North Korea claims 'breakthrough' guided missile tested successfully

Jun 27, 2014

North Korea claims 'breakthrough' guided missile tested successfully

North Korea announced Friday the successful test of a high-precision, tactical guided missile, and its army threatened a “devastating” retaliation against South Korea for carrying out live fire drills near their maritime border. The launch of the “cutting-edge” missile was watched by North Korean ...

India expands uranium enrichment

Jun 23, 2014

India expands uranium enrichment

India is expanding a covert uranium enrichment plant that could potentially support the development of thermonuclear weapons, a defense research group says, raising the stakes in a regional arms race with China and Pakistan. The revelation highlights the lack of nuclear safeguards in India ...

Iran, U.S. announce surprise nuclear talks

Jun 8, 2014

Iran, U.S. announce surprise nuclear talks

Iran and the United States will on Monday and Tuesday hold their first direct talks in decades, in an unprecedented move toward securing a comprehensive nuclear deal between Tehran and the West. The discussions will take place in Geneva, with the U.S. delegation led ...

May 24, 2014

IAEA report shows Iran nuke angle

Iran has for the first time in six years addressed concerns about the so-called possible military dimensions of its nuclear program, a new IAEA report showed Friday. Tehran handed over information related to detonators that can be used for several purposes but also for ...

Optimism remains despite grueling Iran nuclear talks

May 18, 2014

Optimism remains despite grueling Iran nuclear talks

Iran and world powers were nursing their wounds on Saturday after a bruising round of nuclear talks, but diplomats and experts remain hopeful that a historic deal can still be struck by a July 20 deadline. With three previous rounds already under their belts, ...

May 16, 2014

New North Korea warships biggest in 25 years

Recent satellite images show two new North Korean frigates, the largest surface combat ships the North has constructed in a quarter of century, a website reported Thursday. The North Korea-watching site, 38 North, says the frigates can carry one helicopter and appear to be ...