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Korea war seen killing up to 300,000 even without nukes

Renewed conflict on the Korean peninsula could kill hundreds of thousands of people in the first few days alone even if no nuclear weapons are involved, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service, Bloomberg reports. …

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 Iran urges nuclear disarmament

Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo renewed the country's call for the total eradication of nuclear weapons. Addressing a meeting of the UN General Assembly to study the annual report of …

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"Nuclear war may break out any moment"

The situation on the Korean peninsula has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment, the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the UN, Kim In Ryong, …

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Trump wants massive expansion of US nuclear arsenal

US President Donald Trump said he wanted what amounted to a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal during a gathering this past summer of the nation’s highest ranking national security leaders, according to …

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Rouhani: Iran never seeks nuclear weapons

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected any renegotiation of the 2015 nuclear deal and said Tehran had "various" options" if US President Donald Trump decides to pull the United States out of the …

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North Korea crisis: how likely is nuclear war?

The commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army, Kim Rak-gyom, released more details of the plan to launch four intermediate-range ballistic missiles into waters near Guam in the Western Pacific to …

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 Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear tests

Kazakhstan condemns Pyongyang’s policy, saying it undermines collective efforts to ensure a nuclear weapons-free future of the planet, the country's representative said at the UN Security Council meeting. "The threat of …

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