nuclear test

Pakistan says its nuclear tests in 1998 established 'credible minimum nuclear deterrence' in South Asia

Pakistan carried out the tests after India conducted a series of five nuclear test explosions at Pokhran in May, 1998, the country observed the 24th anniversary of the nuclear tests on Saturday.

published on : 28th May 2022

North Korea 'ready for nuclear test' with Biden due in Seoul

Kim Jong Un's regime is battling a spiralling Covid-19 outbreak with nearly two million reported cases of "fever", but both Washington and Seoul say this has not derailed Pyongyang's test plans.

published on : 19th May 2022

North Korea slams US, hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests

N.Korea's official news agency said Kim Jong Un presided over the Politburo where officials set policy goals for 'immediately bolstering' the North’s military capabilities to counter the Americans.

published on : 20th January 2022

Iran agrees to allow reinstallation of UN cameras at nuclear site: Reports

The reports came after Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian reportedly said earlier Wednesday that Iran had “reached a good agreement” with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

published on : 15th December 2021

North Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

The decision to close the Punggye-ri nuclear test site had generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Kim to set a positive tone ahead of the summit with Trump, which was recentcaly called off.

published on : 25th May 2018

Ahead of US summit, North Korea demolishes 'nuclear test site'

The planned closing was previously announced by leader Kim Jong Un ahead of his planned summit with US President Donald Trump next month.

published on : 24th May 2018

'Taking measures' to dismantle nuclear site, says North Korea

All observation facilities and research institutes would be removed along with guards and researchers, it said, detailing the process of closing the site.

published on : 12th May 2018

North Korea has offered to give up its nuclear weapons. Here's why it could be a bluff

More than once in the past, leadership in Pyongyang has promised to abandon its nuclear ambitions in return for economic aid or sanctions relief only to renege on it.

published on : 7th March 2018

2.9-magnitude  earthquake hits North Korea near nuclear test site

The tremor hit at 01:41 AM with a depth of around five kilometres, with the epicentre located north of the Punggye-Ri testing site.

published on : 13th October 2017

Seoul conclave: Top commanders of around 30 countries discuss key issues

Top commanders of around 30 countries discussed the evolving security situation in the Pacific region.

published on : 20th September 2017

China warns of war as North Korea vows 'merciless' response to US action over nuclear threat

Tensions in the region have surged to fresh heights in recent days with speculation mounting that North Korea is preparing a sixth nuclear test.

published on : 14th April 2017