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WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- North Korea repeated its long-running claims during last week's talks with former U.S. officials that it needs nuclear weapons to cope with what it claims the U.S. "hostile policy" towards the country, a participant was ...
The delegations of South Africa, Morocco, Chile, and innumerable other non-nuclear weapon states deplored the fact that there is no international instrument banning nuclear weapons. Where there has been an alphabet soup of partial and paltry attempts ...

Persuading "paranoid" North Korea to stop building nuclear weapons is probably a lost cause and efforts to cap its capability are the best hope, according to the US Director of National Intelligence.
Russia is known to have the largest supply of nuclear weapons, including a destructive bomb called the SS-18 that is also known as the Satan.
The Australian government and some other governments claim that a nuclear weapons prohibition would fail to achieve its end, and would be divisive.
In a sign that sanctions against the country may have backfired, North Korea's coal export prices have lately shot up 40 percent, from about $59 in early August to $99 in late October, the Wall Street Journal reported.

A TV commercial suggesting Donald Trump may be itching to use nuclear weapons - killing more than the population of Columbus - has begun airing in Ohio.
Related articles. Russian military build impenetrable CLOSED internet - and mocks US ... National Crime Agency: Hundreds of Russian hackers attacking the West; Putin's nuclear weapons 'could wipe out ALL of America's east coast' · Vladimir Putin ...
Not many Australian academics convince a US president to adopt a less dangerous nuclear weapons strategy. Yet this is what the Former US President Jimmy Carter credits Des Ball with doing.
UNI Global Union and its 20 million members in 150 countries welcome the discussions taking place on the draft UN General Assembly resolution to start negotiations on a treaty banning nuclear weapons. We call on governments to get behind this ...
The United States is campaigning hard against proposed U.N. General Assembly resolution banning nuclear weapons, pressuring treaty allies like South Korea, ...
According to him, such steps, which provided non-nuclear-weapon status to the country, have shown not only the ability for non-dangerous nuclear weapons technology in a single advanced and confidently developing country to be beneficial, but also hope ...
The messaging of this action comes at a time when both countries have been on the brink of war, and threats of using nuclear weapons have been made. The consolidation of power into the hands of so few - the leaders of the 9 countries that control ...
Russia has the largest haul of nuclear weapons of any country in the world and reportedly has the most powerful bomb named the SS-18 - menacingly nicknamed the Satan.
"Our species faces the stark choice of either eliminating the world's nuclear weapons, or they will eliminate us", so said Joseph Rotblat, senior Manhattan Project scientist who quit the project for ethical reasons after the Hiroshima bombing in 1945.
During the October 19 presidential debate hosted by Fox News' Chris Wallace, Wallace permitted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to deny past comments supporting the proliferation of nuclear weapons -- even though Trump made those ...
Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton has been "proven to be a liar" as the pair clashed yet again Wednesday on the issue of nuclear weapons. Clinton, during the final presidential debate, alleged that Trump has been "very cavalier, even casual" about ...

