Nuclear Armaments / Nuclear Proliferation

North Korea’s Kim oversaw Saturday’s test of ‘new weapon’: KCNA

North Korea’s Kim oversaw Saturday’s test of ‘new weapon’: KCNA

Published 10/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected Saturday’s test of a new weapon, which was developed to suit the country’s terrain, state [more…]

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia

Published 03/08/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon, [more…]

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal ‘constructive’

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal ‘constructive’

Published 29/07/2019

VIENNA (Reuters) - An emergency meeting with parties to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal was constructive but there are unresolved issues and Tehran will continue to [more…]

France’s Le Drian says Europeans must stay united on Iran issue

France’s Le Drian says Europeans must stay united on Iran issue

Published 15/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that Europe had to remain united in trying to preserve the Iran nuclear [more…]

With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps

With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps

Published 15/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European foreign ministers will seek to flesh out how to convince Iran and the United States to reduce tensions and initiate a [more…]

Britain’s Hunt says ‘small window’ to save Iran nuclear deal

Britain’s Hunt says ‘small window’ to save Iran nuclear deal

Published 15/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that there was still time to save the Iran nuclear deal and that despite [more…]

Iran’s defense minister says Britain’s seizure of oil tanker was…

Iran’s defense minister says Britain’s seizure of oil tanker was…

Published 08/07/2019

GENEVA (Reuters) - Britain’s seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran’s Defence Minister Amir [more…]

Iran’s Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to…

Iran’s Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to…

Published 01/07/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad [more…]

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting

Published 30/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump’s latest overture to North Korean leader Kim [more…]

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions- Tehran dismisses…

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions- Tehran dismisses…

Published 24/06/2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any [more…]