IAEA Daily Press Review

The objective of the DPR is to present a general overview of international, English-language, media coverage of the IAEA and nuclear issues, that does not purport to be exhaustive. The following articles are obtained from external news sources for whose content the IAEA takes no responsibility.

July 24, 2012

A review of today's news covering the IAEA and related nuclear issues. | The objective of the DPR is to present a general overview of international, English-language, media coverage of the IAEA and nuclear issues, that does not purport to be exhaustive. The following articles are obtained from external news sources for whose content the IAEA takes no responsibility.
Follow IAEA on… facebook
twitter
flickr
youtube
The objective of the DPR is to present a general overview of international, English-language, media coverage of the IAEA and nuclear issues, that does not purport to be exhaustive. The following articles are obtained from external news sources for whose content the IAEA takes no responsibility. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe
24 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News


S. Korean nuclear school, IAEA sign cooperation pact A South Korean graduate school specializing in nuclear studies has signed a cooperation deal with the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency to train experts in atomic power, the school said Saturday. Yonhap
/ Korea Times

Iran Supplies Tehran Research Reactor with More N. Fuel Iran said its nuclear scientists managed to produce the fourth home-made nuclear fuel supply for the Tehran research reactor which is used for producing radioisotopes for medical use. … After Iran announced to the IAEA that it had run out of nuclear fuel for its research reactor in Tehran, the Agency proposed a deal according to which Iran would send 3.5%-enriched uranium and receive 20-percent-enriched uranium from potential suppliers in return, all through the UN nuclear watchdog agency. FNA
/ Reuters

Other Nuclear News

Iran, EU Officials Seek Common Ground for Renewing Nuclear Talks Iranian and European Union officials meet in Istanbul today in an attempt to establish common ground for another round of international talks on the Islamic republic’s nuclear program. Bloomberg
/ FNA
/ PressTV
/ KUNA

Iranian Religious Leader Threatens to Increase Uranium Enrichment Iran will start enriching uranium to 56-percent level if Israel and Western world keep on pressurizing the Islamic Republic with sanctions, Kabir News reported on Monday citing Iranian religious leader Seyed Reza Taghavi. RIA Novosti

Practical or harmful? Food irradiation polarizes opinion in Japan Divided opinions have emerged in Japan over food irradiation, an internationally accepted practice of exposing food to minor doses of radiation to destroy bacteria, viruses, microorganisms and insects. Mainichi

Oi nuclear plant’s No. 4 reactor begins generating power The No 4 reactor at the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture on Saturday started generating and transmitting electricity, its operator Kansai Electric Power Co said. PTI

India currently has 80 to 100 nuclear warheads: US experts India is not converting all its weapons-grade plutonium into war heads, two top American nuclear scientists have claimed, estimating that it currently has 80 to 100 nuclear warheads for its emerging Triad of air-, land-, and sea-based nuclear-capable delivery vehicles. PTI

40 India nuclear plant workers contaminated: firm More than 40 workers at a nuclear power station in northern India have been exposed to tritium radiation in two separate leaks in the past five weeks, company managers said on Tuesday. AFP
/ Financial Express

South Korea Has 84% of Nuclear-Power Capacity Online South Korea has 17 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 16,245 megawatts of power, or about 84 percent of total capacity, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Bloomberg

Pakistan’s help to Sri Lanka for Nuclear plant alarms India Pakistan is all set to begin consultations with Sri Lanka to help set up a nuclear power plant in Trincomallee’s Sampur, it is believed. India Today

Closure dates for Belgian units The Belgian government has announced the complete schedule for the forced closure of the country’s nuclear power plants, claiming that the move will “create a favourable investment climate” to replace the 50% of domestic power supply that stands to be lost. WNN

Opinion and Analysis

Trimming nukes: Reduce U.S. arsenal boldly SLTrib

Japan’s nuclear fight intensifies CNN

© 2011 International Atomic Energy Agency
Vienna International Centre, PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Telephone: (+431) 2600-21273, E-mail: