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#Nuclear Weapons

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons
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US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Apr 26th 2017, 10:52 PM 13,280 Views 32 Comments

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 17 April, 2017

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'
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North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'

Apr 17th 2017, 6:45 PM 30,878 Views 50 Comments

When US President Donald Trump was asked for his thoughts on North Korea, he reportedly replied “Gotta behave”.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 15 April, 2017

North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first
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North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first

Apr 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 29,343 Views 61 Comments

Donald Trump has dispatched an aircraft carrier group to the Korean peninsula.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 26 December, 2016

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel
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Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

Dec 26th 2016, 9:21 AM 21,959 Views 46 Comments

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

# nuclear-weapons - Friday 23 December, 2016

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment
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Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:33 PM 15,685 Views 69 Comments

The US President-elect had said the US needs to expand its nuclear capabilities until “the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.

# nuclear-weapons - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'
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Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:53 PM 12,798 Views 67 Comments

The US President-elect made the comment a few hours after Vladimir Putin said something similar about Russia.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 10 September, 2016

North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'
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North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'

Sep 10th 2016, 3:19 PM 15,627 Views 36 Comments

The country has sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against US nuclear “blackmail”.

# nuclear-weapons - Friday 27 May, 2016

Obama in Hiroshima: "71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed."
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Obama in Hiroshima: "71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed."

May 27th 2016, 11:50 AM 21,298 Views 183 Comments

It’s the first visit to the city by a sitting US president.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology
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Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology

May 10th 2016, 7:41 PM 12,893 Views 110 Comments

No sitting US President has ever visited the city.

# nuclear-weapons - Friday 4 March, 2016

North Korea warns its nuclear weapons are ready for attack 'at any moment'
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North Korea warns its nuclear weapons are ready for attack 'at any moment'

Mar 4th 2016, 7:51 AM 11,537 Views 44 Comments

Kim Jong-un has reportedly instructed his military to ready itself for a “pre-emptive attack” following UN sanctions.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 8 February, 2016

The UN wants "significant measures" after North Korea launches a rocket into space
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The UN wants "significant measures" after North Korea launches a rocket into space

Feb 8th 2016, 8:39 AM 8,758 Views 57 Comments

US Ambassador Samantha Power stressed that fresh sanctions should “break new ground.”

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Woman who held 35-year protest outside White House dies
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Woman who held 35-year protest outside White House dies

Jan 27th 2016, 10:13 AM 29,173 Views 37 Comments

The demonstration is widely considered to be the longest-running act of political protest in the US.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

What is a hydrogen bomb?
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What is a hydrogen bomb?

Jan 6th 2016, 4:11 PM 24,584 Views 56 Comments

It generates temperatures similar to those found at the sun’s core.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Bye bye Scotland, could the UK's nuclear arsenal be stored at Irish loughs?
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Bye bye Scotland, could the UK's nuclear arsenal be stored at Irish loughs?

Nov 24th 2015, 8:29 PM 34,148 Views 137 Comments

If Scotland turfs them out, that’s exactly what the DUP wants.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here's the damage North Korea could do if it went to war
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Here's the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Aug 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 50,208 Views 50 Comments

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

North Korea has some pretty scary stuff to say about its nuclear weapons
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North Korea has some pretty scary stuff to say about its nuclear weapons

Jul 21st 2015, 3:11 PM 23,612 Views 52 Comments

They’re acting tough.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Video: How nuclear weapons are made
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Video: How nuclear weapons are made

Aug 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,012 Views 21 Comments

Today is the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

# nuclear-weapons - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'
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Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

Mar 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 181 Views 66 Comments

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Where to hide if a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city…
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Where to hide if a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city…

Jan 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 32,842 Views 95 Comments

Bunker down.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Iran nuclear talks hit a snag
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Iran nuclear talks hit a snag

Nov 9th 2013, 5:55 PM 5,358 Views 16 Comments

France has questioned whether proposed moves go far enough

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

New Iran PM wants "serious" nuclear talks
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New Iran PM wants "serious" nuclear talks

Aug 6th 2013, 6:52 PM 4,843 Views 54 Comments

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said he would not surrender Iran’s rights but wanted to allay Western concerns.

