Home News Nuclear Weapons News

Nuclear Weapons News

Nuclear weapons news on global nuclear and chemical weapon threats, nuclear proliferation and prevention

Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

Iran said Monday it will consider withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if a dispute over its atomic program...

France ignores call to exit Iran nuclear deal

France said Thursday it remains "committed" to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord it signed with other world powers, despite Donald Trump urging the Europeans...

North Korea conducts ‘very important test’: KCNA

North Korea said Sunday it had carried out a "very important test" at its space launch centre, as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington...

North Korea pursues nuclear weapons program, evades sanctions: UN

Seoul: North Korea is pressing ahead with its nuclear weapons program while evading sanctions, a United Nations report said, following a series of recent...

India says may rethink ‘no first use’ policy on nuclear weapons

India has stuck to its commitment of 'no first use' of nuclear weapons but future policy will depend on the situation, the defence minister...

Residents told to evacuate after rise in radiation levels near Russian blast site

Radiation levels were up to 16 times the norm in a nearby town, the national weather service said Tuesday August 13th, after an explosion...

Landmark INF Nuclear Arms Treaty Is History: What Now?

A landmark nuclear treaty is ending. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep...

In Tit-For-Tat Move, Putin Announces Russian Suspension of INF Treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia has suspended its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, one day after the United States...

US nuclear treaty ultimatum about China as much as Russia

By announcing its intent to withdraw from a decades-old nuclear weapons treaty, the United States is targeting Russia, which it says violated the bilateral...

Moon’s nuclear diplomacy a ‘dangerous gamble’: analysts

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has embarked on a "dangerous gamble", analysts said, after he secured only minimal concessions from Kim Jong Un to...