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  • North Korea Kidnap Probe an Attempt to Divide Foes: Analysts

    North Korea Kidnap Probe an Attempt to Divide Foes: Analysts

    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.

  • Pentagon Chief to Head to Saudi Arabia, Israel Next Week

    Pentagon Chief to Head to Saudi Arabia, Israel Next Week

    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.

  • South Korea's Park a 'prostitute' being pimped by Obama: Pyongyang

    South Korea's Park a 'prostitute' being pimped by Obama: Pyongyang

    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".

  • State TV says Russia could turn US to 'radioactive ash'

    State TV says Russia could turn US to 'radioactive ash'

    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.

  • Spy videogame moves from virtual to real world

    Spy videogame moves from virtual to real world

    Escape Room, a new global craze, lets players save the world from a nuclear catastrophe or rob a bank.

  • In Gujarat textbooks, Mahatma Gandhi killed in October, Japan nukes US

    In Gujarat textbooks, Mahatma Gandhi killed in October, Japan nukes US

    "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.

  • Pakistan militant Maulana Masood Azhar resurfaces, ignites fears of attacks

    Pakistan militant Maulana Masood Azhar resurfaces, ignites fears of attacks

    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.

  • North Korea warns of nuclear disaster, threatens US

    North Korea warns of nuclear disaster, threatens US

    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.

  • Russia plans new ICBM to replace Cold War 'Satan' missile

    Russia plans new ICBM to replace Cold War 'Satan' missile

    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.

  • Indo-Pak nuclear war to 'end civilization' with famine: study

    Indo-Pak nuclear war to 'end civilization' with famine: study

    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.

  • New sanctions risk war with Iran: United States

    New sanctions risk war with Iran: United States

    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.

  • North Korea warns of 'all-out war'

    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".

  • Be brave: British Queen's message for imaginary nuclear war

    Be brave: British Queen's message for imaginary nuclear war

    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.

  • Queen's speech on a nuclear war had been prepped in the 80s

    Queen's speech on a nuclear war had been prepped in the 80s

    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.

  • North Korea changes tack and tells US: Let's talk

    North Korea changes tack and tells US: Let's talk

    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.

  • North Korea demands end of sanctions if US wants dialogue

    North Korea demands end of sanctions if US wants dialogue

    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.

  • US will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea, Secretary of State John Kerry says

    US will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea, Secretary of State John Kerry says

    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.

  • North Korea fury at joint war games goes back decades

    North Korea fury at joint war games goes back decades

    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...

  • Tourists to North Korean border unfazed by threats

    Tourists to North Korean border unfazed by threats

    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.

  • For US and North Korea, will crises ever end?

    For US and North Korea, will crises ever end?

    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.

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