West tells Iran it must address nuclear bomb fears

Western powers told Iran on Thursday it must step up cooperation with a U.N. watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research if it wants to get a broader nuclear deal that would ease sanctions on the oil producer.

Iran fails to address nuclear bomb concerns: IAEA

Iran has failed to address concerns about suspected atomic bomb research by an agreed deadline, the UN nuclear watchdog said on Friday, a setback to hopes for an end to an international stand-off over Tehran`s atomic activity.

US, Iran experts dispute nuclear bomb "breakout" timeline

A US security institute estimates that Iran could amass material for a nuclear bomb in three months or less while Iranian experts cite a time frame six times longer - a dispute going to the heart of talks between Tehran and global powers.

Iran addresses nuclear bomb allegations for first time: IAEA

Iran has for the first time addressed concerns about the so-called "possible military dimensions" of its nuclear programme, a new IAEA report showed on Friday.

IAEA, Iran make progress on nuclear bomb probe

IAEA, Iran make progress on nuclear bomb probe
Vienna: Iran has agreed to address some of the many long-held allegations that it conducted research into making nuclear weapons before 2003 and possibly since, the UN atomic watchdog said today.

Iran nuclear `breakout` time at two months: John Kerry

Iran is two months away from breakout capability to produce enough nuclear material for a bomb should they resume their mothballed enrichment process, John Kerry warned.

Yasin Bhatkal, other IM operatives were planning to nuke Surat: NIA

Operatives of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, Yasin and Riyaz Bhatkal, were planning to attack Surat with nuclear warheads which they tried to procure from Pakistan, NIA has said.

Excavation at N Korea nuclear test site: US think-tank

Recent satellite imagery suggests North Korea has stepped up excavation work at its main nuclear test site, but there are no signs of an imminent test, a US think-tank said on Friday.

Saudis have Pak commitment of nuclear bomb: US expert

Given the rapid increase of Pakistan`s nuclear arsenal, a former CIA analyst suspects the country has a commitment to provide a nuclear bomb to Saudi Arabia.

India ranks near bottom of nuclear material security index

India has been ranked below its two nuclear-armed neighbours - Pakistan and China - in the list of countries with a weak nuclear material security in the world, according to a US-based think-tank.

Iran `will not abandon Arak heavy water reactor`

Iran`s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi has said Tehran will never abandon the Arak heavy water reactor, considering it a "red line" in talks with world powers, media reported on Sunday.

Barack Obama takes on critics of Iran deal, praises diplomacy

US President Barack Obama took on critics of a newly-brokered nuclear deal with Iran by saying their tough talk was good for politics but not for US security.

Israel must declare nuclear bomb: Hassan Rouhani

Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani called on Thursday for Israel to put its suspected nuclear arms under international control ahead of a landmark meeting between foreign ministers from Iran and western nations.

Power of Oklahoma tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb

Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Oklahoma.

Iran over a year away from nuclear bomb: Obama

US President Barack Obama has said America will keep "all options on the table" to stop Iran from going nuclear, noting that Tehran is "over a year or so" away from developing an atom bomb, if it has any such plans.

Iran has a `Plan B` for developing nuclear bomb

Satellite images showed that Iran has activated the Arak heavy-water production plant.

N-bomb ‘can save Earth from asteroid collision`

Scientists say they have found a way to blast an asteroid into space dust using an atomic bomb.

Ahmadinejad, Chavez rebuff US, joke about bomb

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Venezuela`s Hugo Chavez lavished each other with praise.

Iran sanctions have `enormous bite`: Obama

Barack Obama expressed confidence that Russia and China in particular understand the threat a nuclear armed Iran would pose.

Israel says Iran closer to atom bomb than thought

Both Washington and Israel have said they are keeping all options on the table to stop Tehran developing a nuclear bomb.