Despite billions in aid, US unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan`s army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but 12 years and $28 billion in aid later, all the American approaches are widely viewed as having failed.

US lawmaker expresses concern over Pak's growing N-weapons

A top American lawmaker has expressed concern over Pakistan's growing nuclear stockpile, saying the Asian country continues to harbour and host insurgents and other extremist groups.

China virtually confirms 3rd hypersonic missile test

The Chinese military on Wednesday virtually confirmed reports that it carried out a third test of its new hypersonic missile, saying such "scientific experiments" are not directed against other countries.

Vienna conference on impact of nuclear weapons concludes

The two-day Vienna conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons concluded Tuesday in the Austrian capital Vienna with setting the goal of working toward a world free of nuclear weapons.

US rejects calls for treaty eliminating nukes

The US representative at a major conference on nuclear weapons rejected calls on Tuesday for a treaty immediately eliminating them, saying Washington prefers a "step-by-step" approach.

Experts urge immediate action to counter growing risk of global nuclear war

Experts have warned that in order to counter the increasing risk of nuclear war, immediate action is needed to be taken.

Iran President says nuclear deal will be done
Iran President says nuclear deal will be done

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that a nuclear deal with world powers would be done despite a missed deadline in Vienna that prompted a seven-month extension in talks.

Iran nuclear talks: More than a decade of crisis

After talks between Iran and world powers on its nuclear programme missed yet another deadline Monday, here is a summary of the main developments in the crisis since 2002.
2003

Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank CFR

A top American think tank has said that by 2020 Pakistan could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices.

Iran, world powers fail to seal nuke deal, talks extended to July 1
Iran, world powers fail to seal nuke deal, talks extended to July 1

Iran, the United States and other world powers are discussing an extension to Monday`s deadline for a deal to resolve a 12-year stand-off over Tehran`s atomic ambitions, Western and Iranian officials said.

Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank
Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank

 Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world and by 2020 it could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices, a top American think tank has said.

'Make Pakistan's nuclear development a greater international priority'

The US and Europe should work more closely to make Pakistan's nuclear weapons a greater international priority as their proliferation pose a major risk to global security, an American thinktank has suggested.

UN report expected to say Iran nuke probe stalled

The UN nuclear agency is expected to say on Friday that Iran is stalling the agency's attempts to probe allegations that Tehran worked on nuclear weapons.

India votes against UN draft resolutions on NPT

India has voted against the provisions of draft resolutions that would have required it to accede to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), saying there is "no question" of it joining the treaty as a non- nuclear weapon state.

North Korea likely can build nuclear warhead: US general

The commander of US forces in South Korea said Friday that North Korea likely has the ability to produce a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a missile, but officials later sought to downplay his remarks.

Robots could wipe out human population like spam, says Elon Musk
Robots could wipe out human population like spam, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk recently said during an event that he thinks robots could wipe humans like spam".

ISIS plans to seize Iran’s nuclear secret

Leaders of the extremist group, ISIS (Islamic State) are planning to obtain nuclear weapons.

IS militants could ''acquire nuclear weapons'' to attack Britain: Theresa May

The United Kingdom`s Home Secretary Theresa May has warned that `Islamic State terrorists could acquire chemical, biological or even nuclear weapons` to attack Britain if they are successful in establishing an extremist state.

DNA: What to expect out of PM Modi-President Obama meet?

Sudhir Chaudhary will analyse PM Modi-President Obama meet in this special edition of DNA.

DNA: Scrutinising PM Modi-President Obama meet

Sudhir Chaudhary will analyse PM Modi-President Obama meet in this special edition of DNA.