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# nukes - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato
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Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato

Sep 20th 2017, 7:27 PM 9,791 Views 46 Comments

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

Jul 21st 2015, 3:11 PM 23,616 Views 52 Comments

They’re acting tough.

# nukes - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

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

Jul 14th 2015, 10:42 PM 20,736 Views 73 Comments

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

Oct 15th 2013, 9:41 AM 1,284 Views 15 Comments

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
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North Korea marches on towards nuclear reactor, despite international fears

Sep 14th 2013, 5:00 PM 7,363 Views 65 Comments

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
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Greenpeace activists arrested in France after nuclear plant break-in

Jul 15th 2013, 6:11 PM 3,238 Views 9 Comments

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

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 10,831 Views 70 Comments

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
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Iran nuclear talks continue despite fears of impasse

May 24th 2012, 8:18 AM 645 Views 3 Comments

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
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UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

Jan 29th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,530 Views 19 Comments

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