Finland's government has given the go-ahead for construction of the world's first final repository for high-level waste on the Olkiluoto Peninsula. Nearly 6500 metric tons are to be stored deep underground. Critics are warning of the dangers.
US sales of bomb shelters have skyrocketed as fears of nuclear attack and climate-based disaster increase. A growing community of Doomsday "preppers" claims the government is unable to protect the American people.
Nuclear power stations have been churning out radioactive waste for decades. At least 10 new reactors came online last year - making the question of long-term storage all the more pressing. There's no solution in sight.
Opposition politicians and media outlets have called on South Korea's president to consider asking Washington to bring back battlefield nuclear capability amid the North Korean missile threat. Julian Ryall reports.
Reports indicating advanced North Korean nuclear capability and a fiery exchange of words between Pyongyang and Washington are causing concern in Japan that US military facilities might be the first targets.
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