UN Nuclear Chief Says North Korea Has Close To Six Nukes

AFP, Washington: The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that North Korea has close to six nuclear weapons, the UN nuclear watchdog's chief said Sunday.Asked...

Iran has 'legitimate right' to nuclear technology, Kharazi says

AFP, WASHINGTON: Iran has a "legitimate right" to nuclear technology and has no plans to permanently halt uranium enrichment, Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi told...

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...

Israel Asks for Bunker-Buster Bombs

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 26 April 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel...

North Korea ends missile-test moratorium, raising nuclear stakes

AFP, SEOUL: North Korea ended a self-imposed moratorium on testing long-range missiles and said "hostile" US policy was forcing it to develop its nuclear...

Top uranium producer Niger ratifies anti-nukes protocol

AFP, NIAMEY: Niger, the world's third producer of uranium, announced Thursday that it had ratified the anti-nuclear proliferation protocol of the International Atomic Energy...

Rumsfeld asks for restoration of nuclear 'bunker buster' program

AFP, WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has asked for restoration of a supersecret research program designed to create a new class of nuclear...

CIA correcting prewar Iraq WMD assessments with retrospective reports

, WASHINGTON: The CIA has begun a series of classified retrospective reports rectifying prewar assessments of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs that turned...

Pakistan pressing Iran to compromise on nuclear dispute

AFP, DAVOS, Switzerland: Pakistan is exerting behind the scenes pressure on Iran to compromise in its acrimonious dispute with Europe and the United States...