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India, Pakistan continue to amass nukes: SIPRI


June 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India and Pakistan, South Asia's self-anointed nuclear weapons states and arch rivals, are stockpiling nuclear weapons at a rapid pace, with the two nations adding ... Read more...

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Arab Demand For A Nuke-Free Mideast Gets International Attention


May 6th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The globe’s five acknowledged nuclear-weapons powers, on Wednesday, reiterated the objective of a Middle East bereft of nuclear weapons. This is an idea of the ... Read more...

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US, Iran clash at UN nuke meet


May 4th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 4 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad entered into a war of words, calling the other nation's nuclear capability as the principal threat ... Read more...

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Neglected infections can be eliminated at a fraction of nuclear weapon cost


April 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): An editorial published in the journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, has claimed that the 11 nuclear power states (United States, Russia, United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, North ... Read more...

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India kept away from Biden lunch to court non-aligned (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 13 (IANS) India, a founding member of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), was not invited to a luncheon meeting hosted by US Vice President Joe Biden to court the ... Read more...

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Biden courts NAM on nukes


April 13th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Some three years after then Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked India to "move past old ways of thinking" as the "Non-Aligned Movement has lost its meaning", ... Read more...

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Scientists turn back Doomsday Clock


January 15th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) Citing increased international cooperation to curb nuclear weapons and global warming, scientists Thursday moved the so-called Doomsday Clock back by one minute. The clock was created by nuclear ... Read more...

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Will not join NPT as non-nuclear weapon state: India


September 24th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) While the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution calling for universal adherence to non-proliferation treaty, India has reiterated it will not join the pact, ... Read more...

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Mohamed ElBaradei warns of a new nuclear age


May 15th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna (Austria), May 15 (ANI): The outgoing director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mohamed El Baradei, has warned that the number of potential nuclear weapons states could more than ... Read more...

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North Korea a nuclear power state, says IAEA chief (Lead)


April 20th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (DPA) North Korea must be regarded as a nuclear power, the head of the UN's international nuclear watchdog said Monday. Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the International Atomic Energy ... Read more...

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Personal joint statement by President Medvedev and President Obama


April 1st, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
From the BNO Newsroom, as released by the White House.LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- "Reaffirming that the era when our countries viewed each other as enemies is long over, and recognizing our many ... Read more...

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IAEA chief calls for nuclear disarmament


February 4th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 4 (DPA) The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mohamed ElBaradei, has called for a drastic cut in atomic weapons, in an article published Wednesday.Writing in German daily ... Read more...

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Mirroring India-Pakistan tension, ceremonial frenzy at border increases


December 27th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Attari Border (Punjab), Dec 27 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troopers have always stamped their feet and postured in goose step as they lower their flags every evening at this border post between ... Read more...

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South Africa urged to block India’s nuclear fuel bid


August 27th, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 27 (IANS) A powerful lobby group here has urged the South African government to oppose India's bid to buy nuclear fuel and technology when the issue comes up at the ... Read more...

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IAEA pact undermines India’s strategic autonomy: BJP (Lead)


July 14th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said that the Congress-led government's move to go ahead with the India-US nuclear deal will undermine the country's strategic autonomy. In ... Read more...

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US must buy uranium from black market to pre-empt terrorists designs


June 18th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 18 (ANI): A top intelligence official of the IAEA has reportedly said that that the US administration must buy uranium and plutonium from the black market to keep ... Read more...

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