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China stalls India's wait for NSG membership again 24.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
China stalls India's wait for NSG membership again
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India's membership to NSG stalled by China again 24.6.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Thanks to China, India's wait for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership continues as the 27th plenary meeting of the body ended in Bern, Switzerland without handing out any good news for New Delhi. Beijing has been objecting to New Delhi's entry into the NSG on grounds that it has not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) on nuclear weapons. The NPT, opened for signature in 1968 and entered into force in 1970, defines nuclear-weapon states as those that have built and tested a nuclear explosive device before 1 January 1967. These are the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and China. India has not signed the NPT as its traditional position has always been either 'The Five' should denuclearise or everyone has the same rights to have nuclear weapons. However, to send a message of responsible nuclear nation India has a stated policy of "no first use". Despite being a non-signatory of the NPT, India adheres to the NSG's norms. The two-day meeting, however, discussed NSG's relationship ...
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All signs from Trump point to a coming conflict with Iran 23.6.2017 News
Behind all of Trump's policies in the Middle East is an urge for confrontation with Iran
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US asks China to pressurise North Korea to reduce escalation 22.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
US asks China to pressurise North Korea to reduce escalation
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India's population to surpass China's around 2024: UN forecast 21.6.2017 News
It is projected to touch 1.5 billion in 2030
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Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel 20.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Iran not to threaten Israel after Tehran said it launched missiles at Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria.
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Donald Trump announces new Cuba policy to counter Obama's 'one-sided' deal 17.6.2017 News
He said sanctions on the country would not be lifted unless it releases all political prisoners
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Iran refutes new US sanction move over missile program 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Iran's Foreign Ministry dismissed the recent US Senate move to impose new sanctions on Tehran over its missile program, media reported.
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Banning Flippers, North Korea lashes out at trade sanctions 16.6.2017 Zee News : South Asia
If testing or possessing nuclear weapons should be sanctioned, then the US and other nuclear superpowers should be subject to sanctions as well: North Korea 
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North Korea ‘most urgent’ threat to security: Mattis 13.6.2017 HBL: Home
US focus on North has been sharpened by dozens of North Korean missile launches and two nuclear bomb tests since beginning of last year
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North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security: US Defense Secretary 13.6.2017 Zee News : World
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday that North Korea`s advancing missile and nuclear programs were the "most urgent" threat to national security.
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North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security: Mattis 13.6.2017 TimesOfIndia
Earlier this month, the UN Security Council expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and China since President Donald Trump took office.
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N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media 10.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
North Korea will soon be ready to test fire an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a state-run daily said on Saturday.
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Will the Chinese hegemony come to an end? 9.6.2017 Rediff: Columns
An aggressive Pyongyang is likely to force Seoul and Tokyo to build nuclear deterrents and thus thwart Beijing's ambitions.
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Air travel exposes you to radiation - how much health risk comes with it? 9.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The major source of radiation exposure from air travel comes from the flight itself
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North Korea launches multiple missiles: South Korea's Defence Ministry 8.6.2017 Zee News : World
North Korea launched what appear to be ballistic missiles from its east coast on Thursday.
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North Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul 7.6.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
North Korea launched a series of what appeared to be "surface-to-ship" cruise missiles today, South Korea's defence ministry said, in what would be the latest in a string of tests in defiance of UN sanctions."North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles, assumed to be surface-to-ship missiles, this morning from the vicinity of Wonsan, Gangwon Province," the ministry said.Seoul has stepped up surveillance against possible threats, it added.This would be the fourth missile test by the nuclear- armed regime in less than five weeks, as Pyongyang continues to defy UN warnings and US threats
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US think tank: Israel had plan to use atomic bomb in 1967 5.6.2017 All International Stories
The operation was never carried out, as Israel swiftly vanquished its enemies in six days
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Israel planned atomic bomb use in 1967: Think tank 5.6.2017 TOI: Home
Israel had a secret plan to detonate an atomic bomb in Egypt in the event that it faced defeat during the 1967 Middle East war, a leading American think tank said today, citing newly released documents.
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Rex Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea 5.6.2017 Zee News : World
China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea`s nuclear weapons programme.
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