Weapon Of Mass Destruction

  • India calls for global political will on nuclear disarmament September 27, 2013

    United Nations: India has called for global political will for complete elimination of nuclear arms, saying the recent use of chemical weapons in Syria underscores the "urgent" need to strengthen restraints on use of WMDs and prevent their access to nonstate actors and terrorists. Addressing a highlevel meeting of the UN...
  • More details sought on 19yearold Boston bomb suspect April 23, 2013

    Boston: The 19yearold charged with the Boston Marathon bombing, his throat injured by a gunshot wound, wrote down answers to the questions of investigators about his motives and connections to any terror networks. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's answers led them to believe he and his brother were motivated by a radical brand...
  • Boston: IndianAmerican attorney to prosecute bomber April 23, 2013

    Washington: The high profile case of prosecuting Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been entrusted to two noted American attorneys one of whom is an IndianAmerican. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and Emory Law School, Aloke Chakravarty is an Assistant US Attorney for the District...
  • US weighing military action if Syria uses WMD December 4, 2012

    Washington: The White House and its allies are weighing military options to secure Syria's chemical and biological weapons, after US intelligence reports show the Syrian regime may be readying those weapons and may be desperate enough to use them, US officials said. President Barack Obama warned Syrian President Bashar Assad not...
  • US installing nuclear detectors at Pakistani ports July 17, 2009

    Washington: The United States is installing radiation detectors at Pakistani ports to check proliferation of nuclear material and weapons of mass destruction to and from the country, a top US official on nuclear security has said. "We do work with Pakistan with the Department of Homeland Security, on...
  • NY terror plot accused charged with attempted WMD use June 3, 2009

    White Plains (New York): New charges have been brought against four New York men accused of plotting to bomb New York City synagogues and shoot down military airplanes. The eight-count indictment was returned on Tuesday in federal court in suburban White Plains. The indictment adds three counts of attempting to use...
  • Saddam pretended to have WMD: FBI January 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Saddam Hussein's threats of raining down weapons of mass destruction on his enemies was an elaborate smokescreen, claims a former FBI special agent. Former FBI agent George Piro — who interrogated the late Iraqi leader — said the smokescreen was basically to deter an Iranian attack. Prio said Saddam...