Russia Tests Combat Readiness of its Strategic Nuclear Forces

Russia on Thursday conducted large-scale military drills to test the combat readiness of its strategic nuclear forces, including launches of multiple ballistic missiles, Russian...

US successfully tests new nuclear gravity bomb

As the world’s attention was on the first combat use of the conventional “Mother Of All Bombs,” the US National Nuclear Security Administration announced...

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...

Radiation Forces US 7th Fleet to Reposition Ships

The U.S. 7th Fleet has temporarily repositioned its ships and aircraft away from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant after detecting low-level contamination in...
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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...

Can Trump rip up the Iran deal? Easier said than done

As a candidate, Donald Trump promised to tear up the Iran nuclear deal, the signature diplomatic breakthrough of Barack Obama's second term. As president-elect, Trump...

China Has 260 Nuclear Weapons, Fewer Than 4% of US

Global nuclear weapons in early 2016 saw a slight decrease from 2015, with China ranking fourth with 260 nuclear weapons, which is about 3.7...
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North Korea leader orders nuclear arsenal on ‘standby’

Leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered North Korea's nuclear arsenal readied for pre-emptive use at anytime, in an expected ramping up of rhetoric following the...

US Says Open To Talk If North Korea Ready To Disarm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, after North Korea's Kim Jong-Un postponed a threat to fire missiles towards the US territory of Guam,...

South Korea to Bring Back US Tactical Nuclear Missiles?

Opposition parties and sections of South Korea's media are stepping up calls for the government to invite the United States to reintroduce tactical nuclear...