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Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up its nuclear weapons

Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up its nuclear weapons

Iran's armed forces spokesman said on Saturday that there can be no talks on the country's missile programme without the West's destruction of its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

UN chief calls for new push to rid world of N-weapons

UN chief calls for new push to rid world of N-weapons

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for a new global effort to get rid of nuclear weapons but said many states still wrongly think they make the world safer.

Ivanka, North Korean general to attend Olympic closing

Ivanka, North Korean general to attend Olympic closing

The Pyeongchang Games have become a venue for geopolitics as much as sports as the nuclear-armed North mounts a charm offensive.

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Speaking on a visit to Japan, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: "The worst possible thing that could happen would be for us all to sleepwalk into a war that might have very dramatic circumstances."

N Korea says new ICBM puts US mainland within range of nuclear weapons

N Korea says new ICBM puts US mainland within range of nuclear weapons

North Korea said it had successfully tested a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that put all of the US mainland within range, declaring it had achieved its long-held goal ...

US designates North Korea a state sponsor of terror

US designates North Korea a state sponsor of terror

President Donald Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism on Monday, allowing the United States to impose additional sanctions and penalties against Pyongyang.

Trump: Asia held hostage by   N. Korea's 'twisted fantasies'

Trump: Asia held hostage by N. Korea's 'twisted fantasies'

Donald Trump has embarked on a tour of Asia this week trying to rally regional support for curbing North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.

Trump warns North Korea of grave danger

Trump warns North Korea of grave danger

US President Donald Trump arrived in China on Wednesday seeking help to rein in North Korea after warning the North's leader that the nuclear weapons he is developing "are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in grave danger."

Duterte stresses need to talk to North Korea's Kim

Duterte stresses need to talk to North Korea's Kim

Rodrigo Duterte said he hoped that Japan, the United States, South Korea and China would consider sending a representative to sit down with Kim to avoid a nuclear war.

Putin warns of catastrophe over North Korea impasse

Putin warns of catastrophe over North Korea impasse

Vladimir Putin's comments on North Korea appeared to draw the lines for a clash at the United Nations pitting Moscow and Beijing against Washington and its allies.

US ban on North Korea travel comes into force

US ban on North Korea travel comes into force

Washington's ban on US citizens travelling to North Korea came into force on Friday, with the two countries at loggerheads over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.

G7 foreign ministers to discuss nuclear, maritime issues

G7 foreign ministers to discuss nuclear, maritime issues

In a city obliterated by a US atom bomb more than 70 years ago, Japan kicked off a gathering of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies with a call to end nuclear weapons.