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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Pakistan out to expand nuclear arsenal with sea-based and short-range rockets

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:34pm by WASHPOST

    ... according to Pakistani and Western analysts. The development of nuclear missiles that could be fired from a navy ship or submarine would give Pakistan "second strike" capability ... is similar to the air force and army commands that oversee nuclear weapons. "We are on our way, and my own hunch is within a year or so, we should be developing our second-strike ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1598230/pakistan-out-expand-nuclear-arsenal-sea-based-and-short-range-rockets
  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    China’s second hypersonic glider test fails as PLA trials nuclear weapons delivery system

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Minnie Chan

    ... sources close to the military said, as China attempts to find a way to deliver nuclear weapons at immense speed to evade defence systems. The test was carried out on August 7 at a missile ... "The WU-14 will become China's global strike weapon that would cause a great threat and challenges to the US." A hypersonic expert told the South China Morning Post in January ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578756/chinas-second-test-nuclear-armed-hypersonic-glider-fails
  3. News - World

    British and Iranian leaders plan talks at UN summit, first since 1979

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... short of joining US and French air strikes and has ruled out sending troops to Iraq. The British leader is expected to call on the world to come together to defeat extremist groups ... stormed the British embassy. Tehran, long isolated due to tensions over its nuclear programme, rejects Western accusations that it hopes to develop nuclear weapons, insisting its programme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599064/british-and-iranian-leaders-plan-talks-un-summit-first-1979
  4. News - Asia

    South Korea and US sign pact to deter North Korea nuclear strike

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 02:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Operational plan establishes 'strategic framework' for dealing with 'key North Korean nuclear threat scenarios' South Korea and the United States signed a new strategic pact on Wednesday that provides a “tailored” deterrence against the specific threat of a nuclear attack from North Korea. The operational plan establishes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1322823/south-korea-and-us-sign-pact-deter-north-korea-nuclear-strike
  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Indian PM arrives in Japan seeking strategic deals to counter China's power

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:50pm by AFP, KYODO

    ... to export nuclear-related technology to New Delhi, but it is not known whether the leaders will strike a deal at the summit, according to Japanese officials. India has yet to join the Treaty ... Agencies in Tokyo Security and nuclear deals among the issues expected to be discussed during Modi's five-day tour India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582036/indian-pm-arrives-japan-seeking-strategic-deals-counter-chinas-power
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With transparency, China can lead world in safe nuclear power

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China must lead in nuclear safety China has big plans for its nuclear industry. It wants to be a world leader in nuclear power by the end of the decade, dramatically ... are claimed to be some of the world's most advanced. Just 2 per cent of energy needs are being met by nuclear, but plans are for output to triple by 2020 and increase more than tenfold by 2050. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1598300/transparency-china-can-lead-world-safe-nuclear-power
  7. News - World - ANALYSIS: NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION

    US now likely to keep tactical nuclear weapons in Europe

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by MCT

    ... in Berlin, President Barack Obama called for "bold reductions" in US and Russian tactical nuclear weapons to ease the risk of annihilation in Europe. Obama was referring to the roughly 200 B61 nuclear bombs that the US has deployed in five Nato nations stretching from the Netherlands to Turkey- and a Russian arsenal estimated at 2,000 tactical weapons. But since last summer, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597489/us-now-likely-keep-tactical-nuclear-weapons-europe
  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang lacks means for nuclear strike on US, experts say

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 09:22am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington North Korea’s explicit threats this week to strike the United States with nuclear weapons are rhetorical bluster, as the isolated nation does not yet have the means ... lighter and diversified nuclear strike means,” an apparent reference to miniaturized nuclear weapons. It was the latest in a stream of invective from Pyongyang against what it apparently sees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1207482/pyongyang-lacks-means-nuclear-strike-us-experts-say
  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINUSULA

    North Korea approves nuclear strike on US as Hagel admits 'real and clear danger'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 08:36am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. ... nuclear strike means”. “The merciless operation of our revolutionary armed forces in this regard has been finally examined and ratified,” the statement said. Last month, North Korea threatened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1206787/north-korea-approves-nuclear-strike-united-states
  10. News - World - IRAN

    Iran nuclear talks break up with mixed signals on chances of progress

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Vienna Envoys report only limited progress but hold out hope for pact with Tehran by July deadline Mixed signals as talks on Iran nuclear deal break up Negotiators trying to come up with a comprehensive agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme remained far apart on key issues as they closed their sixth round of talks. With one month to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537922/iran-nuclear-talks-break-mixed-signals-chances-progress

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