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At least 36 ISIS militants killed in US 'mother of all bombs' attack

 04/14/2017 - 02:59
A GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb being prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center, Florida, USA, on Mar. 11, 2003. EPA/Department of Defense
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GBU-43/B device is the largest non-nuclear bomb US has used in combat.  The bombing killed at least 36 members of the Islamic State (IS) and also destroyed several important installations, the Afghan Ministry of Defense announced on Friday.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 2:45am
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A GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb being prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center, Florida, USA, on Mar. 11, 2003. EPA/Department of Defense

Playing Madman? Trump Calls on US to 'Expand' Nuclear Capability

 12/23/2016 - 04:51
Trump thinks being "unpredictable" is a virtue, both in politics and business. Photo: EFE/Erik S. Lesser
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President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday for a strengthening of America’s nuclear weapons programme, throwing into doubt longstanding efforts to reduce its arsenal. His comments came the same day that Vladimir Putin said Russia needs to ‘strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces’

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Friday, December 23, 2016 - 4:22am
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Trump thinks being "unpredictable" is a virtue, both in politics and business. Photo: EFE/Erik S. Lesser