North Korea successfully tests latest solid-fuel engine

North Korea has said it successfully tested a recently developed solid-fuel engine, claiming the trial would pave the way to a “new strategic weapon system” after its military outlined plans to produce an upgraded intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Won’t resume nuclear talks ‘under threat’; says Iran

Iran said on Monday that it will not accept the resumption of nuclear negotiations with the West under pressure or threat. Indirect talks between Iran, US on reviving nuclear deal remain stalled since August

Pentagon says, China’s nuclear arsenal will triple by 2035

China's nuclear arsenal is likely to more than triple to 1,500 warheads by 2035, the Pentagon said in a Tuesday report that also highlighted the increasing sophistication of the country's air force.