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Hiroshima Day: Imagining a South Asian nuclear apocalypse triggered by India and Pakistan
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Hiroshima Day: Imagining a South Asian nuclear apocalypse triggered by India and Pakistan

India and Pakistan are just part of a larger — fraught — landscape. Every nation-state to acquire nuclear weapons after the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council is in Asia

IIT-Madras researchers find new eco-friendly way of producing hydrogen using sea-water
science

IIT-Madras researchers find new eco-friendly way of producing hydrogen using sea-water

The new tech can use any water but since seawater is available in bulk, the researchers wanted to use it.

Space may soon become a war zone and here's how that would work out for everyone
science

Space may soon become a war zone and here's how that would work out for everyone

France announced it will build “bodyguard” satellites armed with machine guns or lasers after the US announced a space force.

New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China; increased military spending, tech ended Washington's monopoly
World

New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China; increased military spending, tech ended Washington's monopoly

Many of China's missiles are specifically designed to attack the aircraft carriers and bases that form the backbone of US military dominance in the region.

Donald Trump says relationship with North Korea's Kim Jong-un 'remains good' despite summit failure
World

Donald Trump says relationship with North Korea's Kim Jong-un 'remains good' despite summit failure

North Korea's State media had earlier acknowledged for the first time the collapse of the high-stakes Hanoi summit, which ended without any agreement on reducing Pyongyang's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.

North Korea rocket site appears to have resumed 'normal operational status', say US experts
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North Korea rocket site appears to have resumed 'normal operational status', say US experts

The website and the Center for Strategic and International Studies tracked activity at the site — which began before last week's aborted summit in Hanoi between US president Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un — using commercial satellite imagery.

Donald Trump warns Kim Jong-un against rebuilding North Korea's rocket launcher site, says 'very disappointed'
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Donald Trump warns Kim Jong-un against rebuilding North Korea's rocket launcher site, says 'very disappointed'

Kim had agreed to shutter the Sohae missile-testing site at a summit with the South's President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang, as part of confidence-building measures, and satellite pictures in August had suggested workers were already dismantling an engine test stand at the facility.

China lodges protest with US envoy against sanctions for buying Russian arms; cancels vice-premier's trip to Washington: Report
India

China lodges protest with US envoy against sanctions for buying Russian arms; cancels vice-premier's trip to Washington: Report

The Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned the US ambassador to protest against US sanctions on the equipment development department of the Chinese military and its director

Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam, says President Hassan Rouhani, vows not to abandon missiles
World

Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam, says President Hassan Rouhani, vows not to abandon missiles

Iran has suggested in recent weeks that it could take military action in the Gulf to block other countries’ oil exports in retaliation for US sanctions intended to halt its sales of crude.

Mike Pompeo says talks on with India about granting waivers on purchase from Russia and Iran
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Mike Pompeo says talks on with India about granting waivers on purchase from Russia and Iran

Mike Pompeo told journalists travelling with him that the United States would work with India on its planned purchase of a Russian missile and air-defense system known as the S-400.

India buying Russian missile system, oil from Iran not primary focus of 2-plus-2 talks, says Mike Pompeo
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India buying Russian missile system, oil from Iran not primary focus of 2-plus-2 talks, says Mike Pompeo

In the inaugural 2-plus-2 dialogue between the two countries, Pompeo and Jim Mattis are headed to India to meet with Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman.

Trump-Kim summit: US Democrats seek 'complete dismantlement' of North Korea's nuclear, missile programmes
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Trump-Kim summit: US Democrats seek 'complete dismantlement' of North Korea's nuclear, missile programmes

Ahead of US President Donald Trump's summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un next week, top Democratic Senators on Tuesday urged him to seek complete dismantlement of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes.

India's missile deal with Russia will limit interoperability with US military, says Congressman Mac Thornberry
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India's missile deal with Russia will limit interoperability with US military, says Congressman Mac Thornberry

India's planned Rs 40,000-crore deal to buy the sophisticated, long-range S-400 air defence system from Russia would "complicate" building inter-operability between the United States (US) and Indian militaries, a senior US Congressman said in Delhi on Monday.

Syria braces for possible US attack after Donald Trump Twitter threats; locals call it 'reckless', 'insane'
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Syria braces for possible US attack after Donald Trump Twitter threats; locals call it 'reckless', 'insane'

Syrians braced for a possible U.S. attack in retaliation to an alleged chemical assault that killed dozens over the weekend as activists reported Wednesday that government forces vacated strategic potential targets, including air bases around the country.

Donald Trump tweets 'missiles coming' against Syria, warns Russia against partnering 'Gas killing animal'
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Donald Trump tweets 'missiles coming' against Syria, warns Russia against partnering 'Gas killing animal'

Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people.

Wassenaar Arrangement plenary begins: After MTCR, regime one of three other export control regimes India hopes to enter
India

Wassenaar Arrangement plenary begins: After MTCR, regime one of three other export control regimes India hopes to enter

The plenary session of the Wassenaar Agreement commenced in Vienna on Thursday. The group is one of the four export-control groups India is looking to be a member of.

Iran will continue producing missiles for defence, says President Hassan Rouhani in TV address
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Iran will continue producing missiles for defence, says President Hassan Rouhani in TV address

Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defence and does not consider that a violation of international accords, Rouhani said on Sunday in a speech on state television

Drone attack in northwestern Pakistan kills five Afghan Taliban members
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Drone attack in northwestern Pakistan kills five Afghan Taliban members

Five people were killed in a drone attack targeting a militant house in northwestern Pakistan late on Monday.

US approves first arms sale to Taiwan under Donald Trump; deal worth $1.4 billion likely to anger China
World

US approves first arms sale to Taiwan under Donald Trump; deal worth $1.4 billion likely to anger China

The US State Department has approved arms sales to Taiwan worth $1.4 billion, the first such deal with the self-governing island under President Donald Trump.

Russia launches six cruise missiles at Islamic State installations in Syria
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Russia launches six cruise missiles at Islamic State installations in Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry says it has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria.