Nuclear weapons

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon/Pool)
October 07, 2018 - 7:04 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made unspecified progress Sunday toward an agreement for the North to give up its nuclear weapons, though there was no immediate indication whether Pompeo had managed to arrange a much-...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, shakes hands with Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono before a meeting in Tokyo Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (Pool Photo via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 7:20 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his visit to Asia (all times local): 7:15 a.m. America's top diplomat left Tokyo for Pyongyang on Sunday after pledging that the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, shakes hands with Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono before a meeting in Tokyo Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (Pool Photo via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 12:12 pm
TOKYO (AP) — America's top diplomat said Saturday the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on the eve of the American's...
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In this Oct. 2, 2018 photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the State Department in Washington. As Pompeo heads off for his fourth trip to North Korea, he faces mounting pressure to produce tangible progress on convincing the country to get rid of its nuclear weapons and delivery systems as President Donald Trump seeks a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Pompeo departed Washington on Friday for whistle-stop tour of East Asia that will take him to Japan, North Korea and then South Korea. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
October 05, 2018 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed off to North Korea on Friday under pressure to produce tangible progress at convincing the country to get rid of its nuclear weapons as President Donald Trump seeks a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Pompeo departed Washington for a...
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Ri Son Gwon, right, chairman of the North's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of North Korea, shakes hands with South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon at the Pyongyang Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The delegation flew to North Korea on Thursday for a joint celebration of the anniversary of a 2007 summit and to possibly hold further peace talks. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
October 04, 2018 - 4:12 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean government delegation arrived in North Korea on Thursday for a joint celebration of the anniversary of a 2007 summit and to possibly hold further peace talks. South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said the visit is an opportunity to strengthen "...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 1, 2010 file photo, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, a gubernatorial candidate in Texas, greets well wishers during a campaign stop in Tyler, Texas. The U.S. envoy to NATO, Kay Bailey Hutchison, says Russia must halt development of new missiles that could carry nuclear warheads and is warning that the United States could "take out" the system if it becomes operational. (AP Photo/The Tyler Morning Telegraph, Jaime R. Carrero/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP, File)
October 02, 2018 - 8:06 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. envoy to NATO on Tuesday said that Russia must halt development of new missiles that could carry nuclear warheads and warned that the United States would be looking at its capability to "take out" the system if it becomes operational. NATO fears the 9M729 system contravenes...
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October 02, 2018 - 1:32 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons. Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon told parliament the estimates on the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal range from 20 bombs to as many as 60. His comment Monday was the first time a senior...
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In this on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 photo, military guard posts of North Korea, right top, and South Korea, left bottom, are seen in Paju, at the border with North Korea, South Korea. Seoul on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, says South Korea has begun clearing mines from two sites inside the heavily fortified border with North Korea under a package of tension-reduction deal between the rivals. (Kim Do-hoon/Yonhap via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 1:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean troops entered the heavily fortified border with North Korea on Monday to remove mines under tension-reducing agreements reached last month. Seoul says North Korea is expected to begin its own demining as well. The development comes amid renewed international...
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly,Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 29, 2018 - 8:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Calling for more trust, North Korea's foreign minister urged the United States on Saturday to keep moving past what he called seven decades of entrenched hostility if Washington wants to restart stalled negotiations meant to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear bombs. Boiling the...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows guided missile sites in Beirut during his address of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 28, 2018 - 12:20 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's allegations against Tehran at the U.N. General Assembly as an "obscene charge," the state-run IRNA news agency reported Friday. The response came after Netanyahu on Thursday claimed at the General...
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