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Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Iran was a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his secret services, according to reports Monday citing leaked documents. The inconsistency was revealed in a cache of communications between […]


IAEA chief urges vigilance against ‘terrorist’ nuke threats

IAEA chief urges vigilance against ‘terrorist’ nuke threats

The head of the UN’s atomic watchdog warned Monday that “terrorists” could attack or sabotage nuclear facilities in countries where security is weak, and urged governments not to let their guard down. “This is a very serious issue for the […]


Russia, US End Nuclear Cooperation Program

Nuclear Symbol

Moscow has decided to end its nuclear cooperation program with the US, saying that it no longer needs assistance in safeguarding nuclear sites located in Russia, the Boston Globe reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the situation. The decision was […]


No sign of North Korea nuclear test preparations: US think tank

North Korea Nuclear Test Site

North Korea is showing no signs of preparing for a new nuclear test, a US think tank said Friday, citing recent satellite imagery. However one or more tunnels at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site are complete and ready for another […]


North Korea developing submarine-based missiles: US think-tank

North Korea developing submarine-based missiles: US think-tank

Recent satellite images offer fresh evidence of North Korea developing a marine-based missile system that would give the nuclear-armed state a survivable second-strike nuclear capability, a US think-tank said Friday. The commercial satellite pictures suggest the conning tower of a […]


Pakistan, India swap lists of nuclear facilities, prisoners

Pakistan, India swap lists of nuclear facilities, prisoners

Pakistan and India on Thursday exchanged lists of their nuclear sites under an agreement barring them from attacking each others atomic facilities in the event of war, officials said. The annual New Year’s Day exchange was established under a 1988 […]


France at the UN warns North Korea over nuclear threat

France at the UN warns North Korea over nuclear threat

France warned North Korea on Monday that it would likely face more UN sanctions if it follows through on threats to carry out a nuclear test. North Korea has reacted angrily to a UN resolution condemning its human rights record […]


Last chance saloon for Iran nuclear talks

Last chance saloon for Iran nuclear talks

Time runs out Monday for the biggest chance in years to resolve the Iranian nuclear standoff, as Tehran and world powers make a final push for a deal but with a risky extension looking likely. The five permanent members of […]


Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank

Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank

Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons program in the world and by 2020 it could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices, a top American think tank has said. “Though many states are downsizing their […]


 
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