The US National Security Agency has bugged the United Nations’ New York headquarters, Germany’s Der Spiegel weekly said yesterday in the latest in a series of reports on US spying that has strained relations between Washington and its allies.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2013
The head of the UN nuclear agency has flown to Tehran on a delicate mission that - if successful – could finally lift the veil on whether Iran is seeking atomic arms while strengthening the Islamic Republic’s negotiating hand in crucial nuclear talks with six world powers later in the week.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
The US said yesterday that North Korea had agreed to a moratorium on nuclear tests and long-range missile launches and to allow nuclear inspectors to visit its Yongbyon nuclear complex to verify a halt to all nuclear activities including uranium enrichment.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
Senior UN inspectors arrived in Iran yesterday to push for transparency about its disputed nuclear programme, and several European states halted purchases of Iranian oil as part of Western moves to pile pressure on a defiant Tehran.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Iran said it was very optimistic over a visit by UN nuclear inspectors aimed at shedding light on suspected military aspects of Tehran’s atomic work, but suggested Tehran would curb cooperation if the experts became a “tool” for outside powers.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2012
IRAN won’t retreat “one iota” from its nuclear programme, but the world is being misled by claims that it seeks atomic weapons, president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said yesterday in his first reaction since a UN watchdog report that Tehran is on the brink of developing a nuclear warhead.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011
THE UN nuclear watchdog is expected this week to issue its most detailed report yet on research in Iran seen as geared to developing atomic bombs, heightening international suspicions of Tehran’s agenda and stoking Middle East tensions.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011