January 20, 2015
Bryan Bender | Boston Globe
Official word came in a terse, three-page agreement signed on Dec. 16. In the previously undisclosed discussions, the Russians informed the Americans that they were refusing any more US help protecting their largest stockpiles of weapons-grade uranium and plutonium from being stolen or sold on the black market.
Fars News Agency
The Iranian and Russian defense ministers agreed to resolve the existing problems which have prevented the delivery of Russia's advanced air defense systems to Iran in recent years. The agreement was signed in a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday.
Anil Sasi | Indian Express
Ahead of US President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit, the NDA government is learnt to be working on three specific deliverables as a proof of its commitment to re-engage with the Americans in the atomic energy sector.
Pakistan's fourth heavy water reactor at Khushab nuclear site, which allows it to build a larger number of miniaturised plutonium-based nuclear weapons now appears to be operational, a US think-tank has said.
Jack Liu and Nick Hansen | 38 North
Despite new speculation about the possibility of a fourth North Korean nuclear test, recent commercial satellite imagery of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site show no signs of preparations for another detonation.
Jassem Al Salami | Medium
After six years of massive expenditures and lurid propaganda, on Jan. 9 Tehran shut down its troubled space program. The unceremonious cancellation occurred without notice in the Iranian press.