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US urges countries to withdraw from UN nuke ban treaty

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is urging countries that have ratified a U.N. treaty to ban nuclear weapons to withdraw their support...

Growing NKorean nuclear threat awaits US election winner

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Where’s the war?” That’s how President Donald Trump defends his North Korea policy at campaign rallies even though he’s joined the...

US, Russia appear set to extend last remaining nuclear pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia inched closer Tuesday to a deal to extend their last remaining arms control pact, after U.S....

Pentagon estimates cost of new nuclear missiles at $95.8B

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has raised to $95.8 billion the estimated cost of fielding a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles to replace...

White House rejects Putin response to US arms control offer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Russia on Friday rejected each other's proposals for potentially salvaging the last remaining legal constraint on their strategic...

EU imposes sanctions on 6 Russians over Navalny poisoning

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain imposed sanctions Thursday on six Russians, some among the highest-ranked officials in the nation, and a...

Top Russian diplomat skeptical about nuclear pact extension

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top diplomat voiced doubt Wednesday that Moscow and Washington could negotiate an extension of their last arms control pact still...

Russia threatens to halt dialogue with EU amid Navalny spat

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister warned Tuesday that Moscow could freeze its contacts with the European Union in response to its sanctions over...

EU to slap sanctions on Russia officials over Navalny attack

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to impose sanctions on Russian officials and organizations blamed for the poisoning of opposition leader...

North Korea unveils new weapons at military parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned that his country would “fully mobilize” its nuclear force if threatened as...

US, Russia said close to deal on nuclear warhead freeze

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Russian negotiators have agreed in principle to continue freezing their nuclear warhead stockpiles in a bid to salvage their...

German minister warns of sanctions over Navalny attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Germany's foreign minister warned Wednesday of possible “targeted and disruptive sanctions” if Russia does not provide answers about the...

Germany: OPCW confirms nerve agent used in Navalny poisoning

BERLIN (AP) — The global chemical watchdog group has confirmed Germany and other countries' findings that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was the victim...

US sees “important progress” in Helsinki nuclear arms talks

HELSINKI (AP) — The top U.S. negotiator in nuclear arms control talks with Russia held in Helsinki says a one-day follow-up meeting to earlier...

US, Russia to hold latest nuclear arms talks in Finland

HELSINKI (AP) — The United States and Russia will hold a round of nuclear arms control talks in the Finland's capital, Helsinki, on Monday...

UN chief: World is living in `shadow of nuclear catastrophe’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the world is living “in the shadow of nuclear catastrophe,” fueled by growing...

OPCW probes couldn’t prove chemical use in 2 Syria attacks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday that two investigations into alleged attacks in Syria in 2016 and 2018...

Russia’s Navalny accuses Putin of being behind his poisoning

BERLIN (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is recovering in Germany after being poisoned in Russia, said in comments published Thursday that...

Russia’s Navalny visited by German chancellor in hospital

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday confirmed reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him in a Berlin hospital where...

‘You are good people:’ Navalny thanks Russian pilots, medics

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in Germany recovering from what authorities there determined to be nerve agent poisoning, thanked...

Hanford contractors agree to pay $58 million fine for fraud

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two companies that do work at a former nuclear weapons production plant will pay fines of nearly $58 million for...

Alexei Navalny released from German hospital after 32 days

BERLIN (AP) — The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for poisoning said Wednesday that his condition improved enough for him to...

At UN, Trump raps China for virus as US deaths hit 200,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday demanded that the United Nations hold China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as he defends his...

Alone among nations, US moves to restore UN Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States slapped additional sanctions on Iran on Monday after the Trump administration's disputed unilateral weekend declaration that all United...

Navalny says nerve agent was found ‘in and on’ his body

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded Monday that Russia return the clothes he was wearing on the day he fell into...

Biden would push for less US reliance on nukes for defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden leaves little doubt that if elected he would try to scale back President Donald Trump's buildup in nuclear...

Navalny team alleges Novichok found in hotel water bottle

MOSCOW (AP) — Colleagues of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Thursday that a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve...

