US calls on Pakistan not to use new nuclear reactor for bombs

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday urged Pakistan not to use a powerful new atomic reactor under construction to bolster its nuclear...

NATO Allies Simulate Seizure of WMD at Sea

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Four NATO allies mounted a big naval exercise off the Turkish coast on May 26 simulating the capture of imaginary weapons of...

Blair Confirms Decision This Year On UK Nuclear Weapons

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, London: Prime Minister Tony Blair confirmed Wednesday that a decision on whether to replace Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent will be taken "later...

Japan says it can go nuclear but won't

, TOKYO: Japan said Tuesday it has the legal right to develop nuclear weapons despite its pacifist constitution but has no intention even to...

Major powers still haggling over Iran sanction resolution

, Six major powers were still divided on a European draft resolution mandating UN nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, with Russia pushing for a postponement...

Russia Renews Support For Iran Nuclear Program

Agence France-Presse, Moscow: Russia reiterated its support Monday for Iran's controversial nuclear program and said all questions about it should be handled by the...

Iran And India In Nuclear Talks Ahead Of UN Deadline

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, New Delhi, India: Iran briefed India on Tuesday on Tehran's nuclear programme, an Indian official said, two days ahead of a UN...

Libya has mustard gas, lacks delivery systems

Libya still has over 10 tonnes of mustard gas years after signing a treaty banning chemical weapons, but has destroyed the weapons systems for...

Russia to beef up strategic deterrence potential

Russia will continue to increase its potential in air-space forces and other parts of its nuclear deterrence strategy, Chief of Staff said Tuesday. "(Russia) will...

Two South Korea nuclear reactors shut down

Two South Korean 1,000-megawatt nuclear reactors were shut down Tuesday at separate plants, both as a result of unrelated systems malfunctions, operators said. The...