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Final IAEA Report on the Fukushima Disaster

The nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant is considered the second worst nuclear disaster in history. Science journalist, Geoff Brumfiel has been writing about the Fukushima disaster for Nature magazine. He spoke with Marco Werman.

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India's nuclear power plans hit bumps

The World's Rhitu Chatterjee reports on some of the obstacles to India's ambitious plans for nuclear power. There are concerns within India about liability in the case of accidents and land takings to build the plants.

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North Korea halts nuke disabling

The government of North Korea says it has stopped disabling its nuclear facilities because it says the U.S. has violated a disarmament deal. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Dr. John Park, Director of the Korea Working Group at the US Institute of Peace.

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Iran reveals a secret nuclear plant

Iran has revealed it's developing a second uranium enrichment plant. Until now it's acknowledged only one. President Obama called on Tehran today to open the facility international inspectors. The World's Katy Clark has the story.

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Iran's nuclear defiance

Iran's President Ahmadinejad said today his country will not agree to talks on the nuclear issue if the UN Security Council imposes new sanctions. Stephen Kinzer is the author of 'Reset: Iran, Turkey and America's Future.' Marco Werman talks with him.