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Pakistan rejects report claiming Its nuclear arsenal is fastest growing

Pakistan on Monday strongly rejected a report published by a US think tank, which claimed that Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in...
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UN atomic chief warns on ‘nuclear terrorism’

The world needs to do more to prevent "nuclear terrorism", the head of the UN atomic watchdog has warned ahead of an important...

Indian nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan’s: report

A report examining nuclear security worldwide suggests India's "nuclear security measures may be weaker than those of Pakistan", but says the risk "appears to...

US, Russia cutting nuke arsenals, but modernizing: study

The world's biggest nuclear powers, the US and Russia, are slowly reducing their nuclear arsenals but are modernizing their capacities, the Stockholm International Peace...
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North Korea ‘hot cell’ unit could mean better, larger nuclear bombs: US experts

North Korea could be separating isotopes used to manufacture sophisticated and more powerful nuclear bombs, US experts warned Wednesday, after Pyongyang announced its main...
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North Korea leader orders nuclear warhead test, missile launches

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered an upcoming nuclear warhead test and multiple ballistic missile launches, escalating Pyongyang's face-off with the international community...
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Iran says reactor core removed in key step for deal

Iran has removed the core of its Arak heavy water reactor and filled part of it with cement, a crucial step under a soon...

Why Russia’s Reviving Its Nuke Trains

Russian "Barguzin" strategic missile trains may become an asymmetric response to NATO's complex European Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system deployed in Romania and...
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China helpless to curb North Korea nuke ambitions: experts

China is unlikely to take strong action in response to North Korea's claimed test of a hydrogen bomb, according to experts who say Beijing...

Kim Jong-Un says North Korea has miniaturized nuclear warheads

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un says his scientists have successfully miniaturized thermo-nuclear warheads to place on a ballistic missile and create a "true" deterrent,...