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March 15, 2018 1:03 PM Saudi Arabia threatens to acquire nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia says it would rapidly acquire a nuclear weapon if arch-rival Iran develops one, the country’s Crown Prince has warned. Mohammed bin Salman said the Saudis ‘do not want’ nukes but would be forced to develop them should their Shia counterparts acquire them. The 32-year-old heir to the Saudi throne made the comments in an interview in which 23

January 1, 2018 3:09 PM North Korean Leader Begins The New Year With Threats

Kim Jong in his 2018 New Year address has threatened to blow up the United States. Kim Jong Un has warned the United States that the nuclear button is always on his desk but he says he won’t use nuclear weapons if there’s no aggression against his country. “The entire mainland of the US is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button 18

December 17, 2017 7:42 AM North Korea Agent Charged With Crime

A “loyal agent of North Korea” has been charged with trying to sell missile parts and technology on the black market to raise money for Pyongyang in breach of international sanctions, Australian police said Sunday. The 59-year-old naturalised Australian citizen of Korean descent was attempting to broker illicit deals that could have generated “tens of millions 31

October 13, 2017 7:30 PM Iran nuclear deal: Trump's speech in full

Thank you very much. My fellow Americans: As President of the United States, my highest obligation is to ensure the safety and security of the American people. History has shown that the longer we ignore a threat, the more dangerous that threat becomes. For this reason, upon taking office, I've ordered a complete strategic review of our policy toward 44

October 13, 2017 3:45 PM Trump To Put Iran Nuclear Deal In Limbo By Refusing To Certify

President Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 7. President Trump is expected to strike a formal blow against the Iran nuclear deal Friday afternoon. But he will stop short of asking Congress to re-impose sanctions on Tehran. Instead, the president will urge lawmakers to pass a new law, spelling 41

October 6, 2017 10:24 AM Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican). Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Nobel committee chair, said it was due to the group's "groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty prohibition" on nuclear weapons. "We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons being used is greater than it has been for a long time," she continued 38

September 28, 2017 4:44 PM Biafra: Protesters shutdown US Embassy in Abuja over IPOB

Protesters drawn from various civil society organizations, Thursday, stormed the United States of America’s Embassy in Abuja over the alleged support of the country for the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Speaking at the protest ground, Comrade Richard Augustine, National Coordinator of the protesting group, Stand Up For Peace Movement, said it was annoying 22

September 23, 2017 10:37 PM IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards

Was I surprised that the Federal Government (FG) declared the unarmed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation? No! I am only surprised that many Nigerians were surprised. For those who were surprised, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, cleared their surprises. He said: “All I know is that IPOB has engaged in terrorist 28

September 22, 2017 11:39 PM Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

“It is not clear North Korea has that capability yet,’’ said Siegfried S. Hecker, the former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the nuclear weapons expert the North Koreans let in to see their uranium enrichment plants years ago, when they wanted to make clear to the Obama administration that their atomic weapons program was moving ahead 68

September 21, 2017 6:34 PM Buhari leaves New York for London

President Buhari checked out of his hotel Millennium Tower New York accommodation at about 8.05am for JFK International Airport for his journey the London. Recall that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina had in a statement before the President left Abuja last weekend said that Buhari will go to London from New York after 48