0 Post a comment Saturday, 9 June 2018 - Local People ’First thing is the light, the flash. Then it’s the sound of a huge explosion that strickened the life out of you. The winds are the last thing that hits you. Some guys would stand up too soon and go flying.’ Ray Carbery, an 80-year-old from Glen Vine, witnessed five atom bomb tests during his early twenties on Christmas Island, located in the Pacific Ocean.He is what some may describe as a living legend.However, he disagrees with the Daily Mirror’s call for an official medal of recognition to be given to him as a test survivor.’My family and I are friends with Hector Duff, a Manx-born man who won a military medal for his efforts in Normandy,’ he said.’Having a medal and standing next to a fella that risked his life in battle, that doesn’t work for me. I would be embarrassed.’The former Royal Engineer, who worked on refrigeration in Kiritimati (Christmas Island), recently … [Read more...] about Nuclear bomb test survivor says he doesn’t need a medal
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North Korea dismantled its main nuclear-weapons test site, even as the regime renewed threats to cancel a planned summit with President Donald Trump next month over the U.S.’s approach to talks.North Korea said it carried out the demolition of a nuclear testing facility in the country’s mountainous northeast Thursday, according to the state-run news agency KCNA. The regime said the detonations -- witnessed by a selected group of foreign journalists -- were intended to put out of use the tunnels used for all six of the isolated nation’s nuclear tests.While North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has portrayed the move as a natural step after declaring his nuclear weapons program “complete,” South Korean and U.S. officials have interpreted it as a gesture of good faith ahead of next month’s planned summit with Trump. Arms control experts say the demolition won’t impede further weapons development by Kim and the effort has been compared to North … [Read more...] about North Korea Dismantles Its Main Nuclear-Weapons Test Site
Pyongyang has pledged to contribute to global efforts to ban all nuclear weapons tests, North Korea's ambassador to the UN in Geneva Han Tae-song said addressing the UN disarmament body, Conference on Disarmament. "DPRK will join international desires and efforts for a total ban on nuclear tests," the diplomat said. The change in North Korean rhetoric occurred ahead of the summit between the country's leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump scheduled for June. Pyongyang has already demonstrated its determination to abandon nuclear weapons as the country started to dismantle facilities at its only-known Punggye-ri nuclear test site. In April, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un announced his plans to end nuclear and missile tests immediately and shut a nuclear test side in the country's north. The world hailed the long-awaited decision of Pyongyang as the tensions on the … [Read more...] about N Korea Vows to Join Global Efforts to Ban All Nuclear Weapons Tests
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Could North Korea's nuclear weapon arsenal end up in Tennessee? National Security Adviser John Bolton suggested that North Korea's nuclear weapons be dismantled and shipped to Oak Ridge, Tenn. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 17 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Michael Collins, USA TODAY Published 4:40 a.m. ChT May 15, 2018 | Updated 5:02 a.m. ChT May 15, 2018 CLOSE North Korea announced plans to invite international journalists to view a ceremony dismantling of its nuclear weapons testing site. Buzz60 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 17 COMMENT EMAIL MORE WASHINGTON – A top Trump administration says North Korea’s … [Read more...] about Could North Korea’s nuclear weapon arsenal end up in Tennessee?
KIM Jong-un, the tyrannical leader of North Korea, has repeatedly threatened to launch nuclear strikes on the West and its allies. The hermit nation has dramatically accelerated its nuclear weapons programme under his rule but he has now made history by meeting rival South Korean President Moon Jae-in . Here's the latest... What is the latest on the nuclear situation in North Korea? On April 21, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the reclusive nation is suspending long-range nuclear missile tests and shutting its test site. Referring to an upcoming, historic meeting with Jong-un, US president Donald Trump said the move marked "big progress". He tweeted: "This is very good news for North Korea and the World - look forward to our summit." Kim even quipped about his missile tests while meeting President Moon Jae-in on April 27 - saying he wouldn't disturb the South's "early morning sleep any more". What nuclear weapons does North Korea have? In July 2017, North Korea … [Read more...] about What nuclear weapons does North Korea have, did Kim Jong-un agree to complete denuclearisation and has the nuclear test site collapsed?