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The Kazakh role in ridding the world of nuclear weapons

Reflect on what you know about Kazakhstan and your list is likely to include oil, Sacha Baron Cohen’s fictional character Borat or the fact the country has a space launch…

Reflect on what you know about Kazakhstan and your list is likely to include oil, Sacha Baron Cohen’s fictional character Borat or the fact the country has a space launch…

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Ceremony marks anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bomb

The Japanese city of Nagasaki marked the 71st anniversary of its atomic bombing on Tuesday, as the local mayor called on the world to abolish nuclear weapons.

The Japanese city of Nagasaki marked the 71st anniversary of its atomic bombing on Tuesday, as the local mayor called on the world to abolish nuclear weapons.

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Iran hangs nuclear scientist over US 'treason'

Iran has executed a nuclear scientist accused of providing the US with information about the country's nuclear programme.

Iran has executed a nuclear scientist accused of providing the US with information about the country's nuclear programme.

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Britain to hold vote on Trident nuclear deterrent

David Cameron has said he will hold a parliamentary vote later this month over whether to renew Britain’s nuclear deterrent.

David Cameron has said he will hold a parliamentary vote later this month over whether to renew Britain’s nuclear deterrent.

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Fewer nuclear weapons but a far cry from disarmament

The nine “nuclear states” are reducing the number of warheads but there is a new race to modernize the nuclear arsenal.

The nine “nuclear states” are reducing the number of warheads but there is a new race to modernize the nuclear arsenal.

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Peace and protest in Hiroshima

Thousands gather to witness the first visit by an incumbent US president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing at Hiroshima.

Thousands gather to witness the first visit by an incumbent US president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing at Hiroshima.

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US nuclear arsenal controlled on 1970s floppy disks

The US nuclear weapons systems are still run on technology from the 1970s, the Government Accountability Office has revealed.

The US nuclear weapons systems are still run on technology from the 1970s, the Government Accountability Office has revealed.