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US calls for Russian, Chinese nuclear transparency

The United States called for more transparency as it accused Russia and China of not fully reporting their nuclear programmes.

30 Jan 2019 12:39 PM

US sends Iran messages 'every day' to begin negotiations: Rouhani

Tensions ramped up between Iran and US after Trump pulled out of landmark nuclear deal with Iran in May and reimposed sanctions last month.

08 Sep 2018 3:19 PM

Trump hints at imminent release of 3 Americans detained in N Korea

The development comes before Trump-Kim Jong Un meet following months of tense saber-rattling over the North's nuclear and missile programs.

03 May 2018 2:56 PM

West used ‘lizards’ to spy on Iran’s nuke programme: Ayatollah Khameini’s adviser

'The West had often used tourists, scientists and environmentalists to spy on Iran.'

14 Feb 2018 4:29 PM

US special envoy hopes N Korea will accept Rex Tillerson's 'unconditional' talks

Joseph Yun told reporters in Bangkok on Friday that the talks could take place without preconditions.

15 Dec 2017 3:18 PM

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South China Sea, North Korea likely to be top agenda during ASEAN summit

The meetings will take place as the UNSC votes this weekend on a US-drafted resolution to toughen sanctions against North Korea.

05 Aug 2017 11:16 AM

We don't care a bit: North Korean official responds to US travel ban

Tour companies say business has already been hit hard by recent developments, including tensions over the North's weapons programmes.

25 Jul 2017 3:23 PM

North Korea warns US of 'super-mighty preemptive strike'

US President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

20 Apr 2017 7:49 PM

China warns against force as N Korea prepares celebration

Concerns have been growing that North Korea could soon conduct a sixth nuclear test.

14 Apr 2017 8:44 AM

US, China to cooperate on 'dangerous' N Korea situation

‘I think we share a common view and a sense that tensions in the peninsula are quite high right now.’

18 Mar 2017 4:24 PM

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