ACDC News and Views (May 23-29, 2024)

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1. Iran’s near-bomb-grade uranium stock grows, talks stall, IAEA reports say

https://www.arabnews.pk/node/2518096/middle-east

2. Biden Administration Presses Allies Not to Confront Iran on Nuclear Program

https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/u-s-opposes-european-plan-to-censure-iran-over-nuclear-work-85ad7fc6

3. India’s BrahMos Missile Faces Korean, Japanese, German Challenge; Delhi Could Still Dominate With NG Variant

https://www.eurasiantimes.com/leader-in-supersonic-cruise-missile-indias-brahmos/

4. Russia to construct Central Asia’s first nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan agreement

https://www.foxnews.com/world/russia-construct-central-asias-first-nuclear-power-plant-uzbekistan-agreement

5. Putin says nuclear drills are not an escalation

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/putin-says-nuclear-drills-are-not-an-escalation/78524328

6. North Korea condemns denuclearisation discussion at South Korea-Japan-China summit

https://indianexpress.com/article/world/north-korea-condemns-denuclearisation-south-korea-japan-china-summit-9354911/

7. China stages mock missile strikes on Taiwan

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/498965/China-stages-mock-missile-strikes-on-Taiwan

8. North Korea says rocket carrying satellite exploded mid-flight

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/27/north-korea-says-rocket-carrying-satellite-exploded-in-flight

9. South Korea, US, Japan Nuclear Envoys Condemn North Korea Satellite Launch

https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2024-05-27/south-korea-us-japan-nuclear-envoys-condemn-north-korea-satellite-launch

10. South Korea, Japan unveil sanctions over alleged Russia-North Korea arms trade

https://www.voanews.com/a/south-korea-japan-unveil-sanctions-over-alleged-russia-north-korea-arms-trade/7625263.html

11. US expected to lift ban on sale of offensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, FT reports

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2468400/us-expected-to-lift-ban-on-sale-of-offensive-weapons-to-saudi-arabia-ft-reports

12. Govts, tech firms vow to cooperate against AI risks at summit

https://www.dawn.com/news/1835134/govts-tech-firms-vow-to-cooperate-against-ai-risks-at-summit

13. US, Russia trade accusations over weaponising space

https://www.dawn.com/news/1835137/us-russia-trade-accusations-over-weaponising-space

 

With Warm Regards,

Team ACDC
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