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You can't stop a hurricane by nuking it, Donald Trump; here's why
science

You can't stop a hurricane by nuking it, Donald Trump; here's why

Who's ready to say goodbye to days, possibly weeks, of electricity to lend the hurricane police a hand?

Turning India's nuclear doctrine into campaign rhetoric won't change strategy, but Narendra Modi must be wary of the risks
Politics

Turning India's nuclear doctrine into campaign rhetoric won't change strategy, but Narendra Modi must be wary of the risks

It is interesting to note the context in which Modi picked up the topic of nuclear weapons. From the third phase onwards, the elections include much of Hindi heartland states where the BJP is expected to hold on to its 2014 gains if it harbours any chance of retaining power

Pervez Musharraf says Pakistan won't use nukes on India, claims 'if we attack them with one, they will finish us with 20'
World

Pervez Musharraf says Pakistan won't use nukes on India, claims 'if we attack them with one, they will finish us with 20'

He also said that if Pakistan will attack India with one atomic bomb then the neighbouring country could “finish us by attacking with 20 bombs”

In nuclear standoff, becoming captive to one view of reality is dangerous, caution and constructive criticism is needed
World

In nuclear standoff, becoming captive to one view of reality is dangerous, caution and constructive criticism is needed

In the nuclear realm, a series of weapons were deployed which the Soviets believed were designed to eliminate the USSR’s leadership and ability to retaliate.

Even as Russia and US reduce warheads, 'worrying' new focus on nuclear deterrence, notes SIPRI report
World

Even as Russia and US reduce warheads, 'worrying' new focus on nuclear deterrence, notes SIPRI report

The world's nuclear powers are reducing their arsenals but they are also modernising, putting a fresh and "worrying" focus on strategic deterrence, a Stockholm-based think tank said Monday

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin warns of Russia's 'invincible' weapons; says world must acknowledge Moscow's military might
World

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin warns of Russia's 'invincible' weapons; says world must acknowledge Moscow's military might

President Vladimir Putin boasted Russia has developed a new generation of "invincible" weapons in his state of the nation address on Thursday

North Korea 'months away' from ability to hit US with nuclear weapon, warns Washington envoy
World

North Korea 'months away' from ability to hit US with nuclear weapon, warns Washington envoy

North Korea is only months away from obtaining the capability to hit US territory with a nuclear weapon and must be disarmed, a US envoy said, dismissing Pyongyang's diplomatic thaw with South Korea as a “charm offensive” that fooled no one

Shinzo Abe says Japan, US willing to put pressure on North Korea to 'shift' Pyongyang's course on nuclear programme
World

Shinzo Abe says Japan, US willing to put pressure on North Korea to 'shift' Pyongyang's course on nuclear programme

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has said North Korea should change its policies to help enrich its people.

North Korea launches ICBM: A look at the nuclear missile tests conducted by country in 2017
World

North Korea launches ICBM: A look at the nuclear missile tests conducted by country in 2017

North Korea ended its longest pause in missile tests in 2017 with what appeared to be its most powerful version yet of an ICBM meant to target the United States.

Satellite images reveal North Korea ‘aggressively’ working on ballistic missile submarine: Report
World

Satellite images reveal North Korea ‘aggressively’ working on ballistic missile submarine: Report

Satellite images indicate North Korea is pursuing an "aggressive schedule" to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine.

North Korea crisis: Gerald Ford's deft handling of 1976 axe murders incident can be a lesson for Donald Trump
World

North Korea crisis: Gerald Ford's deft handling of 1976 axe murders incident can be a lesson for Donald Trump

Before US president Donald Trump takes any decision to military engage with North Korea, he needs to take a look at the 1976 axe murders incident for some cues on handling Pyongyang.

Iran foreign minister says new United States sanctions 'violate' spirit of nuclear deal
World

Iran foreign minister says new United States sanctions 'violate' spirit of nuclear deal

Iran is reiterating its allegation that the new US sanctions on Tehran signed by President Donald Trump the previous day constitute a "breach" of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

North Korea ICBM test: Donald Trump tells China to end Kim Jong-un's missile 'nonsense'
World

North Korea ICBM test: Donald Trump tells China to end Kim Jong-un's missile 'nonsense'

US president Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un for testing the country's first intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach Alaska and pressed China to make a heavy move

Pakistan tries to kick up storm again, says India has been diverting nuclear materials to make weapons
India

Pakistan tries to kick up storm again, says India has been diverting nuclear materials to make weapons

Pakistan has accused India of diverting nuclear materials it had obtained for peaceful purposes under the NSG waiver to make weapons.

US calls Iran nuke deal a failure, says Tehran could become another North Korea
World

US calls Iran nuke deal a failure, says Tehran could become another North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has termed the Iran nuclear deal a failure and said an "unchecked" Tehran could become another North Korea, but stopped short of threatening to derail the landmark agreement.

Int'l community concerned about N Korean ballistic missile threat: White House
World

Int'l community concerned about N Korean ballistic missile threat: White House

The international community is concerned about North Korea's "destabilising" rhetoric that it will launch an inter-continental ballistic missile and the reclusive country's refusal to abide by the obligations about its nuclear weapons programme, the White House has said.

US must 'greatly strengthen' its nuclear capability: Donald Trump
World

US must 'greatly strengthen' its nuclear capability: Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday that America must massively boost its nuclear capability until the "world comes to its senses."

US not worried about Iran's move to develop nuclear-powered vessel
World

US not worried about Iran's move to develop nuclear-powered vessel

Iran's decision to develop a nuclear-powered marine vessel does not run counter to the international agreement to prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon, the White House has said.

Why bind ourselves to 'no first use policy', says Parrikar on India's nuke doctrine
India

Why bind ourselves to 'no first use policy', says Parrikar on India's nuke doctrine

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that he sees no reason why India should bind itself a 'no first use policy' on nuclear weapons

North Korea sends envoy to China amid downturn in relations
World

North Korea sends envoy to China amid downturn in relations

North Korea has sent an envoy to Beijing to brief Chinese officials on recent political developments amid a downturn in relations between the formerly close communist neighbors.