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Donald Trump's COVID-19 treatment revives questions about unchecked nuclear authority
World

Donald Trump's COVID-19 treatment revives questions about unchecked nuclear authority

Last week in telephone interviews, Trump said he was no longer taking experimental medications but was still on dexamethasone, which doctors say can produce euphoria, bursts of energy and even a sense of invulnerability

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

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

Pakistan says claims about military applications of autoclave seized by India at Kandla port 'factually incorrect'
India

Pakistan says claims about military applications of autoclave seized by India at Kandla port 'factually incorrect'

Pakistan rejected India's assertion that the industrial autoclave seized from a Karachi-bound Chinese ship at the Kandla port has military applications, saying similar furnaces are being used in several industries around the world over

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable K-4 ballistic missile off Andhra coast for second time in five days
India

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable K-4 ballistic missile off Andhra coast for second time in five days

The missile is being developed for integration with India's Arihant class nuclear submarines.

Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world
science

Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world

The deadly wildfires, fanned by wind and fueled by scorching heat, are raging across the southeast of the country.

Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities
science

Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities

Authorities claim that the evacuations are likely the largest peacetime maritime rescue operation in Australian history.

Narendra Modi govt has managed Kashmir well so far, but litmus test will come when restrictions are relaxed
India

Narendra Modi govt has managed Kashmir well so far, but litmus test will come when restrictions are relaxed

What Narendra Modi will ultimately be judged on is his willingness to preserve and indeed enhance the ordinary Kashmiri’s dignity.

Pakistan will 'never ever start war with India' says Imran Khan amid escalating tensions between countries
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Pakistan will 'never ever start war with India' says Imran Khan amid escalating tensions between countries

Pakistan will never ever start a war with India, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday, amid tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours over Kashmir.

With frenzied talk of imaginary war, Pakistan is playing a dangerous game; illusion won't take long to turn reality
India

With frenzied talk of imaginary war, Pakistan is playing a dangerous game; illusion won't take long to turn reality

Everyone from the Prime Minister of Pakistan downwards — or upwards, depending on your political views — is screaming loudly and persistently at every forum available of an approaching war

No sympathy for Imran Khan: Why it's impossible to take Pakistan PM's claims on J&K seriously
India

No sympathy for Imran Khan: Why it's impossible to take Pakistan PM's claims on J&K seriously

Imran Khan is clearly trying to address a western audience, and his claims are incumbent on a belief that his bluffs, misleading statements and plain lies will go undetected

Imran Khan asserts he will raise Kashmir issue at every international forum, says 'no one will win' in nuclear war
World

Imran Khan asserts he will raise Kashmir issue at every international forum, says 'no one will win' in nuclear war

Imran Khan claimed that Prime Minister Modi had made a 'historic blunder' by revoking Kashmir's special autonomy.

'No first use' of nuclear arms policy gives India many advantages; govt must clarify doctrine after Rajnath Singh's tweet
India

'No first use' of nuclear arms policy gives India many advantages; govt must clarify doctrine after Rajnath Singh's tweet

India's nuclear threat environment consists of two countries with vastly different nuclear postures. China espouses a doctrine similar to India's, that of 'assured retaliation', with a small number of nuclear weapons and an arsenal designed to survive a nuclear first strike.

Imran Khan claims Kashmiris are 'under siege,' says world should 'consider security of India's nuclear arsenal' under Modi govt
World

Imran Khan claims Kashmiris are 'under siege,' says world should 'consider security of India's nuclear arsenal' under Modi govt

Following the Union government's move to invalidate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Imran has been extremely vocal about alleged human rights violations in the state.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Article 370, no first use of nuclear arms, Modi's $5 trillion economy goal; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Article 370, no first use of nuclear arms, Modi's $5 trillion economy goal; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, no first use of nuclear arms policy in India, Narendra Modi's $5 trillion economy goal; today's must-read stories

Having called Pakistan's bluff, India must now make its own 'nuclear doctrine' more intimidating and relevant
India

Having called Pakistan's bluff, India must now make its own 'nuclear doctrine' more intimidating and relevant

India must also do everything to convince Pakistan that it also has a second-strike nuclear capability that would make the neighbour's first-strike far too risky to even contemplate.

India's no first use nuclear theology rooted in wars country might fight, touted to be a tactic to discourage enemy strikes
India

India's no first use nuclear theology rooted in wars country might fight, touted to be a tactic to discourage enemy strikes

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India’s stand on no first use (NFU) of nuclear weapons might change in the future, even though it remains committed to the doctrine now, sparking off a controversy with global consequences

India's 'no first use' nuclear policy depends on 'circumstances' in future, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
India

India's 'no first use' nuclear policy depends on 'circumstances' in future, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that India follows 'no first use' policy regarding nuclear weapons but said what would happen in future will depend on 'circumstances'

Pakistan's desperation over Kashmir is evident as it plays Afghanistan card, threatens nuclear war in South Asia
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Pakistan's desperation over Kashmir is evident as it plays Afghanistan card, threatens nuclear war in South Asia

Narendra Modi govt’s proactive move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s 'autonomy' and turn it into a Union Territory has put the onus on Pakistan to react, and so far Pakistan has been struggling to come up with a viable response

Article 370 revoked: Pakistan’s overt and covert options against India on Kashmir are limited, ineffective and self-damaging
India

Article 370 revoked: Pakistan’s overt and covert options against India on Kashmir are limited, ineffective and self-damaging

Pakistan has no real or tangible leverage over India to force it to reverse its decision on revoking Article 370. What it can do, and will desperately try to do is to foment trouble inside Jammu and Kashmir

Mike Pompeo hopes for US, North Korea to be ‘more creative’ during nuclear talks; discussions likely to resume in July
World

Mike Pompeo hopes for US, North Korea to be ‘more creative’ during nuclear talks; discussions likely to resume in July

Mike Pompeo said he hoped both North Korea and United States could “be a little more creative” when two sides restart talks regarding denuclearisation. Pompeo said negotiations would likely to happen 'sometime in July...probably in the next two or three weeks'.