Nuclear weapons

Nuclear fears push Doomsday Clock closer to midnight

Last time clock was at two minutes to midnight was in 1953, when US and Soviet Union were testing hydrogen bombs.

Nuclear fears push Doomsday Clock closer to midnight

Kashmir

Kashmir: Four Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian fire

War of words heats up in disputed Kashmir region after Indian army chief threatens cross-border military operation.

Kashmir: Four Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian fire

Iran

Iran rejects Trump's call for changes to nuclear deal

Iranian foreign ministry says it will not accept any changes to nuclear deal after Trump's latest threat to withdraw.

Iran rejects Trump's call for changes to nuclear deal

Iran

Worries in Iran as Trump mulls new nuclear sanctions

US leader to announce whether or not to reimpose sanctions on Iran putting into jeopardy the survival of 2015 agreement.

North Korea

North Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games: IOC official

Japanese media quotes North Korean Olympic representative as saying his country 'likely' to take part in South Korea.

North Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games: IOC official

Iran

US working 'to fix' Iran nuclear deal: Tillerson

Secretary of state says officials and US legislators are in talks to save the landmark nuclear agreement with Tehran.

US working 'to fix' Iran nuclear deal: Tillerson

United States

US, South Korea suspend contentious war games

Joint military drills called off until after Winter Olympics as North and South Korea get set for talks.

US, South Korea suspend contentious war games

Nuclear weapons

Russia urges US-North Korea talks over nuclear crisis

Moscow calls on US and allies to refrain from provoking tensions and exerting 'maximum pressure' on Pyongyang.

Russia urges US-North Korea talks over nuclear crisis

Nuclear weapons

North Korea slams new UN sanctions as 'act of war'

Anger follows action by UN Security Council strangling energy supply and ordering North Koreans abroad to return home.

North Korea slams new UN sanctions as 'act of war'

North Korea

Peru expels North Korean diplomats over nuclear crisis

Officials given 15 days to leave Lima after UN Security Council votes to impose tough new sanctions on North Korea.

Peru expels North Korean diplomats over nuclear crisis

North Korea

North Korea crisis: 'World wants peace not death'

US President Trump hails the UN Security Council after it unanimously adopts new sanctions on North Korea.

'The world wants peace not death': Trump on UNSC vote

North Korea

UN hits North Korea with tough new sanctions

Security Council adopts new measures, including ban on nearly 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea.

UN imposes new sanctions on North Korea

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Nadezhda Kutepova: Life in Russia's secret nuclear city

Activist Kutepova on growing up in a city that saw the world's third-worst nuclear accident and being exiled as traitor.

United Nations

US charges Iran with 'fanning the flames of conflict'

Nikki Haley presents 'evidence Iran transferred ballistic missiles to Houthi rebels' in Yemen, a claim denied by Iran.

US calls for global 'coalition' to counter Iran

North Korea

North Korea vows retaliation over US sea blockade

Pyongyang warns Washington a maritime blockade would be 'an act of war' that would bring retribution.

North Korea vows retaliation over US sea blockade