CTBT in the News

Nuclear testing times, by Pramit Pal Chaudhuri (Hindustan Times Blog)

VIDEO: Nuclear watchdog welcomes N.Korean move (NHK World)

UN nuclear forum welcomes North Korea moratorium (UN Radio)

Marshall Islands Observes Nuclear Survivors Remembrance Day (Yokwe Online)

Activists call for end to nuclear power 58 years after Bikini incident (The Mainichi Daily News)

Monitoring of Nuclear Tests at Operating World Test Sites (National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan)

North Korea: Nuclear Envoy to Attend U.S. Conference (AP, The New York Times)

Japan issues wary welcome, awaits concrete action, warns of loopholes, by Masami Ito (The Japan Times)

Britain sees info security as priority at nuke summit, Interview with British Ambassador to Korea Scot Wightman, by Philip Iglauer (The Korea Times)

Safeguarding nuclear materials key, say envoys, by Kirsty Taylor (The Korea Herald)

Cancer mortality risk among A-bomb survivors 42% higher (The Mainichi Daily News)

Peace Boat arrives in Cuba to denounce nuclear arms (AFP)

France's Fuzzy Face on Nuclear Abolition, by Julio Godoy (InDepthNews)

The Ayatollah Is Right About One Thing: Nuclear Weapons Are Sinful, by Robert Scheer (Huffington Post)

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==SPECIAL COLLECTION of REPORTS & ANALYSES==

++ DPRK pledges MORATORIUM on NUCLEAR TESTS ++

NKorea says it will halt some nuclear activities, by Foster Klug (Associated Press)

China welcomes North Korea nuclear moratorium (AFP)

North Korea agrees to halt nuclear activities for food, by Jamie Crawford (CNN)

North Korea halts nuclear programme (Aljazeera)

DPRK-U.S. deal positive step toward resumption of Six-Party Talks, but concerted efforts still indispensable, by Wang Haiqing, Wu Liming (Xinhua)

Russia Welcomes N.Korea Nuclear Test Moratorium (Ria Novosti)

Cautious welcome for North Korea nuclear freeze (BBC)

North Koreans Agree to Freeze Nuclear Work; U.S. to Give Aid, by Steve Lee Meyers and Choe Sang-hun (The New York Times)

China, Russia, Japan welcome nuclear deal on N. Korea (Yonhap)

N.Korea offers temporary halt of nuclear program in exchange for more food aid: reports (The Korea Herald)

North Korea says it will halt some nuclear activities (The Mainichi Daily News)

EEUU confirma compromiso de Corea del Norte a una moratoria nuclear (EFE, El Confidencial)

Nordkorea setzt Atomprogramm aus (Der Spiegel)

N. Korea to halt nuke enrichment, missile tests – US (Russia Today)

North Korea agrees to nuclear moratorium (Zeenews)

Six-Party Countries Welcome Pyeongyang's Decision, Actions Must Be Followed, by Song Ji-sun (Ariang)

Third time lucky for nuclear watchdog in North Korea? By Fredrik Dahl (Reuters)

N. Korea offers US lessons, but no model, on Iran, by Shaun Tandon (AFP)

Q&A: Surprise and skepticism over US-NKorea deal, by Jean Lee (Associated Press)

Six-Party Talks on North Korea Nukes Not Imminent, U.S. Indicates After Deal (Global Security Newswire)

North Korea: Tactics vs Strategy, by Sarah Yun (The Diplomat)

'N. Korea buys time with US nuclear deal' (AFP, Khaleej Times)

Damage control, not the end of nukes, by Kosuke Takahashi (Asia Times)

The Tedious US-North Korea Nuclear Wrangle, by Ivan Zakharchenko (RIA Novosti)