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US Congress passes new sanctions against Iran


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US Congress has passed additional sanctions seeking to further stifle Iran's oil exports, just a day after President Barack Obama announced new measures to ... Read more...

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US targets banks that help Iran


August 1st, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced new sanctions against foreign banks that help Iran sell its oil.Obama said the latest round of sanctions is to ... Read more...

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US imposes sanctions over 50 Iranian entities


July 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The US has put over 50 Iranian entities under sanctions in its latest step to stifle the Islamic republic's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.According to the ... Read more...

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US targets Iran’s third largest bank


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US Monday added Bank Tejarat, Iran's third largest bank, on its blacklist for sanctions, citing its links to the Islamic republic's nuclear bomb efforts.The Department ... Read more...

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US targets bank, petro firms in new Iran sanctions


June 17th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 17 (IANS) The United States has announced new sanctions against Iran targeted at the country's nuclear and missile programmes, targeting another of its state-controlled banks, more than 20 ... Read more...

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India closely watching NSG meet on China-Pakistan n-deal


June 15th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India will be closely watching the meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group next week where the China-Pakistan nuclear deal may come up for consideration even as Washington ... Read more...

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Release of A.Q Khan setting a dangerous precedent, warns ICNND Co-Chair


October 4th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Expressing unhappiness over the release from house arrest of Pakistan's nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, the Co-Chairman of the International Commission on Nuclear Non -Proliferation and ... Read more...

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Dr Khan refuses to comment on nuke proliferation expose by Times


September 26th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26(ANI): Father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has refused to comment about the genuineness of a controversial letter published by a British newspaper, that has exposed ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s nuke proliferation exposed by AQ Khan


September 20th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 20 (ANI): Father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, Dr AQ Khan, has exposed the Pakistan Government over the nuclear proliferation activities that included exchanging and passing blue-prints and equipment to ... Read more...

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A.Q. Khan still remains ’serious proliferation risk’: US


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.2 (ANI): Expressing concerns over the Lahore High Court's decision to end all security restrictions on disgraced Pakistani scientist Dr. A.Q. Khan the United States has warned that Dr.Khan still remains ... Read more...

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US tracking North Korean ship suspected of carrying nukes, missiles


June 19th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The US military is tracking a flagged North Korean ship suspected of proliferating weapons material, in violation of a UN Security Council resolution passed last Friday.A ship named ... Read more...

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Not in touch with Taliban: A.Q. Khan


February 20th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistan's disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, who was accused of running an illegal proliferation network, Friday dismissed reports that he was in touch with the Taliban who are ... Read more...

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US alarmed over Khans acquittal, remains a probable risk: US official


February 10th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.10 (ANI): The United States has expressed grave concern over the acquittal of Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr.A.Q. Khan, and said he (Khan) still remains a possible threat. Talking to media persons ... Read more...

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World concerned over Qadeers acquittal, US demands assurance from Pak on scientists activities


February 7th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.7 (ANI): The Islamabad High Courts decision to set free scientist Dr. A.Q.Khan from the charges of nuclear proliferation has raised several eye-brows across the world, as well as fears ... Read more...

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India expresses regret over A Q Khan’’s acquittal


February 7th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): India has expressed regret over the acquittal of Pakistan''s disgraced nuclear scientist Dr. A Q Khan who has been accused of running a clandestine nuclear proliferation ... Read more...

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Disgraced Pak scientist A.Q. Khan denies links with Bin Laden


January 14th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.14 (ANI): A day after the US State Department imposed sanctions on disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist, A.Q. Khan, he has categorically denied ever having met al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden. He ... Read more...

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US imposes fresh sanctions against disgraced Pak scientist A.Q. Khan


January 13th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.13 (ANI): The US State Department has imposed fresh sanctions against disgraced Pakistani scientist A.Q. Khan. The name of the Pakistani nuclear scientist, A.Q. Khan along with 12 other individuals appeared ... Read more...

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Did India play key role in helping US thwart Iran bound air cargo from N. Korea?


November 5th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): The United States thwarted a suspect shipment from North Korea to Iran by persuading the Indian Government to deny clearance for the North Korean flight to travel ... Read more...

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N. Korea to resume disabling nuke plant


October 13th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Oct.13 (ANI): North Korea welcomed its removal from Washingtons list of terrorism sponsors and confirmed on Sunday that it would resume disabling its main nuclear weapons complex and allow international ... Read more...

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US pushing n-deal hard; not ready to jump ship


September 3rd, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) The US is not ready to "give up the ship" on the India-US nuclear deal, engaged as it is in hard diplomacy with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) ... Read more...

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Musharraf lied about Dr Khans role in Nuke program, alleges scientists wife


August 10th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 10 (ANI): Hendrina Khan, the wife of Pakistan ''s nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khan, has alleged that President Pervez Musharraf had lied about her husband''s role in the ... Read more...

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G8 sends strong message on North Korea, Zimbabwe


June 28th, 2008 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
DPA Kyoto (Japan), June 28 (DPA) Strong criticism of Zimbabwe's "sham" elections and hopes for progress on North Korea's denuclearization set the tone Friday at the final day of the Kyoto meeting of ... Read more...

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US lawmakers demand direct access to A. Q. Khan


June 27th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 27 (IANS) Four key US lawmakers have asked the Bush administration to seek direct access to disgraced Pakistani scientist A. Q. Khan to best deal with the ramifications ... Read more...

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US asks Pak to ensure N-proliferators linked to Khans network not free to walk the streets


June 19th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 19 (ANI): The US State Department has urged Islamabad to ensure that anyone associated with the so-called Khan network of nuclear proliferators is not free to walk the ... Read more...

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Dr Khans network not beyond the point which we know, claims US


June 18th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): The US administration has reportedly dismissed a report by former UN weapons inspector David Albright saying that blueprints of Pakistan nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khan, which were ... Read more...

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US thinks A.Q. Khan out of business, but against freeing him


June 18th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 18 (IANS) The United States has reiterated its opposition to freeing disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan even as it thinks that the nuclear black market run by ... Read more...

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‘India-US nuke deal should’ve been criteria-based’


June 14th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) The India-US civilian nuclear deal should have been criteria-based instead of being country-specific and a pact on these lines should now be offered to Pakistan, a leading American ... Read more...

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North Korea expels 11 South Korean officials


March 27th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Seoul, March 27 (DPA) In a confrontational move, North Korea expelled 11 South Korean government officials from their joint office in the industrial zone of Kaesong Thursday, the unification ministry said. North ... Read more...

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North Korea expels 11 South Korean officials


March 27th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
DPA Seoul, March 27 (DPA) North Korea expelled 11 South Korean government officials from their joint office in the industrial zone of Kaesong Thursday, the Unification Ministry said. North Korea said remarks by ... Read more...

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