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Aug 16, 2018
Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: How the former PM cemented India's position as a nuclear power with Pokhran-II in 1998Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee firmly believed that it was necessary for India to become a nuclear-armed nation and took the world by surprise by the Pokhran-II tests on 11 May, 1998.
Aug 07, 2018
PM-in-waiting Imran Khan set to appoint Pakistan's own Dr Strangelove as his defence ministerShirin Mazari, under consideration for appointment as Pakistan's next defence minister, publicly advocated nuclear strikes on Indian population centres in the event of war between the two countries
Jul 31, 2018
Donald Trump says he is ready to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at any time, without any preconditionsUS President Donald Trump said on Monday that he is ready to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani without any precondition at any time.
Jul 13, 2018
Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong-un; says 'great progress being made!'US President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted a letter to him from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un heralding "epochal progress" in U.S.-North Korea relations, despite signs that path-finding diplomacy between the adversaries is running into problems.
Jun 24, 2018
US secretary of state warns Iran not to pursue nuclear weapons, says it would face 'wrath of the entire world'US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday warned Iran not to pursue nuclear weapons.
Jun 14, 2018
Trump tags US 'Fake News' media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after Singapore summit, challenges skeptical media coveragePresident Donald Trump challenged skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, declaring that "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy."
Jun 13, 2018
Donald Trump retreats from US moral leadership stance, defends cold pragmatism: 'I mean this is what we have, and this is where we are'Trump, who quickly left for the long journey home after his whirlwind summit with Kim, made clear that his main interest — almost his sole interest — was taking a first step toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. There was no lecturing of Kim over how to treat his own people in a nation that is estimated to have between 80,000 and 120,000 political prisoners and remains one of the world's most closed and oppressive societies.
Jun 12, 2018
US - North Korea summit day in Singapore: Excitement high, expectations lower ahead of historic Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un handshakeThe eyes of the world upon them, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un headed on Tuesday into their historic summit balancing the elusive promise of peace against the specter of a growing nuclear threat. Yet even before they met, Trump announced plans to leave early, raising questions about whether his aspirations for an ambitious outcome had been scaled back.
Jun 11, 2018
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un summit in Singapore: What's the stuffing inside US-North Korea negotiation pie?While swooning anchors, harassed cameramen and the world’s leading foreign policy pundits scratching their heads about the historic Trump-Kim meeting pick Trump’s one liners to the bone, the meeting itself has gone from being about nukes to the political equivalent of a first date. And, nobody, except Donald Trump, knows what the negotiation pie is.
Jun 08, 2018
Donald Trump holds out prospect of North Korea's Kim Jong-un visit to US if Singapore summit successfulUS President Donald Trump on Thursday held out the prospect of inviting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the White House if he deemed next week's summit a success while also signalling he was willing to walk away if he thought talks did not go well.