A pundit from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has estimated that North Korea could double its arsenal of nuclear warheads by next year.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli opposition centrist Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) alliance is leading the election to the Israeli parliament with possible 33 seats, while the incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party gets 31 seats, an exit poll of the country's Channel 13 shows.
Riyadh has recently raised security concerns after two compounds belonging to Saudi Aramco caught fire after a drone attack. The incident caused a considerable drop in the country's net oil output and subsequently affected global oil prices.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Foreign Minister Dr Subrahmanyan Jaishankar’s statement that the country would have “physical jurisdiction over” Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has evoked a strong response from Islamabad.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Belgian detachment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) Baltic air-policing mission has intercepted two Russian Tu-160 supersonic strategic bombers and two Su-27 air superiority fighters, the Belgian Air Force said on Tuesday.
According to the Russian Federal Security Service, an operation has begun in Kabardino-Balkaria, where officers are targeting members of an extremist religious group who were planning a terror attack.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, a relatively new US defense contractor, has scored parts of several big contracts in the burgeoning US missile program, including developing a hypersonic missile and the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD), the next generation of nuclear ballistic missiles.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government’s lawsuit against whistleblower Edward Snowden alleging that he violated non-disclosure agreements signed with the CIA and NSA will only increase the sales of his recently published book “Permanent Record,” attorney Bruce Marks said on Tuesday.