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China must strengthen its nuclear capabilities, says daily


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China should accelerate the renewal and consolidation of its nuclear deterrence capabilities, said a state-run Chinese daily that wanted the momentum to be continued, so that ... Read more...

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US, Russia close to cyber conflict preventing agreement


April 28th, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US and Russia are finalising an agreement to use their secure nuclear communication system for preventing possible misperceptions in cyberspace to escalate into full hostilities, ... Read more...

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India’s missile test is not bad news for the world (Comment)


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Perusing the front pages of Delhi newspapers, one gets the impression that the launch of the Agni-V intercontinental missile with a striking range of 5,000 km by India was a prominent ... Read more...

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North Korea vows to go ahead with space programme


April 18th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will continue further development of its aerospace technologies, including a satellite programme, despite the UN Security Council condemnation, the Korean Central News Agency ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns North Korean rocket launch


April 17th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a serious violation of UN resolutions."The Security Council deplores ... Read more...

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‘North Korea wastes millions on rockets while people starve’


April 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama criticised the North Korean leadership Saturday for spending millions of dollars on rockets "that don't work", while the country's ... Read more...

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Russia opposes new sanctions against North Korea


April 13th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday opposed new sanctions against North Korea after the country's much-hyped rocket launch failed."We do not believe in new sanctions, ... Read more...

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North Korea rocket launch fails (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) A North Korean satellite, which South Korea calls a "ballistic missile", failed to enter orbit after its launch Friday morning, the official KCNA news agency reported.Scientists ... Read more...

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G-8 urges North Korea to cancel rocket launch


April 13th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The G-8 foreign ministers have urged North Korea to honour its commitments and cancel the launch of its rocket later this week, the US Secretary ... Read more...

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North Korea prepares for underground nuclear test


April 8th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea is preparing for a third underground nuclear test, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Sunday."North Korea is making clandestine preparations for a ... Read more...

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Pentagon urges North Korea to give up missile launch (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Department of Defense has urged North Korea not to go ahead with its plans to launch a satellite."The North Koreans will be violating ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to North Korea over the latter's insistence on launching a satellite, a Pentagon official said."We have been ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) over the latter's insistence on satellite launch, a ... Read more...

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Russian, South Korean leaders meet in Seoul


March 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met his South Korean counterpart Lee Myung-bak Monday during the ongoing Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.Medvedev said their seventh meeting is "evidence ... Read more...

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US welcomes North Korean invitation to n-experts


March 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has welcomed North Korea's move to invite UN nuclear experts to resume monitoring its nuclear programme, but cautioned Pyongyang against a planned ... Read more...

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North Korea’s satellite plan provocative: US


March 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday termed as "highly provocative" plans by North Korea to launch an "earth observation" satellite."North Korea's announcement that it ... Read more...

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North Korea to launch satellite (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 16 (IANS) North Korea will launch an earth observation satellite next month to mark the 100th birthday of its late founding leader Kim Il-sung, the state news agency ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan extend nuke accidents risks accord


February 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday announced a five-year extension of their agreement on reducing the mutual risk from nuclear weapons accidents."Both countries have agreed to extend ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India hold talks on CBMs


December 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) After a gap of four years, Pakistan and India Monday began two-day talks on conventional and nuclear confidence building measures (CBMs).Geo News said that the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to review CBMs Monday


December 24th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Senior officials of India and Pakistan will hold two-day talks Monday on conventional and nuclear confidence-building measures in Islamabad, the first formal engagement since ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to discuss conventional, nuke CBMs Monday


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Seeking to push forward their revived peace process, India and Pakistan will hold two-day talks starting Monday in Islamabad to discuss conventional and nuclear ... Read more...

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US concludes ‘constructive’ talks with North Korea


July 30th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US and North Korean diplomats concluded Friday their two-day talks in New York that both sides called "constructive".North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il to visit Russia


June 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is expected to pay a visit to Russia and meet President Dmitry Medvedev in the eastern city of Vladivostok, South ... Read more...

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Obama extends sanctions on North Korea


June 24th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against North Korea for another year citing Pyongyang's continuing threat to stability on the Korean Peninsula.The national ... Read more...

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Russian delegation meets Kim Jong-il


May 18th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A delegation of Russian diplomats led by the country's Foreign Intelligence Service head has held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, the ... Read more...

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‘China blocks North Korea nuclear report’


February 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) China refused to allow the release of a report by a UN expert panel on the findings of a new uranium enrichment plant in North Korea, a media ... Read more...

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China blocks UN report on N. Korea’s new nuke facility


February 24th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.24 (ANI): China is blocking the release of a report by a UN expert panel on the revelations of a new and highly sophisticated uranium enrichment plant in North Korea, ... Read more...

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North Korea’s new missile launch tower may allow it to strike US directly


February 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18(ANI): North Korea has reportedly completed a launch tower at its Tongchang-ri missile base, which is seen as a key step in the country's quest for an intercontinental ballistic missile ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully test-fires Hatf-VII Cruise Missile


February 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan has successfully test-fired the Hatf-VII Cruise Missile, which can carry strategic and conventional warheads."Pakistan today conducted a successful test fire of the indigenously developed Cruise Missile Hatf-VII ... Read more...

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‘US warned China of military action over space missiles’


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) The US threatened to take military action against China over its space missile tests, according to secret diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. The two nuclear superpowers shot down ... Read more...

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China stepping up ‘carrier killer,’ missile tests, warns US expert


December 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 29 (ANI): U.S. Navy Admiral Robert F. Willard has warned that China is designing a space missile that could sink American aircraft carriers in the Pacific.The Daily Mail quoted ... Read more...

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Pentagon probing missile firing off California coast


November 10th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington < Nov.10 (ANI): The Pentagon is trying to find out if a missile was fired off the California coast, and who launched it. The US Navy, Air Force, and other military ... Read more...

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Argentina protests British war games in Falkland Islands (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has protested London's plan to hold military exercises in the British-controlled Falkland Islands, a senior official has said.Argentina will present to the UN a copy of ... Read more...

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Argentina protests British war games in Falklands


October 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Argentina will present to the UN a copy of the formal protest it conveyed to the British government over London's plans to hold military exercises in the ... Read more...

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Cautious China hails ongoing mineral, oil search below South China Sea


September 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.12 (ANI): Three Chinese scientists have plunged to the bottom of the South China Sea to explore remote and inaccessible parts of the ocean floor, which said to be rich ... Read more...

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