28 Jul 2011
Though the US and the UK did not inform India of a covert operation to stop Pakistan going nuclear, New Delhi had its own intelligence in 1978 to conclude that Islamabad was just two or three years away from making an atomic bomb, according to declassified documents.
11 Apr 2016
Hiroshima (Japan): US Secretary of State John Kerry visited the revered memorial to Hiroshima's atomic bombing today, delivering a message of peace and hope for a nuclear-free world seven decades after the US used the weapon for the first time in history and killed 140,000 Japanese.
27 May 2016
Hiroshima, Japan: Barack Obama today became the first incumbent US president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and reinvigorate efforts to rid the world of nuclear arms.
26 May 2016
Ise-Shima, Japan: At least three atomic bomb survivors will attend an event in Hiroshima on Friday when President Barack Obama becomes the first incumbent US leader to visit the site of the world's first atomic bombing, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported.
04 Jul 2015
Vienna: A long-delayed investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of year with Tehran's help, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said today.
01 Mar 2016
Islamabad: The Home Minister of Pakistan's restive Balochistan province escaped an assassination bid when unidentified armed men opened fire on his convoy, the second attack on him in over a month.
17 Feb 2016
Karachi: Several students and teachers of a leading Pakistani university were today evacuated after authorities received reports of three live bombs on the campus but the scare later turned out to be a hoax, media reported.
21 Jun 2016
Beijing: In an unusual move, China's state media today defended Pakistan's nuclear record, saying it was AQ Khan who was responsible for atomic proliferation which was not backed by the government and argued that any exemption to India for NSG entry should also be given to Pakistan.
01 Jan 2016
New Delhi: India and Pakistan today exchanged a list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that bars them from attacking each other's atomic facilities.
19 Jan 2016
Peshawar: At least 11 people, including security personnel, were killed and 20 others injured today in a bomb blast near a check post in Northwestern Pakistan.