UN nuclear chief urges Iran to address bomb concerns

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog sought to put pressure on Iran on Monday to address concerns about its suspected atomic bomb research, three weeks after Tehran failed to meet a deadline for providing information about the issue.

IAEA measures being implemented by Iran: Amano

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, Monday said Iran has begun implementing measures aimed at resolving issues surrounding Tehran`s nuclear plans.

IAEA chief says visit to Iran ``useful``

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Sunday that his brief visit to Iran and talks with top Iranian officials were "useful", as he offered new proposals to boost cooperation between the UN nuclear watchdog and the Islamic republic.

IAEA chief says Iran visit useful, sees commitment to cooperate

UN nuclear agency chief Yukiya Amano said that he was very glad to hear a firm commitment from Iran to resolve outstanding issues through cooperation during a visit to Tehran on Sunday that he described as "useful".

UN nuclear chief to visit Iran before investigation deadline

UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano will visit Iran on Sunday in an apparent attempt to push for progress in a long-running investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Tehran.

`All N-material under IAEA`s safeguard`

While denying that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has any guideline for nuclear material demand-supply balance, the UN nuclear watchdog said Monday all the nuclear material is under its safeguard.

Iran cutting sensitive nuclear stocks, much work remains: IAEA

Iran is reducing its most proliferation-prone nuclear stockpile as required by its landmark deal with world powers but much work remains to be done to resolve all concerns about Tehran`s activities, the UN atomic watchdog chief said.

IAEA chief arrives in Iran to press for nuclear deal

UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano arrived in Tehran on Monday as world powers pressed efforts to clinch a deal on Iran`s nuclear programme following failed negotiations in Geneva.

UN nuclear agency chief to meet top Iran negotiator

The UN atomic agency chief and a senior Iranian nuclear negotiator will meet on Monday before a new round of talks over the Islamic state`s disputed atomic activities, the agency said on Thursday.

IAEA head reaches out to new Iran government

The head of the UN atomic agency on Monday reached out to Iran`s new government but said Tehran must urgently do more to remove suspicions it wants nuclear weapons.

Nuclear theft rife, says UN atomic agency chief

The head of the UN nuclear agency said that well over 100 cases of nuclear theft and related incidents are reported to his agency each year but many more may go undetected.

No guarantee Iran N-programme peaceful: IAEA

Iran has not provided the IAEA with sufficient information to substantiate its claim that its nuclear programme is peaceful, Yukiya Amano said.

IAEA chief to visit India today

Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano will arrive here on a five-day visit to India on Monday, an official said.

China backs IAEA chief`s second term

China on Thursday said it supports a second term for Japan`s Yukiya Amano as director general of IAEA, the UN`s atomic watchdog.

UN nuke chief for a breakthrough pact on Iran

IAEA chief Yukiya Amano is pushing for a breakthrough pact with Iran to resume inspections into suspected secret atomic weapons work.

IAEA chief says Iran `key priority` for 2012

The head of the UN atomic agency Yukiya Amano said Iran`s nuclear programme will be his main focus this year, according to remarks released.

UN nuclear chief warns on post-Japan complacency

Amano presented a 12-point
action plan that he said "represents a significant step
forward in strengthening N-safety."

IAEA chief seeks bigger crisis role

Yukiya Amano would like to see IAEA more involved in damage control from future nuclear disaster.

N-energy’s growth lacklustre: IAEA chief

Yukiya Amano has admitted to the rather lacklustre performance of nuclear energy globally.

IAEA chief to travel to Japan

Yukiya Amano called the situation at Fukushima nuclear plant "very serious".