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Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons...

Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons...

World

Sun, Nov 24 2019

He restated his support for a 2017 treaty to ban nuclear weapons agreed by nearly two-thirds of UN...

UN report: North Korea trying to protect...

UN report: North Korea trying to protect...

World

Tue, Feb 5 2019

The UN Security Council has unanimously boosted sanctions on North Korea since 2006

Trump expects second Kim meeting in...

Trump expects second Kim meeting in...

North America

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Kim vowed to work toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula when he met Trump for the first time...

Gorbachev: US exit from nuclear arms...

Gorbachev: US exit from nuclear arms...

World

Fri, Oct 26 2018

President Donald Trump has said Washington plans to quit the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF)...

Pompeo to head to North Korea as doubts...

Pompeo to head to North Korea as doubts...

World

Tue, Jul 3 2018

US intelligence agencies say North Korea is considering hiding number of nuclear weapons

Threat of nuclear weapons use growing,...

Threat of nuclear weapons use growing,...

World

Mon, Apr 23 2018

The NPT treaty, which counts 191 state parties, faces a comprehensive review every five years, with preparatory...

Russia: Trump-Kim meeting 'a step in...

Russia: Trump-Kim meeting 'a step in...

World

Fri, Mar 9 2018

The US president and the North Korean leader will hold an unprecedented summit by the end of May

EU hails Trump-Kim summit as 'positive...

EU hails Trump-Kim summit as 'positive...

World

Fri, Mar 9 2018

The EU has tough sanctions in place against North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic weapons programs...

Tillerson: Trump decided ‘himself’ on...

Tillerson: Trump decided ‘himself’ on...

World

Fri, Mar 9 2018

Some US officials and experts worry North Korea could buy time to build up and refine its nuclear arsenal...

Putin unveils new nuclear weapons to...

Putin unveils new nuclear weapons to...

Europe

Thu, Mar 1 2018

Among the new weapons that Putin said were either in development or ready: a new intercontinental ballistic...

With an eye on Russia, US to increase...

With an eye on Russia, US to increase...

North America

Sat, Feb 3 2018

The rationale for building up new nuclear capabilities, US officials said, is that Russia currently perceives...

A transactional approach

A transactional approach

Opinion

Sun, Nov 19 2017

How Trump deals with Asia

Pentagon: US has no plans to boost size...

Pentagon: US has no plans to boost size...

North America

Thu, Oct 12 2017

The US has an estimated 4,000 nuclear weapons, of which about 1,800 are deployed on missiles and at bomber...

Nations start signing nuke ban treaty...

Nations start signing nuke ban treaty...

World

Wed, Sep 20 2017

More than 120 countries approved the nuclear ban in early July over strong opposition from nuclear-armed...

North Korea won’t back down

North Korea won’t back down

Md Saifullah Akon

Sat, Sep 16 2017

How far will sanctions go?

Sanctions doubts grow as North Korea...

Sanctions doubts grow as North Korea...

World

Wed, Sep 6 2017

Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea had successfully...

122 countries adopt global treaty banning...

122 countries adopt global treaty banning...

World

Fri, Jul 7 2017

Is there anyone that believes that North Korea would agree to a ban on nuclear weapons?

South Korea’s new leader will engage...

South Korea’s new leader will engage...

Asia Pacific

Wed, May 10 2017

South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in has also shown a willingness to challenge the US, saying...

Death toll from US MOAB rises to

Death toll from US MOAB rises to

South Asia

Sat, Apr 15 2017

Afghan government spokesperson claims there is no report of civilians being killed in the attack

Trump wants to expand US nuclear...

Trump wants to expand US nuclear...

World

Fri, Feb 24 2017

"It would be wonderful, a dream would be that no country would have nukes, but if countries are going...

Putin urges Russian nuclear weapons...

Putin urges Russian nuclear weapons...

Europe

Thu, Dec 22 2016

Russia is prioritising its Asian partners including India and China for arms sales, he added