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Opinion

As Trump engages Putin, his deal with Kim collapses

After the Singapore summit, North Korea did not reciprocate US concessions.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Asia Pacific

Pompeo answers Pyongyang accusation: 'The world is a gangster'

In Japan, the secretary of state and US allies presented a united front and reaffirmed their commitment to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula despite negative reviews of his conduct from North Korea.

Inside Story

What's the legacy of the 1968 treaty to ban nuclear arms?

World powers signed the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons 50 years ago.

Europe

Nuclear disarmament: 50 years since landmark global deal

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was created 50 years ago and by many measures, it has been a success, but experts warn efforts towards nuclear disarmament are slowing.

Nuclear weapons

Putin: New Russian weapons decades ahead of foreign rivals

Russian president says Russia has made breakthrough in designing new weapons that are decades ahead of foreign designs.

Putin: New Russian weapons decades ahead of foreign rivals

Opinion

Should Kim Jong-un trust Trump?

North Korea's Kim Jong-un must have watched closely how Trump dismantled the Iran nuclear deal.

Seyed Mostafa Khoshcheshm

by Seyed Mostafa Khoshcheshm

Seyed Mostafa Khoshcheshm

Opinion

Will Russia benefit from a failed Iran nuclear deal?

Russia might benefit marginally from a collapsing Iran nuclear deal but it does not see it as a positive development.

Nikolay Kozhanov

by Nikolay Kozhanov

Nikolay Kozhanov

Opinion

What do the Iranian people want?

Faced with a false choice between authoritarianism and imperialism, the Iranian people reject both.

Rahman Bouzari

by Rahman Bouzari

Rahman Bouzari

Iran

Iran FM: World must stand up to US 'bullying'

Trump abandoned nuclear deal arguing he wants to rein in Iran's support for proxies in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Lebanon.

Javad Zarif: World must stand up to US 'bullying'

United States

North Korean envoy meets Secretary Pompeo in New York

Russian FM arrives in North Korea for talks as top nuclear envoys to hold discussions again in the US later Thursday.

North Korea

US delegation in North Korea for Trump-Kim summit talks

Expectations of Kim-Trump face-to-face meeting grow as US officials are at the demilitarised zone for discussions.

North Korea

US-N Korea summit could end decades of war, says Kim

South Korea's President Moon says Kim Jong-un reaffirmed his commitment to 'complete' denuclearisation during talks.

Opinion

Trump's nuclear failures from Iran to North Korea

In just over a year, Donald Trump has managed to nudge the world closer to conflict on both ends of the Asian continent.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

North Korea

North Korea 'open to talks' despite Trump cancellation

Pyongyang calls president's decision to abruptly cancel talks unexpected but says it is open to dialogue 'at any time'.

North Korea

Trump calls off summit with North Korean leader

Pyongyang calls US president's decision to cancel the talks 'unexpected' and says open to dialogue 'at any time'.