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U.S. sees no threat of Russia using nuclear weapons despite rhetoric- official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States does not believe that there is a threat of Russia using nuclear weapons despite a recent escalation in Moscow's rhetoric, a senior U.S. defence…

White House worried Iran could develop nuclear weapon in weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is worried Iran could develop a nuclear weapon in weeks, press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday, after Secretary of State Antony Blinken noted earlier…

Russia calls increased NATO military activity in the Arctic worrying, warns of “unintended incidents” – TASS

(Reuters) - Russia is worried about increased activity of NATO forces in the Arctic and sees risks of "unintended incidents" occurring in the region, TASS news agency cited Russian ambassador-at-large…

Nuclear missiles, bombs market to surge 73% by 2030-report

(Reuters) - The global market for nuclear missiles and bombs should surpass $126 billion within ten years, up nearly 73% from 2020 levels, according to a report by Allied Market…

Kremlin spokesman: Russia would use nuclear weapons only in case of ‘threat to existence of state’

(Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov told PBS in an interview on Monday that Russia would resort to nuclear weapons only in the case of a "threat to the existence"…

Japan’s Kishida sees growing chance of Russia using nuclear weapons

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Saturday the prospect of Russia using nuclear weapons was "increasingly real", welcoming a visit by the U.S. ambassador to Hiroshima,…

Russia says ‘real danger’ of Ukraine acquiring nuclear weapons required response

By Emma Farge GENEVA (Reuters) -Russia's foreign minister told a Geneva disarmament meeting on Tuesday that Ukraine has been seeking to acquire nuclear weapons, a "real danger" that needed a…

Nuclear Dangers as Putin Puts his Nuclear Forces on High Alert

Russian president Vladimir Putin overnight ordered the defence minister and the chief of the military to put nuclear deterrent forces in a special regime of combat duty , possibly referring…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

India’s Nuclear Policy – Advocating No ‘No First Use’

The Ukraine crisis has re-ignited the nuclear weapon debate once again. India’s most pervasive nuclear ‘news’ involved two breakthrough events – the nuclear tests of 1974 and 1998. The latter,…

By Jay Maniyar

Iran not seeking nuclear weapons, needs atomic energy, says Khamenei

(Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader said on Thursday that it will further develop peaceful nuclear capacity to preserve independence, amid negotiations with world powers to revive a 2015 nuclear pact.…

Saudi Arabia backs U.S. efforts to stop Iran getting nuclear weapons – SPA

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's government expressed on Tuesday its support for "U.S. efforts to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon," state news agency SPA reported. The government also thanked…

Pakistan to seek peace, economic connectivity under new security policy

By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan on Friday launched its first-ever comprehensive National Security Policy that it said was centred on regional peace and economic connectivity, and stressed that…