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Putin praises NAM for improving global security


August 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3o (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday praised the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for strengthening global security.The 16th NAM Summit opened in the Iranian capital under the theme of ... Read more...

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West seeks Iran regime change: Putin


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The West is using a nonproliferation campaign as a blind for bringing about regime change in Iran, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."Under the ... Read more...

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Regular dialogue mechanism key to addressing security issues: Antony


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The concept of security has expanded and undergone a massive transformation to include economic progress, especially in the context of global economy, climate change and ... Read more...

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Engaging India, China a challenge: Pentagon nominee


November 19th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The United States faces difficult challenges in the Asia and Pacific regions, including how to engage emerging powers such as India and China, according to an Obama ... Read more...

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Russia vows to scrap chemical weapons soon


October 4th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will do everything possible to destroy as soon as possible its remaining stockpiles of chemical weapons, the Foreign Ministry said Monday."The Russian Federation ... Read more...

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US exploring new sanctions against Syria


April 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): The White House said on Monday it was exploring new sanctions against Syria - mostly involving the assets of top officials around President Bashar al-Assad.Obama administration officials speaking ... Read more...

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India offers help in stopping proliferation of WMDs


April 21st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 21 (IANS) India has welcomed the extension of the mandate of the Committee on proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons for 10 years and has ... Read more...

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After US and France, Russia backs India for NSG


December 21st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Russia Tuesday followed the US and France in backing India's membership of elite nuclear clubs, including the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), as Moscow and New ... Read more...

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EU, India reaffirm commitment to global and non-discriminatory disarmament


December 10th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec.10 (ANI): The European Union (EU) and India on Friday reaffirmed their commitment to global and non-discriminatory disarmament and to preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery ... Read more...

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India, France reiterate commitment to work towards global security


December 6th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): With the strategic partnership between France and India entering its 12th year, both nations on Monday reiterated their determination and their commitment to work for towards ... Read more...

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India, China and Russia stress on proliferation of weapons to fight terrorism


November 15th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Nov 15 (ANI): India, China and Russia on Monday stressed that proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and its association with international terrorism poses a grave threat to international peace ... Read more...

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External Affairs Minister Krishna’s speech to UN General Assembly: Full text (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Sep 29 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Wednesday asked Pakistan to stop its state-sponsored militancy and terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, "an integral part of India" and sought ... Read more...

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Russia accuses US of flouting non-proliferation treaty


August 7th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Saturday accused the US of violating its obligations under bilateral nuclear arms reduction treaties. Russia is dissatisfied with the US's fulfilment of its obligations under agreements ... Read more...

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St Vincent and the Grenadines endorse the Proliferation Security Initiative


June 9th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines endorsed the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) Statement of Interdiction Principles through the conclusion of a ship boarding agreement (SBA), ... Read more...

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Iran calls for immediate disarmament of nuclear states


May 27th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 27 (IANS) Iran Thursday urged all countries to take serious steps to dismantle all nuclear weapons and called for setting a deadline in this regard by the international community. "We believe ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan opens its third bio-monitoring station in Almaty


December 28th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Dec. 28 (ANI): Kazakhstan has opened its third biological agent monitoring station in Almaty.The new monitoring system has been built under the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program, which is ... Read more...

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India seeks Obama’s reaffirmation of nuclear deal: Manmohan Singh


November 22nd, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) At his Tuesday summit with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would seek "a positive reaffirmation" of his administration to carry forward their landmark ... Read more...

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US should be ‘more liberal’ in transferring technologies: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Ahead of his upcoming summit with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed the hope that the the US will be "more liberal" ... Read more...

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India to stick to voluntary moratorium on testing: PM


September 29th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Under renewed global pressure for signing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), India Tuesday reiterated its commitment to a voluntary moratorium on nuclear testing and stressed that ... 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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G8 concerned over threat of terrorists acquiring WMDs


July 9th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
L'Aquila (Italy), July 9 (IANS) The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and their means of delivery poses a global challenge, said leaders of the world's most industrialised countries ... Read more...

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Pakistan key focus under EC’s new plan on terror and nuclear proliferation


April 18th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.18 (ANI): Concerned by the increasing extremist activists and their expanding writ in the area, the European Commission (EC) has adopted a new three-year programme to fight terrorism, trafficking and proliferation ... Read more...

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EU’s new anti-terror programme to focus on Afghanistan, Pakistan


April 18th, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 17 (IANS) The European Commission Friday announced a new three-year programme to fight terrorism, drug trafficking and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in Southeast Asia and Africa. Pakistan, Afghanistan ... Read more...

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MI5 looking for James Bond-style ‘Q’ as chief scientific advisor


April 17th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): The UK security service MI5 is looking for James Bond style gagdget-maker 'Q' as chief scientific advisor to "lead and co-ordinate" its scientific work.According to a report ... Read more...

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Statement on North Korean rocket launch by President Obama


April 5th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC (BNO NEWS) -- "North Korea's development and proliferation of ballistic missile technology pose a threat to the northeast Asian region and to international peace and security. The launch today ... Read more...

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NATO leaders agree to resume direct talks with Russia


April 5th, 2009 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), April 5 (Xinhua) The leaders of NATO member states have agreed to relaunch talks with Russia in the framework of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC), suspended by the alliance unilaterally ... Read more...

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US expert says Obama team developing new policy on North Korea


February 3rd, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): The Barack Obama''s team is planning to develop a new, coherent US policy to deal with North Korea and its nuclear issues, Dr. Ralph A. Cossa, a ... Read more...

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Russia criticises US sanctions against Russian arms exporter (Lead)


October 24th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 24 (RIA Novosti) The sanctions imposed by the US on Russia's state-run arms exporter contravene international law and will affect ties with Washington, Russia's foreign minister said Friday. The economic ... Read more...

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US sanctions against Russian arms exporter


October 24th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 24 (RIA Novosti) The US has imposed sanctions against the Russian state-run arms exporter, Rosoboronexport, for what Washington called proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.Sanctions were also imposed on the ... Read more...

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India, France finalise civil nuclear cooperation pact


September 30th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sept.30 (ANI): Ending 34 years of nuclear trade isolation, India and France today finalized a landmark agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, covering the supply of reactors and atomic fuel. The agreement ... Read more...

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UAE committed to combat weapon proliferation: Minister


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reasserted its commitment to combat the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash, ... Read more...

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Producing nuclear bomb will be strategic blunder: Iran


June 20th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, June 20 (IANS) Iran has said it does not want to produce a nuclear bomb because the step would be a "strategic blunder", but will continue with uranium enrichment, IRNA, the ... Read more...

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India to raise Chinese incursion into Sikkim


June 19th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Defence, M M Pallam Raju, today said here, that India would take up with China the issue of recent incursions by ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee calls for revamping of IMF, World Bank


April 29th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that there was a need to revamp global governance system especially global institutions like International Monetary Fund (IMF) ... Read more...

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US, Australia seek closer India ties to fight terror


February 23rd, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia and the US Saturday expressed their desire to work effectively with India to counter terrorism, drug trafficking and nuclear proliferation and noted the significance of ... Read more...

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