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Joe Biden Emmanuel Macron talk to resolve spat over submarine row gcwJoe Biden Emmanuel Macron talk to resolve spat over submarine row gcw

'30-minute friendly call': Joe Biden, Emmanuel Macron talk to resolve spat over submarine deal

It was the first between Biden and Macron since France recalled its ambassador in response to the United States' unexpected revelation of an agreement to construct nuclear submarines for Australia, which scuttled a prior French deal to sell conventional submarines.

World News Sep 23, 2021, 9:56 AM IST

China slams Australia US UK nuclear pact will closely monitor pact gcwChina slams Australia US UK nuclear pact will closely monitor pact gcw

China slams Australia-US-UK nuclear pact, says 'will closely monitor pact, can aggravate arms race'

Lijian went on to say that China will keep a careful eye on the issue. China has long believed that any regional mechanism should follow the current trend of peace and development and be favourable to regional nations' confidence and cooperation.

China Sep 16, 2021, 5:51 PM IST

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This day in History: First solo flight across globe, Gorbachev okayed ban on nukes

History often amazes us as to how unaware we are about milestones of the past.  Here are events that carved a niche in history on July 22.

World News Jul 22, 2021, 12:43 PM IST

WaPo report on China building 100 new missile silos leaves US concerned-VPNWaPo report on China building 100 new missile silos leaves US concerned-VPN

'Difficult to hide': China building 100 new missile silos leaves US concerned

The Washington Post reported and cited a study of commercial satellite images by a California-based group that observed the silos were being built in a desert near the northwestern city of Yumen. 

World News Jul 2, 2021, 1:46 PM IST

Balakote strike Pakistan knows nuclear weapons cannot guarantee security-VPNBalakote strike Pakistan knows nuclear weapons cannot guarantee security-VPN

'Pakistan now knows that nuclear weapons can't guarantee security'

There has been a paradigm shift in India's thought process after Pakistan-sponsored terrorists attacked the Central Reserve Police Force convoy at Lethpora in Pulwama district of Jammu & Kashmir on February 14, 2019, Strategic Expert Colonel (Retd) Danvir Singh Chauhan told Asianet Newsable.

Defence Feb 15, 2021, 1:52 PM IST

Iran nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated Mossad-VPNIran nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated Mossad-VPN

Iran's top nuke scientist assassinated, Tehran claims Mossad role

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the man considered to be the driving force behind the Iranian nuclear weapons programme, has been shot dead. Tehran has accused Israel and its espionage agency Mossad for his assassination. 

Middle East Nov 28, 2020, 8:56 AM IST

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India responsible with its nuclear weapons: US

'Pakistan nuclear weapons are entangled in a history of tension, and while they are not a threat to the US directly, we work with Pakistan to ensure stability,' US Defense Secretary Carter said

Sep 28, 2016, 5:42 AM IST

US fears Indo-Pak conflict could end in nuclear useUS fears Indo-Pak conflict could end in nuclear use

US fears Indo-Pak conflict could end in nuclear use

The US fears that the conflict between India and Pakistan could escalate to include nuclear use

Jun 1, 2016, 8:00 AM IST

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N Korea leader says will only use nuclear weapons under threat

Until the sovereignty of North Korea is under a nuclear threat from some other state, they won’t use the nuclear weapons

May 8, 2016, 5:36 AM IST