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.

October 9, 2012

IAEA in the News

Fusion Energy Conference kicks off in downtown Nearly 1,000 fusion researchers from 45 countries are expected to discuss the latest advances in fusion energy at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Monday as the 24th International Atomic Energy Agency Fusion Energy Conference gets under way. CNS

Hillary Clinton thanked Kazakhstan for working with IAEA on creation of nuclear fuel bank U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised Kazakhstan’s role as a global leader and Washington’s strategic partner in non-proliferation, disarmament and security, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Silk Way news website. Tengrinews

Other Nuclear News

Think-tank warns on Iran nuclear capacity Iran has the capacity to manufacture enough weapons grade uranium for a single atomic bomb within two to four months, a leading independent analyst of Tehran’s nuclear programme declared in a report published on Monday. FT / AP

Minister, experts urge nuclear energy use for Nigeria’s growth To achieve energy security, national growth and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Ita Okon Bassey Ewa, has joined experts in canvassing the need for development and exploitation of safe, secure and sustainable nuclear energy in Nigeria. Guardian (Nigeria)

Opinion and Analysis

Deterrent Effect: How high-tech weapons could make states hang on to their nukes FP

Sanctions are no good resolution to Iranian nuclear issue Xinhua

Embargo Iran Chicago Tribune

Nuclear waste disposal: Where in Cumbria to bury it? BBC

Fukushima Slugfest — Japan’s New Nuclear Regulation Authority Forbes

South Korea eschews enrichment of uranium, but chafes at U.S. effort to restrict its options Japan Times