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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    The day China entered the nuclear age

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:12am by Minnie Chan

    ... to support attack Chiang Kai-shek, then the president of the Republic of China, planned a preemptive strike on the mainland's nuclear facilities in 1964, fearing an attack from Beijing a week ... the nuclear club Fifty years ago yesterday, China detonated its first atomic bomb, joining the United States, Soviet Union, Britain and France as the only nuclear powers at the time. The explosion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1617933/day-china-entered-nuclear-age
  2. 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
  3. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    North Korean foreign minister labels UN Security Council as a forum of lies

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:23am by AFP

    ... has imposed tough sanctions on North Korea over its suspect nuclear programme and missile launches. "The Security Council should no longer serve as a forum for telling lies," Ri told ... of counterterrorism", a reference to US-led air strikes against Islamic State jihadis. He assailed the US over joint exercises it held with South Korea in August and recounted that the 15-member council refused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1603442/north-korean-foreign-minister-labels-un-security-council-forum-lies
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea upgrades rocket launch site so it can fire bigger ones

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:35pm by Reuters

    ... sworn enemies, Japan and the United States whom it regularly threatens with nuclear strikes. Commercial satellite pictures showed North Korea had finished work under a major programme to upgrade ... Reuters in Seoul N Korea overhauls rocket-launch site North Korea, already heavily sanctioned by the United Nations for its missile and nuclear tests, has completed a major overhaul of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1608163/north-korea-upgrades-rocket-launch-site-so-it-can-fire-bigger-ones
  7. 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
  8. Infographics

    China marks 50 years of nuclear weapons

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 08:38am by SCMP Graphics

    ... SCMP Graphics Nuclear missile ‘596’ was detonated at the Lop Nur test base on October 16, 1964, establishing China as the world’s fifth nuclear power. India joined the club a decade later, followed by Pakistan and North Korea Click to view the full-size infographic in high resolution.  ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1618259/china-marks-50-years-nuclear-weapons
  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 - GERMANY

    Series of strikes prompts call to curb small unions in Germany

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Berlin Series of strikes prompts call to curb small unions A succession of strikes by German pilots and train drivers has left companies, politicians and travellers pushing for measures to curb the power of smaller unions in Europe's largest economy. Following a 50-hour strike by train drivers leaving millions stranded over the weekend, Lufthansa pilots followed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1621402/series-strikes-prompts-call-curb-small-unions-germany

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