Urgent need for global convention on terrorism: India

India has criticised the lack of "collective will" for a long-pending global convention on terrorism and called for its urgent adoption, asserting that proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non-state actors constitutes one of the biggest threats to world peace.

Dec 16, 2016, 15:12 PM IST

Syria sought WMD material in Switzerland: Official

Syria made multiple attempts to buy equipment in Switzerland that could have been used to make weapons of mass destruction, but officials blocked the sales, Swiss authorities said today.

Oct 02, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

North Korea`s use of WMD unacceptable, asserts Pentagon

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Wednesday said North Korea`s use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and chemical weapons is unacceptable.

Oct 02, 2013, 11:48 AM IST

India calls for global political will on nuclear disarmament

India has called for global political will for complete elimination of nuclear arms, saying the recent use of chemical weapons in Syria underscores the "urgent" need to strengthen restraints on use of WMDs.

Sep 27, 2013, 11:07 AM IST

Qaeda`s new WMD: Liquid-dipped clothes that explode on drying

The officials said the new technique consists of dipping clothes into a liquid that would make the textile explosive upon drying.

Aug 07, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

Blair `knew WMD threat from Libya was graver than Iraq’

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was told that Iraq had only a trivial amount of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and that Libya was in this respect a far greater threat.

Apr 07, 2013, 12:50 PM IST

North Korea must commit to denuclearisation: US

North Korea must commit itself to denuclearisation in order to come for talks with the US, a top American official has said.

Mar 22, 2013, 09:14 AM IST

India`s concern over WMD materials going to terrorists

Voicing concern over sensitive materials and technologies falling into hands of terrorists and non-state actors, India asked international community to join hands in eliminating nuclear terrorism.

Nov 30, 2012, 20:05 PM IST

Bush recounts Katrina, WMD mistakes on talk show

George W Bush recounted the mistakes of his presidency on Oprah Winfrey`s talk show as he launched a book tour to promote his just-released memoir "Decision Points".

Nov 10, 2010, 16:26 PM IST