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US should avoid 'warmongers' after Bolton departure, says Iran

The departure of John Bolton removes one of the strongest advocates of a hard line towards Iran from President Donald Trump`s White House, and raises the prospect of steps to open up negotiations after more than a year of escalating tension.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

Donald Trump fires hardline national security adviser John Bolton

John Bolton, a leading foreign policy hawk who was Trump`s third national security adviser, was widely known to have pressed the president for a harder line on issues such as North Korea.

Sep 10, 2019, 22:10 PM IST

US adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute

US national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute. 

Jul 21, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

North Korea says US' National Security Advisor John Bolton's missile comments 'more than ignorant': Reports

The spokesman said Bolton, who last week said the recent tests "no doubt" violated U.N. Security Council resolutions. "His claim is indeed much more than ignorant," the spokesman added. "Our military drill neither targeted anyone nor endangered the surrounding countries, but Bolton makes dogged claims that it constitutes a violation of the `resolutions`, impudently poking his nose into other`s internal matters." 

May 27, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

North Korea dubs Bolton's comments ''inordinately ignorant'' - KCNA

A statement issued by state news agency KCNA quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying that giving up missile tests would mean giving up the right to self defence.

May 27, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

China attempts to take credit for toning down India-Pakistan tension

China has said that it is in everyone's best interest to avoid war and for peaceful relations to exist between neighbouring countries. China is also the country that recently, and once again, vetoed move to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

North Korea rebuilding Sohae rocket launch site: Observers

The pledge to dismantle it had been seen as a confidence-building measure between Pyongyang and Washington.

Mar 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

US will look at ramping up sanctions if North Korea does not denuclearise: Bolton

His comments came days after the Feb. 27-28 denuclearisation summit between Trump and Kim broke down over differences on how far North Korea was willing to limit its nuclear programme and the degree of US willingness to ease sanctions.

Mar 06, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Watch top stories of the hour, 6th March, 2019

This segment of Zee brings to you about the big news of the hour, 6th March, 2019. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 06, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Ajit Doval, John Bolton to discuss Pakistan's use of F-16s for India Aerial raid

Ajit Doval and John Bolton held talks about the prevailing situation between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack and the Indian air strike in retaliation for the incident.

Mar 06, 2019, 08:24 AM IST

John Bolton to visit South Korea ahead of Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit

The NSA has long been a sceptic of a diplomatic resolution to North Korea`s nuclear threat and made clear that Kim was yet to take concrete steps towards denuclearisation.

Feb 21, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Pulwama attack: US, India agree to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as 'global terrorist'

US NSA had called his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and expressed his deepest condolences over Pulwama attack.

Feb 16, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

US warns countries, including India, against buying Venezuelan oil

The US has slapped sweeping sanctions on PDVSA with a view to curb Venezuela's crude exports and put pressure on socialist President Maduro to step down.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

Bolton warns of 'significant response' to threat against US diplomats in Venezuela

The European Union (EU) also warned of "further actions" against Venezuela if elections are not called in the coming days.

Jan 28, 2019, 09:53 AM IST

John Bolton says Turkey must not attack Kurdish fighters once US leaves Syria

Bolton, on a trip to Israel and Turkey, said he would stress in talks with Turkish officials, including President Tayyip Erdogan, that Kurdish forces must be protected.

Jan 07, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan: Reports

Withdrawing troops from the region could recoil and pave the way toward a "second 9/11". 

Dec 21, 2018, 09:59 AM IST

US pushes Pakistan for an effective campaign against terrorists

The White House has said that Pakistan's foreign minister was told his new government would address the problem of terrorism effectively.

Oct 05, 2018, 06:09 AM IST

US NSA says risk of Pak nukes in terrorist's hands reason for cut in military aid

US fears that nuclear weapons in Pakistan could fall into the hands of terrorists.

Sep 13, 2018, 23:35 PM IST

John Bolton remarks proof US targeting Turkey in economic war - Erdogan spokesman

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan`s spokesman said on Wednesday remarks by the US National Security Adviser regarding Turkey`s economic situation were proof that the US administration is targeting a NATO ally as part of an economic war.

Aug 23, 2018, 06:57 AM IST

Countries that continue to deal with Iran could face US sanctions: National Security Advisor John Bolton

Europeans are going to face the effect of US sanctions already because much of what they'd like to sell to Iran involves US technology for which the licenses will not be available, the Trump administration said on Sunday.

May 13, 2018, 23:58 PM IST