Nuclear

World In Speech, Pompeo Piles On Against Iran After Nuclear Deal Withdrawal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a remarkably hard-line speech about Iran, offering no concessions to European leaders who want to do business with Tehran. More

Politics US plans 'pressure campaign' against Iran if it doesn't abandon nuclear work, Pompeo says

The Trump administration promises to impose “the strongest sanctions in history” against Iran, urging all nations to participate in a new, aggressive campaign to economically isolate the regime. More

Middle East Iran accuses Europe of insufficient support for nuclear deal

The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran’s foreign minister told the... More

Top Stories China tests nuclear-capable bombers at South China Sea island

China says it has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an island in the South China Sea, the latest in a series of maneuvers putting Beijing at odds with its neighbors and Washington... More

Top Stories Pyongyang won't give visas to S Koreans to cover nuclear site closure

South Korean journalists may not be allowed to enter North Korea to cover the closure of Pyongyang's nuclear test site, authorities in Seoul said, less than a week after they were reportedly invited. More

World U.S. Wants to Restart Nuclear Talks With Iran, but Hasn’t Budged on Demands

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants to broaden negotiations to other nations, but European allies will most likely balk at his demand to forever limit Iran’s nuclear program. More

Asia Pyongyang won't give visas to South Koreans to cover nuclear site closure

South Korean journalists may not be allowed to enter North Korea to cover the closure of Pyongyang's nuclear test site, authorities in Seoul said, less than a week after they were reportedly invited. More

World Vladimir Putin unveils underwater Poseidon drone that carries nuclear warheads 'capable of causing 300ft tsunamis'

President Vladimir Putin revealed the development of the drone in his State of the Nation address More

Europe EU vows to keep Iran nuclear deal, protect European businesses

The EU said Thursday it would move to block the effects of new US sanctions on European firms doing business with Tehran as EU nations sought to mitigate the fallout from the US decision to... More

World South Korean officials urge North Korea to stick to denuclearization agreements, report says

A day after North Korea canceled a high-level meeting with their southern neighbor, South Korean officials are urging them to carry out the denuclearization agreements made during their historic... More

World Why North Korea Is Angered by ‘Libya Model’ in Nuclear Talks

Libya’s denuclearization of 15 years ago is playing a key role in North Korea’s hesitations over upcoming talks with the United States. More

US & Canada May, Macron and Merkel at EU summit in bid to save Iran nuclear deal

EU leaders are gathering in the Bulgarian capital Sofia for discussions over dinner on how to salvage the nuclear deal and European business dealings with Iran from Trump's sanctions. More

US & Canada Donald Tusk denounces President Trump for exiting Iran nuclear deal and trade tariffs

The fallout from his decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal last week continues around the world, and on Wednesday the head of the European Council went after President Trump. More

US & Canada Is North Korea dismantling nuclear test site to hide capabilities?

The head of the UN's Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization said it was able to send a team to North Korea ahead of the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. More

Middle East Former Iranian FM urges EU to show 'independence' from US on nuclear deal

Kamal Kharrazi is the head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations and was foreign minister from 1997 to 2005. In an interview with FRANCE 24, he reacted to the US moving its embassy from... More

US & Canada North Korea says it will NOT attend historic peace summit if US insists it give up nuclear weapons

The North has also threatened to call off the summit meeting between Trump and Kim Jong-un if the Americans and South Korea went ahead with joint military exercises. More

Top Stories North Korea threatens to cancel summit if US demands unilateral nuclear disarmament

North Korea has threatened to abandon planned talks between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in June if Washington insists on pushing it "into a corner" on nuclear disarmament. More

World Nuclear test site dismantling has begun, North Korea monitors say

Satellite images appear to show North Korea is shuttering its nuclear test site, according to analysts from North Korean monitoring site 38 North. More

World EU 'seeking quick solution to save Iran nuclear deal'

Major European powers and Tehran committed Tuesday to keep working together to save the Iran nuclear deal despite U.S. President Donald Trump's determination to kill it off. More

Politics Trump, Kim Jong Un summit in Singapore expected to tackle denuclearization, economy

President Donald Trump says a date and location have been set for the U.S.-North Korea summit, though he has yet to give specifics. More