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#International Atomic Energy Agency

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Iran to host UN nuclear watchdog chief ahead of sanctions deadline

Iran to host UN nuclear watchdog chief ahead of sanctions deadline

Feb 20th 2021, 10:49 AM 6,612 Views 3 Comments

It comes in wake of Joe Biden’s call for European allies to work together and curb Iran’s “destabilising” activities.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Friday 10 August, 2012

US says has 'eyes' inside Iran nuclear programme
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

US says has 'eyes' inside Iran nuclear programme

Aug 10th 2012, 9:31 PM 5,064 Views 30 Comments

Israel has insisted the threat of Iran developing a viable nuclear weapon was becoming more “urgent” – but Washington has indicated diplomacy remains the best option.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 1,254 Views 14 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

UN nuclear chief says deal with Iran reached on probe
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

UN nuclear chief says deal with Iran reached on probe

May 22nd 2012, 12:27 PM 751 Views 2 Comments

A deal has been reached with Iran that will allow the UN nuclear agency to restart a long-stalled probe into suspicions that Tehran has secretly worked on developing nuclear arms.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 372 Views 17 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 1,291 Views 3 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Saturday 3 September, 2011

UN reveals 'credible evidence' of Iranian nuclear weapons programme
# Uh-Oh
# Uh-Oh

UN reveals 'credible evidence' of Iranian nuclear weapons programme

Sep 3rd 2011, 10:46 AM 303 Views 18 Comments

The UN’s nuclear agency says it is “increasingly concerned” that Iran is secretly building an offensive nuclear programme.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Friday 10 June, 2011

Nuclear watchdog refers Syria to UN - but Russia and China could veto sanctions
# Syria
# Syria

Nuclear watchdog refers Syria to UN - but Russia and China could veto sanctions

Jun 10th 2011, 2:14 PM 188 Views 0 Comments

Syria is referred by the IAEA over its secret programme of building nuclear reactors – but is likely to escape sanctions.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 0 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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 241 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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 753 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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 395 Views 0 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 975 Views 0 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 1,847 Views 0 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 573 Views 0 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 1,737 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 477 Views 0 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Friday 18 March, 2011

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 1,242 Views 9 Comments

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

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 726 Views 0 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.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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 2,014 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.

Coolant in fourth Fukushima reactor might be 'boiling away'
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Coolant in fourth Fukushima reactor might be 'boiling away'

Mar 15th 2011, 10:51 AM 1,073 Views 0 Comments

Spent fuel is usually kept in a containment pond – but that’s beginning to evaporate away, causing further risks in Japan.

Radioactivity released after third explosion at Fukushima plant
# Japan
# Japan

Radioactivity released after third explosion at Fukushima plant

Mar 15th 2011, 7:30 AM 921 Views 0 Comments

A blast at reactor 2 may have damaged the nuclear core, authorities say, with emissions now strong enough to harm humans.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Monday 14 March, 2011

Meltdown threat rises at Japanese nuclear plant
# Japan
# Japan

Meltdown threat rises at Japanese nuclear plant

Mar 14th 2011, 8:53 PM 1,340 Views 0 Comments

The drop in water levels at Unit 2 at the Fukushima has worried officials, while fears grow that rods in all three of the most troubled nuclear reactors may melt.

Nuclear rods melting inside three Fukushima reactors, Japan admits
# Japan
# Japan

Nuclear rods melting inside three Fukushima reactors, Japan admits

Mar 14th 2011, 3:35 PM 3,517 Views 0 Comments

The nuclear cores at reactors 1, 2 and 3 are all now believed to be melting, after cooling systems at all three failed.

Second explosion at Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Second explosion at Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant

Mar 14th 2011, 7:31 AM 1,542 Views 0 Comments

Two days after the first explosion, a second hydrogen blast strikes the nuclear plant – as 2,000 bodies are found in Miyagi.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - Sunday 13 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 13th 2011, 7:57 PM 2,401 Views 0 Comments

24 more hours pass on Planet Earth – here’s what’s been going on, and some other bits you might have missed.

Japanese authorities declare state of emergency at second nuclear plant
# Japan
# Japan

Japanese authorities declare state of emergency at second nuclear plant

Mar 13th 2011, 3:05 PM 2,019 Views 0 Comments

The lowest state of alert has been declared at the Onagawa nuclear plant, while the cooling system fails at another facility.

# international-atomic-energy-agency - 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.