Ambassador: Time is right for new arms control agreement

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Trump administration has sketched out a framework that it hopes will avoid a three-way arms race as a deadline...

Navalny posts hospital photo of himself, plans Russia return

BERLIN (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday posted a picture of himself from his hospital bed in Germany where he's recuperating...

Trump highlights foreign policy wins as he woos voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has notched a string of diplomatic wins he’s highlighting with voters in the...

Trump highlights foreign policy wins as he woos voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has notched a string of diplomatic wins he’s highlighting with voters in the...

Russian opposition leader Navalny able to leave hospital bed

BERLIN (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is able to breathe on his own and briefly leave his hospital bed, his doctors said...

Germany approves Russian request to assist in Navalny probe

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin's Justice Ministry has approved a request from Moscow for legal assistance in the investigation of the poisoning of opposition leader...

Trump’s talk of secret new weapon fits a pattern of puzzles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expanding his arsenal of spectacular, but hard to explain, claims about U.S. military might. ...

Japan’s Abe seeks preemptive strike capacity in policy shift

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that Japan should make a major change to its defense policy by developing a first-strike...

Book: Kim Jong Un told Trump about killing his uncle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's comments about the threat from the novel coronavirus attracted widespread attention after excerpts from journalist Bob Woodward's book...

Russia says West trying to victimize Moscow over Navalny

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s top diplomat on Thursday accused the West of leveling accusations of poisoning top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny without providing evidence,...

Russia urges Germany to share data about Navalny

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry has summoned the German ambassador to hand him a strongly-worded protest over what it described as Berlin's unfounded...

Air Force awards $13.3 billion contract for nuclear missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force on Tuesday awarded a $13.3 billion contract for engineering and development work on a replacement for the Minuteman...

US reaches milestone in destroying mustard agent in Colorado

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army says it has reached a milestone at a Colorado chemical weapons depot by destroying nearly 300,000 decades-old artillery...

House lawmakers ask for probe into Russian poisoning case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat and the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are together calling on President Donald Trump to...

Hospital: Russia’s Alexei Navalny out of coma, is responsive

BERLIN (AP) — Poisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's condition has improved, allowing doctors to take him out of an induced coma, the German...

NATO agrees nerve agent used to try to kill Russia’s Navalny

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday condemned the “appalling assassination attempt” on Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and called on Moscow...

Germany says Soviet-era nerve agent used on Russia’s Navalny

BERLIN (AP) — Russian...

US officials: No new environmental study for nuclear lab

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

UN atomic watchdog: N Korea still enriching uranium

BERLIN (AP) — There...

Study: Cancer cases likely in those exposed to atomic test

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

Pentagon says China planning big increase in nuclear arsenal

WASHINGTON (AP) — China...

Feds to pay South Carolina $600M in plutonium removal deal

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —...

Germany, Israel agree continued Iran arms embargo important

BERLIN (AP) — Foreign...

US faces opposition to demand to ‘snap back’ Iran sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) —...

US, Russia still at odds over new nuclear arms treaty

BERLIN (AP) — The...

Russia warns it will see any incoming missile as nuclear

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia...

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) —...

UN experts: North Korea flouts sanctions on nukes, missiles

UNITED NATIONS (AP) —...

Urgency to bear witness grows for last Hiroshima victims

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) —...

In a future bomber force, old and ugly beats new and snazzy

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE,...

Groups push to remove proposed funding for nuclear testing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

Anniversary of world’s 1st atomic test fuels nuclear debate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

Atomic anniversary brings US nuclear official to New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

Russia skeptical about nuclear pact extension prospects

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's...

US nuclear lab investigates breach at plutonium facility

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

With a view toward Iran, Israel launches spy satellite

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel...

Beyond ‘love,’ Trump has little to show from N Korea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours...

AP Interview: US envoy calls for Iran arms embargo renewal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates...

Satellite image: Iran blast was near suspected missile site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates...

US says if no arms embargo on Iran it will seek UN sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) —...

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