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2008-09-16 00:00:11

By Anne Penketh UN efforts to get to the bottom of Iran's alleged nuclear weapons programme have reached a dead end because of Tehran's failure to co- operate with inspectors investigating its past activities, the United Nations nuclear agency has reported. The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mohamed ElBaradei, also said in his report that Iran was still defying the UN by continuing to enrich uranium. Britain and the US responded by warning that they...

2008-07-06 03:00:07

Excerpt from report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Islamabad, 5 July: Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lt. Gen. (r) Khalid Qudwai Saturday [5 July] said all the evidences are available about Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan's involvement in nuclear proliferation and provision of nuclear technology information and material to North Korea, Libya and Iran. "All the evidence about Dr Qadeer Khan's involvement in proliferation is available and can be revealed before a...

2008-07-06 00:00:07

By The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's army under President Pervez Musharraf supervised a shipment of uranium centrifuges to North Korea in 2000, the disgraced architect of Pakistan's atomic weapons program said Friday. The claim is the most controversial leveled by Abdul Qadeer Khan, who in recent months has been agitating for an end to house arrest and backing off his 2004 confession that he was solely responsible for spreading Pakistan's nuclear arms technology...

2008-07-05 12:00:09

The Pakistani scientist accused of operating a nuclear proliferation ring says President Pervez Musharraf approved a sale of weapons to North Korea. Abdul Qadeer Khan, once honored in his country as the father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb and now under house arrest, told reporters Friday the army was involved in a 2000 shipment of centrifuge tubes used to enrich uranium to North Korea, The Daily Telegraph reported. It was a North Korean plane, and the army had complete knowledge about it...

2008-07-05 09:00:10

By MUNIR AHMAD By Munir Ahmad The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's army under President Pervez Musharraf supervised a shipment of uranium centrifuges to North Korea in 2000, the disgraced architect of Pakistan's atomic weapons program said Friday. The claim is the most controversial leveled by Abdul Qadeer Khan, who in recent months has been agitating for an end to house arrest and backing off his 2004 confession that he was solely responsible for spreading...

2008-07-05 06:00:08

Text of "News Alert" by Geo News TV on 4 July Nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadir Khan has told a foreign news agency during an interview that Pakistani centrifuges have been sent to North Korea under the supervision of //security forces// and the consent of President Pervez Musharraf. We have contacted Dr Khan to talk in this regard. [Begin recording] [Anchor Ayesha Baksh] Dr Khan, tell us about the report in the foreign news agency. [Dr Khan] See, they have twisted certain words and put...

2008-06-22 12:00:08

By Foster Klug Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Pakistan's new ambassador to the United States is urging patience for those in Washington frustrated with his government's pursuit of peace deals with tribes along the lawless Pakistani-Afghan border. Ambassador Husain Haqqani said in an interview with Associated Press reporters and editors Friday that the United States should judge the outcome of talks being conducted by Pakistan's "fledgling democracy," not the often contentious process of...

2006-07-20 17:18:42

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The proposed $5 billion sale to Pakistan of F-16 fighter jets will help shore up ties to a key American ally in the war on terror, a senior State Department told a Congressional hearing on Thursday. John Hillen, assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, came under fire from lawmakers who cited Pakistan's past nuclear proliferation record and raised fears that warplane technology could be leaked to China, a...

2006-06-05 17:14:25

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates should cooperate more with the United States against nuclear proliferation to help ensure terrorists do not hijack its vulnerable economy and threaten global security, a group of U.S. lawmakers said on Monday. "We believe the UAE is highly susceptible to exploitation by terrorist organizations such as al Qaeda and nuclear proliferators such as Iran," five members of the House of Representatives...


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