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2006-03-28 14:15:00

The United States has not adequately protected itself against the nightmare scenario of a nuclear attack by terrorists, the head of the panel that investigated the September 11, 2001, attacks said on Tuesday.

2006-03-28 05:23:07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four years after the September 11 attacks, investigators were able to easily enter the United States with enough radioactive material to make two so-called dirty bombs, according to a report on a government undercover investigation obtained on Monday.

2006-03-28 00:35:00

Four years after the September 11 attacks, investigators were able to easily enter the United States with enough radioactive material to make two so-called dirty bombs, according to a report on a government undercover investigation obtained on Monday.

2006-01-23 05:00:16

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's intelligence services accused British embassy officials on Monday of spying in Moscow after state television said the diplomats had used a transmitter in a fake rock to try to secure state secrets. "Yes.

2005-09-08 16:22:04

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sixty-three nations have agreed to sign a new treaty against nuclear terrorism next week during a world summit in New York, U.N. Legal Counsel Nicolas Michel said on Thursday.

2005-08-29 04:50:16

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian nuclear experts raised concerns on Monday that unsecured sources of radioactive waste in medical centers in Southeast Asia could be used by militants to build a "dirty bomb." Experts from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), who have checked radioactive waste in Southeast Asia for the past year, said cobalt was found unsecured in two countries after radiation therapy centers closed.

2005-06-27 20:16:59

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four years after the Sept. 11attacks, the Bush administration and the U.S. Congress areshowing signs of complacency about the threat of a terroristnuclear attack that could cripple a major city and shatter theeconomy, nuclear security experts said on Monday.


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