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Iranian nuclear deal turns one, but it's too early to celebrate

Donald Trump's impending presidency raises questions about the future of the Iranian nuclear deal as it turns one-year-old.

South Korea: North Korea has enough plutonium for 10 nukes

North Korea has enough weapons-grade plutonium to produce 10 nuclear bombs, South Korea's Defence Ministry claimed on Wednesday.

Major powers review Iran nuclear pact amid uncertainty over US stance

Representatives from Iran and six major powers met in Vienna on Tuesday to review their agreement on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme

India tests powerful nuclear-capable missile

India on Monday successfully tested its nuclear-capable Agni-IV ballistic missile from a base off its eastern coast, officials said.

Trump calls for larger US nuclear capability

US president-elect Donald Trump called Thursday for the US to strengthen its nuclear capability.

We will abide by deal if others do, Rowhani tells UN nuclear watchdog

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Sunday assured the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog that Iran would continue to fulfil its obligations under a nuclear deal with six major powers....

Iran calls on EU to examine breach in nuclear deal by the US

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday demanded the European Union examine a potential breach by the United States of the nuclear deal between Tehran and the international...

Rowhani calls for retaliation against US renewal of sanction power

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday demanded that his foreign minister as well as the country's nuclear chief retaliate against the renewal of the power to impose sanctions on Iran by the...

German energy firms entitled to damages for nuclear shutdown policy

German energy companies are entitled to "appropriate" compensation for the government's 2011 decision to rush ahead with the shutdown of nuclear power plants, the country's top court ruled Tuesday...

North Korea ups military ante in response to sanctions

North Korea has carried out a series of military exercises simulating attacks on South Korean military bases and the country's central government, North Korean state media reported on Friday.

Iran accuses US of reneging on nuclear deal with sanctions bill

Tehran on Friday accused the United States of breaching the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran by proposing legislation to reimpose sanctions on the country.

UN Security Council tightens sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution tightening sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday in response to the country's latest nuclear test conducted in September.

Swiss voters reject ambitious time table for nuclear phaseout

Switzerland will not adopt an ambitious time table for taking the country's five nuclear power plants off the grid by 2029, a 54-per-cent majority of Swiss voters decided Sunday.

Nuclear uncertainty looms large in Asia after Trump election victory

During his US presidential election campaign, Donald Trump suggested Japan and South Korea should go nuclear amid threats from North Korea. Asian countries are anxiously watching as the US...

Nuclear deal can't be renegotiated, says Iranian minister

There will be no renegotiation of Iran's nuclear deal, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi Tuesday, despite concerns that incoming US president-elect Donald Trump might scrap...