nuclear war

India appears to be expanding its nuclear arsenal, claims SIPRI

While India's nuclear stockpile increased from 156 in January 2021 to 160 in January 2022, Pakistan's nuclear stockpile has remained at 165 in January 2021 and January 2022, it claimed.

published on : 13th June 2022

''Worrying trend'': Post-Cold War drop in nukes could be over

The U.S. and Russia, which hold 90% of the world’s atomic weapons, saw their inventories decline in 2021 due to the dismantling of warheads retired from military service years ago.

published on : 13th June 2022

What are 'tactical' nuclear weapons, and would Putin use them in Ukraine?

What is the risk that Russian President Vladimir Putin would authorise a so-called "tactical" nuclear strike against a country he has repeatedly claimed forms "one people" with Russia?

published on : 24th March 2022

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses West of fixating on 'nuclear war'

Lavrov also compared the United States to French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and German dictator Adolf Hitler.

published on : 3rd March 2022

No doubt that solution to Ukraine crisis will be found, says Russian Foreign Minister 

"Solution to Ukraine will be found but Russia’s dialogue with the West needs to be based on mutual respect," Lavrov said.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Biden says Americans should not worry about nuclear war after Russian actions

In response to a question about whether US citizens should be concerned about a nuclear war breaking out, Biden said "no."

published on : 1st March 2022

Nuclear button always on my desk, says North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un

Kim Jong-un in his New Year's Day address said that his country has completed its nuclear arsenal and he has the ignition button ready "always on" his desk.

published on : 1st January 2018

North Korea, United States closer to war than ever: former US military chief

The United States is now closer than it has ever been to a nuclear war with North Korea, a former top US military officer warned Sunday, saying he saw little prospect of a diplomatic solution.

published on : 1st January 2018

Kim Jong-Un calls on North Korea to mass-produce nukes, missiles in New Year message

Pyongyang dramatically ramped up its efforts to become a nuclear power in 2017, despite a raft of international sanctions and increasingly bellicose rhetoric from the United States.

published on : 1st January 2018

North Korea threatens to be 'most powerful nuclear, military state'

Ja Song-nam described to the Security Council the intercontinental ballistic missile test as the 'Great November Event' leading to 'completing the state nuclear force'.

published on : 16th December 2017

North Korea has produced miniature nuclear warhead, says media report

North Korea has produced a nuclear warhead small enough to fit inside its missiles, the Washington Post reported today, a major development sure to further inflame tensions.

published on : 9th August 2017

US senator says President Trump ready for war with North Korea

Republican senator Graham said that Trump has told him he would go to war to destroy North Korea rather than allow it to develop a long-range nuclear-armed missile.

published on : 1st August 2017