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World - International
6/17/2024 2:31:30 PM
The world's nine nuclear-armed states continue to modernize their nuclear weapons as the countries deepened their reliance on such deterrence in 2023, a Swedish think tank said Monday.

World - Region
6/13/2024 8:45:27 PM
Iran is further expanding its nuclear capacities, the UN atomic watchdog said Thursday, one week after the agency's board of governors passed a resolution criticising Tehran's lack of cooperation with the IAEA.

World - International
6/3/2024 5:55:51 PM
British opposition leader Keir Starmer pledged Monday to keep the UK’s nuclear weapons, seeking to dispel criticisms that his center-left Labour Party is soft on defense.

World - War in Ukraine
5/21/2024 9:33:00 PM
Russia on Tuesday announced the start of tactical nuclear weapons drills close to Ukraine, in what it said was a response to Western "threats".

World - International
4/30/2024 10:55:02 PM
The world should establish a set of rules to regulate AI weapons while they're still in their infancy, a global conference said on Tuesday, calling the issue an "Oppenheimer moment" of the time.

World - War in Ukraine
4/22/2024 10:56:13 AM
Poland is ready to host nuclear arms if NATO decides to deploy the weapons in the face of Russia reinforcing its armaments in Belarus and Kaliningrad, President Andrzej Duda said in an interview published on Monday.

World - War in Ukraine
3/13/2024 10:35:17 AM
President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready to use nuclear weapons if there is a threat to its statehood, sovereignty, or independence, voicing hope that the U.S. would refrain from actions that could trigger a nuclear conflict.

World - Region
2/26/2024 8:45:43 PM
The UN nuclear watchdog has voiced growing concern over Iran's ability to build nuclear weapons, fuelled by public statements in the country, a confidential report seen by AFP on Monday said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/26/2024 4:17:07 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has urged for legally binding security guarantees not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states, especially amid current global tensions. Shoukry made particular reference to the recent threat to use nuclear weapons against Gazans.

World - International
2/21/2024 3:42:39 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Tuesday that Moscow has no intention of deploying nuclear weapons in space, claiming that the country has only developed space capabilities similar to those of the US.

World - Region
12/26/2023 6:31:21 PM
Iran has resumed enriching uranium at a similar rate as at the start of the year, the IAEA said Tuesday, as the country accelerates its nuclear programme while denying it is developing a bomb.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/9/2023 6:36:58 PM
Russia on Thursday criticised "absolutely unacceptable" comments made by Israel's Heritage Minister Amichay Eliyahu on the use of nuclear weapons in Gaza.

World - International
9/28/2023 9:52:45 AM
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for an exponential increase in production of nuclear weapons and for his country to play a larger role in a coalition of nations confronting the United States in a “new Cold War,” state media said Thursday.

World - International
9/8/2023 6:04:14 PM
North Korea said Friday its new submarine has nuclear attack capabilities after years of development. Leader Kim Jong Un described the milestone as crucial in his efforts to build a nuclear-armed navy to counter the United States and its Asian allies.

World - International
8/6/2023 9:52:48 AM
Japan's prime minister hit out at Russian threats to use nuclear weapons as the country marked the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Sunday.

World - International
8/3/2023 11:09:35 AM
More than 100 medical journals across the world issued a rare joint call on Thursday for urgent action to eliminate nuclear weapons, warning that the threat of nuclear catastrophe was "great and growing".

World - International
7/11/2023 11:27:02 AM
Indonesia's top diplomat warned Tuesday of the threat posed by nuclear weapons, saying that Southeast Asia is “one miscalculation away from apocalypse” and pressing for world powers to sign a treaty to keep the region free from such arms.

World - Region
6/11/2023 4:45:01 PM
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday urged continued cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog, while warning against succumbing to "bullying" based on "unfounded claims".

World - War in Ukraine
5/25/2023 2:42:55 PM
Russia and Belarus signed a deal on Thursday formalizing the procedure for deploying Russian nuclear weapons on Belarusian territory.

World - War in Ukraine
4/6/2023 7:44:01 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart on Thursday discussed expanding economic cooperation and bolstering defense ties between their nations, which include a plan to deploy Russia' nuclear weapons to Belarus amid the fighting in neighboring Ukraine.

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