World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 30, 2014
North Korea's surprise pledge to probe Cold War kidnappings of Japanese nationals is an attempt to divide its foes that could benefit its nuclear and missile programmes if Tokyo eases sanctions in return, analysts say.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 9, 2014
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will fly to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel next week for talks that are expected to focus on Iran's nuclear program and Syria's civil war, officials said Friday.
World | 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 | 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.
Agence France-Presse | Monday March 10, 2014
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India | Rohit Bhan | Thursday February 20, 2014
"Japan dropped a nuclear bomb on US during World War 2", "Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on October 30, 1948" - these are just two of the many factual errors in textbooks published by the Gujarat government for state-run schools.
World | 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 | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 1, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Wednesday the Korean peninsula would be engulfed by "massive nuclear disaster" if war breaks out there again, warning the US it will not be safe in the event of a conflict.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 17, 2013
Russia will begin deploying a new type of long-range missile in 2018 to replace a Cold War standby known in the West as "Satan", a military commander said on Tuesday in a signal to the United States that Moscow is improving its nuclear arsenal.
India | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 10, 2013
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilization, a study said on Tuesday.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
The White House has warned lawmakers that tightening sanctions on Iran could push the US on a "march to war" and derail a diplomatic push to limit Tehran's nuclear programme.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 12, 2013
North Korea on Saturday issued a fresh warning of an "all-out war", urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as "nuclear blackmail".
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 2, 2013
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was to tell her "brave country" to stand firm as it faced up to a nuclear war, in a previously secret speech prepared for her in 1983.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 1, 2013
British officials drafted an emotional rallying cry for Queen Elizabeth II as part of an exercise simulating the outbreak of nuclear war, records released on Thursday show - though the monarch never uttered the words and likely never saw them.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 18, 2013
After months of threatening to wage a nuclear war, North Korea did an about-face on Sunday and issued a surprise proposal to the United States, its No. 1 enemy: Let's talk.
World | Reuters | Thursday April 18, 2013
North Korea demanded an end to UN sanctions against it and a US pledge not to engage in "nuclear war practice" before any dialogue with Washington, its most explicit conditions for talks after weeks of tension and threats of war.
World | Reuters | Friday April 12, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry dismissed as "unacceptable by any standard" weeks of bellicose warnings of impending nuclear war by North Korea and said Washington would never accept the reclusive state becoming a nuclear power.
World | 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 | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Undeterred by North Korea's apocalyptic threats of nuclear war, a daily convoy of tour coaches still happily wends its way to the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 9, 2013
With tensions on the Korean peninsula soaring to include threats of nuclear war, frustration is mounting at what US policy experts see as the failure of all efforts to rein in North Korea.