Nuclear weapons

Anti-nuclear group ICAN receives Nobel Peace Prize

Geneva-based group pushes for a UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but world nuclear powers have refused to sign up.

Nuclear weapons

ICAN on nuclear weapons, North Korea and Donald Trump

2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN is calling for 'a different kind of debate around nuclear disarmament'.

Nuclear weapons: In conversation with ICAN

North Korea

UN, North Korea agree Peninsula security 'most tense'

UN official calls for diplomatic solution to crisis as tensions prevail after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile test.

UN, North Korea agree security situation 'most tense'

Nuclear weapons

Israel's 54-year-old nuclear reactor a safety risk

The Dimona reactor, which began its life in 1963, is one of Israel’s most closely guarded secret installations.

Nuclear weapons

London's engineers build portable nuclear detection device

Nuclear engineers from Imperial College London are trying to make the world a safer place.

Iran

US: Rex Tillerson vows to hold Iran to the nuclear deal

US secretary of state met EU officials to discuss efforts to 'hold Iran fully compliant' with terms of the nuclear deal.

US: Rex Tillerson vows to hold Iran to the nuclear deal

Nuclear weapons

India and Pakistan: Rivals in a nuclear arms race

The rivalry between India and Pakistan has been in place since the split that created two separate nations in 1947.

Nuclear weapons

How US citizens were first nuclear bomb victims

History's first victims of a nuclear bomb were US citizens caught in the radiation field of a test bomb in New Mexico.

North Korea

'Grave provocation': North Korea condemns air-war games

US and South Korea begin four-day air drills with 230 aircraft and 12,000 troops, in a move denounced by Pyongyang.

'Grave provocation': North Korea condemns air-war games

Nuclear weapons

Russia nuclear stockpile is world's largest

Russia has the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons and there is concern the country isn't in a rush to reduce its arsenal.

UpFront

Is the Iran deal set to unravel?

We debate whether the Iran nuclear deal needs fixing.

UpFront

Trump and the nuclear codes

We discuss the lack of checks on the US president's authority to launch nuclear weapons.

United States

US states revive civil defence plans in wake of N Korea tests

The bellicose relationship between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, has US states looking to Cold War civil defence plans, as fears of war between the two increase.

Nuclear weapons

France nuclear stockpile is world's third largest

Al Jazeera takes a look at the state of nuclear weapons in the world and the push for non-proliferation this month.

UpFront

Iran, nukes and Trump: Is war likely?

We debate whether the Iran nuclear deal needs fixing, and speak with former President of Malawi Joyce Banda.