North Korea test-fires a large-caliber multiple launch rocket system. Support for a nuclear ban treaty has been growing steadily over months of negotiations, but it has no support from the nine known nuclear states, including North Korea.
The Clinton campaign has blasted Trump for being too cavalier on nuclear weapons, including advocating the spread of nuclear weapons to countries like Saudi Arabia, Japan and South Korea. On several occasions, Trump indicated an openness to other ...
"Make no mistake, any attack on America or our allies will not only be defeated, but any use of nuclear weapons will met with an overwhelming and effective response," he said.
His Advisors have apparently abandoned the idea of removing US land-based missiles from hair-trigger alert. Ditto the idea of establishing a no-first-use nuclear policy, which would rule out the first use of nuclear weapons in a conflict. Still on the ...
As The Wall Street Journal reported on August 12, 2016, "The possibility of a 'No-First-Use' declaration - which would see the United States explicitly rule out a first strike with a nuclear weapon in any conflict - met resistance at a National ...
a spread out mushroom cloud in the ocean by a beach with some houses Photo courtesy of Library Of Congress A nuclear weapon is detonated at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands on July 25, 1946. Between 1946 and 1958 the US tested 66 nuclear weapons ...
New Delhi: An Islamabad chaiwala, or tea seller, has become Pakistan's blue-eyed boy, with people on social media calling him Pak's "nuclear weapon" who could be unleashed for "surgical strikes on Indian girls." This picture was taken by a photographer ...
Pyongyang, North Korea - North Korea has warned that it may carry out further nuclear tests and says it is prepared to launch a preemptive strike on the United States if U.S.
WASHINGTON - Twenty-two more US House lawmakers are calling on President Barack Obama to adopt a policy of no-first-use of nuclear weapons, part of a tide of Democratic lawmakers pushing for restraint on atomic arms as the sun sets on the current ...
A key technology used for virtual currencies is being researched by the Department of Defense to create more secure networks. The goal is to create tamper-proof military computer systems, including those systems used to control America's nuclear weapons.
Will you help end our terrible love affair with nuclear weapons that threatens us all? "Our species faces the stark choice of either eliminating the world's nuclear ...
WASHINGTON -- US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Thursday that the United States would make an "overwhelming" military response if Pyongyang was to ever successfully launch a nuclear weapon. The United States "strongly condemns" the missile ...
During the October 19 presidential debate hosted by Fox News' Chris Wallace, Wallace permitted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to deny past comments supporting the proliferation of nuclear weapons -- even though Trump made those ...
Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton has been "proven to be a liar" as the pair clashed yet again Wednesday on the issue of nuclear weapons. Clinton, during the final presidential debate, alleged that Trump has been "very cavalier, even casual" about ...
The Clinton campaign has blasted Trump for being too cavalier on nuclear weapons, including advocating the spread of nuclear weapons to countries like Saudi Arabia, Japan and South Korea. On several occasions, Trump indicated an openness to other ...
Australia has spent months in negotiations over the proposed negotiations, seeking to stymie the push for a ban on nuclear weapons, and has sought to press the case for what it describes as a "building blocks" approach of engaging with nuclear powers ...
"Make no mistake, any attack on America or our allies will not only be defeated, but any use of nuclear weapons will met with an overwhelming and effective response," he said.
As The Wall Street Journal reported on August 12, 2016, "The possibility of a 'No-First-Use' declaration - which would see the United States explicitly rule out a first strike with a nuclear weapon in any conflict - met resistance at a National ...
An Islamabad chaiwala, or tea seller, has become Pakistan's blue-eyed boy, with people on social media calling him Pak's "nuclear weapon" who could be ...
His Advisors have apparently abandoned the idea of removing US land-based missiles from hair-trigger alert. Ditto the idea of establishing a no-first-use nuclear policy, which would rule out the first use of nuclear weapons in a conflict. Still on the ...
Pyongyang, North Korea - North Korea has warned that it may carry out further nuclear tests and says it is prepared to launch a preemptive strike on the United States if U.S.
Mr. Trump has asked CIA briefers: "If we have them (nuclear weapons), why can't we use them?" And yet, numerous prominent Republicans have endorsed him, even though they agree he should not have the most sobering and awesome presidential power ...
a spread out mushroom cloud in the ocean by a beach with some houses Photo courtesy of Library Of Congress A nuclear weapon is detonated at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands on July 25, 1946. Between 1946 and 1958 the US tested 66 nuclear weapons ...
Pyongyang, North Korea - North Korea has warned that it may carry out further nuclear tests and says it is prepared to launch a preemptive strike on the United States if U.S.
NEW YORK (IDN) - Faith groups have called on the United Nations General Assembly to heed the voices of the survivors of atomic bombings 71 years ago (hibakusha) urging the abolition of nuclear weapons, and vote in favour of the resolution submitted by ...
THE responsible ruling elitealways refrains from warmongering and provoking tactics in a nuclearized strategic environment. Conversely, the reckless ...
Labour remains committed to renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system, new shadow defence secretary Nia Griffith has said.
United Nations -- A group of non-nuclear-weapons states called for negotiations in 2017 on a treaty banning these weapons in a draft resolution submit.
women Rising Radio takes us inside the movement for nuclear disarmament, to meet the women on the frontlines of the fight for a future free of nuclear weapons. From the US to Russia, the UK, Israel, the Marshall Islands and Japan, these dedicated ...
The National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC), a presidential organization according to the South Korean Constitution, submitted a policy report proposing the redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea, it was belatedly confirmed on Oct ...
In a motion passed last week, Stirling Council agreed it was "unacceptable" vehicles transporting the weapons to the Faslane naval base passed through the city and surrounding towns.
NEW YORK - On October 12, a joint statement by religious organizations calling for abolition of nuclear weapons was introduced during the civil society presentations at the UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security.
WASHINGTON - Twenty-two more US House lawmakers are calling on President Barack Obama to adopt a policy of no-first-use of nuclear weapons, part of a tide of Democratic lawmakers pushing for restraint on atomic arms as the sun sets on the current ...


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