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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, gestures while shaking hands with China's Premier Li Keqiang. (credit: Getty Images)

Goal Of Nuclear-Free NKorea Tests US, China Ties

Bound by threats from North Korea, the U.S. and China agreed Saturday to rid the bellicose nation of nuclear weapons in a test of whether the world powers can shelve years of rivalry and discord, and unite in fostering global stability.

04/13/2013

A new independent report calls on the United States and Russia to gradually take their nuclear weapons off ready-to-launch status to reduce the threat of mutual assured destruction. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report Calls For US, Russia To Remove Nuclear Weapons From Ready-To-Launch Status

A new independent report calls on the United States and Russia to gradually take their nuclear weapons off ready-to-launch status to reduce the threat of mutual assured destruction.

04/03/2013

Iran's foreign minister has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a liar who requires deception to promote his policies. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘All Options Are On The Table’ With Iran

President Barack Obama is warning Iran that the U.S. will “do what is necessary” to prevent the Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

03/20/2013

Federal authorities say a civilian defense contractor who works in intelligence at Pacific Command gave his Chinese girlfriend information on existing war plans and U.S. nuclear weapons.( Photographer: Jerome Favre)

Feds: Defense Contractor Gave Chinese Girlfriend Info On War Plans, Nukes

Federal authorities say a civilian defense contractor who works in intelligence at Pacific Command gave his Chinese girlfriend information on existing war plans and U.S. nuclear weapons.

03/19/2013

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivers a speech during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 34th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on Feb. 10, 2013. (credit: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 99 Percent of Americans Believe Iran is Threat to U.S.

A new poll finds that nearly 100 percent of Americans believe that Iran is a threat to the United States.

02/20/2013

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a joint press conference with Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad on Oct. 4, 2012. (credit: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Foreign Minister: ‘Iran Doesn’t Intend To Attack Israel’ With Nukes

Russia’s foreign minister looked to reassure Israel Thursday that Iran would never attack the Jewish state.

10/11/2012

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures during a press conference, at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport, on Sept. 22, 2012 before his departure for the U.N. General Assembly in New York. (credit: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ahmadinejad: ‘We Have Never Threatened’ Israel

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claims he has never said Iran would attack Israel, despite the leader previously saying the Jewish state should be “eliminated.”

09/26/2012

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi addresses the media in Tehran on Aug. 9, 2012. (credit: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian Foreign Minister: ‘Israel Can’t Carry Out Attack’ Against Iran

Iran’s foreign minister is boasting that Israel won’t attack the Islamic country.

09/18/2012

In this handout photo from the Israeli Government Press Office, President Barack Obama talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they walk along the Colonnade of the White House on March 5, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Netanyahu To Obama: ‘Wait For What? Wait Until When?’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making it clear that Israel will not wait to take out Iranian nuclear facilities.

09/11/2012

This undated handout picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Feb. 9, 2012 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting the Command of Large Combined Unit 324 of the Korean People's Army at undisclosed place in North Korea. (credit: KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korean Envoy To Come To US For Security Conference

In another sign of warming relations between two wartime foes, a senior North Korean nuclear negotiator will attend a security conference in the United States, a person with knowledge of the negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang told The Associated Press on Thursday.

03/01/2012

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