
# Iran

Iran rubbishes latest UN nuclear watchdog report

Nov 8th 2011, 2:31 PM 371 Views 17 Comments

Leaked details from the IAEA’s report on Iran’s nuclear programme have sparked an angry response from Ahmadinejad.

# iaea - Friday 9 September, 2011

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on
# Japan
# Japan

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on

Sep 9th 2011, 11:50 AM 1,290 Views 3 Comments

Sunday marks the six-month anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed tens of thousands. The repairs are ongoing.

# iaea - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Syria accused of shirking UN's nuclear investigation
# Syria
# Syria

Syria accused of shirking UN's nuclear investigation

Sep 1st 2011, 2:00 PM 168 Views 9 Comments

Damascus had agreed to cooperate with an inquiry into its nuclear activities, but now says it won’t be able to provide information until October.

# iaea - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Iran to triple nuclear output
# Nuclear Energy
# Nuclear Energy

Iran to triple nuclear output

Jun 8th 2011, 7:20 PM 256 Views 4 Comments

Iran plans to triple its output of the higher enriched uranium in 2011 and move the entire program to the new, secretly-built facility.

# iaea - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Japan doubles radiation leak estimate for Fukushima plant
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Japan doubles radiation leak estimate for Fukushima plant

Jun 7th 2011, 9:48 AM 326 Views 0 Comments

Early estimates of the amount of radiation released by the accident at the nuclear power plant have been more than doubled.

# iaea - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Japan underestimated tsunami risk to nuclear plant, says UN watchdog
# Japan
# Japan

Japan underestimated tsunami risk to nuclear plant, says UN watchdog

Jun 1st 2011, 3:07 PM 320 Views 0 Comments

The International Atomic Energy Agency commended Japan’s response to the crisis, but said the Fukushima plant was ill-prepared for the tsunami which struck on 11 March.

# iaea - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

UN nuclear watchdog report suggests bombed Syrian site was nuclear reactor
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

UN nuclear watchdog report suggests bombed Syrian site was nuclear reactor

May 24th 2011, 7:21 PM 234 Views 2 Comments

Reports issued by the IAEA today also say it has received information from UN members that Iran has worked secretly on the development of nuclear weapons.

# iaea - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

UN nuclear agency to carry out fact-finding mission in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

UN nuclear agency to carry out fact-finding mission in Japan

May 17th 2011, 11:48 AM 292 Views 0 Comments

The IAEA is sending a 20-person team of international nuclear experts to Japan to identify if there are any more places that require “exploration or assessment”.

# iaea - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Nuclear energy needs a 'global rethink': UN chief
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Nuclear energy needs a 'global rethink': UN chief

Apr 20th 2011, 12:20 PM 240 Views 0 Comments

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that the approach to nuclear power needs to be reconsidered following the disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima.

Authorities may limit access to Fukushima evacuation zone
# Japan
# Japan

Authorities may limit access to Fukushima evacuation zone

Apr 20th 2011, 9:24 AM 577 Views 0 Comments

People with houses within the exclusion zone around Fukushima I have been returning home, against government orders.

# iaea - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Fukushima nuclear alert raised to maximum level 7
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima nuclear alert raised to maximum level 7

Apr 12th 2011, 7:24 AM 752 Views 0 Comments

Japan’s nuclear regulator raises its alert warning from level 5 to 7 – putting the Fukushima crisis on a par with Chernobyl.

# iaea - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Fukushima owners begin 'condolence money' payout for radiation damage
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima owners begin 'condolence money' payout for radiation damage

Apr 5th 2011, 10:33 AM 393 Views 1 Comment

Tokyo Electric Power Company’s share price reaches an all-time low after the company pledges to cover evacuation costs.

# iaea - Monday 28 March, 2011

Plutonium found in soil outside stricken Fukushima reactor
# Japan
# Japan

Plutonium found in soil outside stricken Fukushima reactor

Mar 28th 2011, 4:19 PM 971 Views 0 Comments

The presence of the highly radioactive element in the soil confirms damage to reactor number 3, where it was housed.

