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2008-11-12 21:00:06

The United States is concerned about reported missile tests by Iran, saying they violate U.N. resolutions, the State Department said Wednesday. Besides violating U.N. Security Council resolutions, the reported test-firings "certainly are not in accordance with (Iran's) international obligations," State Department spokesman Robert Wood said during a news briefing. "It's very much a concern of ours," Wood said. "And so we will talk with our allies, see that we can bring broad international...

2006-04-29 13:06:13

(Corrects second paragraph to read...tests in 1998.) ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan, keen to maintain the balance of power with nuclear rival India, on Saturday test-fired a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,250 miles). Pakistan and India, which stunned the world with tit-for-tat nuclear tests in 1998, embarked on a peace process just over two years ago after going to the brink of a fourth war in mid-2002. But Pakistan is concerned...

2006-04-29 02:26:17

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan, keen to maintain the balance of power with nuclear rival India, on Saturday test-fired a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,250 miles). Pakistan and India, which stunned the world with tit-for-tat nuclear tests in 1998, embarked on a peace process just over two years ago after going to the brink of a fourth war in mid-2002. But Pakistan is concerned over recent U.S. promises of high-tech aid for rival...

2006-04-29 01:37:09

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan, keen to maintain the balance of power with nuclear rival India, on Saturday test-fired a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,250 miles). Pakistan and India, which stunned the world with tit-for-tat nuclear tests in 1988, embarked on a peace process just over two years ago after going to the brink of a fourth war in mid-2002. But Pakistan is concerned over recent U.S. promises of high-tech aid for rival...

2006-02-19 02:07:31

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan successfully test-fired a short-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile on Sunday, a military statement said. It said the Hatf-II/Abdali ground-to-ground missile had a range of 200 km (125 miles) and could carry "nuclear and other types of warheads." "All planned technical parameters were validated," the statement said. It gave no more details nor the site of the test, which was announced as President Pervez Musharraf was due to leave for a five-day...


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