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October 13, 2017 7:30 PM Iran nuclear deal: Trump's speech in full

Thank you very much. My fellow Americans: As President of the United States, my highest obligation is to ensure the safety and security of the American people. History has shown that the longer we ignore a threat, the more dangerous that threat becomes. For this reason, upon taking office, I've ordered a complete strategic review of our policy toward 31

October 13, 2017 3:45 PM Trump To Put Iran Nuclear Deal In Limbo By Refusing To Certify

President Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 7. President Trump is expected to strike a formal blow against the Iran nuclear deal Friday afternoon. But he will stop short of asking Congress to re-impose sanctions on Tehran. Instead, the president will urge lawmakers to pass a new law, spelling 28

October 6, 2017 10:24 AM Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican). Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Nobel committee chair, said it was due to the group's "groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty prohibition" on nuclear weapons. "We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons being used is greater than it has been for a long time," she continued 26

September 28, 2017 4:44 PM Biafra: Protesters shutdown US Embassy in Abuja over IPOB

Protesters drawn from various civil society organizations, Thursday, stormed the United States of America’s Embassy in Abuja over the alleged support of the country for the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Speaking at the protest ground, Comrade Richard Augustine, National Coordinator of the protesting group, Stand Up For Peace Movement, said it was annoying 18

September 23, 2017 10:37 PM IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards

Was I surprised that the Federal Government (FG) declared the unarmed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation? No! I am only surprised that many Nigerians were surprised. For those who were surprised, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, cleared their surprises. He said: “All I know is that IPOB has engaged in terrorist 22

September 22, 2017 11:39 PM Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

“It is not clear North Korea has that capability yet,’’ said Siegfried S. Hecker, the former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the nuclear weapons expert the North Koreans let in to see their uranium enrichment plants years ago, when they wanted to make clear to the Obama administration that their atomic weapons program was moving ahead 57

September 21, 2017 6:34 PM Buhari leaves New York for London

President Buhari checked out of his hotel Millennium Tower New York accommodation at about 8.05am for JFK International Airport for his journey the London. Recall that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina had in a statement before the President left Abuja last weekend said that Buhari will go to London from New York after 40

September 15, 2017 12:46 AM North Korea launches missile over Japan

How much damage can North Korea's weapons do? (CNN)North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan for the second time in less than a month, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday. North Korea has long maintained it wants nuclear weapons and long-range missiles to deter the United States from attempting to overthrow the regime 27

September 5, 2017 3:40 AM Bigger threats from President Trump benefit Kim Jong Un

Warnings of "fire and fury" strengthen the myth North Korea needs to defend itself, writes Sky's new US Correspondent Mark Austin. As I moved into my Washington flat at the start of a year covering events here for Sky News, the phone-in on one of many the local radio stations made for uncomfortable listening. Should President Trump bomb North Korea was the question 95

September 3, 2017 3:56 PM “Extremely regrettable”, UN Atomic agency responds to N Korea nuclear test

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has condemned Sunday’s reported nuclear bomb test by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The Director General of IAEA, Yukiya Amano, described North Korea’s latest nuclear launch as “an extremely regrettable act that completely disregarded the international community’s repeated demands 28