Nuclear Site

  • US: Radioactive waste leaking from 6 tanks at nuclear site February 24, 2013

    Seattle: Six underground storage tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation along the Columbia River in Washington state were recently found to be leaking radioactive waste, but there is no immediate risk to human health, state and federal officials said on Friday. The seeping waste adds to decades of soil contamination caused...
  • Iran threatens to hit Turkey if US, Israel attack November 27, 2011

    Tehran: Iran will target NATO's missile defense installations in Turkey if the US or Israel attacks the Islamic Republic, a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said on Saturday. General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the head of the Guards' aerospace division, said the warning is part of a new defense strategy...
  • Iran warns US, Israel on atom site attacks November 11, 2011

    Tehran: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned the United States and Israel on Thursday not to launch military action against its nuclear sites, saying it would be met with "iron fists", state television reported. Tension over Iran's nuclear programme has increased since Tuesday when the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...
  • India, Pakistan exchange list of nuke sites January 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The subcontinent's new year tradition played out again as India and Pakistan exchanged lists of nuclear installations on Friday. The list exchange was done under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations and Facilities, inked on December 31, 1988. The deal came into effect on...
  • Movement seen at N Korea nuclear site October 28, 2006

    Seoul (South Korea): South Korean and US officials are monitoring the construction of a new building and other activities at a suspected North Korean nuclear site, trying to determine if the communist country is planning a second test detonation, news reports said on Saturday. South Korea is keeping a close watch...