Philippine energy chief says to draft plan for nuclear programme

Philippine energy chief says to draft plan for nuclear programme

The Philippines will prepare a detailed plan for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on how it could embark on a nuclear power programme, its energy chief said on Wednesday ...

Iran sticking to nuclear deal, IAEA says

Iran sticking to nuclear deal, IAEA says

Even after the United States pulled out of an international accord to curb Iran's nuclear programme, Tehran has continued to stick to its side of the deal, according to a report from IAEA.

Rouhani warns Trump 'war with Iran mother of all wars'

Rouhani warns Trump 'war with Iran mother of all wars'

Iran faces increased US pressure and looming sanctions after Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from a 2015 international deal over Iran's nuclear programme.

Rouhani: US isolated on Iran sanctions, even among allies

Rouhani: US isolated on Iran sanctions, even among allies

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday the United States was more isolated than ever over sanctions against Iran, even among its allies.

Rouhani says Iran will not give in to pressure from Trump

Rouhani says Iran will not give in to pressure from Trump

President Hassan Rouhani promised Iranians the government would be able to handle the economic pressure of new US sanctions, a day after traders massed outside parliament, protesting against a sharp fall in the value of the national currency.

Kim summit date, venue to be announced soon, says Trump

Kim summit date, venue to be announced soon, says Trump

Donald Trump pushed back at suggestions he was envisaging a drawdown of troops in South Korea as part of negotiations with Kim's regime in the North -- but he admitted it was a possibility in the longer term.

Death sentence for Iran-Swedish scientist confirmed

Death sentence for Iran-Swedish scientist confirmed

Iran's Supreme Court confirmed the controversial death sentence against a prominent medical doctor, Iran's Attorney General Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said Monday.

South Koreans urge peace in anti-Trump protest

South Koreans urge peace in anti-Trump protest

Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-In and visit a US military base, with all eyes on his message to the North and its leader Kim Jong-Un.

North Korea says nuclear capability nearly complete

North Korea says nuclear capability nearly complete

North Korea said Saturday it was seeking military "equilibrium" with the United States as leader Kim Jong-Un vowed to complete Pyongyang's nuclear programme, which he said had "nearly reached the terminal".

Putin, Macron agree 'negotiations' only way to defuse N.Korea tensions

Putin, Macron agree 'negotiations' only way to defuse N.Korea tensions

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone call Friday that resuming direct talks with North Korea is the only way to resolve tensions over its nuclear programme.

UAE jails businessman for trying to ship generator to Iran

UAE jails businessman for trying to ship generator to Iran

A United Arab Emirates court sentenced an Iranian businessman on Wednesday to 10 years in jail for trying to ship a power generator to Iran for use in its nuclear programme in violation of international sanctions, the UAE state news agency said.

Iran's Rouhani registers for tough election battle

Iran's Rouhani registers for tough election battle

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani registered on Friday for next month's election, facing a tougher-than-expected battle thanks to widespread criticism over his handling of the economy.