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Trump to enforce 'major' additional sanctions on Iran from Monday

As part of 'maximum pressure' campaign, the US has reinstated sanctions against Iran after exiting from the Iran nuclear deal last year.

23 Jun 2019 11:02 AM

After Balakot: India-Pak ties and nuclear bombast

Politicians on both sides of the border are prone to loose talk and nuclear sabre-rattling is part of their lexicon.

27 Mar 2019 1:40 AM

India’s N-triad historic, but caution is essential

The times are fraught with tension, specially with a Chinese naval force prowling the contentious waters of the Indian Ocean region.

07 Nov 2018 12:22 AM

Conspiracy theorists claim ghostly Russian radio station can fire nuclear weapons

Monotonous buzzing sound emanating from radio station for last 50 years has been heard around world on short wave frequency 24 hours a day.

17 Sep 2018 12:38 PM

Bucking global trend, India, Pakistan add nuclear arms

A factor contributing to the need for deadly strategic weapons is the peculiarity of the security situation in South Asia.

19 Jun 2018 6:03 AM


It would only take 100 nuclear bombs to cause global devastation, world has 15,000

Researchers have estimated that it would take 100 nuclear weapons would be enough to put a nation past its tipping point if used.

14 Jun 2018 6:39 PM

Nuclear weapons in Britain are vulnerable to a cyber attack, says study

Experts warn that dangers include missiles being launched incorrectly since most of them have been built before advent of cyber warfare.

11 Jan 2018 10:17 AM

In 5 days, Iran will ramp up uranium enrichment to 20 per cent

Iran gave up the majority of its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium as part of the nuclear deal it struck with world powers.

22 Aug 2017 1:42 PM

US weighing 'all options' to stop N Korea from developing nuclear weapon:

The Trump administration is continuing to work with its allies on the issue and goals are to stop the nuclear program, stop the missiles.

02 Aug 2017 5:35 PM

MEA: India not bound by treaty on nuclear arms

India has said it “believes that the treaty in no way constitutes or contributes to the development of any customary international law”.

19 Jul 2017 2:07 AM


US carries out joint missile drill with S Korea amid Pyongyang’s escalated threat

Pentagon said that US’s commitment to the defence of its allies in the region, South Korea and Japan, in the face of threats is 'ironclad'.

05 Jul 2017 11:19 AM

Ready to deploy new missile capable of reaching Japan, US military bases: North Korea

The missile tested on Sunday is believed to be capable of reaching Japan and several major US military bases in the country.

22 May 2017 10:58 AM

How long can Trump last as a bully?

If the Doomsday Clock strikes midnight nobody will be there to record it.

02 May 2017 1:49 AM

Britain urges North Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

The nuclear-armed state is under United Nations sanctions over its weapons programmes.

16 Apr 2017 9:47 AM

UK govt under fire for alleged failed nuclear missile test cover up

May was not PM at the time, but she took office shortly before the vote and appealed to lawmakers to approve the $50.7 billion project.

22 Jan 2017 5:39 PM


A stronger deterrent

This test was also the first after India acceded to the Missile Technology Control Regime.

28 Dec 2016 1:03 AM

Nuclear security at par with int'l standards: Pak

Pakistan has also established an independent nuclear regulatory authority with wide-ranging regulatory and inspection mandate, it said.

06 Dec 2016 8:37 PM

Pakistan terms India's No First Use policy on nukes 'ambiguous'

Pakistan believes the ambiguous 'No First Use' Declaration is not verifiable and amounts to nothing, FO spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said.

18 Nov 2016 6:55 PM