North Korea nuclear deal: US attitude 'regrettable', says Pyongyang

North Korea nuclear deal: US attitude 'regrettable', says Pyongyang

North Korea has branded the US attitude at the latest talks over its nuclear programme “regrettable”. The statement, by an unnamed foreign ministry official, contradicted the version of events given by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo just hours before. Mr Pompeo had said progress was made during the two days he was in Pyongyang […]

Moscow warns against premature steps in universal nuclear disarmament

Moscow warns against premature steps in universal nuclear disarmament

Any steps aimed at reducing the quantity of nuclear warheads and their carriers must be taken in conjunction with global nuclear disarmament under strict international control, deputy Russian foreign minister has said. Moscow considers that it is too early to start the process of universal nuclear disarmament and urges maximum sobriety and realism in approaching […]

Pakistan claims India's atomic tests in 1998 forced it to go nuclear

Pakistan claims India's atomic tests in 1998 forced it to go nuclear

Pakistan has once again claimed that the nuclear tests by India in May 1998 forced it to take the decision to test its own atomic weapons. Marking the 20th anniversary of the seven nuclear tests conducted in 1998, Pakistan hinted that India’s nuclear tests put an end “to the prospect for keeping South Asia free […]

Iran nuclear deal: Trump to reveal US decision ahead of deadline

Iran nuclear deal: Trump to reveal US decision ahead of deadline

Media playback is unsupported on your device President Donald Trump is to reveal whether the US will abandon the nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose sanctions. Mr Trump has been highly critical of the 2015 accord, under which Iran limited its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. European states see it as the best […]

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump of 'historic regret' over nuclear deal

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump of 'historic regret' over nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that the US will face “historic regret” if Donald Trump scraps the nuclear agreement with Tehran. Mr Rouhani’s comments come as the US president decides whether to pull out of the deal by a 12 May deadline. Mr Trump has strongly criticised the agreement, calling it “insane”. The 2015 […]

Iran calls Netanyahu 'infamous liar' over nuclear documents

Iran calls Netanyahu 'infamous liar' over nuclear documents

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iran has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “an infamous liar” over allegations he made about a secret Iranian nuclear weapons programme. Mr Netanyahu’s revelations have split Western powers, days before the US is due to decide on whether to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. […]

Macron sees Trump dropping Iran nuclear deal

Macron sees Trump dropping Iran nuclear deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device French President Emmanuel Macron has said he may have failed in efforts to persuade Donald Trump to stick to an international nuclear deal with Iran. “My view is… that he will get rid of this deal on his own, for domestic reasons,” Mr Macron said at the end […]

Three quarters of Russians support development of nuclear energy industry

Three quarters of Russians support development of nuclear energy industry

Almost 74 percent of Russian citizens want the government to maintain and develop the nuclear energy industry, which they consider a safe and clean sector. According to a recent public opinion poll conducted by the independent Russian agency Levada, the proportion of people who think that the further development of nuclear energy industry is important […]

Americans Moving to Areas Likely Targeted During Nuclear War|Humor

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – According to recent census data, Americans are flocking to large cities, specifically ones that are likely targets during a nuclear attack. “Since the 2016 election, we’ve seen a sharp increase in people moving to cities that would be targeted first in a nuclear attack,” said U.S. Census Bureau representative, Kelly Zhou. […]