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Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen 1-A

In March, the armed forces had conducted the successful test launch of the nuclear-capable Shaheen 1-A medium-range ballistic missile.

published on : 25th November 2021

US will not 'sit idly' if Iran drags out nuclear talks: Envoy

Iran has demanded a lifting of all sanctions, but the Biden administration says it is only discussing measures imposed by Trump as part of the withdrawal from the nuclear deal.

published on : 24th November 2021

UN nuclear watchdog chief presses for more access in Iran

While Iran maintains its program is peaceful, regional rival Israel has repeatedly warned it won't allow Tehran to build a nuclear weapon and is suspected of launching attacks targeting its program.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Pay closer attention to 'illicit proliferation' of networks of N-weapons, India tells UNSC

India's remarks appeared to be a veiled reference to China and its 'all-weather ally' Pakistan as concerns have been raised over the export of nuclear materials to Islamabad by Beijing.

published on : 28th September 2021

UN atomic agency head arriving in Tehran for talks, says Iran

Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's envoy to the IAEA, said in a tweet that Rafael Grossi is arriving Saturday, and will travel to Tehran this afternoon.

published on : 11th September 2021

Iran pressing on with uranium enrichment: UN nuke watchdog

Its director-general, Rafael Mariano Grossi, said he was willing to travel to Iran to meet the recently elected government for talks on the issue.

published on : 8th September 2021

Pakistan achieved nuclear capability 'within seven years' of India's first test in 1974: President Arif Alvi 

It was among Pakistan's big achievements since it became independent, President Arif Alvi said on Saturday.

published on : 14th August 2021

US warns China is building more nuclear missile silos

US Strategic Command tweeted a link Wednesday to a story in The New York Times on the federation's findings, which were published this week.

published on : 30th July 2021

US, South Korea agree to convince North Korea to return to nuke talks

Last month, the influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dismissed prospects for an early restart of the nuclear diplomacy.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Iran says inspectors may no longer get nuclear sites' images

The comments by Iran's parliament speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, aired by state TV, further underscored the narrowing window for the US and others to reach terms with Iran.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Japan extends its own North Korean sanctions another two years

Japan bans all trade between the countries and prohibits North Korean-registered ships from entering its ports, except for humanitarian purposes. It also bans flights between the countries.

published on : 6th April 2021

Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have ordered nuclear tests much earlier: Experts

The decision to conduct tests was taken by Vajpayee's predecessor P V Narasimha Rao, but could not be executed as he lost the 1996 polls.

published on : 16th August 2018

UN chief calls for 'total elimination' of nuclear weapons

In a speech to students at Geneva University, Antonio Guterres presented a new disarmament agenda to face challenges emerging in a world where "Cold War tensions have returned."

published on : 24th May 2018

South Korea asks North Korea to give up nuclear weapons

North Korea has justified its nuclear strategy citing the presence of nearly 30,000 US military personnel in South Korea.

published on : 8th March 2018
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