Russia

Gorbachev deplores Trump move to scrap US-Russia nuclear treaty

Russia condemns the US decision to pull out of a 30-year-old arms treaty - as does Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet leader who signed it.

Nuclear weapons

5 things to know about threatened US-Russia nuclear weapons deal

Trump wants to withdraw from the INF treaty that was signed over three decades ago by the US and Soviet leaders.

5 things to know about threatened US-Russia nuclear weapons deal

US & Canada

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear deal with Russia

US president confirms Washington plans to leave nuclear weapons treaty with Russia over claims Moscow violated deal.

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear deal with Russia

North Korea

Seoul eyes lifting of some sanctions against Pyongyang

Deal between rival states calls for creation of buffer zones along the Koreas' land and sea boundaries.

Seoul may lift some sanctions against Pyongyang

North Korea

'No rockets flying': Trump praises North Korea progress

Three locations under review for second Kim-Trump meeting to take place sometime after November 6 midterms.

US can't lift sanctions on N Korea yet: Trump

North Korea

Kim agrees to Trump summit 'as soon as possible'

Pompeo and Kim 'refine options' for the location and date of a second summit between North Korean leader and Trump.

Kim Jong-un agrees to second Trump summit 'as soon as possible'

South Korea

North Korea seeks second Trump-Kim summit: Moon

Moon Jae-in says North Korea wants to speed up the agreed denuclearisation process and arrange a new meeting with Trump.

North Korea

US wants to resume nuclear talks with North Korea

US secretary of state says he has invited North Korean foreign minister for talks on sidelines of UN General Assembly.

US ready to resume N Korea talks, seeks denuclearisation by 2021

North Korea

North Korea's Kim asks Trump for another meeting

In a new letter, Kim Jong-un requests US president to meet again and efforts under way to make it happen.

North Korea's Kim asks Trump for another meeting

Inside Story

Is North Korea's timeline to denuclearise for real?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in this month to push stalled efforts.

North Korea

IAEA: No indication of halt in North Korea's nuclear programme

Further development of Pyongyang's nuclear activities is 'a cause for grave concern', says UN body's new report.

IAEA: No indication of halt in North Korea's nuclear programme

North Korea

Rival Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Rivals didn't mention an exact date and provided no details on how to implement past agreements towards reconciliation.

Rival Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Middle East

Iran defiant as Trump vows 'most biting' US sanctions

Iran's Zarif says the world is 'sick and tired of US unilateralism' as Trump issues warning against trading with Tehran.

Iran shows defiance as Trump vows 'most biting' US sanctions

North Korea

North Korean state media urge US to drop sanctions immediately

North Korea says it has shown good faith by stopping nuclear tests and handing over the remains of US soldiers.

North Korean state media urge US to drop sanctions immediately