Nuclear Armaments / Nuclear Proliferation

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

Published 17/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Sixteen-year-old Ri Jin Ryong, a member of North Korea’s paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guards militia, says he has one message for South Koreans [more…]

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on conventional arms, peace and economic development [more…]

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With a formation of glowing drones, lasers and stadium-sized gymnastics shows, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un relaunched the “Mass Games” on [more…]

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

Published 05/09/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean envoys held talks in North Korea on Wednesday to finalize details on a third North-South summit to be held this [more…]

Iran has full control of Gulf and Strait of Hormuz: Tasnim

Iran has full control of Gulf and Strait of Hormuz: Tasnim

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - Iran has full control of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, the head of the Revolutionary Guards navy, General Alireza Tangsiri, said [more…]

Japanese expelled from North Korea arrives in China: Kyodo

Japanese expelled from North Korea arrives in China: Kyodo

Published 27/08/2018

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - A Japanese man arrived in China on Monday after North Korea expelled him for allegedly breaking the law during a visit there, [more…]

U.S. official says EU aid for Iran sends ‘wrong message’

U.S. official says EU aid for Iran sends ‘wrong message’

Published 24/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. envoy on Iran criticized a European Union decision to give $20.7 million in aid to Tehran on Friday, saying [more…]

Sweden calls for nuclear reactors to be shielded from hot weather

Sweden calls for nuclear reactors to be shielded from hot weather

Published 20/08/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Sweden’s nuclear energy regulator SSM has asked plant operators to produce plans in the coming months to shield their reactors from harmful [more…]

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]