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Infected mosquitoes to be released in Brazil and Columbia to battle Zika 

Infected mosquitoes to be released in Brazil and Columbia to battle Zika  | CBRN | Scoop.it
An army of mosquitoes will be infected with bacteria and released into Brazil and Columbia to combat the Zika outbreak.
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Amazon fined £65,000 for attempting to deliver hazardous goods by air

Amazon fined £65,000 for attempting to deliver hazardous goods by air | CBRN | Scoop.it
Online shopping giant Amazon has been fined £
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Fallon says £41bn new nuclear submarine programme 'cannot be late’

Fallon says £41bn new nuclear submarine programme 'cannot be late’ | CBRN | Scoop.it
The massive programme to build replacement nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy “
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Secretary of defense: Don't neglect nuclear deterrence

Secretary of defense: Don't neglect nuclear deterrence | CBRN | Scoop.it
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Decades of minimal investment in the nation's "nuclear enterprise" needs to be reversed to maintai
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Debris recovery operation in sea carried out for first time since Fukushima nuclear disaster

Debris recovery operation in sea carried out for first time since Fukushima nuclear disaster | CBRN | Scoop.it
For the first time since the 2011 nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, the removal of debris in…
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Nine injured in IED blast targeting police van in Charsadda

Nine injured in IED blast targeting police van in Charsadda | CBRN | Scoop.it
TTP claims attack which injured four cops and five civilians.
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Kenya signs nuclear power deal with South Korea

Kenya signs nuclear power deal with South Korea | CBRN | Scoop.it
Kenya’s nuclear energy bid received a major boost after signing an agreement with the Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO).
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Isil launch first mustard gas attack on US troops since WWI and rig entire chemical plant with explosives

Isil launch first mustard gas attack on US troops since WWI and rig entire chemical plant with explosives | CBRN | Scoop.it
Islamic State has used chemical weapons against US troops, in what is thought to be the first such attack on American servicemen since the First World War.
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Kiev plans to use chemical weapon in Donbass

Kiev plans to use chemical weapon in Donbass | CBRN | Scoop.it
According to the secret-service data of our intelligence, there were revealed the facts of preparation for chemical weapon’s use in Donbass by the AFU General
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DEFINITELY not an endorsement. Just interesting that Russian supported media is seeding stories of possible CW use
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Balochistan: Did rattled Pakistan army poison water supply with chemicals after PM Modis I-Day speech?

Balochistan: Did rattled Pakistan army poison water supply with chemicals after PM Modis I-Day speech? | CBRN | Scoop.it
According to Balochistans activist ground report, the Pakistan Army has resorted to snatch, kill and dump tactics for Baloch freedom fighters and civilians.
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Taiwan Subway Bombing Wasn’t Organized Terrorism, Government Says

Taiwan Subway Bombing Wasn’t Organized Terrorism, Government Says | CBRN | Scoop.it
At least 25 people were injured in the blast, which Taiwan’s premier said was most likely the work of “an individual person.”

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Boulder man dies after making, intentionally ingesting ricin

Boulder man dies after making, intentionally ingesting ricin | CBRN | Scoop.it
An 18-year-old Boulder man died Wednesday night after police say he intentionally ingested the deadly poison ricin, which he had manufactured in his home.

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Vladimir Putin launches 4,000mph supersonic missile

Vladimir Putin launches 4,000mph supersonic missile | CBRN | Scoop.it
The Object 4202 rocket was fired thousands of miles from the Yasny Launch Base in Russia to the far-east peninsula of Kamchatka with Kremlin officials calling the test a 'success'.
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Going underground in an nuclear bunker - SWI swissinfo.ch

Going underground in an nuclear bunker - SWI swissinfo.ch | CBRN | Scoop.it
What would it have been like to be live deep below a Swiss city in case of a major catastrophe? We went into the depths of a nuclear bunker, buil
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MoD announces new £800m innovation drive

MoD announces new £800m innovation drive | CBRN | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Defence has unveiled plans for an £800m programme designed to take advantage of the latest advances in science and technology.
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Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons ‘entangled in tensions’, US says - The Express Tribune

Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons ‘entangled in tensions’, US says - The Express Tribune | CBRN | Scoop.it
Carter terms India respon­sible nuclea­r state
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Cost of modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons to fall to next president

Cost of modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons to fall to next president | CBRN | Scoop.it
In this flat, windy expanse just south of the Canadian border, U.S. Air Force pilots fly the same bombers their grandfathers flew, using mid-20th century cables and pulleys.
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Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired at US troops in Iraq

Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired at US troops in Iraq | CBRN | Scoop.it
Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired at US troops in Iraq https://t.co/gltGgLEgNf via @FRANCE24
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What to Make of North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test? | 38 North: Informed Analysis of North Korea

What to Make of North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test? | 38 North: Informed Analysis of North Korea | CBRN | Scoop.it
Siegfried Hecker, one of the last Americans to visit North Korea's nuclear facilities at Yongbyon, examines the major expansion of DPRK's WMD programs in recent
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DoS Attack Crashes Website Monitoring North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site

DoS Attack Crashes Website Monitoring North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site | CBRN | Scoop.it
The timing is odd, and suggests someone doesn't like the NGO keeping an eye on nuclear test sites.
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DSS smashes kidnap gangs, nabs Boko Haram IED specialist

DSS smashes kidnap gangs, nabs Boko Haram IED specialist | CBRN | Scoop.it
Daily Trust: The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday said it had smashed several kidnap gangs and terrorist elements in recent operations across the country.
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Two arrested after Keighley 'explosive' chemical find - BBC News

Two arrested after Keighley 'explosive' chemical find - BBC News | CBRN | Scoop.it
Police arrest a man and a woman after finding 'potentially explosive' chemicals at a house in West Yorkshire.
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World not prepared for biological attacks, new technology threats: Ban Ki-moon - The Economic Times

World not prepared for biological attacks, new technology threats: Ban Ki-moon - The Economic Times | CBRN | Scoop.it
He pointed out that while there were international organisations to prevent the spread of nuclear and chemical weapons.
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Labour peer attacked in 'chemical and biological WARFARE' as Parliament put on lockdown

Labour peer attacked in 'chemical and biological WARFARE' as Parliament put on lockdown | CBRN | Scoop.it
A LABOUR peer was showered with an unknown white powder while opening a 'racist' letter at parliament sparking fears of a chemical attack.
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