Opinion

Can the EU save the Iran nuclear deal?

European leaders must continue to resist US pressures to isolate Iran.

Massoumeh Torfeh

by Massoumeh Torfeh

Massoumeh Torfeh

Inside Story

Can Trump get Kim to give up his nuclear ambitions?

After trading insults for most of 2017, will the two leaders be able to set aside their differences?

Can Trump get Kim Jong-un to give up his nuclear ambitions?

Iran

Iran's Rouhani: West will regret collapse of nuclear deal

Iran's president accuses US of sabotaging 2015 pact as other officials say Tehran's missile programme is non-negotiable.

Iran's Rouhani: West will regret collapse of nuclear deal

Asia Pacific

North Korea 'open to talks, halt nuclear pursuit'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agrees to meet South Korea's president and impose a moratorium on nuclear tests.

Japan

Kawasaki hate speech: The rise of Japan's far right

As North Korea's nuclear ambitions grow, Japan's far-right nationalist party points the finger at its Korean community.

Nuclear weapons

Putin displays new nuclear arms; warns of 'new reality'

Russian leader shows video footage of new nuclear weapons during a speech in Moscow, but says they are defensive only.

Opinion

Iran may pull out of the nuclear deal before the US

Iran will be forced to withdraw from the historic nuclear deal if it does not gain any economic benefits from it.

Massoumeh Torfeh

by Massoumeh Torfeh

Massoumeh Torfeh

101 East

Japan: In the Missile's Shadow

101 East asks if North Korean missile attacks are stoking fear and hatred in Japan.

North Korea

North Korea ready to talk; US says 'denuclearise'

Rare visit to South Korea by North official spawns peace talks offer to US, but Washington says disarmament comes first.

North Korea ready to talk; US says 'denuclearise'

China

China wants US to abandon new North Korea sanctions

'Unilateral' US sanctions threaten to undermine cooperation efforts over North Korea, China's foreign ministry says.

China: New US sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea

North Korea

US imposes 'heaviest ever' sanctions on North Korea

Latest US sanctions on North Korea are the 'heaviest ever', President Donald Trump says.

Trump announces 'heaviest ever' North Korea sanctions

Nuclear weapons

US takes steps to resume plutonium pit production for nukes

Call to increase plutonium storage at New Mexico facility draws criticism from nuclear watchdogs.

US takes steps to resume plutonium pit production for nukes

Iran

'Nuclear crisis' inevitable if Iran deal is abandoned

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi derides 'atmosphere of uncertainty' created by US President Donald Trump.

Iran warns of 'nuclear crisis' if JCPOA deal is scrapped