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Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings

Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings

The launch took place a few hours after the missile was unveiled during a military parade on Friday

Sep 23, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Tehran says that the missiles are entirely legitimate under the terms of the deal as they are not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Chinese navy gets new nuclear submarine

The new submarine is stated to be 69th conventional and nuclear submarines, according to unofficial estimates by global defence think-tanks.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy

Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy

Tehran on Tuesday denounced Trump`s remarks as "shameless and ignorant" and said he ignored "Iran`s fight against terrorism."

Sep 20, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

The international community must remain united and enforce sanctions against North Korea after its repeated launch of ballistic missiles, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in an editorial published in the New York Times on Sunday.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
`Missile launch, take cover`: Japan`s terrifying wake-up call

`Missile launch, take cover`: Japan`s terrifying wake-up call

To the accompaniment of blaring sirens and emergency phone alerts, that was the terrifying loudspeaker message that jolted millions of Japanese awake in the early hours as North Korea blasted its second missile over the country in less than a month.

Sep 15, 2017, 08:44 AM IST
Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

UN Security Council has called for an emergency meeting Friday on North Korea missile launch

 

Sep 15, 2017, 06:55 AM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to Korean crisis

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to Korean crisis

"The solution can only be political. Military action could cause devastation on a scale that would take generations to overcome," Guterres told reporters at a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
UNSC approves tough new sanctions against North Korea

UNSC approves tough new sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously approved a fresh round of tougher sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

Sep 12, 2017, 11:03 AM 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

UN to vote on new North Korea sanctions on Monday afternoon: Diplomats

The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on Monday afternoon on a watered-down U.S.-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea over its latest nuclear test, diplomats said, but it was unclear whether China and Russia would support it.

Sep 11, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Japan PM warns North Korea against continuing nuclear program

Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned North Korea against continuing its current missile and nuclear weapons development policies.

Sep 07, 2017, 07:44 AM IST
North Korea 'great threat and embarrassment' to China: President Donald Trump

North Korea 'great threat and embarrassment' to China: President Donald Trump

"North Korea has conducted a major nuclear test. Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United States," Trump tweeted.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
North Korea says has H-bomb missile warhead

North Korea says has H-bomb missile warhead

Nuclear-armed Pyongyang has long sought the means to deliver an atomic warhead to the United States.

Sep 03, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

North Korea defends use of 'tough counter-measures'

North Korea on Tuesday defended its use of "tough counter-measures" against what it described as US aggression, hours after the nuclear-armed nation fired a ballistic missile over Japan.

Aug 29, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that "all options are on the table" as the United States considers its response to North Korea`s firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan`s Hokkaido island into the sea. 

Aug 29, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

South Korea conducts bombing drill as US, Seoul discuss tougher sanctions on North

Yoon Young-chan, a spokesman for the presidential Blue House in Seoul, told a briefing that South Korean fighter jets conducted bombing drills at a firing exercise ground after Pyongyang`s latest missile launch.

Aug 29, 2017, 09:33 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
North Korea warns US against military pressure over n-programme

North Korea warns US against military pressure over n-programme

The US proposed a new resolution of sanctions against North Korea at the UN Security Council on Saturday.

Aug 05, 2017, 19:49 PM IST