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Could North Korea 'pre-emptively' use nuclear weapons?

May 02, 2022 8:55 pm

Should the world be worried about comments made by North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un signaling an apparent change in nuclear doctrine from the secretive dictatorship?

Kim warns North Korea could 'preemptively' use nuclear weapons

April 30, 2022 6:13 pm

Kim's comments suggested he would continue a provocative run in weapons testing to dial up the pressure on Washington and Seoul.

Kremlin: Russia would only use nuclear weapons if its existence were threatened

March 23, 2022 10:31 am

Peskov made the comment in an English-language interview when asked whether he was confident President Vladimir Putin would not use nuclear weapons.

Russia, without evidence, says Ukraine making nuclear "dirty bomb"

March 06, 2022 12:36 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, with the aim to "demilitarise" and "denazify" its pro-Western neighbour and prevent Kyiv from joining NATO.

Caution on Iran nuclear deal as G7 leaders vow to stop bomb

June 14, 2021 7:59 am

Iranian envoys held another round of negotiations with international delegations in Vienna a day after EU coordinators suggested that differences over the 2015 accord limiting Iran's nuclear activities had narrowed further.

DW Exclusive: Germany's Heiko Maas criticizes UK plans to expand nuclear arsenal

March 19, 2021 3:40 pm

The foreign minister says the UK's decision to expand its nuclear stockpile goes against disarmament efforts.

Urgency to bear witness grows for last Hiroshima victims

August 04, 2020 2:10 pm

These last witnesses to what happened 75 years ago this Thursday want to reach a younger generation that they feel is losing sight of the horror.

US: For many who cleaned up a nuclear mess in 1966, a key ruling comes too late

February 12, 2020 6:55 pm

Victor Skaar, a retired chief master sergeant, was one of 1,600 troops scrambled by the US Air Force in 1966 to clean up a classified nuclear disaster by collecting debris and shoveling up plutonium-laced soil

Church proposal demands Russian priests should stop blessing nukes

February 05, 2020 7:23 am

"The blessing of military weapons is not reflected in the tradition of the Orthodox Church and does not correspond to the content of the Rite," the document, on the Moscow patriarchate's website, says.

Pakistan will never ever start war with India: Imran Khan

September 02, 2019 9:22 pm

In his televised address to his country, Imran Khan had previously stated that an armed conflict between the two nuclear-armed neighbours will have ramifications for the entire world. 


The day the first and the only time atomic bombs were unleashed on Hiroshima, Japan

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

It was a day like no other. The day the first ever atomic bomb was dropped on Japan, during World War II.