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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Quiz: How much do you know about disarmament movement?
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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Quiz: How much do you know about disarmament movement?

This year's International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons takes on greater significance given the US and South Korea's efforts to get North Korea to denuclearise.

Helsinki Summit: Ahead of Trump-Putin meet, global media is clear on who will walk away with upper hand
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Helsinki Summit: Ahead of Trump-Putin meet, global media is clear on who will walk away with upper hand

The stage is set for a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish capital of Helsinki on Monday. The two leaders are expected to discuss a range of issues including Syria, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament.

Even as Russia and US reduce warheads, 'worrying' new focus on nuclear deterrence, notes SIPRI report
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Even as Russia and US reduce warheads, 'worrying' new focus on nuclear deterrence, notes SIPRI report

The world's nuclear powers are reducing their arsenals but they are also modernising, putting a fresh and "worrying" focus on strategic deterrence, a Stockholm-based think tank said Monday

UN warns of growing nuclear weapons threat, urges major powers to continue negotiations on disarmament
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UN warns of growing nuclear weapons threat, urges major powers to continue negotiations on disarmament

A top UN official denounced growing rhetoric claiming that nuclear arms are necessary and warned that the risk of such weapons being used was on the rise

India rules out joining NPT as non-nuclear weapon state at UNGA, says committed to voluntary prohibition
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India rules out joining NPT as non-nuclear weapon state at UNGA, says committed to voluntary prohibition

India has ruled out the possibility of joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state

ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize 2017: Staunch anti-nuclear campaigners work with 468 NGOs in over 100 countries
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ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize 2017: Staunch anti-nuclear campaigners work with 468 NGOs in over 100 countries

The Geneva-based organisation, ICAN, has for the past decade been sounding the alarm over the massive dangers posed by nuclear weapons and campaigning for a global ban.

Nuclear disarmament can be achieved through 'universal commitment,' says India in report to UNGA
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Nuclear disarmament can be achieved through 'universal commitment,' says India in report to UNGA

India has said the goal of nuclear disarmament can be achieved through a step-by-step process underwritten by a "universal commitment" and an agreed multilateral framework that is global and non-discriminatory

Pakistan says 'not bound' by UN treaty on nuclear weapons, claims pact doesn't take nation's interests into account
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Pakistan says 'not bound' by UN treaty on nuclear weapons, claims pact doesn't take nation's interests into account

Pakistan said that it was not bound by the recently concluded treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons as it failed to take into account the interests of all stakeholders.

Neighbours in Arms: The time India and Pakistan almost came to a nuclear exchange
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Neighbours in Arms: The time India and Pakistan almost came to a nuclear exchange

In a new book, Neighbours in Arms, Senator Larry Pressler reveals how India and Pakistan nearly came to a nuclear exchange

Pakistan criticises US, says expansion of its nuclear capabilities will hinder disarmament
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Pakistan criticises US, says expansion of its nuclear capabilities will hinder disarmament

In a veiled criticism of the US, Pakistan has said the declared plans by one of the P-5 nations to expand its nuclear capabilities would renew an arms race and seriously retard global disarmament efforts

India abstains from voting on nuclear weapons ban at UN; reaffirms stand against NPT
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India abstains from voting on nuclear weapons ban at UN; reaffirms stand against NPT

A UN General Assembly committee has adopted a resolution to launch negotiations next year on a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons, even as India abstained saying it is not convinced the move can lead to a comprehensive instrument on nuclear disarmament

East Asia Summit nations call for nuclear disarmament, security to combat terrorism
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East Asia Summit nations call for nuclear disarmament, security to combat terrorism

The countries emphasised the importance of advancing nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation and peaceful uses of nuclear energy as 'mutually reinforcing pillars'.

United Nations committee seeks push toward nuclear disarmament
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United Nations committee seeks push toward nuclear disarmament

A majority of countries on a UN-mandated panel on Saturday called on the UN General Assembly to consider launching multilateral negotiations on nuclear disarmament, voting in a process that has been boycotted by the world's nuclear-armed powers.

After condemning North Korea's tests, G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima
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After condemning North Korea's tests, G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima

Foreign ministers from the G-7 Monday for a renewed push for nuclear disarmament at the end of a two-day meeting in the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima in western Japan

Nuclear programme matter of national security: Pakistan asks ICJ to drop disarmament case
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Nuclear programme matter of national security: Pakistan asks ICJ to drop disarmament case

Pakistan has submitted a written response to the International Court of Justice, seeking the dismissal of the case.

US Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions for now
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US Congress to hold off on Iran sanctions for now

Possible US House action this week against Iran could fall short of new penalties that might derail a short-term nuclear agreement and Senate steps seem further off, legislatives aides said Wednesday, as the Obama administration appealed for patience.

Iran hard-liners criticise Geneva deal, call it 'poison chalice'
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Iran hard-liners criticise Geneva deal, call it 'poison chalice'

Hard-line Iranian lawmakers criticised a nuclear deal reached in Geneva last week, with one calling it a "poisoned chalice," but a majority of deputies who spoke today in a parliamentary hearing on the accord backed an initiative that appears to enjoy both wide public support and the endorsement of top clerics.

A battered Israel resumes campaign against Iran
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A battered Israel resumes campaign against Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who believes Iran is determined to produce a nuclear bomb, harshly condemned Sunday's agreement between Iran and six world powers as a "historic mistake" and said Israel was not bound by the deal.

EU could start easing Iran sanctions in December
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EU could start easing Iran sanctions in December

European Union sanctions against Iran could be eased as soon as December, officials said Monday, after a potentially history-shaping deal that gives Tehran six months to increase access to its nuclear sites in exchange for keeping the core components of its uranium program.

OPCW has only one month's worth of money for Syrian nuclear disarmament
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OPCW has only one month's worth of money for Syrian nuclear disarmament

The international body tasked with ensuring Syria's chemical weapons are eliminated has enough money to fund its mission only until the end of this month, and needs more funds soon for the destruction of poison gas stocks next year.