Tag Archives: Nuclear Programme

  • Iran satellite launch fails, in blow to space programme

    Iran said it "successfully" launched a satellite Sunday but failed to put it into orbit, in a blow to its space programme that the US alleges is a cover for missile development. ...

  • China’s Xi to meet Japan, South Korea leaders as North Korea tensions rise

    The leaders of Japan and South Korea will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday, amid heightened concern North Korea may be about to return to confrontation with Washington. ...

  • Russia plans new missile systems to counter US by 2021

    Russia will race to develop two new land-based missile launch systems before 2021 to respond to Washington’s planned exit from a landmark nuclear arms control pact, it said on Tuesday. ...

  • North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site

    Many US officials and experts doubt Kim’s sincerity about denuclearizing, viewing the recent flurry of diplomacy as a ploy to win relief from economic sanctions. ...

  • North Korea says US ‘declared war,’ warns it could shoot down US bombers

    North Korea’s foreign minister said President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down US bombers. ...

  • China leads resistance to India joining nuclear export club

    China is leading opposition to a push by the United States and other major powers for India to join the main club of countries controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology. ...

  • Pomp and protests greet China’s Xi in UK

    China's President Xi Jinping starts a pomp-filled four-day state visit to Britain on Tuesday as reports emerged of a multibillion pound investment deal over Britain's new nuclear programme. ...

  • India voices concern over Sino-Pak nuclear cooperation

    India has flagged concerns over Sino-Pak nuclear cooperation and China's assistance in building infrastructure in PoK ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's planned visit here next month. ...

  • Taiwan lawmakers scuffle over planned nuclear plant

    Taiwanese lawmakers hurled water and wrestled each other to the floor of the island's parliament on Friday in a brawl which broke out during a debate on the fate of a controversial nuclear plant. ...

  • Japan says faces increasing threats from China, N Korea

    Japan faces increasingly serious threats to its security from an assertive China and an unpredictable North Korea, a defence ministry report said on Tuesday. ...