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#Nuclear Weapons

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US Kim Jong-un

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Trump denies wanting to drop nuclear bombs on hurricanes to stop them Nuke The Storm

Trump denies wanting to drop nuclear bombs on hurricanes to stop them

Trump said the story was “fake news”.

From TheJournal.ie US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia Nuclear Weapons

US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia

The alleged move is apparently to please corporate supporters who stand to profit handsomely.

From TheJournal.ie 'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack Global Ban This post contains videos

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy North Korea

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy

It said the policy could return if the US doesn’t end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

From TheJournal.ie US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension Nuclear Treaty

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran Nuclear Weapons

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran

Washington has sought to build up international pressure on Iran after reimposing tough sanctions in August.

From TheJournal.ie Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat' Nuclear Weapons

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue Nuclear Weapons

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Analysts have said that it is an “important first step” towards fulfilling commitments made to US President Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country Starvation

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter Nuclear Weapons

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter

The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.

From TheJournal.ie US and South Korea to 'work closely' after North Korea threatens to pull out of summit Nuclear Weapons

US and South Korea to 'work closely' after North Korea threatens to pull out of summit

North Korea’s sudden shift in attitude followed a weeks-long charm offensive.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month Progress

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year Tired Mountain Syndrome

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world' Denuclearise This post contains videos

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world'

The White House has swatted away criticisms of the meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal Sanctions

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

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

From TheJournal.ie South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone Progress

South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone

The offer comes after Kim Jong-Un said he has a nuclear button on his desk and his country might attend the Winter Olympics in the South.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk North Korea

Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk

The North Korean leader vowed the country would mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message.

From TheJournal.ie 'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea Nuclear Weapons

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

From TheJournal.ie Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions' Progress

Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.

From TheJournal.ie Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere War Games

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

From TheJournal.ie US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response' Tension

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to 'challenge licence' of NBC after critical reports about nuclear weapons NBC News

Trump threatens to 'challenge licence' of NBC after critical reports about nuclear weapons

NBC reported that Trump wants a tenfold increase to US nuclear weapons.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea Going Nuclear

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea

The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize? Ican

Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?

You can’t nominate yourself, in case you were wondering.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work Norway

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato United Nations

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test Tension

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation Mixed Message

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

From TheJournal.ie Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions North Korea

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

From TheJournal.ie New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level' United Nations

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

From TheJournal.ie On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima World War 2

On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima

An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood Nuclear Weapons

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator? Nuclear Weapons

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

From TheJournal.ie US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all' Nuclear Weapons

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

From TheJournal.ie US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons Trump Card

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US' War Of Words

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'

When US President Donald Trump was asked for his thoughts on North Korea, he reportedly replied “Gotta behave”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first Nuclear War

North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first

Donald Trump has dispatched an aircraft carrier group to the Korean peninsula.

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