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Israel PM lashes Iran, claims secret atomic warehouse

Israel PM lashes Iran, claims secret atomic warehouseIsrael’s prime minister on Thursday accused arch-enemy Tehran of harboring a secret atomic warehouse, making deft use of ample props and vowing that his country would never let Iran develop nuclear weapons. Iran “hasn’t abandoned its goal to develop nuclear weapons,” Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly, where his annual appearance has frequently focused on Israel’s chief enemy, the Islamic republic. “Israel will never let a regime that calls for our destruction to develop nuclear weapons.



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Netanyahu claims Israel has found Iran's 'secret atomic warehouse'

Netanyahu claims Israel has found Iran's 'secret atomic warehouse'Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed that Israel had identified a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran, containing nuclear equipment and radioactive material. Israel’s prime minister called for new sanctions against Iran and accused European leaders of “appeasement” for opposing them.



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Iran denies Israeli accusation of 'secret atomic warehouse'

Iran denies Israeli accusation of 'secret atomic warehouse'UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Thursday of keeping a "secret atomic warehouse" just outside its capital, despite the 2015 deal with world powers that was meant to keep it from obtaining nuclear weapons. Hours later, Iran dismissed the allegation.



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What Is the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atomic Bomb?

What Is the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atomic Bomb?One is significantly more powerful and deadly



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Facts, Photos On 72nd Anniversary Of Nagasaki Atomic Bombing

Facts, Photos On 72nd Anniversary Of Nagasaki Atomic BombingAug. 9 marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Nagasaki by the U.S. during World War II.



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Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors write messages to future generations

Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors write messages to future generationsAs escalating tensions between North Korea and the US under Donald Trump prompt fears of a nuclear war, survivors of the only two nuclear attacks to have taken place have issued a warning about the threat posed by atomic weapons. Survivors of the US attacks on Japanese cities of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 gave their recollection of the deadly bombings and their thoughts, 72 years after the events, on nuclear weapons and the consequences of using them. “Japan is the only nation that has experienced a nuclear attack.



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Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors write messages to future generations

Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors write messages to future generationsAs escalating tensions between North Korea and the US under Donald Trump prompt fears of a nuclear war, survivors of the only two nuclear attacks to have taken place have issued a warning about the threat posed by atomic weapons. Survivors of the US attacks on Japanese cities of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 gave their recollection of the deadly bombings and their thoughts, 72 years after the events, on nuclear weapons and the consequences of using them. “Japan is the only nation that has experienced a nuclear attack.



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Japan marks the 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima

Japan marks the 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on HiroshimaJapan marks the 72nd anniversary of the first atomic bomb dropped by the U.S. on Hiroshima, Aug.6, 1945, killing an estimated 70,000 people with many thousands more dying over years from the effects of radiation.



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Rare footage shows daily life in Hiroshima before the atomic bomb was dropped on it

Rare footage shows daily life in Hiroshima before the atomic bomb was dropped on itCherry blossoms, beautifully intricate kimonos and people serenely paddling across a river — a new video paints an idyllic picture of how life was like in Hiroshima, before the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb in World War II. The video, shot by a Hiroshima resident some 10 years before the bombing, is the only footage owned by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum that depicts the area before 1945. The 16mm film footage cost almost $ 8,000 to digitise. In August 1945, the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki — the only recorded use of nuclear weapons during a period of war — killing an estimated 146,000 people in Hiroshima, and another 80,000 in Nagasaki. Just six days after the second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan announced its surrender to the Allied nations. The use of the bomb remains controversial, and many of both cities' residents suffered radiation sickness and other related injuries for years after.



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First Japanese to report Hiroshima atomic bomb dies at 86

First Japanese to report Hiroshima atomic bomb dies at 86Yoshie Oka, the first person to raise the alarm outside Hiroshima that the Japanese city had been hit by an atomic bomb, has died aged 86, media and acquaintances said Tuesday. Oka was 14 years old on August 6, 1945 and working in Hiroshima as a communications operator at an underground command centre of the Imperial Japanese Army. After the bomb fell, she contacted another military unit in the city of Fukuyama east of Hiroshima, local media including public broadcaster NHK reported.



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