Tag: World War 3

Rocket rage: North Korea’s missile test 2016-02-09

The regime in Pyongyang is bent on defying the outside world. Following the test of a nuclear device a few weeks ago, it fired an Unha-3 satellite-launch rocket into space on Sunday. Last night the UN Security Council condemned the launch, which American, South Korea and Japan see as a part of a programme to […]

North Korea’s long-range rocket launch: US warns of ‘serious consequences’

The US has said North Korea will face “serious consequences” after it launched a long-range rocket in defiance of international warnings.   Set off from the country’s west coast only two hours after an eight-day launch window opened on Sunday morning, Pyongyang insisted the action was part of a peaceful space programme and that it had successfully put a new Earth observation […]

North Korea blames U.S. for ‘H-bomb test’

North Korea said it wants to resolve its nuclear issue through negotiations with the United States, while warning that it is capable of attacking the U.S. mainland with its tested hydrogen bomb.   North Korean state media outlet DPRK Today published an article Monday that disparaged the United States for its “psychological avoidance” and its […]

Is World War III Coming? Swedish General Thinks So, Warns Soldiers To Prepare

World War III may be on the horizon, one Swedish general has warned. The country hasn’t been to war in some 200 years, but a top general said that a third World War could come “within a few years,” reported Australia’s News.com.au Thursday. Read More: Is World War III Coming? Swedish General Thinks So, Warns Soldiers To Prepare.

China, Russia to Help Iran Build New Nuclear Facilities

The Iran nuclear deal calls on Tehran’s negotiating partners to help develop its civil nuclear program, and longstanding allies Russia and China have wasted little time in offering to do so.   The head of Iran’s atomic energy organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, said Tuesday that Iran plans to move ahead with the construction of two […]

‘Modernizing’ the Opportunities for Nuclear War

A fight now underway over newly-designed U.S. nuclear weapons highlights how far the Obama administration has strayed from its commitment to build a nuclear-free world.   The fight, as a recent New York Times article indicates, concerns a variety of nuclear weapons that the U.S. military is currently in the process of developing or, as […]

British arms companies ramp up bomb sales to Saudi Arabia by 100 times despite air strikes on civilians

British arms companies have cashed-in on Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen by ramping up arms sales to the country’s autocratic government by over a hundred times, new figures show.   Sales of British bombs and missiles to the Saudi Arabia surged to over £1bn just three months last year, according to an official record […]

Iran hardliners are still threatening the nuclear deal

After 13 years of tension and negotiations, Iran and the international community have celebrated “Implementation Day” – the confirmation that Iran has made good on its promises to accept the nuclear deal struck in July 2015.   The Islamic Republic has now given up any programme that could potentially yield a nuclear weapon.   It […]

Iran Complies With Nuclear Deal; Sanctions Are Lifted

The United States and European nations lifted oil and financial sanctions on Iran on Saturday and released roughly $100 billion of its assets after international inspectors concluded that the country had followed through on promises to dismantle large sections of its nuclear program.   The moves came at the end of a day of high […]

Obama: Through Diplomacy, Without Another War, We Have Achieved Historic Progress With Iran

Sunday from the White House President Barack Obama hailed the relations between America and Iran by citing his administrations nuclear deal and Iran’s release of American sailors and prisoners saying “Perhaps most important of all, we achieved this through diplomacy without resulting to another war in the Middle East.”Partial transcript as follows:This is a good […]