Iran, Russia to sign nuclear plants deal Tuesday: media

The head of Iran's atomic energy agency will travel to Russia Tuesday to sign a construction deal for two nuclear power plants on...

Japan can hold nuclear arms for self-defence – govt

,  TOKYO (Reuters): Japan's constitution allows it to possess nuclear weapons as long as they are kept to a minimum level necessary for self-defence,...

Pakistan, ex-Soviet states focus of nuclear terror watch

Washington: When it comes to nuclear material falling into the wrong hands, Pakistan, the former Soviet Union and North Korea top the list of...

US says Pakistan's new nuclear reactor not very powerful: press

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, WASHINGTON: The nuclear reactor being built in Pakistan is much smaller than a private arms control group has claimed and could simply...

North Korea says nuclear test successful

, North Korea said Monday it has performed its first-ever nuclear weapons test and the blast had been successfully set off underground with no...

Detecting chemical weapons with a color-changing film

In today's world, in which the threat of terrorism looms, there is an urgent need for fast, reliable tools to detect the release of...

US nuclear chief resigns after safety spat

The head of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced his resignation Monday, just months after a public spat with colleagues over the need for...

Iran must 'think carefully' on nuclear options: US

, WASHINGTON: A top US official on Wednesday warned Iran to "think carefully" about its options, as the Islamic republic's nuclear showdown raced to...

Iran boasts hundreds of new centrifuges: report

Agence France-Presse, Tehran: Iran has started operating hundreds of new uranium-enriching centrifuges at its main nuclear plant, the official IRNA news agency said on...

Iran Determined To Pursue Nuclear Enrichment

Xinhua News Agency, Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said on Tuesday that Iran is "determined" to pursue all legal areas of nuclear technology, including...