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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# nukes

This year
US team meets Irish diplomats as part of bid to restart engagement with Russia on nuclear deal
The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed that the meeting took place on Tuesday in Dublin.
Last year
Kim Jong Un threatens to use nuclear weapons amid tensions with US and South Korea
Kim has this year been increasingly threatening rivals with his advancing nuclear programme.
All time
Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons today.
North Korea has some pretty scary stuff to say about its nuclear weapons
They’re acting tough.
Explainer: The Iran nuclear deal - what's in it, and why we should care
A landmark deal has been struck that will prohibit Iran developing a nuclear bomb.
Negotiators arrive at UN for crucial talks on Iran's nuclear plan
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.
North Korea marches on towards nuclear reactor, despite international fears
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.
Greenpeace activists arrested in France after nuclear plant break-in
Activists hung banners reading “Tricastin: a nuclear accident” and “Francois Hollande: president of a catastrophe?”.
Russia and US now have 90 per cent of the world’s nuclear weapons
Russia has more more nuclear weapons than any other country in the world, just surpassing the tally of the United States.
Iran nuclear talks continue despite fears of impasse
Representatives of six world powers are holding talks with Iran in Baghdad over Iran’s nuclear fuel production.
UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran
The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.