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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea launches military drill with US despite North’s opposition

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... a "merciless" retaliatory strike. The "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" exercise will last until August 29. Although largely played out on computers, the drill involves tens of thousands of South ... simulate the response to a nuclear attack threat, using a strategy of "tailored" deterrence developed last year at annual South Korea-US defence talks. North Korea has repeatedly called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576169/south-korea-launches-military-drill-us-despite-norths-opposition
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says it shot down Israeli spy drone near Natanz nuclear site

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Israeli spy drone 'shot down near nuclear site' Iran said yesterday that it had shot down an Israeli spy drone that was heading for its Natanz nuclear enrichment site, Iranian media reported. "The downed aircraft was of the stealth, radar-evasive type and it intended to penetrate the off-limits nuclear area in Natanz... but was targeted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580492/iran-says-it-should-down-israeli-spy-drone-near-natanz-nuclear-site
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... Reuters in Fukushima Fukushima nuclear operator ordered to pay HK$3.65m in damages to bereaved husband Tepco loses landmark suicide case A Japanese court has ruled that Fukushima nuclear ... decision is the latest blow for the utility, which was bailed out with taxpayer funds in 2012 and expects to spend more than US$48 billion in compensation for the nuclear disaster. The triple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580940/japanese-court-rules-against-tepco-landmark-suicide-case
  9. News - World - SPACE

    Risk of ‘city-killing’ asteroid striking Earth higher than thought, experts warn

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters at Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday. A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26 asteroids that exploded in Earth’s atmosphere from 2000 to last year, data collected by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation shows. The explosions include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494960/risk-city-killing-asteroid-striking-earth-higher-thought-experts-warn
  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea nearly ready for fourth nuclear test, Seoul says

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:49pm by AP

    ... ago, Pyongyang threatened nuclear strikes against Seoul and Washington in protest over tougher US sanctions following its third bomb test. ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korea's defence minister says Pyongyang is ready to detonate a nuclear device as soon as the decision is made but may hold off N Korea 'nearly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1507448/north-korea-ready-its-fourth-nuclear-test-says-seoul

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