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#Nuclear

# nuclear - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Iran ‘may pursue nuclear weapon if sanctions persist’
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iran ‘may pursue nuclear weapon if sanctions persist’

Feb 9th 2021, 12:14 PM 8,586 Views 35 Comments

A 1990s fatwa, or religious edict, by the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei states that nuclear weapons are forbidden.

# nuclear - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military
# Soleimani
# Soleimani

Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military

Jan 7th 2020, 6:17 PM 17,607 Views 57 Comments

Tehran will want to ensure its response does not bring further cost to the nation, writes Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics.

# nuclear - Friday 2 August, 2019

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal
# Nuclear Arms
# Nuclear Arms

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

Aug 2nd 2019, 1:46 PM 9,967 Views 26 Comments

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

# nuclear - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:44 PM 14,449 Views 40 Comments

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since the US pulled out of a nuclear deal.

# nuclear - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident
# Study
# Study

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

Dec 1st 2018, 9:00 AM 16,106 Views 27 Comments

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

# nuclear - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

France to shut down 14 of country's 58 nuclear reactors by 2035, Macron says
# France
# France

France to shut down 14 of country's 58 nuclear reactors by 2035, Macron says

Nov 27th 2018, 1:18 PM 10,802 Views 25 Comments

The total includes the previously announced shutdown of France’s two oldest reactors.

# nuclear - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,875 Views 86 Comments

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# nuclear - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'This has been a lone battle': Frustration at government approach to nuclear plant plans in UK
# Hinkley Point C
# Hinkley Point C

'This has been a lone battle': Frustration at government approach to nuclear plant plans in UK

May 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 8,394 Views 34 Comments

An Oireachtas committee is planning to write a submission to UK authorities to express its concern.

# nuclear - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Defence Forces conduct exercise to help prepare for 'dirty bomb' attacks
# Chemical Attack
# Chemical Attack

Defence Forces conduct exercise to help prepare for 'dirty bomb' attacks

Apr 26th 2018, 5:27 PM 11,807 Views 32 Comments

This EU-funded project uses robots and unmanned aerial vehicles to help minimise the risk to operators while collecting physical evidence.

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 15,044 Views 11 Comments

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

# nuclear - Friday 20 April, 2018

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests
# On Hold
# On Hold

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

Apr 20th 2018, 11:45 PM 11,636 Views 61 Comments

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

# nuclear - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

Mar 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 9,223 Views 38 Comments

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# nuclear - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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 7,370 Views 38 Comments

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

# nuclear - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president
# Seoul Searching
# Seoul Searching

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Nov 7th 2017, 7:09 AM 6,803 Views 12 Comments

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

# nuclear - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Reports: 200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korea nuclear testing site
# Punggye-ri
# Punggye-ri

Reports: 200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korea nuclear testing site

Oct 31st 2017, 2:58 PM 25,642 Views 18 Comments

A tunnel has collapsed for the second time at Punggye-ri in North Korea.

# nuclear - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Opinion: 'Trump should eliminate US nukes and give a chance to diplomacy'
# US-NORTH KOREAN RELATIONS
# US-NORTH KOREAN RELATIONS

Opinion: 'Trump should eliminate US nukes and give a chance to diplomacy'

Aug 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,554 Views 63 Comments

Yes, North Korea is a bad regime but this doesn’t mean that bombing it is the solution, writes Julien Mercille.

# nuclear - Saturday 8 July, 2017

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
# Going Nuclear
# Going Nuclear

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

Jul 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,802 Views 40 Comments

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# nuclear - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Watch: Seán O'Brien crosses for Lions after sensational Liam Williams gamble and break
# Clawing Back
From The42
# Clawing Back

Watch: Seán O'Brien crosses for Lions after sensational Liam Williams gamble and break

Jun 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 2,441 Views 2 Comments

After a half of pressure, Liam Williams cut loose on the All Blacks from his own five-metre line.

# nuclear - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Adi Roche: 'I'm asking world leaders to help removing and storing Chernobyl's radioactive material'
# Un Chernobyl Day
# Un Chernobyl Day

Adi Roche: 'I'm asking world leaders to help removing and storing Chernobyl's radioactive material'

Apr 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 333 Views 32 Comments

Let’s show the people of Chernobyl that they are not forgotten, writes Adi Roche.

