The head of the UN nuclear agency says Iran is cooperating "substantively" with a probe of suspicions that Tehran may have worked secretly on atomic arms.
Iran has halted its most sensitive nuclear activity under a ground-breaking deal with world powers, a confidential U.N. atomic agency report obtained by Reuters showed, paving the way for the easing of some Western sanctions.
Japan plans not to join an initiative led by 16 countries at the United Nations to make atomic weapons illegal, government sources have revealed.
The 5 permanent members of the UNSC and Mongolia have signed a declaration reaffirming the atomic weapon free status of the country.
China on Monday called on other nuclear weapons states to "abandon the nuclear deterrence policy based on first use".
Tehran`s stated aim in the upcoming talks is to have the
world recognise its rights to peaceful nuclear energy.
Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali
Khamenei Wednesday insisted that his country is not seeking an atomic weapon.
Amid India`s concerns over the danger of Pak`s nuclear arsenal falling into the hands of terrorists, top US commander Mike Mullen has said Islamabad`s
atomic weapons are secure.
India today advocated a new global,
verifiable nuclear disarmament framework which includes
"no-first-use" of atomic weapons and "non-use" against
non-nuclear weapon states.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon