IAEA: 30 developing countries mulling nuclear power programmes

Around 30 developing countries are considering the development of nuclear power programmes, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano said Monday.

EU auditors sound the alarm on decommissioning of Soviet-era reactors

Projects to decommission Soviet-era nuclear reactors in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia are falling behind in time and financing, EU auditors warned on Tuesday.

In leaked emails, Colin Powell says Israel has 200 nukes

Israel has 200 nuclear weapons, former US secretary of state Colin Powell said in a leaked email, part of a trove that has been released online.

Iran and Russia begin work on second nuclear plant in Bushehr

Iran and Russia officially started work Saturday on a new atomic power plant in the port city of Bushehr, more than a year after an international nuclear accord was concluded between Tehran and...

Iranian nuclear negotiator arrested, released on bail

A member of the negotiating team which agreed the Iranian nuclear deal was arrested and released on bail, ISNA news agency reported Sunday.

Japan restarts nuclear reactor in Shikoku

A Japanese power company reactivated a nuclear reactor on the south-western island of Shikoku on Friday for the first time in more than five years, it said.

Putin helps inaugurate India's biggest nuclear reactor

Russian President Vladimir Putin helped inaugurate India's biggest nuclear reactor unit via videolink on Wednesday.

Iran confirms nuclear scientist executed for spying for US

Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri has been executed, according to local media reports.

Russia to build eight more nuclear reactors in Iran

Russia plans to build eight more nuclear reactor units in Iran, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published Friday.

Ex-minister: May had objected to Chinese investment in nuclear plant

British Prime Minister Theresa May had "raised objections" to Chinese investment in a controversial new nuclear power plant during the previous coalition government, former business secretary...

Iran's Rowhani has little to show one year after nuclear deal

The end of the spat over Iran's nuclear projects was set to open international doors for the Islamic State. However, foreign investors remain wary, putting the political future of President Hassan...

Ageing Japanese nuclear reactors to operate for 20 more years

Japanese regulators on Monday approved an additional 20 years of operation for two ageing nuclear reactors, in the first such decision under updated regulations following the nation’s worst...

North Korea's missile, nuclear tests and the international response

North Korea has carried out its fifth nuclear test since it began its quest for nuclear arms in 2006, causing fresh concerns for its neighbours.

Iran is adhering to implementation of nuclear deal, agency says

Iran is adhering to all conditions of a nuclear deal that it struck last year, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said.

US nuclear arsenal runs on computers from 1970s and floppy disks

The arsenal of US nuclear weapons runs on antiquated floppy disks and over 40-year-old computer systems, according to a report from the United States Government Accountability Office.