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).

UN official urges concrete steps to achieve nuclear disarmament

The top United Nations disarmament official today urged concrete action in the area of nuclear disarmament - a key challenge to global security.

UN official urges disarmament commission to tackle problem of nuclear weapons

A top United Nations official today urged the UN Disarmament Commission to focus its efforts on achieving the "vitally important" objective of global nuclear disarmament as soon as possible.