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IS 'madmen' would gladly use nukes, Obama warns summit

IS 'madmen' would gladly use nukes, Obama warns summit

The threat of terrorists of using nuclear material in a "dirty bomb" -- or even obtaining an atomic weapon -- has loomed large over the nuclear security summit.

Our nukes no cause for concern, says Pakistan

Pakistan's nuclear installations are not only secure but the world also acknowledges that they are, Pak foreign secretary Aizaz Chaudhary said. 

Sartaj Aziz says India top security concern for Pakistan; rules out reducing Nukes

Sartaj Aziz says India top security concern for Pakistan; rules out reducing Nukes

Identifying the "strategic and conventional imbalance with India" as the topmost security threat to it, Pakistan today rejected America's call to reduce or cap its nuclear weapons arsenal, believed to be the fastest growing in the world.

NASA may use nukes against stray asteroids

NASA may use nukes against stray asteroids

If a large interplanetary rock veers onto a collision course with the Earth, how would we defend ourselves? Well, scientists are not really sure, but one solution could be using nuclear weapons to destroy them.

World fuelled by AI may be more dangerous than nukes, warns Elon Musk

While recommending a book that focuses on a future that is built over cutting-age technology and artificial intelligence (AI), Elon Musk warned his followers on Twitter about the perils of such a future.

US dismisses report on India covertly increasing nukes

The US today dismissed a report suggesting that India is covertly enriching its nuclear weapons capabilities, describing it as "speculative".

Republicans want Obama to confront Russia on nukes

Congress is stepping up pressure on the White House to confront Russia over allegations that it is cheating on a key nuclear arms treaty a faceoff that could further strain US-Moscow relations and dampen President Barack Obama`s hopes to add deeper cuts in nuclear arsenals to his legacy.

Pakistani leaders will control nukes even in crises: Report

Pakistan will not delegate "advance authority" over nuclear weapons to military unit commanders even in the event of a crisis with India, according to a media report.

India, Pakistan can`t afford another war as both have nukes: Imran Khan

Pakistani politician Imran Khan on Saturday said that despite Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s recent statement on a possible fourth war with India over Kashmir, both the countries cannot to afford to do so as they are nuclear powers.

`N Korea supplied nukes to Libya, Syria via AQ Khan`

N Korea used disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist AQ Khan`s notorious network to supply atomic materials to Libya and Syria, the US said.

`Pak nuke weapons within extremists` reach`

With the Pakistani Army so
penetrated by extremist elements, its nuclear asset of about
100 weapons is not safe, a leading Republican presidential
candidate has said.

Pak nuke weapons not safe, says Qureshi

Qureshi said, Pakistan`s nuclear programme was not safe under President Asif Ali Zardari`s leadership.

US may pull tactical nukes out of Europe: Report

The US is in talks with NATO to remove US tactical nuclear weapons from Europe, in a
push toward a nuclear-weapons-free world and to cut costs, a
Japanese newspaper said.

Pak nukes face threat from jihadist groups: Report

There has long been concern over the security of Pakistan`s nuclear infrastructure.

Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing: Study

More than 5,000 nuclear weapons
are deployed around the world and nuclear powers continue
investing in new weapon systems, making meaningful disarmament
in the near future unlikely, a report said.

US ‘committed to prevent Iran from developing nukes’

A top White House official warned Iran against pursuing any such ambition.

US panel limits Obama`s authority on nukes

A new bill will limit Obama`s authority on slashing the nation`s nucke arsenal.

US sees Iran`s leaders split on nukes: Report

A report says Iran`s leaders are divided over whether to advance with a bomb.

South Korea says North `must talk about nukes’

South Korea insists that North accept separate talks on its nuclear weapons.

`US has deployed 200 nukes in Europe`

As per WikiLeaks, the US has deployed nuke warheads in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Turkey.