Nation

China Planning to Deploy Nuclear Submarines at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port to Surveillance Indian Navy

With nuclear submarine stationed at Gwadar Port, China will have direct strategic access to the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

World

North Korea Calls Donald Trump’s Nuclear Button Boast The ‘Bark of a Rabid Dog'

The North's official party newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Tuesday dismissed Trump's "swaggering" as nothing but the "spasm of a lunatic" frightened by North Korea's power.

World

N-Korea scoffs at Trump’s nuclear button tweet

Calls his ‘bigger N-button’ message a ‘bark of a rabid dog’

World

Pope Francis Warns World is One Step Away from Nuclear War

Asked if he was worried about the possibility of nuclear war, Pope Francis said: "I think we are at the very limit. I am really afraid of this. One accident is enough to precipitate things." He did not mention Hawaii or North Korea.

World

Russia Will Not Support US Bid to Change Iran Nuclear Deal: Lavrov

Lavrov spoke days after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would waive nuclear sanctions against Iran for the last time to give Washington and its European allies a chance to fix the "terrible flaws" of the 2015 nuclear deal.

World

Emmanuel Macron Tells Netanyahu the Iran Nuclear Deal Must be Preserved

Emmanuel Macron says he wants an “uncompromising” dialogue with Iran about its ballistic missile program and he told Netanyahu that efforts concerning Iranian ballistics as well as its regional activities should continue.

Nation

Pak Foreign Minister Says Indian Army Chief Rawat's Comments Might Lead to Nuclear War

“Very irresponsible statement by Indian Army Chief,not befitting his office. Amounts to invitation for nuclear encounter.If that is what they desire,they are welcome to test our resolve.The general's doubt would swiftly be removed, inshallah (sic),

World

US Ultimatum on Nuclear Deal, New Sanctions Draw Iran Threat

Donald Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions on Iran for the last time to give the United States and European allies a final chance to amend the pact.

World

Pakistan Army Warns of Response to India’s Misadventure

The Army's response came days after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's recent remark that the force was ready to call Pakistan's "nuclear bluff" and cross the border to carry out any operation if asked by the government.

Health

Medicine and moly-99

Nuclear medicine imaging, a staple of American health care since the 1970s, runs almost entirely on Molybdenum-99, a radioisotope produced by nuclear fission of enriched uranium that decays so rapidl...

Nation

Ready to Call Pakistan's Nuclear Bluff: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

He was responding to a question during a press conference on the possibility of Pakistan using its nuclear weapons in case the situation along the border deteriorates.

World

Iran nuclear deal survives as Trump grants waivers “one last time”

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions against Iran for the last time to give Washington and its European allies a chance to fix the “terrible flaws” of the 2015...

Nation

Army Chief Bipin Rawat Says Threat of Use of Chemical, Biological, Nuclear Weapons by Non-State Actors Becoming a Reality

Speaking during a press conference in New Delhi, General Rawat pointed that threat of use of uncoventional warfare by 'non-state' actors has increased.

World

North Korea steps up tunnelling at nuclear test site: monitor

Activities underscore Pyongyang’s continued efforts to maintain the Punggye-ri site’s potential for future nuclear testing, it says

World

Putin Says 'shrewd' North Korean Leader Has Outplayed His Rivals

North Korea and South Korea held talks on Tuesday after a prolonged period of tension on the Korean peninsula over the North's missile and nuclear programmes.

World

EU Backs Under-fire Iran Nuclear Pact as Donald Trump Weighs Future

The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany threw their weight behind the pact limiting Iran's nuclear ambitions and insisted that the Islamic Republic is respecting it.

Nation

US Reaffirms Its Commitment to Secure India’s NSG Membership, Says Working With Partners

"We are working with partners to secure India's Nuclear Suppliers Group membership," Juster said describing India as a "leading power" in the Indo-Pacific region.

World

EU Backs Under-fire Iran Nuclear Pact at Brussels Talks

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the EU wants to preserve the deal "because it is in our interest not to develop or to see that nuclear weapons are developed in Iran."

