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2014-06-27 11:54:56

A proven system for verifying that apparent nuclear weapons slated to be dismantled contained true warheads could provide a key step toward the further reduction of nuclear arms.

Clinton Addresses Biological Weapons Conference In Geneva
2011-12-07 10:49:45

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today addressed the Biological Weapons Convention -- a 1975 treaty outlawing their production and use -- in Geneva.

2010-12-22 18:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement issued by Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs: I congratulate the U.S. Senate on their ratification of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Russia.

2010-07-14 07:01:25

United States government official said Tuesday that he does not foresee a space arms control treaty anytime in the near future as there are still noticeable flaws in drafts being proposed at the moment.

2010-05-12 07:34:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 11, a petition of 2,276,167 signatures from youth calling for the adoption of a Nuclear Weapons Convention which would comprehensively ban nuclear weapons was presented to Ambassador Leslie B.

2008-10-10 09:00:13

By George Jah n Associated Press VIENNA, Austria -- North Korea moved closer Thursday to relaunching its nuclear arms program, announcing that it wants to reactivate the facility that produced its atomic bomb and banning U.N. inspectors from the site. The U.S.

2008-10-01 09:00:13

By Jean H. Lee Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea -- The chief U.S. nuclear negotiator with North Korea will propose a face-saving compromise during a trip today to the isolated communist nation to try to salvage the derailed disarmament pact, U.S. officials said.

2006-08-04 08:00:53

By Peter Murphy GUIGLO (Reuters) - Pro-government militia fighters are disarming in the west of war-divided Ivory Coast, but the country's U.N. disarmament chief has expressed doubts over the process, saying they are handing in fewer weapons than expected.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.