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24.04.2015 PressTV

Pentagon: US has no troops in eastern Ukraine

Pentagon: US has no troops in eastern Ukraine

The Pentagon has rejected an assertion by Russia that that US troops were training Ukrainian forces in the eastern Ukraine. “This is a ridiculous attempt to shift the focus away from what is actually happening in eastern Ukraine,” Pentagon spokeswoman Eileen Lainez told reporters on Thursday. Lainez made the remarks … »

23.04.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Will the NPT face the facts?

Will the NPT face the facts?

By John Loretz of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War When the 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) opens in New York next week, the 190 member states will have to come to terms with some hard facts. The … »

23.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Could Iran be just the start?

Could Iran be just the start?

Japan’s prime minister during the Fukushima catastrophe, Naoto Kan, delivered a message at the World Uranium Symposium in Quebec City in mid-April that it is time for the world to put an end to nuclear power. The symposium, held for the first time in Canada, tackled uranium issues, ranging from … »

21.04.2015 Basel Peace Office

Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons

Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons

Governments will meet at the United Nations over four weeks in April-May 2015 for the five-yearly review of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Civil society is calling on governments to end the threat of nuclear weapons by negotiating for their complete prohibition and elimination – a requirement of the NPT. »

21.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Reducing the Risk of Inadvertent Nuclear War

Reducing the Risk of Inadvertent Nuclear War

John Hallam writing on Abolition Caucus highlights the content of a New York Times editorial opinion piece written jointly by Generals Cartwright and Dvyorkin saying that the Op Ed is incredibly important and timely. He adds that they have both said this kind of thing before, though not to his knowledge, … »

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