IRAN poured scorn on threatened US sanctions on Tuesday and told European powers to step up and salvage its international nuclear deal - though Germany signalled there was only so much it could do to...

[BEIRUT] Iran poured scorn on threatened US sanctions on Tuesday and told European powers to step up and salvage its international nuclear deal - though Germany signalled there was only so much it...

NORTH Korea has expressed its commitment to "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula and is not seeking conditions, South Korean President Moon Jae In said on Thursday, as the...

[TOKYO] Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc (Tepco) shares rose more than 4 per cent after Japanese media reported that the governor of Niigata prefecture, where the utility's Kashiwazaki...

THE BOTTOM LINE

A FEW years ago - probably four or five - I had an unexpected and terrifying thought: We could have World War III. Until then, I had blissfully believed, along with (I suspect) billions of others,...

[SANTIAGO]Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven...

[TOKYO] Little more than a year after flagging multi-billion dollar writedowns that threatened its very survival, Toshiba Corp has gained some closure with the sale of its former nuclear unit...

KIM Jong Un on Monday warned the United States that he has a "nuclear button" on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened, but offered an olive branch to South Korea, saying he...

[SEOUL] South Korea predicted on Tuesday that North Korea would look to open negotiations with the United States over its weapons programmes next year and pursue at least some rapprochement with...

SOUTH Korea aims to expand the share of renewables and also natural gas in its fuel mix to gradually cut back its high dependence on coal and nuclear power over the 15 years to 2031, the energy...