North Korea said Sunday it has “no intention” to continue nuclear talks unless the United States takes steps to end hostilities, a day after negotiations in Sweden broke down.
Time is running out for Iran. The three EU signatories to the 2015 nuclear agreement — Germany, France and Britain — are still trying to save the accord, while Iran is gradually upping the pressure.
The Kremlin boasts it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons.
Russia’s nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing the same after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty.
As of Friday last week, the treaty banning the US and Russia from developing and deploying land-based intermediate-range ballistic and cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads is history.
The three key actors in the Korean Peninsula crisis are demonstrating why a solution should be anchored in an international coalition and international institutions.
Tensions with Iran are escalating, and the Iranian nuclear deal, signed four years ago, appears to be on its last legs.
The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons at risk, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran’s breaches as significant and do not intend for now to trigger the pact’s dispute mechanism, preferring more diplomacy to ease the crisis, the EU foreign policy chief said on Monday.
Iran’s stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said Friday.
Several White House officials told the US media that US President Donald Trump will not renew the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) between the US and Russia, which expires in 2021. Washington intends to build another nuclear pact that includes China.
The South Korean president heads to the US next week, where he will seek to revamp nuclear talks with North Korea. But as Khang Vu argues the president cannot change the status quo while North Korea and the US are employing decoupling and counter-decoupling tactics against one another.
North Korea has restored part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in the first US summit.
Pakistan sacks a provincial minister for making offensive comments about Hindus.
Moscow to stationing its nuclear missiles closer to the US if the US stationed its own closer to Russia, says Putin.
Trump has no pressing time schedule for N Korea to end its nuclear programme.
N Korea is unlikely to give up all its nuclear weapons, suggests top US commander.
New Delhi and Islamabad have exchanged a list of their nuclear installations.
If 2017 was a year of testing nuclear missiles and 2018 a year of summitry, perhaps only Kim Jong Un will know what 2019 will bring.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his government and the military want to mend ties with arch-foe India.
What the world needs now is more, not less, arms control. David A Andelman argues that it is a colossal mistake for the US to unilaterally withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.
Trump says the US will exit the Cold-War era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
It is time for the US to recognise North Korea as a de facto nuclear power and engage in only ministerial-level dialogues, argues Khang Vu, to avoid giving Pyongyang too much global attention to its ‘existential deterrence’ of having a small but undisclosed nuclear and missile capability.
By focussing solely on denuclearisation, the international community risks losing sight of the bigger, more important picture: guiding North Korea’s desire to become a normal state so that this desire eventually overrides the country’s obsession with nuclear weapons.
Iranian President tells North Korea’s foreign minister that the US cannot be trusted.
Tens of thousands of people gathered about 700 hundred kilometers west of Tokyo yesterday to commemorate 73 years since the US dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Iran has filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice against the United States after pulling out of a nuclear deal.
After US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s just-concluded trip to North Korea, to carry out the agreement reached during the June 12 summit in Singapore.
Foreign ministers of Iran and five world powers of the nuclear deal will meet in Vienna.