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Some balm for N-fears

A pre-emptive Trump strike without congressional consent was the worst fear.

23 Nov 2017 1:42 AM

At UN, North Korea says US to blame for 'worst ever situation'

North Korea said US nuclear war equipment had been deployed ready to strike.

14 Nov 2017 8:50 AM

Trump urges China's Xi Jinping to work 'hard', fast on North Korea

Trump made clear to Xi that he expected China to do more to rein in North Korea.

09 Nov 2017 12:47 PM

Better future for N Korea if Kim gives up nuclear ambitions: Trump

The regime has for decades been criticised for a range of rights abuses including torture, rape, execution of perceived critics.

09 Nov 2017 11:17 AM

South Korea 'in talks to buy nuclear submarine' from US: reports

While Moon did not give specific details of the purchases, he described them as essential for national defence.

07 Nov 2017 5:30 PM


S Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own: President Moon Jae-In

In recent months Pyongyang has carried out its sixth nuclear test, its most powerful by far.

01 Nov 2017 5:21 PM

'Nuclear war may break out any moment,' North Korea warns US

Trump has engaged in a war of words with Kim Jong-Un, threatening to 'totally destroy' North Korea if it threatens the United States.

17 Oct 2017 8:35 AM

North Korea says Trump has 'lit the wick of war:' Russia's TASS agency

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said his country’s nuclear program guaranteed peace.

12 Oct 2017 11:27 AM

There’s space for all of us: Celebrating the Outer Space Treaty’s golden jubilee

We also work to ensure that all humankind benefits from space activities, particularly developing countries and non-spacefaring nations.

10 Oct 2017 2:10 AM

Can strike Pakistan nuclear targets: IAF chief

We are fully capable of confronting Pakistan, China at same time, says Dhanoa.

06 Oct 2017 2:04 AM


India remains committed to goal of nuclear weapons-free world: Syed Akbaruddin

UN chief Guterres said only world that is safe from the use of nuke weapons is world that is completely free of atomic weapons themselves.

27 Sep 2017 11:38 AM

How Petrov kept his cool, and saved the world...

The disaster had set off a spiral of Cold War omens, which played out elsewhere, including Afghanistan.

27 Sep 2017 3:19 AM

Have nuclear weapons to counter India: Pakistan

On his maiden visit to the US as Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr Abbasi also said that Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal is safe and secure.

22 Sep 2017 2:46 AM

India's 'Cold Start' doctrine met with short range nuclear arsenal: Pak

Abbasi was also assertive of Pakistan's nuclear arsenals being safe and secure.

21 Sep 2017 10:35 AM

China expresses resolute opposition towards North Korea's nuclear test today

Pyongyang declared the test of what it called a hydrogen bomb to be a 'perfect success.'

03 Sep 2017 2:58 PM


Nuclear weapon negotiation never on table: N Korea in clash with US at UN forum

North Korea has pursued its weapons programmes in defiance of UN Security Council sanctions and ignored all calls.

23 Aug 2017 7:34 PM

Following pressure from US, China suspends North Korean iron, seafood imports

The ministry said on its website that all imports of coal, iron, iron ore and seafood will be 'completely prohibited' from Tuesday.

14 Aug 2017 2:39 PM

Take cover, avoid bomb flash: Guam issues nuclear guidelines

Guam is home to about 163,000 people and a US military base that includes a submarine squadron, an air base and a Coast Guard group.

12 Aug 2017 10:58 AM

Pak builds nuclear warhead underground storage site in Balochistan: US report

The report said it could serve as a storage site for strategic reserves and a means of protecting a counterforce nuclear strike capability.

11 Aug 2017 12:59 PM

As tensions soar, South Korean media urge nuclear arms

The South, which hosts US 28,500 troops on its soil to defend it from the North, is banned from building its own nuclear weapons.

11 Aug 2017 12:51 PM