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Russia withdraws from INF nuclear arms pact, after US move
Moscow has vowed to restart the development of medium-range nuclear missiles as it mirrors Washington's decision to withdraw from the 1987 arms control agreement. The split has the potential to incite a new arms race.
Russia's Vladimir Putin warns about growing threat of nuclear war
21 Dec 2018
If the US puts intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will take countermeasures, Putin said at his end-of-year press conference. He warned the "threshold" for the use of nuclear weapons was getting lower.
Iran confirms test of ballistic missiles
14 Dec 2018
An Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander said: "Iran needs no permission from foreign countries" to test missiles. The US, Britain and France claim the tests flout restrictions on Tehran's military program.
"A very sad day for North Korea" if the U.S. attacks: Trump
8 Sep 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump says he would prefer to avoid military action to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat, but added that previous diplomatic efforts have failed to pressure Pyongyang from developing its missiles.
South Korea deploys THAAD amid protests
7 Sep 2017
Protesters clash with thousands of police at a South Korean village as components of a controversial system to guard against North Korean missiles are deployed.
North Korea's nuclear threat
9 Aug 2017
Kim Jong Un has tested more missiles than his father and grandfather combined. In 2017, the recluse leader of North Korea has tested 18 missiles, though intelligence experts have questioned the successes of some of the tests.
U.S. warships fire 59 missiles on Syrian airfield
7 Apr 2017
U.S. Department of Defense releases video of Tomahawk cruise missiles being launched from a Navy destroyer aimed at a Syrian airfield.
North Korea fires four ballistic Missiles
6 Mar 2017
North Korea fired four ballistic missiles early Monday with three falling into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, the government in Tokyo said.
World reacts to North Korea nuclear test
9 Sep 2016
North Korea's neighbours and all members of the UN Security Council and NATO have condemned the nuclear test. Charles Stratford takes a closer look now at the international reaction to the test.