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Nuclear Weapons

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. Nuclear weapons are considered weapons of mass destruction, and their use and control has been a major focus of international relations policy since their debut.

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Tony Abbott
PM Tony Abbott to Sign Julia Gillard-Brokered Uranium Deal With India

By IBTimes AU

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott normally shuns anything that had to do with political acts of nemesis, former Prime Minister Julia Gillard. But not for the uranium deal with India, which Mr Abbott is expected to ink an agreement in his next visit to the Asian giant. (Aug 19)

MORE TOPICS: PAKISTAN, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, JULIA GILLARD, TONY ABBOTT

A worker takes radiation readings on the window of a bus at the screening point of the Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture in this June 12, 2013 file photo. Since March
South Korea Returns to Japan Scrap Metal Found with Traces of Radiation

By IBTimes AU

South Korea has found that its imported scrap metals from Japan bore traces of radiation. It has announced it will return the items to Japan immediately. (Aug 13)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, TSUNAMI

Pope Francis meets President Obama
Obama Plays Down Russia: Sees More Substance in China

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. President Barack Obama has dismissed Russia as a nation not making anything. In an interview to the Economist magazine, the US President spoke about Russia and China in detail, reported Moscow Times. (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, MANUFACTURING, RUSSIA, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

A general view shows the aftermath of an earthquake and tsunami that hit the northern port of Iquique, April 2, 2014. The earthquake, with a magnitude of 8.2, struck off the coast of northern Chile near the copper exporting port of Iquique on Tuesday even
7.9 Magnitude Quake Triggers Small Tsunami Near Alaska

By IBTimes AU

An earthquake of 7.9 magnitude strength struck about 15 miles from Little Sitkin Island, Alaska, on Monday, triggering small tsunamis with less than seven inches high of waves. (Jun 24)

MORE TOPICS: EARTHQUAKE, TSUNAMI

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Kim Jong-un’s to Punish Julie Bishop for 'Hurt Dignity'

By IBTimes AU

Kim Jong-un’s may soon punish Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, following her anti-DPRK statements (Jun 24)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS

President Obama
Iraq Crisis: US-Iran Alliance In talks for Iraq’s Aid against Militants

By IBTimes AU

US-Iran alliance may happen soon as violence in Iraq escalate to uncontrollable level (Jun 16)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, TWITTER, AUSTRALIA, WHITE HOUSE, MICHIGAN

‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 2: Criminal Back-Stories of Colourful Inmates

By IBTimes AU

The colourful inmates of Litchfield prison will be returning on June 06, 2014, to tell some of their interesting, criminal back-stories. As reported previously, "Orange is the New Black" Season 2 will no longer focus only on Piper Chapman. (May 20)

MORE TOPICS: HOLLYWOOD

Ken Watanabe Defends Fat 'Godzilla' on Twitter

By IBTimes AU

The original "Godzilla" movie came out in Japanese theatres way back in 1954. The giant lizard was a formidable monster with dinosaur-like features and a bulky muscular frame. Fast forward to 2014 and several "Godzilla" sequels an... (May 15)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, JAPAN, HOLLYWOOD

Iran, Six Powers Hold 'useful' Nuclear Talks; Agreement Elusive
Iran, Six Powers Hold 'useful' Nuclear Talks; Agreement Elusive

By Reuters

Iran and six world powers held more "useful" talks on Tehran's nuclear program, the European Union announced on Wednesday, as a Western diplomat said they are still struggling to overcome deep disagreements on the future of Iranian atomic capabilities. (May 08)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, ISRAEL, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, NEW YORK

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Guides the Multiple-Rocket Launching Drill of Women's Sub-units Under KPA Unit 851
Celebrities Sport Kim Jong Un Haircut: North Korea Allegedly Orders Students to Follow Leader's Haircut

By IBTimes AU

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s hairstyle is a controversial hairstyle. It has been a subject of false reports and myriad of Photoshop manipulations. (May 02)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, TWITTER, SOUTH KOREA, UNITED NATIONS, HOLLYWOOD