Big hike in Chinese military spending not the whole story: Gates

Agence France-Presse, Washington: China's announced plans to increase its military budget by nearly 18 percent accounts for only part of its actual military spending,...

Russia plans massive boost in uranium production

MOSCOW: Russia intends to increase tenfold its investments in prospecting for and mining uranium over the coming two years, the head of Russia's Atomic...

China Wants Quick Work On North Korea Deal

, Beijing (AFP): China called Thursday for all sides involved in a pact reached here this week on phasing out North Korea's nuclear programme...
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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...

United States Seeks Extension for Chemical Weapons Destruction

US State Department, The United States remains deeply committed to the success of the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) but unanticipated delays and setbacks...

Saudi may join nuclear arms race: ex-spy chief

Saudi Arabia may consider acquiring nuclear weapons to match regional rivals Israel and Iran, its former intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal said on Monday. "Our...

Minot Bomb Wing Commander Relieved Of Duty

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE: The commander of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., was relieved of command Oct. 30 due...

Iran says nothing taboo in nuclear talks

, TEHRAN: Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani on Tuesday said no subject would be taboo if the Islamic republic agreed to negotiations with...

Israeli Nukes Complicate International Nuclear Doctrine

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Houston, Texas: The United States cannot denounce Iran's nuclear program while accepting Israel's possession of nuclear bombs, the head of the Arab...