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​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

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

A December 31 deadline to remove part of the Syria's chemical weapons arsenal for destruction has been missed.

Supreme Leader: Iran not seeking a nuclear weapon

Iran does not want nuclear weapons but if it did, no world power could prevent it from obtaining one, Iran's Supreme Leader said on Saturday.

Obama confronts nuclear threats on world stage

President Barack Obama is returning to the threat to US security that he calls the gravest of all: terrorists getting material for a nuclear bomb.

Iran begins underground uranium refining

Iran has begun its underground uranium refining at the Fordow site, signalling its decision not to back down despite sanctions from the West.

Sixty-six years on: Nagasaki remembers bombing

The US sent its first representative to the annual memorial for the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, which killed almost 80 000 people.

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.

SA turns apartheid-era nukes into medicine

SA has transformed nuclear weapons into a tool for detecting cancer and heart disease, with a new technology that could ease nuclear arms trafficking

Nuke talks ‘above Pik Botha’s pay-grade’

A US academic told the <em>M&G</em> on Tuesday that Pik Botha would not have known about discussions with the Israel regarding nuclear weapons.

Israel denies ‘nuclear exchange’ talks with SA

Israel never "negotiated the exchange" of nuclear weapons with South Africa, President Shimon Peres said on Monday.

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.

Ahmadinejad vows Iran will continue nuclear programme

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday his country would "definitely continue" its nuclear programme despite Israeli threats.

Keeping nukes in check

South Africa is playing a key role in helping the world hold the threat of nuclear terrorism at bay.

World leaders meet on nuclear terrorism threat

US President Barack Obama, who is hosting the 47-nation summit, says nuclear terrorism is the single biggest threat to global security.

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