Iran already a nuclear state, claims Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has declared that his country is a nuclear power and should be treated as such.

Iran is now a nuclear state: Ahmadinejad

President said Iran has achieved nuclear know-how for energy purposes.

Pak is a nuclear state, hence has responsibilities: US

Acknowledging Pakistan as a "nuclear state", the Obama administration today said that the country has "enormous responsibilities" within the community of nations that have such weapons.

N Korea seeks recognition as nuclear state: S Korea

North Korea is insisting on direct talks with the United States in an attempt to obtain recognition as a nuclear state, Seoul`s top diplomat said on Friday, warning that the North`s atomic bombs are intended to target South Korea.