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A lower nuclear threshold It’s time to start worrying about the bomb again

theworldin.com:  The possibility of a nuclear weapon being used in anger for the first time since 1945 is still, mercifully, extremely remote. But in 2017 the chances of it happening can no longer be discounted entirely. 176 more words

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U.N. Close to Sanctions Deal to Slash North Korea Export Earnings

Source: Time

The resolution is in response to North Korea’s fifth nuclear test in September.

The U.N. Security Council’s five veto powers are close to approving new sanctions on North Korea to cut the isolated state’s earnings from exports by more than a quarter, principally by targeting its coal exports to China, diplomats said on Friday. 376 more words


O Ρ.Τ.Ερντογάν ζητάει πυρηνικά όπλα από το Πακιστάν


O Ρ.Τ.Ερντογάν ζητάει πυρηνικά όπλα από το Πακιστάν κατά την επίσημη επίσκεψη που πραγματοποίησε στην σουνιτική χώρα δημιουργώντας ανησυχία για τους νεοθωμανικούς σχεδιασμούς της Άγκυρας η οποία φιλοδοξεί να γίμει… πυρηνική δύναμη.


Nuclear weapon missing since 1950 'may have been found'

Source: BBC

By Robin Levinson-KingBBC News, Toronto

A commercial diver may have discovered a lost decommissioned US nuclear bomb off the coast of Canada.

Sean Smyrichinsky was diving for sea cucumbers near British Columbia when he discovered a large metal device that looked a bit like a flying saucer. 373 more words

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Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad

Source: BBC

Russia has deployed nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in its Kaliningrad region, bordering Poland and Lithuania.

Linas Linkevicius, foreign minister of Nato-member Lithuania, said that the aim of the move was to “seek concessions from the West”. 154 more words

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The Marshall Islands Cannot Sue Nuclear Powers for Proliferation, U.N. Court Rules

The Marshall Islands — home to Bikini Atoll, where the first postwar U.S. nuclear test was conducted in 1946 —has been told by a top international court that its lawsuit against three nuclear powers over their alleged failure to stop nuclear proliferation… 217 more words