Weapons of mass destruction

March 01, 2018 - 8:01 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to send a special envoy to North Korea soon to set up more meaningful dialogue between the rivals that Seoul hopes will eventually include discussions over disarming the North of nuclear weapons. Seoul's presidential office said...
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Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 3:17 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — After announcing Russia had developed new nuclear weapons, President Vladimir Putin on Thursday invited the nation to offer names for some of them — apparently not worried by Britain's red-faced experience doing the same thing. In 2016, the most popular choice in an online competition...
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March 01, 2018 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White says the Defense Department isn't surprised by Russian President Vladimir Putin's claims of new nuclear weapons. She says the U.S. military is prepared to defend the nation. Putin said that Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons...
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Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 9:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday, claiming a technological breakthrough that could dramatically increase Russia's military capability, boost the Kremlin's global position and also raise...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 7:29 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday, marking a technological breakthrough that could dramatically increase Russia's military capability, boost the Kremlin's global position and also raise...
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Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 7:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday boasted of new nuclear weapons and set a series of ambitious goals for Russia, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. The televised speech was timed to...
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March 01, 2018 - 5:49 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia has tested new nuclear weapons, including a nuclear-powered cruise missile and a nuclear-powered underwater drone, that would be immune to enemy intercept. Speaking in a state-of-the-nation speech Thursday, Putin said that the nuclear-powered...
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February 28, 2018 - 12:22 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea sent items used in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs to Syria along with missile technicians in violation of U.N. sanctions — and banned ballistic missiles systems to Myanmar, U.N. experts said. The panel of experts monitoring sanctions against North...
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February 27, 2018 - 9:09 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say North Korea sent items used in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs to Syria along with missile technicians in violation of U.N. sanctions, and it transferred banned ballistic missiles systems to Myanmar. The panel of experts monitoring sanctions...
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Kim Yong Chol, center, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, leaves to return to North Korea, at a hotel in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. The North Korean envoy making a rare visit to South Korea said Sunday that his country was willing to open talks with the United States, a rare step toward diplomacy between enemies after a year of North Korean missile and nuclear tests and direct threats of war from both Pyongyang and Washington. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 27, 2018 - 5:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics left South Korea on Tuesday after a visit in which the former general suspected of masterminding deadly 2010 military attacks told Seoul officials the North is willing to talk with Washington. The...
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