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August 27, 2014
New N. Korean launch site near completion: think-tank
Seoul (AFP) Aug 22, 2014
North Korea will be able to test longer-range rockets at its new launch site before the end of this year, a US think-tank has said. A major construction programme has been under way at the North's Sohae Satellite Launching Station since mid-2013, focused on upgrading facilities to handle larger, longer-range rockets with heavier payloads. Satellite images taken this month indicate that several significant construction projects there are nearing completion despite heavy rain this summer, the US-K ... read more

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Iran denies linking Iraq role to Western sanctions
Iran on Thursday denied linking any future cooperation with the international community against jihadists in Iraq to the lifting of crippling Western sanctions. ... more
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USAF selects GenDyn to study ICBM guidance system
Modernization of guidance systems for next-gen U.S. Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles is to be conducted by General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. ... more
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Antineutrino detectors could aid non-proliferation
Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland and even in the fictional world of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" look to subatomic particles called neutrinos to answer the big questions about th ... more
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N. Korea threatens 'merciless' strike against US-S.Korea drill
North Korea warned Sunday of a possible "merciless" pre-emptive strike as it blasted an upcoming joint US-South Korean military exercise as a rehearsal for nuclear war. ... more
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Iran won't accept nuclear restraints 'beyond IAEA rules'
Iran will reject any restraints on its nuclear operations outside the international rules set by the industry watchdog, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday. ... more
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Dialogue not 'displays of force' key to Korean peace: Pope
Pope Francis said dialogue and not "displays of force" would bring peace to the divided Korean peninsula as he began a visit Thursday to South Korea that the nuclear-armed North marked with a series of rocket launches. ... more
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N. Korea says rockets not linked to visit by 'so-called pope'
North Korea on Friday ridiculed suggestions that it had sought to upstage the visit of the "so-called pope" to South Korea by firing a series of short-range rockets as the pontiff flew into Seoul. ... more
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N. Korea fires rockets as Pope arrives in South
North Korea fired five short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast Thursday, just as Pope Francis arrived in Seoul for a five-day visit. ... more
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N. Korea warns South over upcoming drill with US
North Korea warned South Korea on Thursday that failure to cancel an upcoming military drill with the United States would push the two sides "to the brink of war". ... more
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Maryam Mirzakhani first woman to win Fields Medal
For the first time in history, the Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in mathematics - the equivalent, some say, of a Nobel Prize - has been awarded to a woman. The winner is Maryam Mirzakhani, who was born and raised in Iran. ... more
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North Korea Scales Up Yongbyon Nuclear Site's Activities
North Korea is expanding the operations of the Yongbyon nuclear site, renovating its 5 megawatt-electric (MWe) reactor to make plutonium for nuclear weapons and expanding the centrifuge plant, Insti ... more
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Iran president under fire for branding critics 'cowards'
Iran's president came under fire from MPs Tuesday for branding his critics as "political cowards' and urging them "go to hell" if they insist on opposing his policies. ... more
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US prepared to increase pressure on N. Korea: Kerry
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday he was prepared to improve relations with North Korea, but warned of further pressure and isolation if it chose the path of confrontation. ... more
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Nagasaki marks 69th anniversary of US atomic bombing
Tens of thousands marked the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Nagasaki on Saturday, as the city's pacifist mayor urged the Japanese government to listen to increasing concerns over controversial plans to expand the role of its military. ... more
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Iran's Rouhani blasts critics as 'political cowards'
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivered a broadside Monday at critics of his efforts to engage with the West and seek a nuclear deal, accusing them of political cowardice and mischief. ... more
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Iran says won't accept 'toy' enrichment programme
Iran will not accept a weak uranium enrichment programme which world powers might be willing to grant the Islamic republic like a "toy" in nuclear negotiations, a top official said Sunday. ... more
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Should Iranian ballistic missiles be curbed in the nuclear deal
As the P5+1 nuclear deal is progressing and signs of progress with the deal is reflected in Iran "neutralising" half of its higher enriched uranium, yet Western apprehensions on Iran's ability to po ... more
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Next Iran nuclear talks before UN General Assembly: EU
Iran and six world powers will hold a new round of nuclear talks before the UN General Assembly, which starts on September 16, a spokesman for lead negotiator Catherine Ashton said Thursday. ... more
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N. Korea pushing fissile material output: US think-tank
Recent satellite images of North Korea's main nuclear complex suggest continued activity focused on the production of both weapons-grade plutonium and uranium, a US think-tank said Thursday. ... more
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S. Korea defence chief apologises for bullied conscript death
South Korean Defence Minister Han Min-Koo apologised Monday and the presidential Blue House urged a full inquiry following the death of a bullied young army conscript. ... more
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Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing
Tens of thousands were to gather for peace ceremonies in Hiroshima on Wednesday, marking the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the city, as anti-nuclear sentiment runs high in Japan. ... more
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N. Korea may be closer to full ICBM test: US think-tank
Fresh satellite images suggest North Korea might be wrapping up engine trials on an intercontinental ballistic missile, fuelling speculation of a full-scale flight test to come, a US think-tank said Wednesday. ... more
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China confirms new generation long range missiles: report
China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, state-run media reported Friday. ... more
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North Korea turns to UN over US-SKorea war games
North Korea is asking the UN Security Council to hold an urgent session to discuss upcoming US-South Korean joint military exercises that Pyongyang described on Friday as a threat to peace. ... more
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