UN nuclear agency appoints acting chief of inspections

T he UN nuclear agency IAEA on Friday appointed Massimo Aparo as acting chief of nuclear inspections and deputy director general of the agency, without giving much information. Tero Varjoranta, previous head of the Department of Safeguards as well as deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) left office on Friday without offering more details, Xinhua reported. (IANS)