| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:20 PM
After a summer of tension over the war in the Gaza Strip, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered a new season of troubles in their often-fraught relationship with a meeting Wednesday that highlighted hard disagreements...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:07 AM
A U.S. proposal aimed at resolving a central dispute in nuclear talks with Iran is meeting skepticism in the Iranian capital from conservatives and observers of other political stripes.
U.S. negotiators have proposed to have Iran disconnect some of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from Britain, opting to preserve a more than 300-year-old union in a referendum Thursday that sent shock waves through Europe and opened the door to continuing political tumult in Britain.
With turnout at...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Last summer in Berlin, President Obama called for "bold reductions" in U.S. and Russian tactical nuclear weapons to ease the risk of annihilation in Europe.
Obama was referring to the roughly 200 B61 nuclear bombs that the U.S. has deployed in five NATO...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The Obama administration and Iran signaled Tuesday that they were prepared to extend international negotiations over the latter’s nuclear program beyond the Sunday deadline, buying time for the struggling effort but leaving its future cloudy....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Iran and six world powers agreed late Friday to extend their talks on Tehran’s nuclear program for four months, insisting that they have made progress toward a historic deal despite disagreements.
Representatives of the seven countries have...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The solution to ridding nations of nuclear warheads may come from a simple puzzle involving marbles.
That, at least, is what lies at the core of a warhead verification protocol designed by a Princeton University team, published this week in the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North.
Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:34 PM
An Iranian nuclear negotiator offered an upbeat assessment of ongoing international nuclear talks during a news conference for Iranian journalists, but said a preliminary text for a comprehensive agreement may include hundreds of points of dispute,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Iran is easing a key demand in negotiations with world powers over its disputed nuclear program, boosting prospects for the top-priority agreement that diplomats are racing to finish within a month.
Abbas Araqchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister,...