nuclear weapons

Hours after offering talks with US, North Korea test-fires two projectiles 

Tuesday's launches were the eighth round of launches since late July and the first since Aug. 24.

published on : 10th September 2019

Pakistan sticks to 'no first use of nukes' policy, says will never start a war with India

'Prime Minister's comments on Pakistan's approach towards conflict between two nuclear-armed states are being taken out of context,' Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said

published on : 3rd September 2019

Pakistan has tactical nuclear bombs as small as 125-250-grams to target India: Pak Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad

Pakistan has been rattled by India’s move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and division of the state into two union territories.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Pakistan willing to give up nuclear weapons if India does, says PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan also said that he had asked President Trump to play his role and mediate between the two countries.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Iran breaks uranium stockpile limit set under 2015 nuclear deal

The deal limited Iran to 300 kilograms of uranium enriched up to 3.67 per cent.

published on : 1st July 2019

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

South Korean delegation heads to Pyongyang to push for talks between US and North on nuclear weapons

An intense rapprochement saw the two rivals march together at the South's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics last month, with North's leader Kim Jong Un sending his sister as a special envoy to the event.

published on : 5th March 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

South Korea announces sanctions against Pyongyang

South Korea announced new unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang a day before US President Donald Trump arrives in Seoul on an Asian tour dominated by the North's nuclear programme.

published on : 6th November 2017

Securing North Korea nukes would require US ground invasion: Report

Tensions have dramatically risen on the Korean peninsula after North Korea conducted its biggest nuclear test in September.

published on : 5th November 2017

Trump: 'No dictator' should underestimate US resolve

President Donald Trump today warned that "no dictator" should underestimate the United States, in a thinly veiled reference to North Korea, which is likely to dominate his Asian tour.

published on : 5th November 2017
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