The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO, will now have to do without its principal paymaster - the United States. At the UNIDO general conference held in the first week of

CLAIMING that the Chernobyl nuclear power plant had become one of the safest in the world because of the safety measures that have been introduced since the 1986 explosion, Ukraine energy minister

AS THE first president of the International Green Cross (IGC) -- an organisation that has been set up to help victims of human-made disasters and is to have offices at Geneva and The Hague --

A blast in a secret weapons factory in the off limits city of Tomsk 7 shook western Siberia recently and revived memories of Chernobyl.

THYROID cancer has started appearing sooner and spreading faster than expected among children exposed to radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April,

UKRAINE will stage an international competition for engineers to ensure the lasting safety of the Chernobyl nuclear plant. It is hoping to lure aid from the Group of Seven (G-7) industrialised

EUROPE is getting increasingly worried about nuclear fallout from the erstwhile communist republics. The G-7 leaders are expected to endorse a multibillion-dollar plan to improve the safety of

THE Ukraine government has, six years after the disaster, officially admitted that between 6,000 and 8,000 people died as a direct result of the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor

On April 26, 2001, Ukrainians commemorated the darkest day in their history

Environmental issues took a backseat at the recent G 7 meet where the main concern was the business of revamping Soviet built nuclear power plants