Iran disputes UN finding that it worked on nuclear arms

Iran has rejected an assessment by the UN nuclear agency that it did past work on nuclear arms but is praising some aspects of the agency's investigation of the issue, reflecting satisfaction that the more than decade-long probe has ended.

UN to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site

Iran, in an unusual arrangement, will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect a site it allegedly used to develop nuclear arms under a secret agreement with the UN agency that normally carries out such work.

Nuclear peace: Mankind's most dangerous bluff?

In the nervous aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing 70 years ago, citizens spent decades on alert for a nuclear war that would wipe out billions in a radioactive firestorm and render Earth uninhabitable.

Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists

Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists

Climate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization and are bringing the world closer to doomsday, a group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates said Thursday.

Marshall Islands sues India, 8 others for possessing Nuclear-Arms

In a "David vs Goliath" battle, a tiny Pacific island nation today filed a lawsuit against nine nuclear-armed nations, including India, at the International Court of Justice for violating their legal obligation to disarm.

Still a way to go in Iran nuke probe: UN

UN inspectors looking into allegations Iran worked on nuclear arms cautioned that their long-stalled probe still had a long way to go to determine whether such suspicions are valid.

US steps up surveillance of Pakistan`s nuclear arms: Report

The US, which spends billions monitoring adversaries like Al Qaeda, North Korea and Iran, pays an equally intense focus on ally Pakistan and has ramped up surveillance of its nuclear arms, according to a report.

Obama calls on Russia to cut nuclear arms

Obama on Wednesday called on Russia to agree strategic nuclear weapons cuts of up to a third and to also rein in strategic atomic arms, in a keynote speech in Berlin.

China boosts nuclear arms arsenal: Think tank

China, India and Pakistan have increased their nuclear weapons by about 10 warheads each in the past year, and other nuclear states appear set on maintaining their arsenals, a Swedish think-tank claimed Sunday.

S Korea warns N Korea against use of nuclear arms

A top South Korean general has warned that it will preemptively strike against North Korea if it shows intent to use a nuclear weapon.

`Pak nukes might fall into hands of terrorist`

A recent Congressional Research Service report had said that Pakistan is increasing its production of nuclear weapons.

Hatoyama speaks against nuke arms on Iran trip

"No country should possess weapons of mass destruction,
especially nuclear weapons," Hatoyama said.

Show that nuclear arms not sought: Hillary to Iran

Ahead of international talks April 13 on Iran`s nuke programme in Istanbul, Clinton talked strategy
with Turkish PM.

N Korea calls for `human shields` to protect Kim Jong-un

North Korea called on its people to rally behind new leader Kim Jong-un and protect him as human shields.

N Korea warns of nuke arms race ahead of US talks

North Korea said, ahead of landmark talks with the United States, that a US
missile defence shield will set off a new nuclear arms race.

`Saudi will seek nuclear arms if Iran gets them’

Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia and its Sunni Gulf neighbours view Shi`ite Iran with suspicion.

Iran aims to get to brink of nuclear arms: US aide

US believes, Iran seeks to get N-arms under the cover of a civil nuke plan.

UN has new info on alleged Iran nuclear arms

Iran says its nuclear program is meant only to generate reactor fuel.

PM forms group on Rajiv action plan for N-arms free world

PM Manmohan Singh has constituted an informal group, headed by Mani Shankar Aiyar, to consider how best to carry forward the ideas contained in 1988 Rajiv Gandhi action plan for a nuclear weapons-free world and non-violent order.

Japan to probe claims it sought nuclear arms in 1960s

Japan is to investigate a report
that it considered arming itself with nuclear weapons in the
late 1960s despite its pacifist vow to shun them, a senior
government official said on Monday.