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Monday, May 20, 2013
Assad blasts West claims of chemical weapons in Syria
Syrian president Bashar Assad has said that claims of the West that the Syrian government used weapo...
Obama says chemical weapons use in Syria only `perceived`
President Barack Obama has said he has yet to receive clear, corroborated evidence to back up intell...
`Pakistan cruise missiles pose key challenge to India`
Pakistan is arming itself with nuclear capable cruise missiles with stealth capabilities.
Assad regime behind use of chemical weapons: White House
Refuting suggestions that Syrian opposition had used chemical weapons during the last year mass upri...
No hard evidence of chemical weapons in Syria: Moscow
Russia does not have conclusive evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria, Russian Secu...
N Korea could hit US with nukes, warns Pentagon
North Korea "will move closer" to its announced goal of being able to strike the US with a nuclear-a...
Syrian rebels use chemical weapons: State TV
Militants in Syria have used chemical weapons against civilians with the aim of discrediting forces ...
US to supply lethal weapons to Syrian rebels: Report
A media report has said the Obama administration is preparing to supply lethal weapons to the Syrian...
Strike on Syria chem weapons `very complex’: Israel envoy
Military action in response to Syria`s suspected use of chemical weapons would be "very, very comple...
Syrian opposition rejects Russian chemical weapons experts
The National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces have opposed Russian experts i...
UN chemicals summit expected to adopt new controls
The conference will culminate in a high-level meeting among about 80 ministers on May 9-10.
Weapons used in Dec 16 gang-rape were shown to us: Doc to court
One of the doctors, who attended to the December 16 gang-rape victim, on Saturday told a fast track ...
Chemical weapons claims `barefaced lie`: Syrian minister
US and British accusations that the regime in Damascus may have used chemical weapons are a "barefac...
UN chief urges Syrian access for UN chemical team
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging Syria to give UN experts "immediate and unfettered access" t...
Proof of Syria chemical weapons to be `game changer`, says Barack Obama
In light of growing concerns over usage of chemical weapons by Syria, US President Barack Obama has ...
Syria denies US’ claim of chemical weapons use; Oppn demands action
Two Syrian officials on Friday denied that the government has used chemical weapons against rebel fo...
Syria likely used chemical weapons, claims US
The United States said for the first time that Syria had likely used chemical weapons against rebel ...
US for probe into use of chemical weapons in Syria
The Obama Administration has called for "methodical and vigorous" investigation into the assessment ...
South Korea protests N Korean diplomats` bootlegging in Pakistan
The reverberations of the escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula are being felt in Pakistan.
South Korea offers North talks over Kaesong, warns on refusal
North Korea has blocked South Korean access to Kaesong since April 03, amid soaring military tension...
Prepare for Syrian chemical weapons, John Kerry tells NATO
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called on the NATO to prepare for the possible use of chemical ...
Syria`s Assad `using chemical weapons`: Israeli official
President Bashar al-Assad is using chemical weapons, most likely sarin, against rebel forces in Syri...
IAEA top official in Iran talks stands down
IAEA deputy director Rafael Grossi, one of the top officials in negotiations over Iran`s nuclear dri...
Israel PM says could block weapons to Syrian rebels
Netanyahu has urged caution over international calls to arm Syrian rebels and reserved the right for...
Russia says has destroyed 75% of chemical weapons
Russia said Wednesday it had destroyed nearly three-quarters of its world-topping stock of chemical ...
UK concerned over `use of chemical weapons` in Syria
The British government is increasingly concerned there is evidence that chemical weapons have been u...
Sanctions can end `step by step`: Iran negotiator
An Iranian negotiator suggests that "step by step" progress can be made toward lifting sanctions ove...
Stop `belligerent approach`: Barack Obama to North Korea
US officials sought to downplay a leaked intelligence report suggesting Pyongyang could fire a nucle...
Libyan weapons spreading at `alarming rate`, says UN
Libyan weapons are spreading at `an alarming rate` to new territory in west Africa and the eastern M...
900 weapons seized from prisoners in Venezuela
Searches of Venezuela`s prisons have led to the seizure of 900 weapons since July 2011, penal system...
India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile
The medium-range nuclear capable Agni-II missile was successfully test-fired with a strike range of ...
UN disrupting probe into Syria`s chemical weapons: Russia
Moscow believes the UN is disrupting an investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Sy...
Tensions soar as North Korea loads missiles on mobile launchers
North Korea has moved a second mid-range missile to its east coast and loaded both on mobile launche...
`US could launch pre-emptive strike on North Korea`
It is not clear whether North Korea is capable of hitting the US mainland with missiles.
North Korea missile danger escalates; US, UN wary
North Korea rang fresh alarms in an escalating crisis by moving a medium-range missile to its east c...
US cautiously optimistic ahead of P5+1 talk with Iran
The second P5 plus talks give an opportunity to Iran to convince global community on its alleged nuc...
South Korea unveils nuke deterrence plan to check North
South Korean defence ministry has unveiled a new plan of "active deterrence", allowing it to pre-emp...
North Korea dishes out another bold `nuke` statement
The latest statement came at a plenary meeting of central committee of North Korea’s ruling Worker’s...
North Korea calls nukes nation`s `life` at big meeting
A top North Korean decision-making body issued a pointed warning today, saying that nuclear weapons ...
Unsure about use of chemical weapons in Syria: US
A day after the UN appointed a fact-finding mission to probe alleged use of chemical weapons by the ...
UN names head of Syria chemical arms inquiry
UN Secretary General named a Swedish scientist to head a UN fact-finding mission to investigate the ...
Restricting police from carrying firearms ill-conceived: BJP
Describing the Omar government`s order of restricting security personnel from carrying lethal weapon...
Assault weapons ban deserves a vote: Obama
President Barack Obama says each of his proposed steps to reduce gun violence should get a vote in C...
Custom officials` role in 1993 blasts devastating: SC
In a scathing indictment of custom officials of all levels, the SC said that but for their complicit...
Chemical weapons would be Syria `game changer`: Obama
US President Barack Obama said Wednesday he was "deeply skeptical" of Syrian government claims that ...
UN studies Syria`s chemical attack probe request
UN has received Syria`s request to create a group of independent investigators to probe an alleged c...
Chemical weapons used in Syria: Israeli official
A senior Israeli official says it is "apparently clear" that chemical weapons were recently used in ...
‘NATO members planning military action in Syria’
A US official said there was no evidence that either Assad forces or the opposition had used chemic...
High chances of chemical weapon firing in Syria: US official
In what signals an escalation of the Syrian civil war, there were reports of deaths caused by chemic...
Russia alarmed over chemical weapons` use in Syria
Russia has expressed its concern over the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syria`s armed oppositio...
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