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# Nuclear Threat

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2022
# Ukraine
Drone attack hits Ukraine as US warns Russia of ‘consequences’ over nuclear weapons
A massive fire and explosion was caused in the port of Odessa.
Voices
Tom Clonan: There is now little chance of a Russian breakthrough in Ukraine
The security analyst says Putin’s tactics are failing and the international community must work hard to bring a peaceful end to the conflict.
Voices
Tom Clonan: Only Putin knows how far he is willing to go to win his futile war in Ukraine
The security analyst assesses Putin’s use of nuclear power as a weapon of war.
# Zaporizhzhia
UN watchdog expresses 'deep concern' as staff at Ukraine nuclear plant under Russian orders
Invading Russian forces attacked and seized the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on Friday.
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# Nuclear Threat
Trump says North Korea's threat of 'Christmas gift' to US may be a 'beautiful vase as opposed to a missile test'
Nuclear talks between the US and North Korea have been stalled since a February summit fell apart.
# Nuclear Threat
North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site
North Korea continues to pressure the Trump administration over an end-of-year deadline to salvage faltering nuclear negotiations.
# Nuclear Threat
North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'
North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.
# Nuclear Threat
Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal
Tensions between Iran and members of the UN security council were heightened after the US pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018.
# Nuclear Threat
Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'
The threat was made in response to claims that North Korea has become a full nuclear power.
# Nuclear Threat
Kim Jong Un left red-faced as North Korean 'missile test fails' one day after military parade
The failed test comes one day after Pyongyang showed off its military strength at a parade.
How a shy boy from North Korea became the world's scariest dictator*
*right now
# North Korea
US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack
The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.
# doomsday
Doomsday Clock moved a minute closer to midnight...
Scientists warn that world leaders are failing to make progress over global warming and nuclear weapons.
# Israel
Israeli minister says strike on Iran could avert nuclear threat
Moshe Yaalon called for “the entire civilised world” to come together to combat the Iranian regime and its nuclear threat.
# Nuclear Threat
Fears wildfires could push radioactive waste towards Moscow
Russian rescue workers battle to control the flames spreading towards the Chernobyl nuclear fallout zone.