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September 29, 2016
Pentagon chief calls Russia out over 'nuclear saber-rattling'
Minot Air Force Base, United States (AFP) Sept 26, 2016
Russia could be more willing to deploy nuclear weapons today than the Soviet Union ever was during the Cold War, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warned Monday. Speaking at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota near the Canadian border, he accused Moscow of "nuclear saber-rattling," expressing concerns over Russia's push to overhaul its atomic weapons systems. It "raises serious questions about its leaders' commitment to strategic stability, their regard for long-established accords against usi ... read more

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Iran nuclear chief downplays Trump threat to deal
Iran's nuclear chief said Wednesday his "gut feeling" was that Donald Trump would not rip up last year's landmark atomic accord between major powers and the Islamic Republic if the US Republican presidential hopeful was elected. ... more
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US has met its side of Iran nuclear deal: Moniz
US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, an architect of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, rejected Monday complaints from Tehran that Washington had not met its side of the bargain. ... more
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US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over N. Korea trade
The United States moved to tighten the economic noose around North Korea Monday, charging and sanctioning a firm owned by a prominent Chinese businesswoman for extensive trade ties with the regime. ... more
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N. Korea air show thumbs nose at sanctions
Just weeks after carrying out its fifth nuclear test, North Korea put on an unprecedented civilian and military air force display Saturday at the country's first ever public aviation show. ... more
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US Air Force set to replace intercontinental nuke arsenal
Hidden underground in steel-and-concrete silos across rural America, more than 400 intercontinental ballistic missiles point to the skies, poised for launch - and ready to obliterate cities across the world. ... more
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UN court to decide Marshall Islands case against 3 nuclear powers
The United Nations' top court announced Thursday that it will render its decision early next month in the case the Marshall Islands has brought against India, Pakistan and Britain for not abandoning the nuclear arms race. ... more
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China's N. Korea coal imports surge despite sanctions: data
China's coal imports from North Korea have surged in recent months, government data showed Monday, raising questions about Beijing's commitment to international sanctions intended to curb Pyongyang's nuclear programme. ... more
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Rouhani uses UN to hit US over nuclear deal
Iran used the UN General Assembly on Thursday to accuse the United States of failing to meet its commitments under a historic nuclear deal. ... more
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Japan PM seeks Cuba's help amid N. Korea nuclear 'provocations'
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded a visit to Cuba Friday with condemnation of North Korea's nuclear "provocations" and a request for help from Pyongyang's ally Havana to pursue a "world without nuclear weapons." ... more
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Japan PM demands world find 'new means' to stop N. Korea
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday demanded that the world find a new way to halt the threat from North Korea after the long-sanctioned regime's nuclear and missile tests. ... more
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Missiles, tanks on show at Iran military parade
Iran showed off missiles, warplanes, tanks and marching troops on Wednesday in a display of military strength in the face of growing regional tensions. ... more
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US bomber lands in S. Korea as Japan demands action on North
An American strategic bomber landed in South Korea on Wednesday in a show of force the US said was aimed at reminding Pyongyang of its powerful military assets in the region. ... more
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N. Korea hails 'successful' test of new rocket engine
North Korea has successfully tested a new, high-powered rocket engine, state media said Tuesday, a move Seoul said was designed to showcase its progress towards being able to target the US east coast. ... more
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China probes firm suspected of aiding N. Korea nuke project
A Chinese company under investigation by local police may have aided North Korea's nuclear programme, think tanks in South Korea and the US have said, just days after Pyongyang conducted its fifth nuclear test. ... more
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N. Korea says US pushing peninsula to 'explosion'
North Korea on Wednesday accused the United States of pushing the Korean Peninsula to "the point of explosion" after it dispatched two huge bombers in a show of force against Pyongyang. ... more
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UN atomic agency chief to seek third term
UN atomic watchdog head Yukiya Amano said Monday he will seek a third term in office beyond 2017, saying the agency needs "continuity" to face difficult times ahead. ... more
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Pakistan may be building new nuclear site: analysts
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Cryptographic technique that may have applicability to future nuclear disarmament agreements
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US bombers in show of force against N. Korea
Two huge US bombers flew over South Korea Tuesday in a show of force against the North as a top US envoy said China must help close loopholes in sanctions following Pyongyang's largest-ever nuclear test. ... more
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US sees 'disturbing trend' as Iran threatens planes
The United States warned of "disturbing trends" in Iran's behavior Tuesday after Tehran's military threatened to down two US Navy planes over the Strait of Hormuz. ... more
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China must help close N. Korea sanctions loopholes: US
China must help the international community close loopholes in sanctions on North Korea after an "unprecedented" series of provocations by Pyongyang this year, a top US envoy said Tuesday. ... more
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US must recognise N.Korea as 'nuclear weapons state': KCNA
A defiant North Korea Sunday restated its demand for recognition as a "legitimate" nuclear-armed state, as world powers pondered ways to punish Pyongyang for its latest and largest atomic test. ... more
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Iran dismisses US claims of navy harassment in Gulf
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