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Former Fukushima executives to be charged over nuclear accident

A trio of former executives from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant will be indicted over the 2011 accident, a judicial review panel decided on Friday, paving the way for the first criminal trial linked to the disaster.

Ukraine energy minister says "no threat" from accident at nuclear plant

Ukraine energy minister says "no threat" from accident at nuclear plant

 Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday an accident had occurred at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant (NPP) in south-east Ukraine and called on the energy minister to hold a news conference.

Radiation may cause brain tumours later in life

Exposure to radiation either as a result of a nuclear accident or during treatment of diseases may increase the risk of brain tumours in people under the age of 30, says an Indian-origin specialist.

US nuclear workers sue agency over accident

Two workers who were exposed to radiation have sued the US Department of Energy, claiming they were wrongly denied documentation about the accident.

China revises emergency plan to deal with nuclear accidents

China has approved a revised version of the national nuclear emergency plan as it expands its nuclear power sector in a big way.

Accident at US nuclear plant: One killed, three hurt

One worker died and three others were injured in the morning today when a heavy piece of equipment fell on them at an Arkansas nuclear plant, officials said.

World marks Chernobyl under shadow of Japan

The world on Tuesday marked a quarter century since the worst nuclear accident in history.

French seek to drop probe into Chernobyl fallout

A prosecutor argues that probe has been inconclusive and should be abandoned.

Japan agency hikes Fukushima accident level to 5

Japanese authorities raise official level of nuclear alert from 4 to 5.

No nuclear accident in Fukushima: Indian N-experts

Top officials of the Department of
Atomic Energy said India`s civil nuclear programme will
continue without any compromise on safety parameters.