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.
09 Aug 2016
Washington: The US on Monday strongly condemned the terror attack at a hospital in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province and offered assistance to the Pakistani government in its bid to bring to justice the perpetrators of the assault.
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.
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.
20 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Tuesday morning in the City of Joy started with on a tizzy note for the security personnel and passengers at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport when they received a phone call threatening to blow up the Guwahati bound Air India flight AI 729.
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.
29 Aug 2016
Brussels: Several attackers rammed a car through the gates of Belgium's national crime laboratory on Monday in Brussels and then started a fire in what prosecutors said may have been an attempt to destroy evidence.