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Iran aiding probe of alleged nuke arms work: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 00:50

The head of the UN nuclear agency says Iran is cooperating "substantively" with a probe of suspicions that Tehran may have worked secretly on atomic arms.

Iran starts implementing nuclear deal: IAEA

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 09:36

Iran has halted its most sensitive nuclear activity under a ground-breaking deal with world powers, a confidential U.N. atomic agency report obtained by Reuters showed, paving the way for the easing of some Western sanctions.

Japan will not join UN member-backed initiative seeking to ‘outlaw nuke weapons’

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 15:08

Japan plans not to join an initiative led by 16 countries at the United Nations to make atomic weapons illegal, government sources have revealed.

P5 recognises Mongolia as atomic weapons free

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 21:06

The 5 permanent members of the UNSC and Mongolia have signed a declaration reaffirming the atomic weapon free status of the country.

China for no-first-use of atomic weapons

Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 21:53

China on Monday called on other nuclear weapons states to "abandon the nuclear deterrence policy based on first use".

Iran says no atomic retreat, ahead of talks

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 19:09

Tehran`s stated aim in the upcoming talks is to have the world recognise its rights to peaceful nuclear energy.

Iran not seeking atomic weapon: Supreme leader

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 16:35

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday insisted that his country is not seeking an atomic weapon.

Pakistan`s atomic weapons secure: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 14:56

Amid India`s concerns over the danger of Pak`s nuclear arsenal falling into the hands of terrorists, top US commander Mike Mullen has said Islamabad`s atomic weapons are secure.

India for global deal on `no-first-use` of atomic weapons

Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 23:27

India today advocated a new global, verifiable nuclear disarmament framework which includes "no-first-use" of atomic weapons and "non-use" against non-nuclear weapon states.

For N Korea, giving up atomic weapons is a risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 09, 2009, 11:24

In wintry Pyongyang this week, the challenge for President Barack Obama`s first envoy to North Korea is how to convince its obsessively secretive leader that he would be mad not to talk with the outside world about disarming.