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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un orders nuclear arsenal on 'standby'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un orders nuclear arsenal on 'standby'

The North's nuclear warheads must be deployed "on standby so as to be fired at any moment," Kim was quoted as saying by the North's official KCNA news agency on Friday.

US asks Pakistan to reduce its nuclear arsenal

US asks Pakistan to reduce its nuclear arsenal

As a mainstream nuclear power, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is looking forward to attending the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on March 31.

Pakistan worried that India will soon have nuclear triad: Daily

Pakistan`s biggest worry right now is that "India will soon possess the much-vaunted nuclear triad", said a Pakistani daily which observed that Pakistan is nowhere near reaching that level.

Nuclear deterrence a 'factor of stability' in South Asia, says Pak

Describing its nuclear arsenal as a "factor of stability in South Asia", Pakistan on Wednesday said it will maintain a full-spectrum deterrence and take steps to effectively respond to the threats to its national security.

Is North Korea close to weaponising a long-range rocket?

Is North Korea close to weaponising a long-range rocket?

Analysts agree that Pyongyang already possesses a nuclear arsenal of around a dozen nuclear weapons.

Pakistan has fastest growing nuclear warheads? 'Utterly baseless'

Pakistan on Friday rejected as "utterly baseless" a report by leading American thank-tanks which said that Islamabad has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the world.

Afraid of India? Pakistan may have world's 'third biggest nuke arsenal in a decade'

Afraid of India? Pakistan may have world's 'third biggest nuke arsenal in a decade'

In what is apparently a worrying development for India, its nuke-armed neighbour Pakistan may be on its way to build the world's third largest nuke arsenal within a decade, a Washington Post report said Thursday.

Russia not acting as responsible nuclear power: NATO commander

Russia not acting as responsible nuclear power: NATO commander

NATO`s top commander said on Wednesday Russia`s announcement it was adding 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal was not the kind of behaviour expected of a responsible nuclear power.

Eyeing Arab ties, Israel to observe nuclear pact meeting

Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.

World`s nuclear arsenal reduction slows down: Stockholm institute

The number of nuclear weapons in the world continue to decline, but at a slower pace than in previous years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Monday.

Room for improvement in Pakistan`s nuke arsenal security: US

The US has said that there is room for improvement in Pakistan`s nuclear weapons security apparatus but exuded confidence that Pakistani government is well aware of its responsibilities and has secured its nuke arsenal.

`Gaddafi offered Kazakhstan billions for atom bombs`

Kazakhstan, a Central Asian, Muslim majority state, broke away from the Soviet Union in 1991 and gave up its nuclear arsenal of 1,410 nuclear warheads shortly after.

‘Pak rapidly developing nuke arsenal’

Estimated to have more nuclear weapons than India, Pak is rapidly expanding its atomic arsenal, a report has said.

How threat of loose Soviet nukes was avoided

There`s an old claim about Russian
nuke scientist who perhaps went to work for Iran`s nuclear
programme.

Pentagon weighs cuts to nuclear arsenal

There is disagreement over how many atomic bombs the United States requires in the post-Cold War era.

Pakistan trains 8,000 to protect nuclear arsenal

Pakistan is producing nuclear weapons at a faster rate than any other country in the world, according a memo from December 2008.

Pak says US plans to get its N-arms `pure fiction`

A US media report said that ther were possible US plans to
secure Pak`s nuke arsenal in case of any
extremist threat.

N Korea threatens to bolster its nuclear arsenal

N Korea threatened to bolster its nuclear arsenal in response to annual US-S Korean military drills that Pyongyang calls a rehearsal for invasion.

Taliban aims to take over Pakistan, its nukes

> Taliban has stepped-up violent campaign to avenge
Osama bin Laden`s death has renewed fears that the country`s
warheads could be vulnerable.

Taliban won`t attack Pakistani nukes

Pakistan is the "only" Muslim state to have a nuclear arsenal.