South Korea rejected North Korea's offer to take a series of steps to ease tension that included cancelling Seoul's regular military drills with Washington, saying Friday that Pyongyang must take nuclear disarmament steps first.
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Monday 26 March 2012
Nick Clegg today underlined Britain's "commitment to fostering stronger trade links" with the world's fastest growing economies as he announced the UK had approved a Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Korea during his visit to South Korea.
Thursday 22 March 2012
President Barack Obama will visit the Demilitarised Zone separating North and South Korea next week.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Amid new tension with North Korea over a planned rocket launch, President Barack Obama plans to visit the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea at the start of an international trip next week, the White House said.
Friday 09 March 2012
Six world powers have urged Iran to answer questions about suspicions that it is working on nuclear weapons, but stressed that diplomacy was the way forward, in a carefully worded statement that reflected Western sensitivity to Russian and Chinese concerns about being too harsh on Tehran.
Thursday 08 March 2012
A new satellite image shows that North Korea has made progress in building a light-water reactor to expand its nuclear programme, a private non-proliferation group has said.
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Netanyahu argued that if Iran obtains the bomb it could set off a regional nuclear arms race
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Iran must make a "big change" in its strategic thinking, David Cameron warned today, as leading international powers agreed to resume talks with the Tehran regime over its nuclear programme.
Monday 05 March 2012
President Barack Obama has assured Israel that the United States will always stand by it in a display of unity between allies who often disagree.
Saturday 03 March 2012
Your report concerning the possible strike on Iran's nuclear facilities by Israel (29 February) might have alluded also to Israel's apparent attempt to obtain "second strike" facility.
Friday 02 March 2012
President Barack Obama warned that he is not bluffing about attacking Iran if it builds a nuclear weapon, but in an interview published today, Obama also cautioned US ally Israel that a premature attack on Iran would do more harm than good.
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Sunday 26 February 2012
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Saturday 25 February 2012
Iran has stepped up its production of higher-grade enriched uranium over the last few months, the UN nuclear agency said last night. Its confidential report will feed concerns about how quickly the Islamic republic could produce an atomic bomb.
Saturday 25 February 2012
The plot would have been too exotic for The West Wing, the relations in the Prime Minister's inner circle more fractious than those portrayed in Borgen. But the real-life drama that has unfolded in Benjamin Netanyahu's office in the last fortnight would certainly make a riveting television series, even if some of its twists and turns would strain the audience's capacity to suspend disbelief.
Friday 24 February 2012
Iran has rapidly ramped up production of higher-grade enriched uranium over the last four months, the UN nuclear agency says in a confidential report.
Thursday 23 February 2012
UN experts have returned from Tehran empty-handed after two days of talks focused on Iran’s nuclear programme, narrowing the options for diplomacy amid fears of a military confrontation with Israel and the West.
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