World

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear deal

Urges U.S. Trump Donald Trump to endorse the pact, saying it’s essential for international security

World

Donald Trump Deserves 'Big' Credit for North Korea Talks, Says South Korea's Moon

The talks were held on Tuesday on the South Korean side of the demilitarised zone, which has divided the two Koreas since 1953, after a prolonged period of tension on the Korean peninsula over the North's missile and nuclear programmes.

World

Donald Trump Administration Plans to Develop More Usable Nuclear Weapons, Loosen Restrictions

The policy review will also increase the scenarios when the administration can use a nuclear weapon-- the expansion includes response to a non-nuclear attack that caused mass causalities.

World

North Korea Says it Will Not Discuss Nuclear Arms in Talks With South

North Korea said after its first talks with South Korea in more than two years that it would not discuss its nuclear weapons with Seoul because they were aimed only at the United States, not its "brethren" in South Korea.

World

N.Korea says nuclear programme talks would dent inter-Korean ties

“North Korea's weapons are only aimed at the United States, not our brethren, China or Russia,” said Ri Son Gwon, head of North Korea's delegation at the first inter-Korean talks in more than two years.

World

Both Koreas Begin Talks as Winter Olympics Helps Break the Ice

The talks come after North Korea's Kim Jong-un used his New Year's Day speech to announce he was open to sending a delegation to the Olympics as well as reducing tensions on the Korean peninsula while vowing to never give up his nuclear weapons program.

World

Trump Tweet on Nuclear Button Keeps North Korea's Kim 'on His Toes', Says Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley said North Korea should be clear that the United States will not reduce pressure on Kim.

Nation

Indian Navy’s Indigenous Nuclear Submarine INS Arihant Back in Action After Suffering Damages in Propulsion Chamber

Navy officials say the accident took place when INS Arihant was reportedly at Vishakhapatnam harbour and they are working on making it fighting fit after removing the damaged pipes and instruments.

World

Trump’s nuclear button tweet keeps Kim on his toes, helps world security: Haley

“We want to always remind them we can destroy you, too, so be very cautious and careful with your words and what you do.”

Business

U.S.-Korea trade negotiations pit pickup trucks against nuclear threat

The goods trade deficit with South Korea has doubled since the 2012 signing of a free trade agreement; almost 90% of the 2016 shortfall of $27.6 billion came from the auto sector

World

Of Big Macs, and ‘bigger’ nuke buttons

U.S. President Donald Trump is not known to be a man of long-lasting loyalties but has two obsessions that have lasted — nuclear weapons and cheeseburgers. Both topics came alive yet again last week, ...

World

US 'Looking For Reasons' To Pressure Iran, Says Russia

Sergei Ryabkov was responding to US Vice President Mike Pencewho this week said Washington will "not remain silent on Iran" and called for a replacement to the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement.

World

OPINION | Trump’s First Tweet of 2018 Shows His Grudges Against Nuclear-Armed Pakistan

Of the $123 billion worth losses bore by Pakistan itself for the war against terrorism, only $33 billion was reimbursed by the US.

Nation

Talks Underway With Westinghouse for Nuclear Power Project: Govt

The project is planned to be set up at Kovvada in Andhra Pradesh and comprises six units of 1,208 MW each, Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh, who holds multiple portfolios, said in a written reply to a question.

World

Why Twitter did not block Trump after nuclear button threat

Company says it reviewed the threat and found that there was no violation of its rules against “abusive behaviour.”

World

North Korea reopens border hotline as Trump boasts of “bigger” nuclear button

Talks to discuss North Korea’s participation in Winter Olympics; U.S. downplays talks, urges North to abandon nuclear weapons

World

'My Nuclear Button Bigger than Yours': Donald Trump Warns North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Trump launched the highly personal missive on Twitter hours after his ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley described a proposed dialogue between the two Koreas as a "band-aid" and said Washington would never accept a nuclear-armed Pyongyang.

World

Donald Trump boasts of bigger 'nuclear button' than North Korea's

The president’s Tuesday evening tweet came in response to Kim’s New Year’s address, in which he repeated fiery nuclear threats against the United States.

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