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Iran not an enemy of Russia: Minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Russia does not consider Iran an enemy, but opposes the country's development of nuclear arms, a Russian minister has said.Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said Iran ... Read more...

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Iran not pursuing n-arms, says Khamenei


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 22 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that Tehran is not pursuing nuclear weapons.Khamenei's remarks came after the latest round of talks between Iran and ... Read more...

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Time running out for Iran: France


January 21st, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged "more decisive" sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme but warned that time was running out to avoid military ... Read more...

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France calls for stronger sanctions against Iran


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 3 (IANS/AKI) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe Tuesday accused Iran of developing nuclear weapons and called for stronger sanctions against the country.He said the European Union should ... Read more...

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US influence on Pakistan less: Blackwill


December 9th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Emphasising that the United States' influence on Pakistan now was less than what it was years back, former US ambassador to India Robert Blackwill Thursday said ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US headed for showdown over n-arms, warns daily


August 5th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) The US and Pakistan are headed towards a confrontation over nuclear arms, warned a Pakistani daily.An editorial in the News International Friday said the US plans ... Read more...

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Israelis bombed Syrian ‘nuclear facility site’ in 2007: IAEA


April 29th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 29(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano has said that a target destroyed by Israeli warplanes in the Syrian desert in 2007 was the covert site of ... Read more...

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Chinese daily fears India may resume nuclear tests


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", the online edition of China's main state-run daily said, asking China and other countries to sharpen "vigilance on ... Read more...

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Japan radiation plume reaches US, but poses no risk: Report


March 19th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Faint traces of very low levels of radiation from the stricken Fukushima nuclear complex in Japan have been detected in Sacramento, California, the New York ... Read more...

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Iran could develop nuke weapon of ‘mass destruction’ by 2012: UK Defence Secy


February 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): British Defence Secretary Liam Fox has warned that Iran could develop nuclear weapons of mass destruction as early as next year.The Daily Mail quoted Dr Fox as warning ... Read more...

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Israel’s Stuxnet Worm tests delay, not destroy Iran’s nuke plans


January 16th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.16 (ANI): Israel's decision to test the Stuxnet Computer Worm in the Dimona complex in the Negev Desert appears to have wiped out roughly a fifth of Iran's nuclear centrifuges ... Read more...

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North Korea agrees with China on return to talks


August 20th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 20 (DPA) North Korea said it is in agreement with China that the six-nation talks on its nuclear weapons programme should be resumed. Those talks as well as the denuclearisation of ... Read more...

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Clinton urges Republicans to support arms treaty with Russia


August 12th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday urged Republican Senators to support the passage of a nuclear arms treaty with Russia, warning the failure of approval could ... Read more...

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Hiroshima observes 65th anniversary of atomic bombing


August 6th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 6 (DPA) The Hiroshima Bell of Peace tolled at 8.15 a.m. Friday, the exact moment 65 years ago when a US B-29 bomber dropped an atomic bomb on the city, ... Read more...

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Expert terms North Korea’s war threats “bluff”


July 26th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): An expert on North Korea has described the ongoing US-South Korea war games as a 'verbal threat' that won't amount to much in the long term.Choi Jin-wook, ... Read more...

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Pakistan pushes to be admitted into fold of international nuclear states


June 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Reiterating that its nuclear programme meets all international safety standards, Pakistan has once again called for its inclusion in the group of international nuclear states.In a letter, published ... Read more...

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North Korea claims to have carried out nuclear fusion


May 12th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 12 (DPA) North Korea has successfully carried out a nuclear fusion reaction, its official news agency said Wednesday. The breakthrough announced by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) would be a ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General urges lawmakers to promote nuclear-weapon-free world


May 7th, 2010 - 5:01 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged parliamentarians worldwide to promote the cause of a nuclear-weapon-free world.“After decades of work, it is clear that real change ... Read more...

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Use of nuclear arms ‘haram’, says Khamenei


April 18th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 19 (IANS) Use of nuclear arms is "haram" (religiously forbidden) and it is necessary for all to protect mankind from the grave disaster, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Gilani says President Obama accepts invitation to visit Pakistan


April 14th, 2010 - 5:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday accepted an invitation by Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani to visit Pakistan, a news report said.Dawn News Television reported that Obama accepted ... Read more...

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US, international media raises concern over Pak’s frenetically growing nuclear arsenal


April 13th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): While Pakistan has been trying hard to allay the international community's fears over its nukes falling into extremist hands during the ongoing two-day nuclear security summit here, the ... Read more...

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The world to promise a nuke terror-free environment, search begins for a legacy


April 13th, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): The two-day global nuclear security summit hosted by the United States opened in Washington D.C. on Monday morning. Forty seven countries are participating in this meet, which has ... Read more...

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US accepts India’s stand on not signing NPT: State Dept Advisor


April 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): The United States has said that it realises that India would never sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), and that it accepts New Delhi's stance on the issue.Speaking during ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad criticises new US nuclear policy


April 8th, 2010 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 7 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday criticised the new US nuclear doctrine that excludes the Islamic republic from the list of non-atomic states against which the use of nuclear ... Read more...

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Russia, US close to signing arms reduction pact: Kremlin


March 14th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and US presidents have discussed the negotiations on a new strategic arms reductions treaty and said it was possible to talk about a date ... Read more...

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Russia close to arms reductions deal with US: Medvedev


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that his country and the US are close to completing negotiations on a new treaty on strategic arms cuts, and ... Read more...

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New sanctions against Iran possible, says Russia


February 19th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 19 (RIA Novosti) Russia said Friday Iran may face sanctions over its controversial nuclear programme although the issue is not currently being discussed at the UN Security Council. "The UN Security ... Read more...

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450 kg of contraband uranium ore found in Brazil


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 23 (RIA Novosti) A cache of 450 kg of enriched uranium ore, a dangerous mineral used for nuclear arms production, has been unearthed by police in the north ... Read more...

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Obama recognizes India as ‘nuclear power’ for the first time


November 25th, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) In what is seen as the first public recognition of India as a "nuclear power", US President Barack Obama Tuesday said it can be a full partner ... Read more...

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Obama’s Nobel win positive, says Fidel Castro


October 11th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 11 (EFE) The decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama was "a positive measure and compensates his defeat in Copenhagen when Rio de Janeiro ... Read more...

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Iran reveals second uranium enrichment plant to IAEA


September 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 25 (DPA) Iran has told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) it is constructing a second, so far unknown uranium-enrichment facility, diplomats in Vienna said Friday. Until now the international community ... Read more...

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Muslim extremists in India, a matter of international concern: Musharraf


September 23rd, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.23 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has blamed Muslim extremism in India for terror activities increasing in the subcontinent, saying it is a matter of worry for the ... Read more...

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Russia, US enter fresh round of START negotiations


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 21 (DPA) US and Russian officials Monday began a new round of talks on a follow-up to the Cold War-era Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) on nuclear arms limitation ... Read more...

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Iran ‘fundamentally’ opposes nuclear weapons: Khamenei


September 21st, 2009 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 21 (Xinhua) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday rejected the West's charge that his country wants to develop nuclear bombs, saying Tehran is "fundamentally" opposed to such weapons. "Accusing the ... Read more...

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IAEA members agree on call for nuclear free Mideast


September 18th, 2009 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 18 (DPA) Member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) agreed Thursday to call for a Middle East free of nuclear arms, with more countries supporting the resolution than ... Read more...

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