World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 28, 2015
A senior South Korean envoy said today that the door was open to restarting talks with Pyongyang on its nuclear programme, despite US sanctions following a cyber attack linked to North Korea satire "The Interview".
Reuters | Wednesday December 24, 2014
"When we have the cooperation of the Chinese [..] we will be asking for checks or maybe a search of the location of the IP addresses."
World News | Associated Press | Sunday November 23, 2014
A gigantic, secret bunker that Albania's communist regime built underground decades ago to survive a nuclear attack by the Soviet Union or the United States has been opened to the public for the first time.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Four Syrian nuclear scientists were killed near Damascus after gunmen opened fire on their bus in an area where there was no fighting, suggesting they were the target of the attack, according to activists and a pro-government website.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Pakistan is developing sea-based missiles and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads to give it a "second-strike" capability if a catastrophic nuclear attack destroyed all its land-based weapons, according to a media report today.
Reuters | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Nextgov.com reported the US NRC was "successfully hacked" 3 times in recent years, with at least two of the attacks originating overseas.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 13, 2014
A number of prominent citizens and activists today rubbished an Intelligence Bureau report which had said funding of several NGOs was "cleverly disguised" as donations for issues like human rights, but instead they were involved in stalling developme...
World News | Associated Press | Thursday May 8, 2014
A roadside bombing in northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border killed nine paramilitary troops on Thursday while another soldier died in an attack further south, the army said. The Pakistani military, meanwhile, test-fired a ballistic missile it ...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 27, 2014
Pyongyang launched a vicious personal attack on South Korean President Park Geun-Hye Sunday, calling her a "prostitute" in thrall to her "pimp" Barack Obama, as it said it was ready for "full-scale nuclear war".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 17, 2014
A leading anchor on Russian state television on Sunday described Russia as the only country capable of turning the United States into "radioactive ash", in an incendiary comment at the height of tensions over the Crimea referendum.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 18, 2014
The Pakistani Islamic hardliner blamed for an attack on parliament that brought the nuclear rivals to the brink of war has resurfaced after years in seclusion, setting off alarm bells in New Delhi.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday September 25, 2013
The Iranian president's first speech to world leaders was absent anti-Israel rhetoric and offered up negotiations with the US and its allies over the disputed nuclear program, showing a more moderate face of the hard-line regime in Tehran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 9, 2013
The US and Russia clashed at a UN atomic agency meeting Monday over Moscow's request for an IAEA probe into the risk of US airstrikes on Syria hitting a small reactor.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 16, 2013
US nuclear power plants are not adequately protected from threats, including the theft of bomb-grade material that could be used to make weapons and attacks intended to cause a reactor meltdown, a University of Texas report said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 27, 2013
South Korea on Monday brushed off an apparent offer by North Korea to resume nuclear disarmament talks, and chided Pyongyang for a recent personal attack on its president Park Geun-Hye.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 19, 2013
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Sunday over North Korea's launch of short-range missiles, urging Pyonyang to refrain from further launches and return to stalled nuclear talks with world powers.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday May 7, 2013
President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that North Korea can no longer create an international crisis with nuclear provocations, asserting the United States and South Korea are fully capable of defending themselves.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 21, 2013
North Korea has dismissed a claim by a right-wing US website that it might have been behind the deadly bombings in Boston, decrying the report as "false propaganda" and insisting that it is against all terrorism.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 20, 2013
North Korea reiterated on Saturday that it would not give up its nuclear weapons, rejecting a U.S. condition for talks although it said it was willing to discuss disarmament.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday April 11, 2013
The names of US-South Korean war games staged over the years don't sound all that threatening: Team Spirit, Ulchi Focus Lens, Key Resolve ... Foal Eagle. But whatever they're called, the annual show of force is guaranteed to get a rise out of North K...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday April 10, 2013
The prospect of a North Korean missile test is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday as Pyongyang calmly prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world...
World News | Reuters | Monday April 8, 2013
North Korea, after weeks of threats against the United States and South Korea, suspended its sole remaining major project with the South on Monday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said any nuclear conflict may make Chernobyl look like a fairy tal...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday April 7, 2013
A top South Korean national security official said on Sunday that North Korea may be setting the stage for a missile test or another provocative act with its warning that it soon will be unable to guarantee diplomats' safety in Pyongyang. But he adde...
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 6, 2013
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro warned ally North Korea against war on Friday and described the current tensions on the Korean Peninsula as one of the "gravest risks" for nuclear holocaust since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.