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#Nuclear Weapons

# nuclear-weapons - Last month October 2022

North Korean nuclear test would meet 'unprecedented' response: US, Japan, South Korea
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korean nuclear test would meet 'unprecedented' response: US, Japan, South Korea

Oct 26th 2022, 8:01 AM 17,397 Views 14 Comments

Seoul and Washington have repeatedly warned that Pyongyang could be close to testing an atomic bomb for the first time since 2017.

# nuclear-weapons - This year 2022

North Korea law allows for nuclear first strike, makes ownership of missiles 'irreversible'

North Korea law allows for nuclear first strike, makes ownership of missiles 'irreversible'

Sep 9th 2022, 7:44 AM 22,332 Views 24 Comments

‘The status of our country as a nuclear weapons state has become irreversible’, leader Kim Jong Un said.

Irish diplomats work to broker nuclear weapons deal in high-level New York talks
# United Nations
# United Nations

Irish diplomats work to broker nuclear weapons deal in high-level New York talks

Aug 13th 2022, 6:30 AM 22,154 Views 10 Comments

Irish diplomats are involved in the month-long talks on the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

World is ‘one misunderstanding away from nuclear annihilation’, UN chief warns
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

World is ‘one misunderstanding away from nuclear annihilation’, UN chief warns

Aug 1st 2022, 5:14 PM 29,671 Views 22 Comments

Antonio Guterres gave the warning at the opening of a meeting to review a 50-year-old treaty aimed at preventing the spread of nuclear weapons.

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament
# Taoiseach Abroad
# Taoiseach Abroad

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament

Jul 20th 2022, 12:19 PM 10,295 Views 36 Comments

The Taoiseach also expressed his sincere condolences on the killing of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

South Korea's military says North Korea fired ballistic missile
# Tests
# Tests

South Korea's military says North Korea fired ballistic missile

May 4th 2022, 7:27 AM 9,310 Views 8 Comments

Despite biting sanctions, North Korea has doubled down on its military modernisation drive.

# nuclear-weapons - Last year 2021

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons
# Lukashenko
# Lukashenko

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons

Nov 30th 2021, 8:21 PM 25,354 Views 26 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko has also said for the first time that he recognises the contested Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.

Controversial 'father' of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies aged 85
# Abdul Qadeer Khan
# Abdul Qadeer Khan

Controversial 'father' of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies aged 85

Oct 10th 2021, 8:46 AM 11,942 Views 4 Comments

Abdul Qadeer Khan launched Pakistan on the path to becoming a nuclear weapons power in the early 1970s.

# nuclear-weapons - All time

Iran claims Israel used 'electronic device' to remotely kill military nuclear scientist
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Iran claims Israel used 'electronic device' to remotely kill military nuclear scientist

Nov 30th 2020, 11:03 AM 12,713 Views 15 Comments

The comments came at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into effect
# United Nations
# United Nations

Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into effect

Oct 25th 2020, 10:42 AM 23,996 Views 24 Comments

Honduras just ratified the Treaty as the 50th state.

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki

Nov 24th 2019, 10:40 AM 7,229 Views 20 Comments

Thousands of Japanese people came out in heavy rain to hear the pope speak.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US
# Kim Jong-un
# Kim Jong-un

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:35 AM 7,386 Views 11 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

Trump denies wanting to drop nuclear bombs on hurricanes to stop them
# Nuke The Storm
# Nuke The Storm

Trump denies wanting to drop nuclear bombs on hurricanes to stop them

Updated Aug 26th 2019, 2:35 PM 130,336 Views 98 Comments

Trump said the story was “fake news”.

US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia

Feb 20th 2019, 9:57 AM 24,967 Views 43 Comments

The alleged move is apparently to please corporate supporters who stand to profit handsomely.

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
# Global Ban
# Global Ban

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,498 Views 32 Comments

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy

Nov 4th 2018, 3:56 PM 13,275 Views 31 Comments

It said the policy could return if the US doesn’t end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

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

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

Oct 22nd 2018, 10:38 AM 10,592 Views 41 Comments

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

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran

Sep 5th 2018, 7:25 AM 8,565 Views 27 Comments

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

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

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

Aug 28th 2018, 8:07 AM 7,426 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Aug 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 11,690 Views 58 Comments

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.

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Jul 24th 2018, 8:08 AM 16,892 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,915 Views 49 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 1st 2018, 10:40 PM 14,877 Views 49 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2018, 6:27 PM 11,592 Views 15 Comments

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

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month
# Progress
# Progress

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Apr 29th 2018, 9:43 AM 9,066 Views 36 Comments

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

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year
# Tired Mountain Syndrome
# Tired Mountain Syndrome

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

Apr 26th 2018, 8:21 AM 15,062 Views 11 Comments

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

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

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

Mar 10th 2018, 7:42 AM 7,573 Views 38 Comments

The White House has swatted away criticisms of the meeting.

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

Jan 13th 2018, 6:15 PM 7,395 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:24 AM 7,721 Views 4 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 1st 2018, 7:37 AM 13,209 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:37 AM 8,308 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 13th 2017, 7:48 AM 5,040 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 4th 2017, 12:40 PM 18,187 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 28th 2017, 11:33 AM 14,616 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 11th 2017, 6:06 PM 17,519 Views 85 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 8th 2017, 8:07 AM 24,644 Views 62 Comments

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

Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?
# Ican
# Ican

Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Oct 6th 2017, 2:49 PM 7,311 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 6th 2017, 10:10 AM 6,244 Views 11 Comments

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato
# United Nations
# United Nations

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato

Sep 20th 2017, 7:27 PM 9,832 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 5th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,814 Views 47 Comments

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

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