Column: If we want to see the end of nuclear weapons then we need to ban nuclear testing
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Column: If we want to see the end of nuclear weapons then we need to ban nuclear testing

Aug 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 40 Views 58 Comments

The treaty banning nuclear testing is yet to ratified by the US and other countries, but it is key to the steps to the path of nuclear disarmament, writes Jason Douglas.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Russia and US now have 90 per cent of the world’s nuclear weapons
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Russia and US now have 90 per cent of the world’s nuclear weapons

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 10,817 Views 70 Comments

Russia has more more nuclear weapons than any other country in the world, just surpassing the tally of the United States.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 16 June, 2013

North Korea to US: 'Let's talk, but only if you dump your nukes'
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North Korea to US: 'Let's talk, but only if you dump your nukes'

Jun 16th 2013, 6:35 PM 9,919 Views 66 Comments

North Korea says it will only talk without preconditions, or unless both sides give up their nuclear arsenal in advance.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 19 May, 2013

North Korea fires another short-range missile from east coast
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North Korea fires another short-range missile from east coast

May 19th 2013, 4:37 PM 7,055 Views 31 Comments

The test is the fourth launch in just two days, at a time when tensions with South Korea and Japan remain high.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

North Korea demands recognition of 'nuclear state' status before US talks
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North Korea demands recognition of 'nuclear state' status before US talks

Apr 23rd 2013, 9:49 AM 5,463 Views 24 Comments

Pyongyang says talks must be held on the basis that nuclear states are equals – but the US says it won’t ever acknowledge it.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 8 April, 2013

South Korean minister says North Korea 'preparing a fourth nuclear test'
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South Korean minister says North Korea 'preparing a fourth nuclear test'

Apr 8th 2013, 8:31 AM 5,664 Views 42 Comments

Seoul’s Unification minister says there are signs that North Korea is preparing yet another test, as tensions remain high.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Timeline: North Korean rocket launches and nuclear tests
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Timeline: North Korean rocket launches and nuclear tests

Feb 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,273 Views 16 Comments

A timeline of the country’s rocket launches and nuclear tests since 1998, leading up to yesterday’s widely-condemned test.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Ireland condemns North Korean nuclear test 'in strongest terms'
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Ireland condemns North Korean nuclear test 'in strongest terms'

Feb 12th 2013, 7:56 AM 6,118 Views 87 Comments

Eamon Gilmore adds his voice to a chorus of international opposition to North Korea’s nuclear explosive testing.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 8 October, 2012

Video: Nukes must be eradicated but US ignoring the issue: Gorbachev
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Video: Nukes must be eradicated but US ignoring the issue: Gorbachev

Oct 8th 2012, 9:21 PM 4,901 Views 31 Comments

The former Soviet leader says the US is doing too little to get rid of nuclear weapons.

# nuclear-weapons - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Iran summit stumbles on nuclear, Syria criticism
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Iran summit stumbles on nuclear, Syria criticism

Aug 30th 2012, 1:35 PM 2,832 Views 40 Comments

Egypt’s new president publicly sided with Syria’s opposition while Iran’s supreme leader clashed with the head of the UN over its nuclear programme.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Iran's supreme leader: 'Thunder will fall on Israel if it attacks'
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Iran's supreme leader: 'Thunder will fall on Israel if it attacks'

Jun 3rd 2012, 9:57 AM 2,563 Views 55 Comments

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Israel is isolated and vulnerable - and any “wrong action” will prompt response.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 26 March, 2012

Obama warns North Korea and Iran over nuclear ambitions
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Obama warns North Korea and Iran over nuclear ambitions

Mar 26th 2012, 10:06 AM 616 Views 0 Comments

He also admitted that the US has more nuclear weapons than it needs.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 26th 2012, 8:32 AM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Iran to grant UN nuclear inspectors access to military complex
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Iran to grant UN nuclear inspectors access to military complex

Mar 6th 2012, 1:32 PM 1,283 Views 31 Comments

IAEA inspectors had previously been banned from examining the facility they suspect is carrying out secret atomic work.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests
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North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests

Feb 29th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,005 Views 10 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang both announce that North Korea will allow IAEA inspectors to verify that it has stopped work.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Iran threatens pre-emptive strike against 'enemies'
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Iran threatens pre-emptive strike against 'enemies'

Feb 22nd 2012, 1:32 PM 3,827 Views 74 Comments

The warning comes amid speculation in some quarters that the US or Israel could launch military action against the Middle Eastern power.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 18 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 18th 2012, 7:46 PM 5,281 Views 5 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Diplomats reveal: Iran 'poised for major nuclear expansion'
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Diplomats reveal: Iran 'poised for major nuclear expansion'

Feb 18th 2012, 6:51 PM 3,552 Views 148 Comments

Anonymous diplomats have told the Associated Press that Iran has readied an underground site for thousands of centrifuges.

# nuclear-weapons - Friday 17 February, 2012

Govt backs sanctions against Iran on nuclear issues, but not Israel
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Govt backs sanctions against Iran on nuclear issues, but not Israel

Feb 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,032 Views 42 Comments

Speaking in the Dáil this week, Eamon Gilmore ruled out Irish support of military action against Iran.