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ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Sept 22-28, 2021)

​1.Pakistan elected to IAEA board 20th timehttps://www.samaa.tv/news/2021/09/pakistan-elected-to-iaea-board-20th-time/ 2.Security Council marks 25th anniversary of Test Ban Treaty with call for nuclear weapons-free worldhttps://news.un.org/en/story/2021/09/1101422 3.At UN, China urges...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Sept 15-21, 2021)

1.Aukus could trigger a 'nuclear arms race', says North Koreahttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-58621056 ​2.How a submarine deal sparked a major diplomatic crisis https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/19/explainer-why-is-a-submarine-deal-sparking-a-diplomatic-crisis 3.Why A Submarine Deal Has France...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Sept 8-14, 2021)

1. IAEA strikes deal with Iran on monitoring of nuclear programme https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/09/1099752 2. North Korea Says It Successfully Tested Long-Range Missileshttps://www.npr.org/2021/09/12/1036494952/north-korea-nuclear-test-long-range-missiles-kim-jong-un 3. Boost to IAF’s air defence...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Sept 1-7, 2021)

1. India May Lease A Second Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine From Russia: Reporthttps://swarajyamag.com/defence/india-may-lease-a-second-nuclear-powered-attack-submarine-from-russia-report 2. Over 200kg uranium theft in India poses threats of nuclear terrorismhttps://www.thenews.com.pk/print/888297-over-200kg-uranium-theft-in-india-poses-threats-of-nuclear-terrorism 3. India...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (August 25 – 31, 2021)

1.‘Deeply troubling’: North Korea nuclear activity stokes fearshttps://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/30/deeply-troubling-north-korea-nuclear-activity-stokes-fears 2.FO concerned over illicit sale of radioactive material in Indiahttps://www.dawn.com/news/1643622 3.Is India making Dirty Bomb? —Radioactive Substances worth...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (August 18 – 24, 2021)

1. Iran: Japanese FM discusses nuclear deal, Afghanistan turmoilhttps://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/22/japanese-fm-discusses-nuclear-deal-afghanistan-in-tehran 2. Russia begins constructing nuclear submarines amid increasing friction with Westhttps://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/23/russia-begins-constructing-nuclear-submarines-amid/ 3. Satellite Imagery Shows Russia Readying...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (August 11 – 17, 2021)

1. Another ICBM test successful, Air Force sayshttps://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/08/11/another-icbm-test-successful-air-force-says 2. N Korea repeats threat as US says joint drills are defensivehttps://apnews.com/article/health-coronavirus-pandemic-daf3e3bcb32414d531286039300d4cbe 3. The Real Lessons of the...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (August 4 – 10, 2021)

1.UN chief calls for progress toward nuclear-weapon free worldhttp://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-08/06/c_1310111441.htm 2. Hiroshima mayor calls for nuclear disarmamenthttps://www.dawn.com/news/1639250 3. Raisi tells Macron nuclear talks must guarantee Tehran's 'rights'https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210809-raisi-tells-macron-nuclear-talks-must-guarantee-tehran-s-rights 4....

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (July 28-August 3, 2021)

1. China nuclear reactor shut down for maintenance because of fuel rod damagehttps://edition.cnn.com/2021/07/31/asia/taishan-nuclear-plant-intl-hnk/index.html 2. U.S., Russia hold nuclear talks in Geneva after summit pushhttps://www.reuters.com/world/us-russia-hold-nuclear-talks-geneva-after-summit-push-2021-07-28/ 3. Starliner...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (July 21-27, 2021)

1. Problems at China nuclear power plant are serious enough to warrant shutdown, French co-owner warnshttps://edition.cnn.com/2021/07/22/china/edf-taishan-nuclear-plant-china-intl-hnk/index.html 2. Iran’s Latest Nuclear Demandhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-administration-iran-nuclear-deal-talks-united-nations-11626980271 3. US, Russia to hold...

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