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Iran sanctions deal to lift US sanctions on Russia
The United States has reached an agreement with Russia that will allow Russian arms sales to Iran in return for Russian support on sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

May 26, 2010 03:46

Sanctions against North Korea unlikely to work
South Korea has cut off trading with North Korea and is threatening to take the country before the UN in retribution for a torpedo attack on a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors.

May 25, 2010 14:04

Report names N. Korea in torpedo attack on S. Korea navy ship
An investigation by experts from the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom and Sweden has concluded that the sinking of a South Korean naval ship in March was caused by a North Korean torpedo.

May 24, 2010 11:44

Keeping Pandora’s box shut
The US and Russia have sealed a deal on the sidelines of a nuclear security summit in Washington which would see both sides disposing of 68 metric tons of excess weapons-grade plutonium beginning in 2018.

April 20, 2010 12:57

World leaders to confront nuclear terrorism at Washington summit
Leaders of 47 countries have gathered in Washington DC at the world nuclear summit to stop the spread of nuclear weapons and prohibit weapons from reaching terrorists.

April 15, 2010 18:46

North Korea’s “secret cyber-weapon”: brand new Red Star OS
Not only does North Korea have “its own Internet” – a national information network independent from the US-based Internet regulator – it also has an operating system, developed under by order of Kim Jong-il.

April 08, 2010 04:43

Putin to personally manage innovations in government
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is to replace First Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Ivanov as chair of the cabinet’s Commission on High Tech and Innovations.

February 17, 2010 22:24

Russia’s new military doctrine approved
Russia reserves the right to use nuclear weapons in response to the use of any types of weapons of mass destruction against it or any of its allies. President Medvedev has approved Russia’s new military doctrine.

April 17, 2010 17:06

Kim Jong Il’s huge underground bunker uncovered
The Hong Kong bureau of the Canadian defense information center “Kanwa” reports that they have discovered a huge underground facility built to host North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in case war breaks out in his country.

July 26, 2010 14:37

N. Korea frowns on “unhygienic” handshakes
An editorial in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s biggest newspaper “Nodong Sinmun” has called on people to abandon the Western way of greeting, the handshake, and to use the traditional bow instead.

December 31, 2009 18:03

ROAR: “The Soviet Union wanted to stop Americans in Afghanistan”
As Russia marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of Soviet troops into Afghanistan, most observers say the decision was a huge mistake.

December 30, 2009 03:30

Iran nukes are a problem – William Perry
If the US and Russia take the leadership in bringing nuclear weapons down, other nations will follow this lead, insists former US Secretary of Defense (1994-1997) William Perry.

January 31, 2010 12:20