The UN has stressed on the importance of a global ban on nuclear tests, while calling for international efforts to achieve the goal of a safer and more secure world.
Iran has constructed a rocket-launching site that could be used for testing ballistic missiles, a report from a military intelligence publication said on Thursday.
South Korea called the North`s ultimatum "regrettable" and vowed a tough response to any military provocation.
In the wake of North Korea`s nuclear test, the Australian government has called off the scheduled visit of diplomats from Pyongyang who were due to arrive in Canberra to set up an embassy.
A South Korean government source has said that analysis of recent satellite images has shown new activity on the southern edge of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site.
The comment piece by Li Hongmei asked China, other countries to be vigilant.
Radioactive fallout from Operation Castle, a series of thermonuclear tests the United States conducted at Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific in 1954, reached the mainland United States and Latin America, Japanese researchers said.
Iran`s atomic energy chief claimed
on Thursday that the UN nuclear watchdog misunderstood the nature of
the experiments at a Tehran laboratory mentioned in the
agency`s latest report.
Covert nuclear tests may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to pure samples of a telltale gas that could help nuke sniffers.
The US had made several attempts to restrict Pakistan from conducting nuclear tests in 1998.
In a startling revelation, a senior DRDO scientist associated with Pokhran II nuclear tests has claimed that the tests were only partially successful.
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