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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...

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...

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...

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...

Iran Warns It Will Step Up Nuclear Activities if 2015 Deal Falls Apart

Iran will relaunch its nuclear program and enrich uranium at a higher level than it has previously if Russia, China, and European powers follow...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

Trump Wants Options to End North Korea Nuclear Threat

U.S. President Donald Trump has asked officials to give him options for removing the threat of a nuclear-armed North Korea, National Security Adviser H.R....