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World`s nuclear arsenal reduction slows down: Stockholm institute

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 05:40

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

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 08:42

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.

Pak raises 25,000-strong force to protect nuclear arsenal

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 15:54

Pakistan has raised a 25,000-strong special force and put in place extensive measures to protect and manage its strategic assets, including its nuclear arsenal, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Saturday.

`Gaddafi offered Kazakhstan billions for atom bombs`

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 22:57

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.

Ready to ensure security of strategic assets: Pak

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 22:00

Lt Gen Tariq Nadeem Gilani, head of the Army Strategic Force Command, was the chief guest at the ceremony.

‘Pak rapidly developing nuke arsenal’

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 22:39

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

Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 20:57

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

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 22:46

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

Last Updated: Monday, November 07, 2011, 20:38

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`

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 12:25

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 18:29

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

Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 21:27

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