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UN agencies sponsor international drill on emergency nuclear management

As part of ongoing global efforts to deal with possible nuclear emergencies, five international organizations and 54 countries will participate in a two-day simulated nuclear accident drill in France beginning tomorrow.

Security of nuclear material examined at UN-sponsored conference in Stockholm

The need for stepped-up international efforts to prevent and halt the illicit use of nuclear materials around the world is the focus of a United Nations-sponsored conference currently under way in Stockholm, Sweden.

Europe uses more nuclear power than North America, UN agency reports

European countries -- led by France and Lithuania -- are the predominant users of nuclear energy around the world, according to new statistics released by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).