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Did Iran develop a nuclear weapon? failed to provide IAEA with key information

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is not able to verify some outstanding issues about Iran’s nuclear program as Tehran has not provided enough information, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Monday. “Iran has yet to provide explanations that enable the agency to clarify two outstanding practical measures,” IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said in a statement […]

20 Facts About Nuclear Accidents

last monthHumor : Neatorama

Three Mile IslandAccording to The Guardian, working from data compiled by the International Atomic Energy Agency, there have been 33 nuclear accidents (and more minor incidents) since the first at Chalk River in Canada, 1952. Given the...Show More Summary

Building International Support for the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology

I recently traveled to Southeast Asia to highlight U.S. support for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) peaceful uses of nuclear technology projects, and to encourage IAEA Member States in the region to also support such proje...

Iran calls documents on alleged Atomic Bomb research ” fabricated”

Iran said it has provided evidence to the United Nations atomic agency showing that documents on suspected nuclear bomb research by the country were forged and riddled with errors. In a statement to the International Atomic Energy Agency, it dismissed accusations that it is stonewalling an IAEA investigation into what the UN watchdog calls the […]

Mixed News on Fukushima

The completion of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s fact-finding mission to Japan, and the release of excerpts from these findings, was just one of the Fukushima-related news stories this past week worth mentioning. The report...Show More Summary

IAEA: Iran Still Blocking Investigation of Nuclear Program

The International Atomic Energy Agency said Thursday that Iran continues to block investigation of its nuclear program by failing to propose measures that would enable the UN watchdog to rule out a military dimension to the program. Iran was supposed to have submitted such proposals six weeks ago. Show More Summary

IAEA Too Underfunded to Monitor Iran's Nuclear Activities

On September 15, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said it is over $900,000 short of what is needed to adequately fund the monitoring of Iran's nuclear activities. This news comes as "the [temporary] deal agreed upon between Iran and the P5+1 group" in Geneva last year is supposed to be implemented. Show More Summary

Iran not providing answers in nuclear investigation, says UN

6 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Iran has failed to meet a deadline to provide answers about its nuclear weapons programme, the UN atomic watchdog said Friday in a report seen by AFP. Not answering the International Atomic Energy Agency's long-standing questions over...Show More Summary

IAEA says chief to visit Iran for nuclear talks Sunday

Vienna (AFP) - The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, will visit Iran on Sunday to try to advance cooperation over its contested nuclear drive, the organisation said.

Senate Bill Would Cut off Iran Nuclear Inspections

For Congressional hawks claiming to take a tough line against Iran's nuclear program, cutting off funding for enhanced International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections over that program seems like an odd approach. Yet a new bill...Show More Summary

The Roundup

- Meanwhile, the U.S. is unhappy about Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an's words on Israel's offensive - In a deal with the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran will eliminate its most sensitive pile of enriched uranium - Uruguay may be able to get a victory for health if they win in their case against Philip Morris before the World Bank tribunal

Iran Eliminates Highly Enriched Uranium Under Nuclear Deal

A nuclear watchdog says Iran has eliminated its most sensitive stockpile of enriched-uranium gas as pledged under a temporary nuclear deal signed with six world powers last year. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which works...Show More Summary

UN: Seized Iraq Nuclear Material Is No Risk

The Iraqi government appealed to the United Nations to step in when word came that terrorists had stolen nuclear material from the University of Mosul. The UN says there is no risk here. International Atomic Energy Agency spokesman Gill Tudor [pictured] was responding to a letter from Iraq’s U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim to Secretary-General [...]

Japan Just Made China Nervous: Didn't Report 640 kg of Plutonium to IAEA

Japan failed to include 640 kg of unused plutonium in its annual reports to the International Atomic Energy Agency in 2012 and 2013, in what experts are terming an “inappropriate omission.”The stock is part of mixed plutonium-uranium...Show More Summary

The Roundup

- It is not just one country, but many as elites with pockets full of money are taking democracy into their own hands and crafting their own society - The job of the International Atomic Energy Agency of promoting nuclear power for good...Show More Summary

Iran isn’t complying with the interim deal

A fundamental requirement of the interim deal — Iran’s cooperation with International Atomic Energy Agency personnel — is not being fulfilled. The White House’s own fact sheet on the interim deal listed Iran’s obligations: Provide daily access by IAEA inspectors at Natanz and Fordow.  This daily access will permit inspectors to review surveillance camera footage to […]

Using antineutrinos to monitor nuclear reactors

When monitoring nuclear reactors, the International Atomic Energy Agency has to rely on input given by the operators. In the future, antineutrino detectors may provide an additional option for monitoring. However, heretofore the cumulative antineutrino spectrum of uranium 238 fission products was missing. Physicists have now closed this gap using fast neutrons.

Sensitive detection method may help impede illicit nuclear trafficking

WASHINGTON D.C., April 15, 2014 -- According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) the greatest danger to nuclear security comes from terrorists acquiring sufficient quantities of plutonium or highly enriched uranium (HEU) to construct a crude nuclear explosive device. Show More Summary

Israel Accuses IAEA of Covering Up Details on Iranian Nuclear Weapons

Israel's Minister of Strategic Affairs, Yuval Steinitz, is demanding that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) release all of the information it gathered about Iran's potential nuclear weapons program, according to the Jerusalem Post. Show More Summary

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