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​New anti-nuclear treaty legitimises the fight for disarmament
​New anti-nuclear treaty legitimises the fight for disarmament
The international community took a historic step on July 7, when it adopted the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, after...
SA scrambles to deal with fallout from leaked spy cables
SA scrambles to deal with fallout from leaked spy cables
South Africa’s government scrambled on Tuesday to deal with the fallout of the worst intelligence leak in its two-decade democratic history....
Syria misses deadline to remove chemical weapons
Syria misses deadline to remove chemical weapons
A December 31 deadline to remove part of the Syrian regime's chemical weapons arsenal from the country for destruction has been missed, with...
Supreme Leader: Iran not seeking a nuclear weapon
Supreme Leader: Iran not seeking a nuclear weapon
The United States and some of its Western allies suspect Iran may be trying to develop a nuclear weapons capability under the guise of a civilian...
Obama confronts nuclear threats on world stage
Obama confronts nuclear threats on world stage
President Barack Obama is returning to the threat to American security that he calls the gravest of all: terrorists getting material for a nuclear...
Iran begins underground uranium refining
Iran begins underground uranium refining
Iran has started refining uranium deep inside a mountain, diplomatic sources said on Monday, a move likely to exacerbate a dispute with Western...
Sixty-six years on: Nagasaki remembers bombing
Sixty-six years on: Nagasaki remembers bombing
The United States sent its first representative on Tuesday to the annual memorial for the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, one of two horrific attacks...
US expert saw hundreds of centrifuges in North Korea
US expert saw hundreds of centrifuges in North Korea
A US nuclear scientist saw hundreds of centrifuges in North Korea this month, sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday, buttressing the...
SA turns apartheid-era nukes into medicine
SA turns apartheid-era nukes into medicine
South Africa has transformed apartheid-era nuclear weapons into a tool for detecting cancer and heart disease, with a new technology that could...
Nuke talks 'above Pik Botha's pay-grade'
Nuke talks 'above Pik Botha's pay-grade'
A US academic told the Mail & Guardian on Tuesday that former foreign minister Pik Botha would not have known about discussions with the...
Israel denies 'nuclear exchange' talks with SA
Israel denies 'nuclear exchange' talks with SA
Israel never "negotiated the exchange" of nuclear weapons with South Africa, President Shimon Peres said on Monday, denying a report that he...
Revealed: How Israel offered to sell SA nuclear weapons
Revealed: How Israel offered to sell SA nuclear weapons
Secret South African documents reveal that Israel offered to sell nuclear warheads to the apartheid regime, providing the first official documentary evidence of the state's possession of nuclear weapons....

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