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U.S., Russia arms talks start with little hope of accord

Jun 22, 2020 - 12:44 PM

The United States and Russia are meeting on June 22 in Vienna for talks on their last major nuclear weapons agreement against a backdrop of growing tensions over whether they see any value in arms control at all

ARMS TALKS. A Russian Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile system drives through Red Square in Moscow, on May 7, 2015, during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade. File photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP

[ANALYSIS] Goodbye to arms control regime

Mar 28, 2019 - 10:20 AM

With India joining the 'space superpowers' club, the world appears headed for a heightened arms race

North Korea may be preparing a missile or space launch – NPR

Mar 09, 2019 - 6:19 PM

The photos by the firm DigitalGlobe show the presence of cars and trucks at the site on February 22

SOHAE. This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 19, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (R) inspecting the ground jet test of a newly developed high-thrust engine at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground in North Korea. AFP File photo/KCNA VIA KNS

Trump says U.S. will pull out of nuclear arms deal with Russia

Oct 21, 2018 - 9:48 AM

Russian senator Alexei Pushkov says the move is 'the second powerful blow against the whole system of strategic stability in the world' with the first being Washington's 2001 withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile treaty

ARMS DEAL. Following a campaign rally, US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One at Elko Regional Airport in Elko, Nevada, on October 20, 2018. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

U.S. formally requests UN vote Monday on North Korea

Sep 09, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Washington has presented a draft UN resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea an assets freeze on Kim Jong Un a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers

U.S. fears nuclear arms race in Asia-Pacific – Australia

May 26, 2017 - 11:04 AM

The US is worried that if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not stopped other countries in the region including Japan and South Korea would be compelled to seek their own nuclear capability as a defense measure

TOP DIPLOMAT. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop talks to Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in an exclusive Rappler Talk interview on March 16, 2017. Screen grab from Rappler video

India: Pakistan border ceasefire violations 'provocative'

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:43 PM

Relations between the neighbors broke down after the Mumbai attacks by Pakistani gunmen in 2008 in which 166 people were killed

World powers watching closely Iran-IAEA talks

Dec 11, 2012 - 11:31 AM

World powers keen to re start diplomatic efforts to resolve he Iranian nuclear crisis will be closely watching a UN atomic agency trip to Tehran on Thursday December 13 for any indications of a change in mood

Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ali Asghar Soltanieh (R) is filmed upon arrival at the IAEA Board of Governors meeting at the UN atomic agency headquarters in Vienna on November 29, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KLEIN