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  1. News - World - IRAN

    US races to clinch Iran nuclear deal before deadline, but 'serious gaps' remain

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... international sanctions. It could end a 12-year standoff that has even raised the prospect of Israeli military strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities. "We're working hard," Kerry said ... 'Big gaps' remain for nuclear deal The United States and Iran sought yesterday to bridge gaps in negotiations on the eve of a deadline for a nuclear deal, as Iran signalled it was open ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea’s ICBM tests fuel worries of ‘game changing’ threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... the continental US into range and adding a whole new threat level to North Korea's regular nuclear-strike warnings. "The rocket engine test programme may wind down by the end of this year," ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Indian PM arrives in Japan seeking strategic deals to counter China's power

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:50pm by AFP, KYODO

    ... to export nuclear-related technology to New Delhi, but it is not known whether the leaders will strike a deal at the summit, according to Japanese officials. India has yet to join the Treaty ... Agencies in Tokyo Security and nuclear deals among the issues expected to be discussed during Modi's five-day tour India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea launches military drill with US despite North’s opposition

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... a "merciless" retaliatory strike. The "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" exercise will last until August 29. Although largely played out on computers, the drill involves tens of thousands of South ... simulate the response to a nuclear attack threat, using a strategy of "tailored" deterrence developed last year at annual South Korea-US defence talks. North Korea has repeatedly called ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREA PENINSULA

    North Korea warns ‘imbecile’ Park Geun-hye of confrontation

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 04:52pm by AFP

    ... said North Korea would “invariably advance” its development of nuclear weapons, saying they were a vital deterrent to prevent a US nuclear strike. Pyongyang has called for a resumption ... with the country’s nuclear weapons programme. The harsh tone of the attack, attributed to a spokesman from the National Defence Commission (NDC), echoed the bellicose rhetoric employed by Pyongyang when ...

  6. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel approves 829 new settler homes in West Bank, says settlement watchdog

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... Washington from striking a nuclear deal with Iran. That announcement had prompted the entire Palestinian negotiating team to resign in protest – resignations which Abbas has yet to accept. Abbas said ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korean leader Kim Jong-un directs island assault drill, state media reports

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:49pm by AFP

    ... by the modern warfare", and "deadly firepower strikes" on the island were followed by infantry landings and paratroops. The agency did not give the venue of the exercise, which apparently ... patience over its wayward ally's nuclear brinksmanship wearing thin. Kim is still waiting for an invitation to Beijing. ...

  8. News - China

    Taiwan displays first long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 06:07pm by AFP

    ... on the four-decade-old submarine fleet, in an overt declaration of China’s high-seas strength. “China is powerful in possessing a credible second-strike nuclear capability,” the Global Times said in an editorial ... Agence France-Presse in Pingtung Taiwan on Thursday displayed its first long-range submarine-hunting aircraft, days after Beijing showed off its nuclear-powered submarine fleet in yet ...

  9. News - World

    Israel tells United States: don't risk our security for Iran nuclear deal

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Israel tells US: don't risk our security for Iran deal Israel accused the United States of gambling with its security as it grapples for a nuclear deal with Iran, and renewed warnings it could conduct its own military strikes. Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, dispatched by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to campaign against ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea appears to have obtained copy of Russian cruise missile

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said yesterday. A state propaganda film disseminated on social media sites, including YouTube, provides a very brief glimpse ... conventional weaponry has largely been overshadowed by concerns over its nuclear weapons programmes. Last month, 38 North published satellite photos showing two new North Korean warships- the largest ...




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