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US applauds North Korea’s statement about no n-test


June 12th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The US has applauded the statement by North Korea that it has no plans to conduct a nuclear test at present."Obviously we'll judge them by their ... Read more...

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North Korea has no plans for n-test: Official


June 10th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, June 10 (IANS) North Korea has said it has no plans to conduct a nuclear test "at present", the country's official news agency KCNA reported.A foreign ministry spokesman said ... Read more...

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Chinese locomotives chug into trouble in Pakistan


June 6th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Chinese are not happy over conditionalities in a tender floated by the Pakistan Railways for procuring 150 new locomotives as this excludes them from ... Read more...

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IAEA to meet Iran over access to n-site


June 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and Iran have scheduled a meeting for June 8 to get access to the Parchin ... Read more...

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China, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over n-tests (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China, Japan and South Korea have warned they will not accept new nuclear tests by North Korea, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak said Sunday."Our three countries ... Read more...

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China urges dialogue after North Korean satellite launch


April 17th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China has called for more dialogue and consultations after the UN Security Council (UNSC) Monday strongly condemned North Korea over its failed satellite launch, Xinhua reported."It ... 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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US, North Korean officials to meet over food aid


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Officials from the US and North Korea are scheduled to meet next week in Beijing to finalize details for proposed American food aid, said the State ... Read more...

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North Korea’s n-activity suspension modest first step: US (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) As North Korea announced Wednesday to suspend its nuclear tests, long-range missile launches and uranium enrichment activity following last week's talks with the US, the latter ... Read more...

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North Korea’s n-activity suspension modest first step: Clinton


March 1st, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) North Korea agreeing to suspend its nuclear activities is "a modest first step", said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday."Today's announcement represents a modest first ... Read more...

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North Korea to suspend nuclear activity


March 1st, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) North Korea has said it will suspend nuclear tests, long-range missile launches, and uranium enrichment activity as agreed with the US in last week's bilateral talks."The ... Read more...

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‘Team America’ film trend on Twitter after Kim Jong II’s death


December 20th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the death of North Korea’s Kim Jong II, the comedy “Team America” has been trending on miniblog site Twitter. The North Korean ... Read more...

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US working to contain LeT in South Asia


November 15th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The United States is working to contain Lashkar-e-Taiba (leT), the Pakistani-based terrorist organization held responsible for the Nov 2008 Mumbai attacks, in South Asia, according to ... Read more...

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Iran urges total ban on nuclear weapons


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's envoy to the UN has urged the international community to reject nuclear weapons and impose a total ban on nuclear tests."The complete destruction ... Read more...

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UN chief urges global ban on n-tests


August 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all UN members, including India, to ratify a resolution banning the testing of nuclear weapons.A total of ... Read more...

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Pakistan should get over its obsession with India: Daily


August 16th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It is time for Pakistan to get over its obsession with India, said a Pakistani daily.An editorial in the Daily Times Tuesday said despite the ... Read more...

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European consortium wants India to be ‘full participant’ in Typhoon project


July 16th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Royal Air Force Fairford (United Kingdom), July 16 (IANS) With India close to deciding the winner of its $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat jets, the four-nation European consortium EADS Cassidian ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif a liar, says Musharraf


June 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has termed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif a "compulsive liar", a media report said.In an interview with ARY channel, Musharraf said ... Read more...

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Real threat to Pakistan not from India: daily


May 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The real threat to Pakistan is internal and "not from India", a Pakistani daily said Sunday.An editorial in the Daily Times also wondered what role, ... Read more...

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India may resume nuclear tests, says Chinese editor (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", a commentary in the online edition of China's state-run People's Daily said Wednesday, asking China and other countries ... 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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India’s ‘no first use’ nuke policy to continue (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India will continue with its 'no first use' policy on nuclear weapons, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday declared, rejecting BJP leader Jaswant Singh's suggestion ... Read more...

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‘No first use’ nuke policy to continue: Krishna (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government Wednesday rejected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh's suggestion for a revisit of the 'no first use' policy for nuclear weapons, ... Read more...

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Pakistan all set to overtake Britain as world’s fifth largest nuke power


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistan is all set to overtake Britain as the world's fifth largest nuclear power as it has increased its nuclear weapons stockpile by nearly 40 percent in last ... Read more...

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South Korea, US planning talks over North’s nuclear threat to region


February 18th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Feb.18 (ANI): The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States are planning to hold talks next month to discuss the nuclear umbrella supplied by the US against potential nuclear threats ... Read more...

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Should India worry about Pakistan’s n-arsenal? Experts differ (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A US media report about Pakistan doubling its nuclear arsenal has evoked mixed reactions in India, with a senior scientist saying that India need not be alarmed ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas handed to Air Force


January 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, was handed to the Air Force on Monday after ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas to join Air Force today


January 10th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, will join the Air Force on Monday for initial ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan exchange list of nuke facilities


January 1st, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Following a two-decade-old New Year ritual, India and Pakistan exchanged lists of their respective nuclear installations Saturday morning.The exchange is done under the the Agreement on the ... Read more...

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North Korea to conduct nuclear test in 2011?


December 25th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) North Korea could conduct another nuclear test next year in the aftermath of the fresh military drills carried out by the South, which has raised tension on the ... Read more...

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Musharraf vows to return to Pak before mid-term elections


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is nurturing the desire to make a political comeback, has vowed to return to his country before the next mid-term ... Read more...

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South Koreans feel government response to N. Korea attack feeble


November 28th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov.28 (ANI): Many South Koreans believe that their government has given a limited and feeble response to the missile attack from North Korea.They believe that the hour-long artillery barrage by North ... Read more...

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US scientists’ ’shock’ over N. Korea’s nuke advances at new facility


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Some American scientists have expressed shock after visiting North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility, saying that a row of centrifuges have been designed to enrich uranium.Robert Carlin and two ... Read more...

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“Pak’s nuclear weapons are secure”: Musharraf


November 16th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan's pursuit of nuclear weapons was an "existential and defensive imperative" to compensate for the new imbalance of power tilted towards India, former president Pervez Musharraf has ... Read more...

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India has strategic interest in better China ties: Menon


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) As the leaders of India and the US get ready to discuss the China challenge next week, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon Tuesday said that New ... Read more...

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