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#Nuclear Weapons

# nuclear-weapons - Today’s News

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran

Washington has sought to build up international pressure on Iran after reimposing tough sanctions in August.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 4 August, 2018

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Analysts have said that it is an “important first step” towards fulfilling commitments made to US President Donald Trump.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# nuclear-weapons - Friday 1 June, 2018

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter

The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 20 May, 2018

US and South Korea to 'work closely' after North Korea threatens to pull out of summit

North Korea’s sudden shift in attitude followed a weeks-long charm offensive.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 29 April, 2018

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

# nuclear-weapons - Thursday 26 April, 2018

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world' Denuclearise This post contains videos

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world'

The White House has swatted away criticisms of the meeting.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone

The offer comes after Kim Jong-Un said he has a nuclear button on his desk and his country might attend the Winter Olympics in the South.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 1 January, 2018

Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk

The North Korean leader vowed the country would mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.

# nuclear-weapons - Monday 4 December, 2017

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 28 October, 2017

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Trump threatens to 'challenge licence' of NBC after critical reports about nuclear weapons

NBC reported that Trump wants a tenfold increase to US nuclear weapons.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea

The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.

# nuclear-weapons - Friday 6 October, 2017

Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?

You can’t nominate yourself, in case you were wondering.

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons today.

# nuclear-weapons - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

# nuclear-weapons - Sunday 6 August, 2017

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima

An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 15 July, 2017

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 3 June, 2017

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

# nuclear-weapons - Saturday 29 April, 2017

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# nuclear-weapons - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

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'

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

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

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

# nuclear-weapons - Friday 23 December, 2016

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment Cold War Of Words This post contains videos

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

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'

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'

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." Making History This post contains videos

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

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

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