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UN, US "Must Act" To Prevent Conflict Between Nuke-Armed Nations: Pak PM 22.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran on Wednesday urged the international powers, including the UN and the US, to help de-escalate tensions with India, saying they "must act" to prevent the two nuclear-armed...
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India tests Nuclear-missile from undersea pad 20.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
India tested its nuclear-capable K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), designed to have a strike range of 3,500 km, from an undersea platform in the shape of a submersible pontoon off the coast of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
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Pakistan's nuke prog only for defence purposes': FO 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Islamabad, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, while speaking on the 20th anniversary of nuclear tests, has said that Pakistan's nuclear programme was only for defence purposes. A Dunya News report said that Mr Faisal said that Pakistan conducted nuclear tests in 1998 in response to the nuclear tests and "accompanying hostile posturing" by its neighbour. “These developments unfortunately put an end to the prospect for keeping South Asia free of nuclear weapons -- an objective which Pakistan had actively pursued,” he said. Notwithstanding these facts, Pakistan has remained steadfast in its commitment to non-proliferation and global peace and strategic stability, he said. Dr Faisal said Pakistan has demonstrated utmost restraint and responsibility in the stewardship of its nuclear capability since 1998. It is committed to the principle of Credible Minimum Deterrence and has persistently sought deterrence stability in the region. This objective has driven Pakistan to offer and ...
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After Benjamin Netanyahu's "Nuclear Power" Slip Of Tongue, A Correction 5.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
In an apparent slip of the tongue on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described Israel as a nuclear power before correcting himself with a bashful nod and an embarrassed smile.
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Russia says it has deployed first hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles 27.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia deployed its first regiment of hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles on Friday, the Defence Ministry said, a move which President Vladimir Putin has boasted puts his country in a class of its own.
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"It Alarms Us," Says Russia On Concerns Over US Ballistic Missile Test 13.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Russia said on Friday it was alarmed after the United States tested a ground-launched ballistic missile that would have been banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the RIA news...
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Trump warns Russia not to meddle in U.S. elections - White House 11.12.2019 Reuters: World News
President Donald Trump warned Russia not to interfere in U.S. elections in talks with Russia's top diplomat on Tuesday, the White House said, after meetings where the two sides made no visible progress on nuclear arms control.
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China's Defence Budget Increases 850% Over 20 Years: Pentagon Official 6.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
China's defense budget has grown 850 per cent in the last 20 years from $20 billion to $170 billion in 2018, a top Pentagon official told lawmakers on Thursday.
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Will India’s recent entry into space weaponisation trigger an arms race with China? 4.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from space technology expert Bharath Gopalaswamy’s ‘Final Frontier’: India and Space Security’.
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Russia wants deals on arms control and nuclear, says U.S. Trump 3.12.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Russia wanted to agree deals on arms control and nuclear and that he was willing to bring China into those either now or later.
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Russia says it showed hypersonic nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors 26.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday it had shown the country's new Avangard nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors for the first time, a move Moscow said showed a key arms control treaty was still effective.
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Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster 25.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis expressed concern about future energy sources as he comforted victims of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster on Monday, noting a call by Japan's Catholic bishops to abolish nuclear power outright.
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Pope assails crime of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima 25.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pope assails crime of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima
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"Black Hole Of Destruction And Death": Pope Francis On Hiroshima Bombing 24.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Pope Francis Sunday described the use of nuclear bombs as "a crime", as he took his appeal for an end to atomic weapons to Hiroshima in an emotional meeting with survivors.
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Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons at Japan's ground zeros 24.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis brought his campaign to abolish nuclear weapons to the only two cities ever hit by atomic bombs on Sunday, calling their possession indefensibly perverse and immoral and their use a crime against mankind and nature.
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Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons at Nagasaki ground zero 24.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis, speaking in one of only two cities hit by atomic bombs in history, appealed on Sunday for the abolition of nuclear weapons, saying their mere possession was perverse and indefensible.
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Japanese Christians in Nagasaki tearful, excited to hear Pope speak 24.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Japanese Christians lined up before dawn on Sunday to get seats at a Mass being said by Pope Francis in Nagasaki, where 27,000 people were killed instantly when the United States dropped a second atomic bomb on Japan, effectively ending World War Two.
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At Nagasaki, Pope Francis Condemns "Unspeakable Horror" Of Nukes 24.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pope Francis railed against the use of nuclear weapons and the growing arms trade on Sunday as he paid tribute to the "unspeakable horror" suffered by victims of the Nagasaki atomic bomb.
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Factbox: Pope Francis calls for nuclear abolition at Japan's bombed cities 24.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis on Sunday called for the abolition of nuclear weapons during a visit to Japan's western cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the only two cities in the world subjected to atomic bombing during World War Two.
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Pope calls nuclear weapons possession indefensible and perverse 24.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis, speaking in one of the only two cities hit by atomic bombs in history, appealed for the abolition of nuclear weapons on Sunday, saying their mere possession was perverse and indefensible.
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