Iran's expansion of its nuclear capabilities in defiance of the non-proliferation agreement has caused concern in Washington, White House National Security spokesman John Kirby explained.
Just two days after launching an intermediate-range missile that triggered alarms in Japan, North Korea fired two more short-range ballistic missiles into the Pacific Ocean Thursday.
US President Joseph Biden said during his appearance Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that Russian leader Vladimir Putin's attitudes challenged Ukraine's very right to exist.
A former top US State Department official Tuesday said Russia could use nuclear weapons in Ukraine after sustaining some heavy losses over the past day or two in its war with Ukraine.
The US Government of President Joseph Biden and its allies are on the brink of a conflict with Russia which might reach nuclear proportions, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Tuesday.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)'s Director of Law and Policy, Helen Durham, Monday issued a statement saying the body was 'alarmed' by the threats the world is facing amid escalating violence in Ukraine involving the Russian Federation's military forces, which could lead to a nuclear confrontation with western powers.
Britain is to announce an increase to its nuclear weapons stockpile as part of a wide-ranging review of security, defense, and foreign policy, two newspapers anticipated on Monday. The Guardian and The Sun said in their online editions that the UK would look to raise the number of warheads from 180 to 260 by the middle of the decade.
Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela, a show of support for Venezuela’s socialist government that has infuriated Washington
Cheng Kaijia, the nuclear physicist behind China's nuclear weapons programme, has died in Beijing at the age of 100, it was reported Saturday.
A Norwegian resistance fighter who thwarted Nazi Germany's nuclear weaponry project died Monday at the age of 99.