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Stories with subject: Nuclear weapons
  • UK's Labour backs down on vote on scrapping nuclear weapons story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 12:35 pm

    LONDON - Britain's Labour Party has decided to leave the country's nuclear weapons alone.

  • Russia says will respond if US places new nukes in Germany 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 2:18 pm

    MOSCOW - The Kremlin says Russia will take countermeasures if the U.S. places new nuclear weapons at a base in Germany.

  • UN agency: Iran's role in nuclear probe meets standards story has photos
    Updated: Sep-21-15 1:50 pm

    VIENNA - The chief of the U.N. nuclear agency acknowledged Monday that samples used to determine whether Iran tried to develop a nuclear weapon were collected by the Iranians instead of agency experts, but insisted the probe stands up to strict agency standards.

  • Correction: Iran-Nuclear story 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 10:53 am

    VIENNA - In a story Sept. 20 about a trip to Iran by the head of the U.N. nuclear agency, The Associated Press erroneously referred to the place he was visiting as an Iranian nuclear site. In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have occurred.

  • S. Korea readies for reunions amid N. Korea's rocket threats 
    Updated: Sep-19-15 5:34 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea is moving ahead with preparations for reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War despite rival North Korea talking about new rocket launches and nuclear tests.

  • China to respond firmly to any North Korea nuke test story has photos
    Updated: Sep-18-15 8:42 pm

    BEIJING - If North Korea launches a rocket into space or conducts a nuclear test in the coming weeks, as observers suspect it may, China is certain to respond angrily, and perhaps with an unprecedented level of economic punishment. The question is whether North Korea can be swayed even by its most important ally.

  • US starts carrying out nuke deal as time expires on GOP 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 6:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration began carrying out the Iran nuclear deal Thursday as time expired on Republican efforts to derail it, appointing a senior diplomat to ensure that Tehran moves further away from bomb-making capability and outlining a months-long process before Western nations will start easing economic sanctions.

  • With a rocket's red glare? N. Korea gears up for major fete story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 10:41 pm

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - China just put on a big military parade, a few months after Russia did the same. But there's no country more adept at putting on elaborate, massive displays of state power than North Korea, the undisputed goose-stepping capital of the world, and next month, Pyongyang will stage what is likely to be its biggest celebration in years.

  • NKorea warns it has restarted all nuclear bomb fuel plants story has photos
    Updated: Sep-15-15 3:40 pm

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - With a big anniversary drawing near, North Korea declared Tuesday it has upgraded and restarted all of its atomic fuel plants - meaning it could possibly make more, and more sophisticated, nuclear weapons.

  • UN official urges Iran to sign nuclear test ban treaty 
    Updated: Sep-12-15 12:21 am

    UNITED NATIONS - The head of the U.N.'s nuclear test ban treaty organization says Iran should follow up on its historic nuclear deal with world powers by ratifying the treaty and assuring it will never conduct a nuclear test explosion.

  • Key reasons why opponents hate the Iran nuclear deal story has photos
    Updated: Sep-11-15 4:10 am

    WASHINGTON - Even though opponents of the Iran nuclear deal can't win in Congress, they aren't going to go quietly.

  • Holocaust memories sway 2 senators to support deal with Iran story has photos
    Updated: Sep-10-15 6:41 pm

    WASHINGTON - Two senators who grew up hearing stories of the Holocaust say the memories of their relatives provided strong lessons about why they should support the nuclear accord with Iran.

  • Shaheen, Ayotte on opposite sides of Iran nuclear deal 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 5:03 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's two U.S. senators stood with their parties on Wednesday - and against each other - on the deal aimed at preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon in exchange for relief from international economic sanctions.

  • The Latest: Senate airs partisan divide over Iran deal story has photos
    Updated: Sep-09-15 4:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - The latest as debate on the Iran nuclear deal opens in Congress and grips the 2016 presidential campaign. All times local (EDT):