Category - nuclear tests

  • September 5, 2017

    The top United Nations political official has urged the Security Council to remain united and to take appropriate action against Sunday's nuclear explosive test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

  • July 6, 2017

    The World Council of Churches has reiterated the urgent appeal issued by its Executive Committee in June for “all states engaged in the perilously escalating military confrontation in the [Korean] region to refrain from further escalation and to pursue instead initiatives to reduce tensions and to create a window for new dialogue initiatives.”

  • December 29, 2016

    John Doom lived in a small place on the planet, but he was committed to big things through his faith, fighting to stem atomic testing in the fragile ecosystem of his homeland French Polynesia.

  • March 3, 2016

    The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that imposes new sanctions and tightens some of its existing measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, due to the country's ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile-related activities that “threaten international peace and security.”

  • January 11, 2016

    Following the recent nuclear test conducted by North Korea, the World Council of Churches (WCC) is calling on all parties involved in the current situation on the Korean peninsula to invest in initiatives to reduce tensions and  for peaceful co-existence on the Korean peninsula.

  • January 7, 2016

    The United Nations thas deplored the underground nuclear test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calling it “deeply troubling” and the UN Security Council vowing to immediately begin considering the “significant measures” it had vowed to take in the event of another nuclear test by the country.

  • February 15, 2013

    World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has expressed “grave concern” over the Korean nuclear test stand-off.

  • November 3, 2010

    CND has accused the UK and French governments of “rearranging the deckchairs on the nuclear sub” after they agreed to co-operate over nuclear weapons testing.

  • June 17, 2009

    Japanese sources claim that North Korea may be planning to launch another missile, a day after US President Barack Obama called the country’s recent actions a “grave threat” to international security.

  • October 9, 2006

    North Korea's decision to break the nuclear test moratorium and attempt to explode a nuclear device was a predictable consequence of the failure of the Bush administration's diplomacy toward the Korean peninsula, Christians in the US have said.