# iaea - Sunday 27 March, 2011

Fukushima radiation recordings were ‘an error’, operators say
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima radiation recordings were ‘an error’, operators say

Mar 27th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,845 Views 0 Comments

Recordings that suggested the level of radiation was ‘ten million times’ higher than normal were erroneous, TEPCO says.

# iaea - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Three Fukushima workers hospitalised with skin lesions
# Japan
# Japan

Three Fukushima workers hospitalised with skin lesions

Mar 24th 2011, 8:29 AM 570 Views 0 Comments

Staff working to try and restore power to the Fukushima cooling systems are hospitalised after major radiation exposure.

# iaea - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Weather will determine if Fukushima radiation reaches Ireland
# Fallout
# Fallout

Weather will determine if Fukushima radiation reaches Ireland

Mar 23rd 2011, 4:32 PM 1,736 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s nuclear watchdog says atmospheric pressure will determine whether trace amounts of radiation will reach our shores.

Tokyo tap water too radioactive for children - reports
# Japan
# Japan

Tokyo tap water too radioactive for children - reports

Mar 23rd 2011, 7:38 AM 476 Views 0 Comments

Water supplies contain more radioactive iodine than is safe for young children to drink – as black smoke emerges from Fukushima.

# iaea - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Engineers continue Fukushima struggles as more smoke emerges
# Japan
# Japan

Engineers continue Fukushima struggles as more smoke emerges

Mar 22nd 2011, 7:31 AM 243 Views 0 Comments

Steam-like vapours emerge from one reactor, while hazy smoke emerges from another, as workers restore power to the plant.

# iaea - Monday 21 March, 2011

Fukushima workers pulled from reactor after smoke rises
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima workers pulled from reactor after smoke rises

Mar 21st 2011, 8:23 AM 664 Views 0 Comments

Japanese authorities confirm workers evacuated after smoke seen rising from Reactor 3 as efforts to cool the plant’s nuclear reactors continue.

# iaea - Friday 18 March, 2011

'Minuscule' fallout reaches United States
# Japan
# Japan

'Minuscule' fallout reaches United States

Mar 18th 2011, 6:43 PM 1,812 Views 0 Comments

Tiny amounts of radioactive fallout has reached the US – but experts say that initial readings are “about a billion times beneath levels that would be health threatening”.

End in sight for Fukushima fears - as engineers ponder burying stricken plant
# Japan
# Japan

End in sight for Fukushima fears - as engineers ponder burying stricken plant

Mar 18th 2011, 9:06 AM 1,241 Views 9 Comments

Engineers relay new power lines to the stricken nuclear plant – as operators admit they may simply bury it under concrete.

# iaea - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Japan's Emperor: Fukushima nuclear crisis 'causes deep worry'
# Japan
# Japan

Japan's Emperor: Fukushima nuclear crisis 'causes deep worry'

Mar 16th 2011, 1:41 PM 724 Views 3 Comments

In a rare TV appearance, Japan’s Emperor Akihito admitted he was “deeply worried” by the crisis facing his country.

Fukushima staff evacuated after major radiation surge
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima staff evacuated after major radiation surge

Mar 16th 2011, 7:36 AM 777 Views 0 Comments

The operators of the troubled Fukushima I power plant pull all staff out of the plant following a spike in radiation levels.

# iaea - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Pool of spent nuclear rods  ‘exposed to open air’ at Fukushima reactor
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Pool of spent nuclear rods ‘exposed to open air’ at Fukushima reactor

Mar 15th 2011, 1:00 PM 2,012 Views 0 Comments

The fire at reactor 4 was caused by an explosion that tore an 8-square-metre hole in the walls – exposing rods to the outside.

# iaea - Monday 14 March, 2011

What happens in a nuclear meltdown?
# Nuclear Meltdown
# Nuclear Meltdown

What happens in a nuclear meltdown?

Mar 14th 2011, 3:38 PM 5,715 Views 0 Comments

Our guide to what happened at Chernobyl in 1986 and what’s going on in Fukushima, Japan, today.

# iaea - Saturday 21 August, 2010

Iran begins fuelling nuclear power plant
# Iranian Reactor
# Iranian Reactor

Iran begins fuelling nuclear power plant

Aug 21st 2010, 2:09 PM 189 Views 0 Comments

Russia has assisted Iran to make the irreversible step towards nuclear power.