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North Korea calls Donald Trump 'instable', warns against making 'reckless remarks'

North Korea calls Donald Trump 'instable', warns against making 'reckless remarks'

North Korea today warned Donald Trump against making "reckless remarks" as the US president began a marathon Asian tour dominated by the nuclear threat from Pyongyang.

Nov 05, 2017, 15:18 PM IST
North Korea close to nuke that could hit US: CIA chief

North Korea close to nuke that could hit US: CIA chief

The United States should assume Kim Jong-Un`s regime is "on the cusp" of getting a nuclear missile capable of striking US targets and work to prevent this, the head of the CIA said Thursday.

Oct 20, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
European Union to consider further measures to punish North Korea

European Union to consider further measures to punish North Korea

The EU is to consider stepping up measures aimed at punishing North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes, according to a summit agreement seen by AFP on Thursday.

Oct 19, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Trump threatens to terminate Iran nuclear deal in major US policy shift

Trump threatens to terminate Iran nuclear deal in major US policy shift

Trump announced the major shift in US policy in a speech that detailed a more confrontational approach to Iran over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs and its support for extremist groups in the Middle East

Oct 13, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
North Korea condemns Donald Trump in letter to international parliaments

North Korea condemns Donald Trump in letter to international parliaments

Pyongyang called Trump`s comments an "intolerable insult to the Korean people, a declaration of war against North Korea and grave threats to the global peace", Efe news quoted the report as saying.

Sep 25, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea

Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea

"Our new executive order will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea`s efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind."

Sep 21, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
UN Security Council votes to step up sanctions on North Korea

UN Security Council votes to step up sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country`s sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sept 3, imposing a ban on the country`s textile exports and capping imports of crude oil.

Sep 12, 2017, 07:09 AM IST
Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation, talks

Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation, talks

China`s President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump by telephone Wednesday that Beijing remains committed to denuclearising North Korea, state news agency Xinhua reported.

Sep 06, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Iran complying with nuclear deal: United Nation watchdog

Iran complying with nuclear deal: United Nation watchdog

US President Donald Trump has vowed to "dismantle" the "disastrous" accord between Iran and six major powers curtailing Tehran`s atomic activities in exchange for sanctions relief.

Aug 31, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
North Korea will never surrender nuclear arms, says envoy

North Korea will never surrender nuclear arms, says envoy

"...As long as the US hostile policy and nuclear threat remains unchallenged, the DPRK will never place its self-defensive nuclear deterrence on the negotiating table."

Aug 22, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

There's no military solution in North Korea: Donald Trump aide

Trump tweeted earlier yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "made a very wise and well-reasoned decision" by backing down after heightening fears of nuclear conflict in a series of combative threats, including against the US territory of Guam.

Aug 17, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warns of quitting nuclear agreement

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warns of quitting nuclear agreement

Rouhani also criticszed US President Donald Trump for threatening to break the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Aug 15, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf's 2006 nuke technology disclosure embarrassed Pakistan: Foreign Office

Pervez Musharraf's 2006 nuke technology disclosure embarrassed Pakistan: Foreign Office

A senior officer of the Foreign Office was quoted, as saying that the response was viewed internationally with scepticism and disbelief.

Aug 12, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Divided Muslim family yearns to reunite, 70 years after India-Pakistan split

Divided Muslim family yearns to reunite, 70 years after India-Pakistan split

As India and Pakistan prepare to celebrate 70 years of independence from Britain next week, thousands of families in the nuclear-armed neighbours remain divided by a border that strained diplomatic ties make harder to cross.

Aug 12, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on US: Global Times

China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on US: Global Times

The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. 

 

Aug 11, 2017, 10:07 AM IST
US President Donald Trump wants elimination of nuclear weapons from world

US President Donald Trump wants elimination of nuclear weapons from world

Donald Trump said his administration will be increasing military budget by many billions of dollars because of the North Korean threat and other reasons.

 

Aug 11, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
North Korea threatens US, says planning missile strike near Guam: Report

North Korea threatens US, says planning missile strike near Guam: Report

The threat came hours after US President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury" over its missile program 

Aug 09, 2017, 06:34 AM IST

North Korea has produced miniaturised nuke warhead: Media report

North Korea vowed yesterday that tough new UN sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, rejecting talks and angrily threatening retaliation against the United States.

Aug 08, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
North Korea ready to teach US 'severe lesson'

North Korea ready to teach US 'severe lesson'

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Aug 07, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Pakistan says not bound by treaty on prohibition of nuclear weapons

Pakistan stressed that the treaty neither forms a part of, nor contributes to the development of customary international law in any manner.

Aug 07, 2017, 16:37 PM IST