# nuclear - Friday 23 December, 2016

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment
# Cold War Of Words
# Cold War Of Words

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:33 PM 15,686 Views 70 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 - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'
# Cold War Of Words
# Cold War Of Words

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:53 PM 12,800 Views 67 Comments

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

# nuclear - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal
# Explosive
# Explosive

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal

Dec 21st 2016, 9:00 PM 12,816 Views 33 Comments

Many are now asking how vulnerable US nuclear weapons are to cyber threats.

# nuclear - Thursday 15 September, 2016

The UK is to push ahead with a new nuclear power station across the Irish Sea
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

The UK is to push ahead with a new nuclear power station across the Irish Sea

Sep 15th 2016, 10:14 AM 15,589 Views 101 Comments

The Hinkley Point project had been thrown into doubt but it will go ahead.

# nuclear - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US
# Iran Nuclear Programme
# Iran Nuclear Programme

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US

Aug 7th 2016, 1:10 PM 19,399 Views 27 Comments

Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the United States.

# nuclear - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

Aug 3rd 2016, 7:07 AM 19,021 Views 36 Comments

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

# nuclear - Thursday 28 July, 2016

A new nuclear power station will be built 250 km from the Irish coast
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

A new nuclear power station will be built 250 km from the Irish coast

Jul 28th 2016, 8:14 PM 28,638 Views 125 Comments

The Hinkley Point power station is the UK’s first for 20 years.

# nuclear - Sunday 19 June, 2016

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker
# Arktika
# Arktika

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker

Jun 19th 2016, 9:15 AM 32,535 Views 49 Comments

It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick

# nuclear - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone

Mar 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 46,586 Views 42 Comments

Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .

# nuclear - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Train evacuated over bag of smelly meat
# France
# France

Train evacuated over bag of smelly meat

Oct 3rd 2015, 1:23 PM 14,252 Views 14 Comments

The incident saw 250 people evacuated from the train.

# nuclear - Friday 11 September, 2015

The billionaire hoping to send men to Mars says we'll need to nuke it first
# Kaboom
# Kaboom

The billionaire hoping to send men to Mars says we'll need to nuke it first

Sep 11th 2015, 6:15 AM 25,468 Views 41 Comments

If we want to live there that is.

# nuclear - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 21st 2015, 3:11 PM 23,615 Views 52 Comments

They’re acting tough.

# nuclear - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again
# It's Pronounced Nuc-ular
# It's Pronounced Nuc-ular

Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again

Jun 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 56,157 Views 41 Comments

But only because there threat of nuclear annihilation has receded. Yay.

# nuclear - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

A nuclear submarine is on fire in Russia, but 'there's nothing to worry about'
# Blaze
# Blaze

A nuclear submarine is on fire in Russia, but 'there's nothing to worry about'

Apr 7th 2015, 3:07 PM 14,305 Views 30 Comments

It is believed the vessel wasn’t carrying nuclear fuel.

# nuclear - Thursday 2 April, 2015

A breakthrough's been reached in nuclear talks between Iran and the West
# At Last
# At Last

A breakthrough's been reached in nuclear talks between Iran and the West

Apr 2nd 2015, 8:57 PM 9,540 Views 88 Comments

US President Barack Obama has welcomed the “historic understanding” with Iran.

# nuclear - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere
# Scary Stuff
# Scary Stuff

Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere

Feb 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 52,057 Views 71 Comments

It is always within Obama’s reach.

# nuclear - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister
# Power Up
# Power Up

Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister

Dec 31st 2014, 8:52 AM 6,521 Views 95 Comments

Alex White says he understands concerns over nuclear power.

# nuclear - Monday 29 December, 2014

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?
# State Papers
# State Papers

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?

Dec 29th 2014, 11:00 AM 17,823 Views 44 Comments

That was a big question back in the early 1980s.

# nuclear - Saturday 6 December, 2014

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare
# Hermit Kingdom
# Hermit Kingdom

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare

Dec 6th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,330 Views 26 Comments

It is reportedly the first to use “a highly destructive class of malicious software that is designed to make computer networks unable to operate” into a company’s computer system in the United States.

# nuclear - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town
# 28 Years Later
# 28 Years Later

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 21,213 Views 26 Comments

‘Serene and disturbing.’

# nuclear - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan
# 6.2 Magnitude
# 6.2 Magnitude

'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan

Nov 22nd 2014, 3:24 PM 7,351 Views 8 Comments

Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.

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