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Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for "radioactive" material

Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for "radioactive" material

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, died after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13.

Mexico recovers stolen truck with radioactive material

A missing truck carrying potentially dangerous radioactive material was found close to Mexico`s capital, and two men suspected of stealing it were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday.

Islamic State terrorists making 'dirty bomb' from extremely radioactive material for Western targets?

Islamic State terrorists making 'dirty bomb' from extremely radioactive material for Western targets?

Islamic State terrorists in Iraq may have stolen a case of extremely radioactive material which they could fashion into a so-called dirty bomb for Western targets, according to a media report.

Radioactive material stolen in Iraq raises security concerns

Iraq is searching for "highly dangerous" radioactive material stolen last year, according to an environment ministry document and seven security, environmental and provincial officials who fear it could be used as a weapon if acquired by Islamic State.

Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to Islamic State

Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to Islamic State

In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. The latest known case came in February this year, when a smuggler offered a huge cache of deadly cesium — enough to contaminate several city blocks — and specifically sought a buyer from the Islamic State group.