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North Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs: South Korea

North Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs: South Korea

North Korea has carried out five nuclear tests and numerous missile launches.

Putin signs law halting plutonium disposal deal with US

Putin signs law halting plutonium disposal deal with US

The Russian parliament had previously approved the legislation. 

North Korea says it has resumed plutonium production

North Korea says it has resumed plutonium production

North Korea said it has resumed plutonium production by reprocessing spent fuel rods and that it has no plans to stop nuclear tests as long as perceived U.S. threats remain, Japan`s Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday.

Fresh activity seen at North Korea nuclear site: US think tank

Fresh activity seen at North Korea nuclear site: US think tank

The prospect of North Korea acquiring more plutonium will be looked on with concern by the UN Security Council, including Pyongyang's major ally, China. 

Japan to send plutonium cache to US under nuclear deal: Report

Japan will send a huge cache of plutonium -- enough to produce 50 nuclear bombs -- to the United States as part of a deal to return the material that was used for research, reports and officials said on Tuesday.

Has the Galactic radioactive plutonium puzzle finally been solved?

The research held by a team of scientists from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have claimed that all the plutonium used on earth is artificially produced in nuclear reactors and still it turns out that it is also produced in nature.

North Korea confirms reactor restart after hints of missile launch

North Korea confirms reactor restart after hints of missile launch

North Korea Tuesday confirmed the restarting of a nuclear reactor seen as its main source of weapons-grade plutonium, raising the second red flag in 24 hours over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

Pakistan's fear: India can make 2,000 nuke bombs

Pakistan's fear: India can make 2,000 nuke bombs

Pakistan has assessed that India has enough fissile material for more than 2,000 warheads, a media report said on Thursday.