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  • Iran wants U.N. atomic agency to condemn Israeli drone 'aggression'

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has called on the U.N. atomic agency to condemn an "act of aggression" by Israel for sending, Tehran says, a drone last month to spy on a site which is at the center of its decade-old nuclear dispute with the West. The Iranian...
  • IAEA sees signs North Korea reactor may be operating

    VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog said it has seen releases of steam and water indicating that North Korea may be operating a reactor, in the latest update on a plant that experts say could make plutonium for atomic bombs. North Korea...
  • Israel lobbies U.S. as another Iran nuclear deadline looms

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is lobbying the United States against any Iranian nuclear deal that would let Tehran retain potential bomb-making technology, a senior Israeli official said on Wednesday as another deadline for international diplomacy looms....
  • Iran says tested new nuclear enrichment machine, may irk West

    DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - 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...
  • U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday penalized a number of Iranian and other foreign companies, banks and airlines for violating sanctions against Tehran largely tied to its nuclear program. U.S. officials said it was sending a signal...
  • Iran says new U.S. curbs conflict with spirit of nuclear talks

    DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday new U.S. sanctions were against the spirit of Tehran's nuclear negotiations with world powers, but added he was not pessimistic about the talks continuing. The United States on...
  • Complicated case of a leaky radioactive dump in New Mexico

    The eruption in February of a 55-gallon drum of nuclear waste buried deep in a salt shaft at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., has left the facility closed for months and raised questions about the Department of Energy's ability to keep...
  • Arab states, Israel set to clash at U.N. nuclear meeting

    VIENNA (Reuters) - As war rages in Gaza, Arab states will likely try to heighten diplomatic pressure on Israel over its assumed nuclear arsenal at next month's annual meeting of the U.N. nuclear agency's 160 member states, diplomats said on Friday. An...
  • Cause of New Mexico nuclear waste accident remains a mystery

    A 55-gallon drum of nuclear waste, buried in a salt shaft 2,150 feet under the New Mexico desert, violently erupted late on Feb. 14 and spewed mounds of radioactive white foam. The flowing mass, looking like whipped cream but laced with plutonium,...
  • U.S. scientist pleads guilty to taking government laptop to China

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A former scientist at a U.S. government-owned nuclear weapons research facility in New Mexico pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to illegally taking a lab-owned computer to China and lying about it, a U.S. prosecutor...
  • Martin Schram: NATO shouldn't let Ukraine tensions derail nuclear anti-terror reforms

    The bucolic views of 2,000 acres of Wales countryside surrounding Celtic Manor just outside Newport are magnificent. But they won't help 67 heads of state, who will be there for the September 4-5 NATO summit, view the one thing they most urgently need...