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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

How Russia's 'unstoppable' nuclear-powered cruise missile works, and why it keeps failing
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How Russia's 'unstoppable' nuclear-powered cruise missile works, and why it keeps failing

The missile could, in theory, fly forever and attack at hypersonic speeds, making it unstoppable.

Satellite images show North Korea rapidly 'rebuilding' main rocket launch site, says US think tank
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Satellite images show North Korea rapidly 'rebuilding' main rocket launch site, says US think tank

The Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) says activity is "evident" at the vertical engine test stand and the launch pad's rail-mounted rocket transfer structure at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station

Pakistan acquires advanced missile tracking system: China has long history of arming Islamabad to counter India
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Pakistan acquires advanced missile tracking system: China has long history of arming Islamabad to counter India

China's move to arm Pakistan with advanced missile tracking system fortifies their strategic relationship while effectively countering India's rise in Asia.

Following reelection, Vladimir Putin vows to cut defence spending, says Russia 'won't allow' arms race
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Following reelection, Vladimir Putin vows to cut defence spending, says Russia 'won't allow' arms race

President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia would cut its military spending, a day after he won a presidential election with a landslide

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II off Odisha coast
India

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II off Odisha coast

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile as part of a user trial by the Indian Army.

North Korea launches ICBM: Pyongyang's nuclear push is testing US Treaty system in Far East Asia
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North Korea launches ICBM: Pyongyang's nuclear push is testing US Treaty system in Far East Asia

Pyongyang's push to attain ICBM shows that old "cornerstones" of security are threatening to fall apart, and the fault is not entirely that of North Korea.

North Korea launches ICBM: Pyongyang says new 'nuclear' missile capable of re-entering atmosphere
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North Korea launches ICBM: Pyongyang says new 'nuclear' missile capable of re-entering atmosphere

North Korea has said the missile it tested on Wednesday held a warhead capable of re-entering the Earth's atmosphere.

Nuclear war may break out at any moment on Korean peninsula, North Korea envoy tells UN
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Nuclear war may break out at any moment on Korean peninsula, North Korea envoy tells UN

North Korea's deputy UN ambassador warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."

Kim Jong-un calls Trump 'mentally deranged': N Korean leader's statement was actually relatively gentler then before
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Kim Jong-un calls Trump 'mentally deranged': N Korean leader's statement was actually relatively gentler then before

On the surface it seems like more of the same rhetoric by Kim Jong-un. But here are five things to know about the North Korean leader's statement.

Donald Trump threatens North Korea at UNGA: Angela Merkel disagrees, says military solutions are 'deficient'
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Donald Trump threatens North Korea at UNGA: Angela Merkel disagrees, says military solutions are 'deficient'

German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she was in "clear disagreement' with US president Donald Trump over his threat to destroy North Korea.

Spain, Mexico, Egypt among 7 nations that have curtailed diplomatic relations with North Korea amid nuclear threat
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Spain, Mexico, Egypt among 7 nations that have curtailed diplomatic relations with North Korea amid nuclear threat

In response to Pyongyang’s nuclear test, several countries have announced they have expelled the North Korean ambassador accredited to their capitals

After North Korea fires missile over Japan, US urges China, Russia to take action
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After North Korea fires missile over Japan, US urges China, Russia to take action

The United States on Thursday called on China and Russia to take "direct actions" to rein in North Korea after it fired a ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific.

Japan can never tolerate North Korea's provocative actions, says Shinzo Abe
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Japan can never tolerate North Korea's provocative actions, says Shinzo Abe

Prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday that Japan would "never tolerate" what he called North Korea's "dangerous provocative action that threatens world peace".

North Korea fires missile over Japan lands in Pacific Ocean: 2nd launch in a month comes after 'sink' threat
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North Korea fires missile over Japan lands in Pacific Ocean: 2nd launch in a month comes after 'sink' threat

North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday further ratcheting up tensions.

China warns against stoking North Korea tensions after Donald Trump's 'fire and fury' threat
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China warns against stoking North Korea tensions after Donald Trump's 'fire and fury' threat

China responded to US President Donald Trump's apocalyptic "fire and fury" threat against North Korea by pointedly warning today against any rhetoric that could inflame tensions over Pyongyang's weapons programmes

Pervez Musharraf mulled using nukes against India after 2001 Parliament attack
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Pervez Musharraf mulled using nukes against India after 2001 Parliament attack

Pakistan's former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf says he mulled the use of nuclear weapons against India amid tensions following the 2001 terror attack on the Indian Parliament, but decided against doing so out of fear of retaliation, according to a media report.

Indian Army successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II
India

Indian Army successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II

Prithvi-II is the first missile to have been developed by the DRDO under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme.

North Korea claims it 'successfully' tested nuclear warhead, matter referred to UN
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North Korea claims it 'successfully' tested nuclear warhead, matter referred to UN

North Korea has been hit by five sets of United Nations sanctions since it first tested a nuclear device in 2006, but has insisted it will continue, come what may.

Pakistan vows to never roll back its nuclear programme
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Pakistan vows to never roll back its nuclear programme

Pakistan’s finance minister Ishaq Dar said on Thursday that his country will never roll back its nuclear programme despite financial hardship