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Libyan transition council claims to find Gaddafi’s nuclear weapons

(Update: The rebels found radioactive materials left over from Gaddafi’s uranium enrichment program, according to later reports, which does not meet the technical standard of a “nuclear weapon.” ) In the years leading up to the fall of Col. Muammar Gaddafi, it was not clear to the U.S. or its…

Activists to protest Ahmadinejad in New York

NEW YORK — Activists vowed on Monday to greet Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with angry protests when he visits New York for this week’s United Nations General Assembly. United Against Nuclear Iran, an advocacy group, has demanded that managers of the upscale Warwick Hotel refuse to host Ahmadinejad and his…

Nuclear experts warn of Libya “dirty bomb” material

Seeking to mend ties with the West, Libya’s Muammar Gaddafiagreed in 2003 to abandon efforts to acquire nuclear, chemical and biological weapons — a move that brought him in from the cold and helped end decades of Libyan isolation. A six-month popular insurgency has now forced Gaddafi to abandon his stronghold…

Senators urge sanctions on Iran finances

WASHINGTON — An overwhelming majority of the US Senate urged President Barack Obama on Tuesday to impose “crippling sanctions” on Iran’s financial system in a bid to hinder its suspect nuclear program. “The time has come to impose crippling sanctions on Iran’s financial system by cutting off the CBI,” the…

Iran rejects U.S. sanctions as ‘psychological warfare’

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran accused Washington of engaging in “psychological warfare” after the U.S. Treasury added an Iranian state bank to its list of blacklisted companies, semi-official news agency ISNA reported on Wednesday. The United States on Tuesday blacklisted Iran’s Bank of Industry and Mine saying it was taking part…

North Korea digging tunnels for likely nuclear test: report

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is digging tunnels at a site where it has launched two nuclear tests, suggesting it is preparing a third, the South’s Yonhap news agency said on Sunday, a development which would trigger concern across the region. Tensions rose on the divided peninsula when 46 sailors…

Republican Senator urges Obama to support war with Iran, ‘confrontation’ with China

The United States faces a possible war with Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions and a “period of confrontation” with China over its currency, a top US lawmaker warned Saturday. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said his fellow conservative, fresh from their historic elections romp this week, support “bold” action to…

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