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# nukes - 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.

# nukes - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

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

They’re acting tough.

# nukes - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Explainer: The Iran nuclear deal - what's in it, and why we should care

A landmark deal has been struck that will prohibit Iran developing a nuclear bomb.

# nukes - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Negotiators arrive at UN for crucial talks on Iran's nuclear plan

Israel and the West say Iran’s nuclear programme is aimed at developing an atomic bomb, but Tehran says it is for peaceful purposes only.

# nukes - Saturday 14 September, 2013

North Korea marches on towards nuclear reactor, despite international fears

Evidence that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor is a fresh slap in the face for efforts to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.

# nukes - Monday 15 July, 2013

Greenpeace activists arrested in France after nuclear plant break-in

Activists hung banners reading “Tricastin: a nuclear accident” and “Francois Hollande: president of a catastrophe?”.

# nukes - Sunday 23 June, 2013

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

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

# nukes - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Iran nuclear talks continue despite fears of impasse

Representatives of six world powers are holding talks with Iran in Baghdad over Iran’s nuclear fuel production.

# nukes - Sunday 29 January, 2012

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.