Washington and Seoul agree to maintain a strong and extended deterrence against North Korea, expressing concern over rising threats posed by the isolated nation's nuclear programme.
Iran’s state broadcaster said security forces arrested all members of the group and confiscated a large amount of weapons, explosives, and technical and communication equipment belonging to the group in several operations across Iran.
Shifting geopolitical tides and security priorities have strained the once-close ties between Algiers and Washington.
"We have passed 120 kilogrammes," says Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.
The move takes Iran closer to the 90 percent purity level needed for use in a nuclear weapon as Vienna talks to save the 2015 nuclear deal at a standstill.
Iran's president-elect Ebrahim Raisi says he has no plans to meet with US President Joe Biden, while calling on regional rival Saudi Arabia to halt its intervention in Yemen immediately.
North Korea leader Kim Jong-un's remarks came two days before the newly appointed US envoy for North Korea, Sung Kim, is scheduled to arrive in South Korea on his first visit since assuming the role last month.
Though Vienna talks resume amid complications raised by Iran FM's accusation that Russia tried to scupper the pact, Moscow representative Ulyanov says all parties are led "by unity of purpose which is full restoration of nuclear deal."
Russian diplomat participating in talks to save 2015 JCPOA accord says meeting in Vienna has been "successful," though salvage efforts will take time.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken told European allies that the US is prepared to talk to Iran about both countries returning to compliance with a 2015 deal that aims to stop Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon.
Fakhrizadeh, killed in an attack outside Tehran, was widely seen by Western intelligence as the mastermind of clandestine Iranian efforts to develop nuclear weapons. Here's more on the man whose killing is being blamed on Israel.
UN report seen by Reuters showed that North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.”
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