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Putin: We'll target USA if Washington deploys missiles in Europe

In his toughest remarks yet on a potential new arms race, Putin said Russia was not seeking confrontation and would not take the first step to deploy missiles in response to Washington's decision this month to quit a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty.

Putin: Russia's new weapons will have no comparison anywhere

His comments come on the same day that NATO's biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War kicked off in Norway with about 55,000 military personnel.


Pakistan could emerge as world's 5th largest nuclear weapons state: Report

Over the past decade, the US assessment of nuclear weapons security in Pakistan appears to have changed considerably from confidence to concern, particularly as a result of the introduction of tactical nuclear weapons, the report said.

India ranks 19 in 'Theft Ranking' for countries with weapons usable nuclear materials

As of now, 22 countries have weapons-usable nuclear materials, compared with 32 when the first NTI Index was released in 2012, the report said.

Differing views of "denuclearisation" complicate N.Korea talks

"The issue of denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula can be resolved, if South Korea and the United States respond to our efforts with goodwill," Kim told Chinese officials during a visit this week, according to Chinese state media outlet Xinhua.

Russia busts cryptocurrency miners at secret nuclear weapons lab

Even as Russian agencies look to frame laws against cryptocurrencies, scientists at a nuclear facility in the country have been found 'mining' for virtual currencies through supercomputers.


Nobel Peace laureate Setsuko Thurlow urges world to 'see the light' and ban nuclear weapons

"This is the way forward. There is only one way to prevent the use of nuclear weapons, prohibit and eliminate them."

North Korea months from perfecting nuclear capabilities: CIA head

"They are close enough now in their capabilities that from a US policy perspective we ought to behave as if we are on the cusp of them achieving'' their objective of being able to strike the United States, Pompeo told a national security forum in Washington.

US military is ridding the world of terrorism: Trump

"In North Korea, our goal is denuclearisation. We cannot allow this dictatorship to threaten our nation or our allies with unimaginable loss of life. We will do what we must do to prevent that from happening. It will be done, if necessary -believe me," he said.

US tightens security on nuclear inspections

Overall results of routine inspections at nuclear weapons bases, such as a "pass-fail" grade, had previously been publicly available. They are now off-limits.

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The day the first and the only time atomic bombs were unleashed on Hiroshima, Japan

It was a day like no other. The day the first ever atomic bomb was dropped on Japan, during World War II.