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ISS: New hope on the nuclear horizon?

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To describe 2015 as an interesting year in the quest for a nuclear weapon-free world would be an understatement. In May, states parties...

Hiroshima marks atomic bombing, worries about steps toward war

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Bells tolled and thousands bowed their heads in prayer in Hiroshima on Thursday at ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the world's...

Iran deal reached, Obama hails step towards ‘more hopeful world’

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Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement...

WikiLeaks Saudi cable says Iran shipped nuclear equipment to Sudan

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Saudi diplomats in Khartoum believed Iran shipped advanced nuclear equipment including centrifuges to Sudan in 2012, according to a document leaked last...

ISS: Time for a new roadmap to nuclear disarmament?

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Seventy years after the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world is no closer to an unequivocal commitment to abolishing nuclear weapons. The...

Austria, backed by 159 nations, calls for ban on nuclear weapons

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Austria on Tuesday called for banning nuclear weapons because of their catastrophic humanitarian effects, an initiative it said now has the backing...

Hiroshima survivors: haunted 70 years on, determined to remember

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Hiroshi Harada remembers how his leg sank into one of the bodies blocking a narrow Hiroshima street 70 years ago, as he...

ISS: Why is Pretoria so jealously guarding it fissile material?

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In the early hours of 28 July 2012, three people, one of them an 82-year-old nun named Megan Rice, broke into the...

ISS: Nuclear weapons – reading the signs of the times

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Last month, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced that it had moved its so-called Doomsday Clock three minutes closer to midnight. The...

ISS: International nuclear security – why Africa must make its voice...

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Of the 53 countries invited to participate in the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit that is taking place in The Hague, six are...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...