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Iran slams US after Trump nuclear weapons comment

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wants US President Donald Trump to prove his intent for peace with Iran through actions and not mere talk.

S.Korea unification minister nominee: N.Korea can’t have nukes, prosperity

Kim Yeon-chul said he would come up with a creative solution to help North Korea and the US find common ground.

A wealthier North Korea carries risk for Kim’s grip on power

If Kim Jong Un gives up his nuclear weapons, North Korea can thrive on its economy.

Nuclear weapons on menu at Trump-Kim dinner

The protagonists of international diplomacy's most surprising bromance are treated to joyful welcomes from crowds of excited, flag-waving onlookers across the Vietnamese capital.

US envoy for N.Korea heads to Vietnam for pre-summit talks

US special representative Biegun hopes for an agreement over demands for North Korea to give up nuclear weapons.

N.Korea ‘unlikely’ to give up all nuclear weapons

US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said North Korea is unlikely to give up all of its nuclear weapons and production capabilities.

Israel slams Iran, claims secret atomic warehouse

Netanyahu says Iran has a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran which he urges the UN atomic agency to inspect.

Trump says Russia to ‘help with North Korea’

Earlier this week, Trump had an extensive one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, where he said they discussed reducing nuclear weapons worldwide.

Trump to talk to Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

He cautioned that it was hard to do substantive deals with Russia because his opponents would say that he was too pro-Russian.

G7 foreign ministers’ summit opposes Russia’s behavior, say US official

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran's atomic agency was ready with "expected and unexpected" reactions if the United States pulls out of the 2015 agreement.

China says Kim Jong Un met Xi, willing to hold US...

It is the North Korean leader first known visit outside the country since taking power in 2011.

Putin unveils new nuclear weapons to counter West

Russian President Vladimir Putin says West has failed to hold Russia back, and that he will respond to any nuclear attack on Russia's allies.

US slammed for itching to boost nuke arsenal

Washington should instead lead in disarmament efforts, says a leader of ICAN, the group that won last year's Nobel Peace Prize.

South Korea says approved visit by sanctioned North Korean to pursue...

Kim Yong Chol will lead a high-level delegation at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Sunday.

US won’t rule out Olympics talks with North Korea

US veep Mike Pence says no matter the setting, US will demand that North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons program and ballistic missile ambitions.

North Korea says new UN sanctions an act of war

North Korea’s foreign ministry said the United States was terrified by its nuclear force and was getting “more and more frenzied in the moves to impose the harshest-ever sanctions and pressure on our country”.

Hiroshima survivor to jointly receive Nobel Peace Prize with ICAN

Setsuko Thurlow has been a leading figure in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons since its launch in 2007.

North Korea is a nuclear power, here’s why

Pyongyang has invested so much and come so far to mature a nuclear programme that provides it with an atomic deterrent.