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      South Korea’s high stakes missile deployment

      South Korea’s plan to deploy a US-built missile shield furnishes it with a crucial level of defence against Kim Jong...

    2. FT Data

      July 19, 2016

      Britain votes to replace Trident as the global nuclear arsenal declines

      Britain’s House of Commons has voted resoundingly in favour of renewing the country’s nuclear deterrent, the Trident...

    1. June 22, 2016

      North Korea rebuked over missile launches

      North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles out to sea from its east coast in what appears to be the most successful...

    2. The Exchange

      June 20, 2016

      Nuclear talks complicate shifting South Asia alliances

      The trip to Washington by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his well-received address to Congress may have cemented the...

    3. June 15, 2016

      America manages to infuriate both Sunni and Shia

      After world powers led by the US reached the nuclear deal with Iran that came into effect in January — accompanied by...

    4. June 5, 2016

      Modi looks to Obama as India seeks membership of nuclear club

      Of all Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s relationships with international leaders since taking power two years ago,...

    5. June 1, 2016

      US Treasury increases pressure on banks dealing with North Korea

      The US Treasury named North Korea on Wednesday as a “prime money laundering concern”, a move designed to make it even...

    6. May 27, 2016

      Barack Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima

      Barack Obama has become the first sitting US president to confront the consequences of using an atomic bomb as he...

    7. May 25, 2016

      G7 leaders should address security risks in East Asia

      When Europe’s heads of government attend the G7 summit in Japan on Thursday, their minds are likely to be focused on...

    8. May 24, 2016

      Obama’s nuclear legacy hangs over Hiroshima visit

      Nothing better captures the paradox of Barack Obama’s presidency than his legacy on nuclear weapons. On Friday Mr Obama...

    9. May 12, 2016

      Asia risks repeating Europe’s errors

      I was in Seoul the other day. In London politicians were arguing about whether Britain should sue for divorce from its...

    10. May 8, 2016

      North Korea leader promises to improve foreign relations

      Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s leader has promised to “improve and normalise” relations with countries that have been...

    11. April 24, 2016

      North Korea fires submarine-launched missile

      SEOUL, April 24 — North Korea said on Sunday it had conducted a submarine-launched ballistic missile test supervised by...

    12. April 11, 2016

      John Kerry makes historic visit to Hiroshima

      John Kerry has become the first sitting US secretary of state to visit a memorial to his country’s atomic bombing of...

    13. April 2, 2016

      Obama attacks Trump over nuclear remarks

      President Barack Obama on Friday slammed Donald Trump for suggesting that Japan and South Korea should consider...

    14. April 1, 2016

      Obama’s plans for nuclear arsenal raise fears of new arms race

      Over the past year, the US has called out what it sees as “irresponsible” Russian comments about using nuclear weapons....

    15. March 31, 2016

      China set to deploy longest-range nuclear missile

      A new generation of Chinese intercontinental ballistic missiles may come into service as early as this year and will...

    16. March 30, 2016

      US accuses Russia of dismantling security agreements

      Russia is “slowly but surely” dismantling the security and arms control agreements that were put in place in Europe at...

    17. March 30, 2016

      World struggles to halt North Korea march to nuclear power status

      As global leaders converge on Washington for Thursday’s nuclear security summit, one enduring question is casting a...

    18. March 17, 2016

      US hits North Korea with new sanctions

      Barack Obama has imposed new sanctions on North Korea’s economy after January’s test of a nuclear bomb, in a step that...

    19. March 15, 2016

      Kim Jong Un reveals plan for fifth North Korea nuclear bomb test

      Kim Jong Un has announced plans for a fifth North Korean nuclear bomb test, less than two weeks after the UN Security...

    20. March 9, 2016

      North Korea claims nuclear warhead capability

      Kim Jong Un has claimed North Korea has made nuclear warheads small enough to be mounted on ballistic missiles,...

    21. March 8, 2016

      China voices fears over North Korea sanctions

      China insisted on Tuesday that new UN sanctions against North Korea agreed were not aimed at destabilising the country,...

    22. March 7, 2016

      EDF tensions over Hinkley Point C are laid bare

      Tensions inside EDF over its plans to build a flagship nuclear power station in the UK were laid bare on Monday, after...

    23. March 4, 2016

      Kim Jong Un orders North Korea nuclear readiness

      Kim Jong Un has ordered North Korea’s nuclear weapons to be placed on standby, ratcheting up tensions on the Korean...

    24. March 2, 2016

      Talks on US missile shield test ties between Beijing and Seoul

      When South Korea’s president joined her Chinese counterpart at a military parade in Beijing in September the event was...

    25. February 28, 2016

      Blow for Iran’s hardliners as moderates win key seats

      Moderates close to President Hassan Rouhani have seized crucial seats in elections for Iran’s parliament and experts...

    26. February 25, 2016

      US and China agree North Korea sanctions

      The US and China have agreed on a new UN resolution to place additional sanctions on North Korea in response to its...

    27. February 18, 2016

      China’s strategy on North Korea to be tested amid US pressure

      China’s strategy to contain North Korea’s nuclear ambitions faces a crucial test in the coming days as the UN Security...

    28. February 16, 2016

      OSCE chief warns against erosion of Nato-Russia ties

      The system of checks and balances that has maintained the military concord between Nato and Russia is breaking apart,...

    29. February 13, 2016

      Dmitry Medvedev warns of ‘new cold war’

      The world had entered a “new cold war,” Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday, as he held out an...

    30. February 8, 2016

      US calls for tighter sanctions after N Korea rocket launch

      The US has ramped up pressure on China to impose new penalties on North Korea after Pyongyang on Sunday launched a...

    31. February 3, 2016

      North Korea missile launch plan raises alarm

      Washington, Seoul and Tokyo have condemned Pyongyang’s decision to launch a long-range rocket this month, after North...

    32. January 29, 2016

      North Korea activity points to missile test

      North Korea appears to be preparing to launch a long-range rocket in defiance of international sanctions even as the UN...

    33. January 26, 2016

      Rouhani accorded generous welcome in Rome

      Hassan Rouhani was given a star-studded welcome as he arrived in Rome on Monday. Mr Rouhani is the first Iranian...

    34. January 20, 2016

      John Kerry and Javad Zarif set an example in the Middle East

      They’re the odd couple in curious diplomatic harmony, two affable men who struck a relationship that transcended the...

    35. January 17, 2016

      Iran: Implementation Day explained

      The historic nuclear agreement with Iran was implemented at a ceremony in Vienna on Saturday. 1) What is...

    36. January 17, 2016

      US and Iran swap prisoners ahead of nuclear deal

      Iran said on Saturday it had swapped four dual nationality prisoners for seven Iranians being held in the US. The...

    37. January 16, 2016

      Iran sanctions lifted

      Many of the international sanctions that have strangled the Iranian economy over the past decade have been lifted,...

    38. January 8, 2016

      US pressures China over North Korea relationship

      The Obama administration told China on Thursday that its approach for dealing with North Korea had “not worked”, as...

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