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# nuclear - Monday 16 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,385 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'
# Russia
# Russia

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'

May 16th 2022, 6:56 PM 63,438 Views 29 Comments

The station had broadcast a simulation of Ireland and the UK being destroyed by a nuclear strike.

# nuclear - Sunday 27 March, 2022

EU envoy holds talks in Iran aiming to 'close gaps' on 2015 nuclear deal
# JCPOA
# JCPOA

EU envoy holds talks in Iran aiming to 'close gaps' on 2015 nuclear deal

Mar 27th 2022, 1:02 PM 6,683 Views 0 Comments

Ireland is the UN Security Council’s facilitator on the Iran nuclear deal.

# nuclear - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Gardaí appeal for nuclear gauge and other items taken from a van in Co Louth
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Gardaí appeal for nuclear gauge and other items taken from a van in Co Louth

Mar 1st 2022, 6:55 PM 28,153 Views 6 Comments

The gauge contains a radioactive source, and was taken sometime between last night and this morning.

# nuclear - Monday 28 February, 2022

Missiles hit radioactive waste disposal site in Ukraine’s capital
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Missiles hit radioactive waste disposal site in Ukraine’s capital

Feb 28th 2022, 6:48 AM 51,323 Views 13 Comments

The report came a day after an electrical transformer at a similar disposal facility in Kharkiv was damaged.

# nuclear - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

'Milestone' nuclear fusion energy record hit by UK-based scientists
# Energy Source
# Energy Source

'Milestone' nuclear fusion energy record hit by UK-based scientists

Feb 9th 2022, 2:21 PM 14,298 Views 12 Comments

A team in England more than doubled a 1997 record for sustained energy generated.

# nuclear - Monday 7 February, 2022

Experts review plan at Fukushima nuclear plant to release treated radioactive water into sea
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Experts review plan at Fukushima nuclear plant to release treated radioactive water into sea

Feb 7th 2022, 1:22 PM 10,728 Views 11 Comments

The tanks holding the water are expected to reach their capacity of 1.37 million tons later this year.

# nuclear - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests

Sep 28th 2021, 7:24 AM 8,120 Views 10 Comments

It is the latest in a series of mixed messages from Pyongyang, coming days after the rogue state dangled the prospect of an inter-Korean summit.

# nuclear - Monday 30 August, 2021

North Korea appears to have resumed nuclear reactor operation - UN atomic agency
# Plutonium
# Plutonium

North Korea appears to have resumed nuclear reactor operation - UN atomic agency

Aug 30th 2021, 10:06 AM 12,474 Views 17 Comments

The reactor referred to in a report produces plutonium, one of the two key ingredients used to build nuclear weapons.

# 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 8,597 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 17,621 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 9,980 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 14,454 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 16,139 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 10,812 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 19,882 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 8,398 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 11,852 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 15,047 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 11,639 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 9,231 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 7,377 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 6,822 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 25,646 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 5,573 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 10,813 Views 41 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 2,463 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 399 Views 34 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 15,707 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 12,807 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 12,835 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 15,631 Views 112 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 19,416 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 19,029 Views 37 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 28,718 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 32,549 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 46,685 Views 41 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 14,258 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 25,492 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 23,628 Views 52 Comments

They’re acting tough.

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