Pyongyang envoy to UN warns his country is developing 'pre-emptive strike capabilities with nuclear forces'.
Asia Pacific17 Mar 2017 11:02 GMT
US secretary of state says military action an 'option on the table'' as 20 years of diplomacy have come to nothing.
North Korea09 Mar 2017 04:46 GMT
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley calls Kim Jong-un arrogant and not 'a rational person'.
Inside Story24 Feb 2017 21:21 GMT
President Donald Trump says he wants the US to expand its nuclear arsenal.
Middle East09 Feb 2017 22:16 GMT
Ali Akbar Velayati, adviser to supreme leader, calls US efforts to halt Iran's missile programme 'worthless fantasies'.
Nuclear weapons03 Feb 2017 05:21 GMT
US Defense Secretary James Mattis makes first foreign trip to key ally South Korea and reaffirms military alliance.
Middle East02 Feb 2017 06:17 GMT
US national security adviser signals toughening stance on Tehran after Iran insists tests did not breach nuclear accord.
Middle East31 Jan 2017 21:40 GMT
US says missile test carried out in Semnan on Sunday, but Tehran insists its programme is not covered by nuclear deal.
Donald Trump27 Jan 2017 05:54 GMT
Comments by Donald Trump on nuclear weapons and climate change have made the world less safe, atomic scientists say.
Asia Pacific09 Jan 2017 06:54 GMT
US defence chief, meanwhile, vows to shoot down any ICBM tests near American territory - or that of its allies.
Nuclear weapons02 Jan 2017 19:08 GMT
Isolated nation has achieved significant progress despite UN sanctions for nuclear tests and long-range rocket launches.
Nuclear weapons23 Dec 2016 12:28 GMT
US currently has an estimated arsenal of about 7,000 nuclear warheads, second only to Russia with a few hundred more.
Nuclear weapons01 Dec 2016 17:34 GMT
Foreign ministry notes UN Security Council member states have conducted thousands of nuclear tests and rocket launches.
Nuclear weapons30 Nov 2016 20:02 GMT
New sanctions resolution passed by a 15-0 vote after three months of tough negotiations between the US and China.
United States21 Nov 2016 21:33 GMT
35th American president was gunned down 53 years ago on Tuesday, ending what some say were plans to finish the Cold War.
Iran26 Sep 2016 17:53 GMT
Foot-dragging on sanctions relief jeopardising historic agreement to curtail nuclear weapon production, Tehran says.
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