Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population to protect it against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident.
Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki.
The theft of a vehicle in Mexico containing a potentially deadly radioactive material briefly raised alarm -- but the container was found with no leak or harm to the population.
While the Ministry of Healthcare is taking measures concerning the sleep syndrome, there are more cases reported.
A new leak of 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water has been discovered at Fukushima, the plant's operator said Thursday after it revealed only one of nine thermometers in a crippled reactor was still working.
Mexican authorities Thursday recovered dangerous radioactive material from a cancer-treating medical device that was on a stolen truck and abandoned in a field, the interior ministry said.
Kyrgyzstan state customs service seized a batch of cars from Japan with high radiation background at Alamedin station in Chu oblast,.
The hazardous wastes were discovered during a routine check by Pavlodar oblast state sanitary control department at the territory of Casting JSC.
Radioactive emissions 50 times higher than normal have been detected in waters close to a nickel and zinc mine in central Finland.
U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan has presented Kazakhstan with a special vehicle for transportation of radioactive materials equipped with an anti-theft alarm system.
A foreign citizen has tried to illegally bring five calibration radioactive sources out of Almaty.
Bishkek heat power plant received 8 thousand tons of coal from Kazakhstan with radiation level 2-8 times exceeding the standards.
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