Rafael Mariano Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, warned that increased fighting near the Russian-occupied nuclear plant could cause an accident.
Month: September 2022
Blast at Afghan Mosque Kills at Least 18, Including a Pro-Taliban Cleric
Among the casualties was Mawlawi Mujib Rahman Ansari, who had ties to the Taliban and was known for his criticism of the country’s previous Western-backed governments.
U.N. Inspectors Brace for Second Day of Gauging Risks at Nuclear Plant
Experts remaining at the Zaporizhzhia facility may find their options for protecting the region from a disaster are limited.
Experts Brave Shelling to Reach Imperiled Ukrainian Nuclear Plant at Last
The team from the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog reached the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia plant for the first time since the war began, despite fresh shelling each side blamed on the other.
Your Thursday Briefing: U.N. Accuses China of Possible ‘Crimes Against Humanity’
Plus U.N. inspects an embattled nuclear power plant and China locks down Chengdu.
U.N. Inspectors Arrive at Embattled Nuclear Plant
The U.N. mission braved intensified shelling, as Russia and Ukraine accused each other of putting the team in danger.
For Uyghurs, U.N. Report on China’s Abuses is a Long-Awaited Vindication
The report’s assessment that China’s crackdown in Xinjiang could amount to “crimes against humanity” gives new momentum to a campaign to pressure Beijing.
How Reagan and Bush Overcame Their Skepticism of Gorbachev
Mr. Gorbachev was charming and presented himself as a modernizer, but neither Ronald Reagan nor George Bush was convinced he was for real. They would both be proved wrong.