Nuclear Weapons
World  /  Published 31.08.21

North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons, the UN atomic watchdog said in an annual report, highlighting the isolat...
By Reuters in Vienna

World  /  Published 03.07.21

China bolsters its nuke options

Researchers in the US have identified the construction of 119 new international ballistic missile silos in a desert in northwestern China, indicating that the country is carrying out plans to strength...
By Steven Lee Myers in New York

World  /  Published 10.12.20

Iran in underground nuclear plans

The mysterious July explosion that destroyed a centrifuge assembly hall at Iran’s main nuclear fuel enrichment facility in Natanz was deemed by the Iranian authorities to be enemy sabotage, and ...
By Christoph Koettl in New York

World  /  Published 08.12.20

AI gun used to kill scientist, says Iran

The killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist last month was carried out remotely with artificial intelligence and a machine gun equipped with a “satellite-controlled smart system”, Ta...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 18.11.20

Trump seeks options on attacking Iran

President Trump asked senior advisers at an Oval Office meeting on Thursday whether he had options to take action against Iran’s main nuclear site in the coming weeks. The meeting occurred a day...
By Eric Schmitt, Maggie Haberman, David E. Sanger, Helene Cooper, Lara Jakes in Washington


India  /  Published 16.08.19

No-first-use not cast in stone, says Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the future of India’s “no-first-use” (NFU) policy on nuclear weapons would depend on circumstances, injecting a degree of ambiguity into a core nati...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

The nuclear cloud hanging over us

With the recent administrative changes in Jammu and Kashmir, Indo-Pak hyphenation has come back to haunt India’s aspirations to break out of that narrow mould and be perceived as an independent play...
By Prakash Menon

World  /  Published 21.01.20

$3 million to anyone who kills Trump: Iran MP

An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed U.S. President Donald Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Teh...
By AP in Dubai

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.19

Climate change: the voices on the margins

One of the most extraordinary dramas of protests is the political explosion of the margins. The margins — whether indigenous tribes, subsistence farmers or migrants — have held some of the most cr...
By Shiv Visvanathan

World  /  Published 03.11.18

N. Korea threatens to resume nuke development over sanctions

North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country.The statement released by the...
By AP in Seoul


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