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Controversial father of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies at age 85
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Controversial father of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies at age 85

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Abdul Qadeer Khan, a controversial figure known as the father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb, died Sunday of…
China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force
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China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force

WASHINGTON (AP) — China appears to be moving faster toward a capability to launch its newer nuclear missiles from underground…
Pope urges more nations to join UN treaty banning nuclear weapons
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Pope urges more nations to join UN treaty banning nuclear weapons

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Wednesday urged more nations to join a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons, saying…
Iran works on uranium metal for reactor fuel in new breach of nuclear deal
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Iran works on uranium metal for reactor fuel in new breach of nuclear deal

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has started work on uranium metal-based fuel for a research reactor, the UN nuclear watchdog and…
Iran likely to hold off on retaliation over scientist’s killing, US envoy says
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Iran likely to hold off on retaliation over scientist’s killing, US envoy says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran is unlikely to retaliate over the assassination of a prominent nuclear scientist before the inauguration of…
Iran’s parliament approves bill to stop nuclear inspections
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Iran’s parliament approves bill to stop nuclear inspections

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill that would suspend UN inspections of its nuclear facilities…
Iran holds funeral for slain military nuclear scientist
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Iran holds funeral for slain military nuclear scientist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran held a funeral service Monday for the slain scientist who founded its military nuclear program…
Explainer: How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb?
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Explainer: How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb?

VIENNA (Reuters) – A 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is being eroded and efforts to revive the…
UN nuclear watchdog inspects second Iranian site as agreed with Tehran
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UN nuclear watchdog inspects second Iranian site as agreed with Tehran

VIENNA (Reuters) – The UN nuclear watchdog has inspected the second of two suspected former secret atomic sites in Iran,…
Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing
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Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked its 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing, with…
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