IAEA: 30 developing countries mulling nuclear power programmes

Around 30 developing countries are considering the development of nuclear power programmes, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano said Monday.

Updated UN treaty to close gaps in preventing nuclear terrorism

Stricter UN rules on preventing nuclear materials from falling into the hands of terrorists will come into effect in May, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced Friday in Vienna.

Iran broadly honours nuclear deal, first IAEA report shows

Iran is meeting key obligations to curb its nuclear programme under the deal Tehran struck with six world powers, according to a first report by the International Atomic Energy Agency since the deal went into effect in January.

Zika spread boosts demand for mosquito irradiation technology

Several Latin American countries searching for ways to control Zika-carrying mosquitoes have recently turned to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for help, experts of the organization said Tuesday.

UN nuclear chief heads to Iran after sanctions lifted

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), was due to arrive in Tehran Sunday, the day after international sanctions were lifted as part of a landmark nuclear accord.

Iran, US announce prisoner swap as they prepare nuclear deal launch

Long-time foes Iran and the United States agreed to swap a total of 11 prisoners, both sides announced Saturday as they held last-minute negotiations on implementing an international nuclear deal that will remove sanctions against Iran.

Start of Iranian deal will kick off massive nuclear inspection effort

Iran and world powers will soon settle their nuclear dispute by implementing a far-reaching deal. But it will take years of close international inspections to rebuild trust between the two sides, says the head of the IAEA.

Iran begins transporting enriched uranium to Russia for nuclear deal

Nine tons of enriched uranium have already been sent to Russia, Iranian Atomic Energy Organization head Ali Akbar Salehi was quoted by media as saying.