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.
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.
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?
Lavrov also compared the United States to French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and German dictator Adolf Hitler.
"Solution to Ukraine will be found but Russia’s dialogue with the West needs to be based on mutual respect," Lavrov said.
In response to a question about whether US citizens should be concerned about a nuclear war breaking out, Biden said "no."
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.