World | Agence-France Presse | Monday March 17, 2014
A leading anchor on Russian state television on Sunday described Russia as the only country capable of turning the United States into "radioactive ash", in an incendiary comment at the height of tensions over the Crimea referendum.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 18, 2014
The Pakistani Islamic hardliner blamed for an attack on parliament that brought the nuclear rivals to the brink of war has resurfaced after years in seclusion, setting off alarm bells in New Delhi.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday September 25, 2013
The Iranian president's first speech to world leaders was absent anti-Israel rhetoric and offered up negotiations with the US and its allies over the disputed nuclear program, showing a more moderate face of the hard-line regime in Tehran.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 24, 2013
President Barack Obama said today the United States was ready to engage diplomatically with longtime foe Iran but put the onus on the new Iranian president to prove he is serious about pursuing a nuclear deal.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 9, 2013
The US and Russia clashed at a UN atomic agency meeting Monday over Moscow's request for an IAEA probe into the risk of US airstrikes on Syria hitting a small reactor.
World | Reuters | Friday August 16, 2013
US nuclear power plants are not adequately protected from threats, including the theft of bomb-grade material that could be used to make weapons and attacks intended to cause a reactor meltdown, a University of Texas report said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 27, 2013
South Korea on Monday brushed off an apparent offer by North Korea to resume nuclear disarmament talks, and chided Pyongyang for a recent personal attack on its president Park Geun-Hye.
World | Reuters | Sunday May 19, 2013
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Sunday over North Korea's launch of short-range missiles, urging Pyonyang to refrain from further launches and return to stalled nuclear talks with world powers.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 7, 2013
President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that North Korea can no longer create an international crisis with nuclear provocations, asserting the United States and South Korea are fully capable of defending themselves.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 21, 2013
North Korea has dismissed a claim by a right-wing US website that it might have been behind the deadly bombings in Boston, decrying the report as "false propaganda" and insisting that it is against all terrorism.
World | Reuters | Saturday April 20, 2013
North Korea reiterated on Saturday that it would not give up its nuclear weapons, rejecting a U.S. condition for talks although it said it was willing to discuss disarmament.
World | Associated Press | Thursday April 11, 2013
The names of US-South Korean war games staged over the years don't sound all that threatening: Team Spirit, Ulchi Focus Lens, Key Resolve ... Foal Eagle. But whatever they're called, the annual show of force is guaranteed to get a rise out of North K...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday April 10, 2013
The prospect of a North Korean missile test is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday as Pyongyang calmly prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world...
World | Reuters | Monday April 8, 2013
North Korea, after weeks of threats against the United States and South Korea, suspended its sole remaining major project with the South on Monday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said any nuclear conflict may make Chernobyl look like a fairy tal...
World | Associated Press | Sunday April 7, 2013
A top South Korean national security official said on Sunday that North Korea may be setting the stage for a missile test or another provocative act with its warning that it soon will be unable to guarantee diplomats' safety in Pyongyang. But he adde...
World | Reuters | Saturday April 6, 2013
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro warned ally North Korea against war on Friday and described the current tensions on the Korean Peninsula as one of the "gravest risks" for nuclear holocaust since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 5, 2013
Britain said on Friday it had no immediate plans to withdraw its diplomats from North Korea but said it was discussing its next moves with international partners, amid escalating nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.
World | Reuters | Saturday April 6, 2013
At the North Korean embassy in London, they are answering the phone but saying little. "As far as we know, we are not giving any statements," a North Korean official told Reuters, declining to give his name and saying all necessary information was al...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday April 2, 2013
North Korea has vowed to restart all mothballed facilities at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex. They were closed in 2007 as part of an international nuclear disarmament deal.
World | Reuters | Thursday March 21, 2013
Iran's clerical supreme leader said on Thursday the Islamic Republic would destroy the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it came under attack from the Jewish state.