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February 26, 2015
Nuclear deterrent important in 'dangerous world', says Hollande
Istres, France (AFP) Feb 19, 2015
President Francois Hollande on Thursday stressed the importance of maintaining the country's nuclear deterrent in "a dangerous world", as he detailed France's atomic arsenal for the first time. His comments were quickly shot down by the French branch of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which said that far from making the world a safer place, they made it more dangerous. "The international context does not allow for any weakness... the era of nuclear deterrence is the ... read more

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US sets out 'bottom lines' for Iran nuclear deal

US flies advanced spy plane over disputed sea: officials

Syria opposition praises France's anti-Assad stance

North Korean leader tells army: 'prepare for war'

RAAF commences unmanned aerial system training in the United States

US denies pushing Iraq on Mosul offensive

Chinese Naval Fleet Now Outnumbers US Combat Vessels

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N.Korea could have 100 nuclear weapons by 2020: US researchers
North Korea appears poised to expand its nuclear program over the next five years and in a worst case scenario could possess 100 atomic arms by 2020, US researchers warned Tuesday. ... more
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US, Iran see progress in nuclear talks, but ways to go
The United States and Iran said Monday they had made progress in the latest round of talks on Tehran's nuclear programme, but warned there was still a long way to go to seal a final deal. ... more
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Leaks contradict Israel's claim Iran was close to bomb
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Iran was a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his secret services, according to reports Monday citing leaked documents. ... more
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Iran opposition unveils 'secret' Tehran nuclear site
An exiled Iranian opposition group Tuesday accused Tehran of running a "secret" uranium enrichment site close to Tehran, which it said violated ongoing talks with global powers on a nuclear deal. ... more
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US, Iran see progress but long road ahead in nuclear talks
The United States and Iran said Monday they had made some progress in the latest round of talks on Tehran's nuclear programme, but warned there was still a long way to go to reach a final deal. ... more
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N. Korea leader urges 'combat readiness'
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged the army to ensure its combat readiness ahead of US-South Korea military exercises that see an annual spike in tensions on the divided peninsula. ... more
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World powers 'united', Kerry says ahead of new Iran nuclear talks
The world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme stand united, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday, a day before resuming talks with his Iranian counterpart. ... more
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India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile
India has successfully test-flown a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface missile from a test range in the eastern state of Odisha. The Prithvi-II missile was launched Thursday by personnel of t ... more
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Zarif, Kerry to hold nuclear talks in Geneva: Iran
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and top US diplomat John Kerry will meet in Geneva this weekend for talks on Tehran's nuclear programme, an Iranian official said Thursday. ... more
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US denies Israel in the dark over nuclear talks
The White House on Wednesday denied keeping Israel in the dark over ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran, but suggested its ally had cherry-picked information to bolster opposition to the deal. ... more
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Fireworks and promotions mark late N. Korea leader's birthday
North Korea celebrated the birthday of late ruler Kim Jong-Il Monday with mass fireworks, high-ranking military promotions and a rally by senior officials to pledge loyalty to current leader Kim Jong-Un. ... more
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Iran weekly banned for criticising nuclear talks
Iran's ultra-conservative weekly "9-Day" was banned on Monday for criticising the government over its negotiations with world powers on the country's controversial nuclear programme, the ISNA news agency reported. ... more
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Iran's Khamenei sends letter to Obama: report
Iran's supreme leader has sent a secret but noncommittal letter to US President Barack Obama in response to American overtures, amid talks to strike a nuclear accord, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. ... more
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N. Korea to hold giant, 'grand style' military parade
North Korea will hold one of its giant displays of military muscle this year, the ruling Workers' Party said Friday, stressing the need for "cutting-edge" hardware to boost the nuclear-armed nation's fighting capacity. ... more
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Israel warns anew of action against Iran
Intelligence Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz warned Thursday that Israel could act unilaterally against Iran over its nuclear drive, saying Tehran has failed to make concessions in talks with world powers. ... more
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No end to Middle East strife without Iran: Rouhani
Iran's president said Wednesday that the world needs its help to stabilise a troubled Middle East, in remarks pointing to the wider ramifications of a deal over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme. ... more
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Netanyahu insists he will address Congress over Iran
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he is determined to address Congress next month over Iran's nuclear programme, brushing off US fears his intervention could derail talks with Tehran. ... more
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N. Korea warns South of 'most miserable end'
North Korea stepped up its rhetoric against the South Wednesday, warning that its neighbour would face a "most miserable end" if it joined the US in "a war of aggression" against Pyongyang. ... more
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Senator: It's US vs Iran in nuclear talk showdown
Five of the six world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program have stepped back, leaving Washington to hammer out a deal with Tehran, a key US lawmaker said Tuesday. ... more
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Japan, China, SKorea FMs to meet next month: reports
The foreign ministers of Japan, China and South Korea appear set to meet next month for the first time in three years in the latest sign of easing tensions in East Asia, reports said Friday. ... more
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Obama sees no reason to extend Iran talks
US President Barack Obama said Monday there was no reason to extend nuclear talks with Iran once again, stressing the question now is whether Tehran truly wants an agreement. ... more
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Top US diplomat in Seoul as N. Korea fires missiles
New US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed the need to sustain sanctions pressure on Pyongyang as he held talks Monday in Seoul that focused on North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. ... more
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Iran leader says no nuclear deal better than bad one
Iran's supreme leader said Sunday he would rather see talks with world powers over Tehran's nuclear programme fail than reach a "bad deal", as both sides spoke out against extending the negotiations. ... more
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Kerry to hold nuclear talks with Iran FM Saturday: US
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to hold talks with his Iranian counterpart on efforts to secure a deal over Tehran's nuclear drive, a US official said Thursday. ... more
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