International Peace Research Institute

  • China among top five arms exporters, India top buyer March 18, 2013

    Beijing: China has become the world's fifth largest exporter of major conventional arms buoyed by Pakistan's growing import from its communist ally, even as India emerged as the leading buyer of weapons, a Swedish think tank said on Monday. China displaced UK to be in the top five arms exporters since...
  • Pak speeding up work on its fourth N-reactor May 23, 2012

    Washington: Pakistan is half way through the construction of its fourth nuclear reactor at Khushab, which will give it capability to speed up plutonium manufacturing, latest US satellite imagery has revealed. On completion, the reactor would enable Islamabad to build large number of smaller nuclear warheads, Washington-based eminent think-tank Institute for...
  • India named world's largest arms importer March 13, 2011

    New Delhi: In its race to join the club of international powers, India has reached another milestone - it's now the world's largest weapons importer. A Swedish think tank that monitors global arms sales has said that India's weapons imports had overtaken China's, as the South Asian nation pushes ahead with...