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Russia, Iran finish negotiation on n-plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:58

Moscow and Tehran have finished negotiation on building new sections of Iranian nuclear power plants, Russian state nuclear power corporation Rosatom said Wednesday.

India nuke enrichment plant expansion operational in 2015: IHS

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 20:02

India is expanding a covert uranium enrichment plant that could potentially support the development of thermonuclear weapons, a defence research group said on Friday, raising the stakes in an arms race with China and Pakistan.

Nuclear industry explores accident-resistant fuel

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 02:24

The explosions that damaged a crippled Japanese nuclear plant during a disaster that forced mass evacuations in 2011 show what can happen when nuclear fuel overheats.

Water leakage area in Fukushima nuclear plant located

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:32

The Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said it has identified the exact location of water leakage at the bottom of the container of the plant`s No.1 reactor, media reported Wednesday.

Fukushima water decontamination system down: Operator

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:01

The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday it had again suspended a trouble-plagued system used to clean radiation-tainted water.

Thousands rally in Taiwan against nuclear plant

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 18:02

Thousands of protesters staged a sit-in near the presidential palace in Taiwan`s capital on Saturday to oppose a controversial nuclear power plant and show support for a high-profile activist on hunger strike.

Taiwan leader promises referendum on disputed nuclear plant

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 18:19

Taiwan`s President Ma Ying-jeou on Friday promised to let the public decide the fate of a controversial nuclear facility amid growing concern over the safety of nuclear power.

In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:56

On the main road leading from the Sendai nuclear plant in southern Japan, a construction crew is laying down asphalt to widen the evacuation route in the event of a future disaster.

Japan lets first evacuees live in nuke no-go zone

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 14:38

For the first time since Japan`s nuclear disaster three years ago, authorities are allowing residents to return to live in their homes within a tiny part of a 20-kilometer (12-mile) evacuation zone around the Fukushima plant.

Fukushima worker dies after accident: Plant operator

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:23

A worker at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan died in hospital Friday after being buried in earth and rubble while digging a hole at the site, the facility’s operator said.

Fuel removal project halted at Japan`s Fukushima plant

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:16

Work to remove spent fuel rod assemblies from Japan`s destroyed Fukushima reactor has been halted after possible damage to a giant crane, the first major delay in an operation to remove 1,533 fuel assemblies from a holding pool.

Fukushima water decontamination system down again

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 14:04

The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said today it had shut down a key decontamination system used to clean radiation-tainted water, just hours after it came back online.