Hiroshima vows central role in anti-nuke push

May 1, 2014

Hiroshima vows central role in anti-nuke push

Hiroshima Prefecture is aiming to promote efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons by becoming a hub for international peace, Gov. Hidehiko Yuzaki said. “Destruction by nuclear weapons does not stop at physical damage, such as death and structural damage, but literally wipes out the entire ...

North Korean nuclear menace clouds Obama's trip to Seoul

Apr 25, 2014

North Korean nuclear menace clouds Obama's trip to Seoul

U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Seoul on Friday on the second leg of his Asia tour as new satellite images suggested North Korea is defiantly reading a nuclear test. Pyongyang’s apparent push could further complicate Obama’s visit to a country raw with emotion, ...

Satellite images show North Korea nuke test unlikely

Apr 23, 2014

Satellite images show North Korea nuke test unlikely

North Korea is unlikely to be ready to stage a nuclear test timed to coincide with U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Asia, a respected think tank said on Wednesday, based on its assessment of satellite imagery. Comments by South Korea’s Foreign Ministry on ...

Water woes endanger North Korean reactor

Apr 8, 2014

Water woes endanger North Korean reactor

North Korea may have temporarily shut down a plutonium reactor earlier this year as it wrestled with water supply problems that could threaten the safety of its nuclear complex, a U.S. research institute said Monday. The North restarted the 5-megawatt reactor at the Nyongbyon ...