Daily News: 12/2017

December 18, 2017

"Iran seeks to examine missile parts displayed by US diplomat" Associated Press / ... View Source ›

DAVID E. SANGER, "A Tillerson Slip Offers a Peek Into Secret Planning on North Korea" New York Times / ... View Source ›

"North Korea 'hacked crypto-currency exchange in South'" BBC / ... View Source ›

Felicia Schwartz and Ian Talley, "Boeing, Airbus Sales Imperiled as Trump Administration Formulates Iran Plan" Wall Street Journal / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky, "Iran economy's recovery strengthening but bank reform is urgent, IMF says" Reuters / ... View Source ›

December 15, 2017

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Andrew Osborn, "Russia says not ready to strangle North Korea economically: Ifax" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Adam Vaughan, "Plans for major nuclear power station in Wales win green light" The Guardain / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Steve Holland and Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham, "Trump discusses North Korea situation with Putin: White House" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Missy Ryan and Kareem Fahim, "Trump administration showcases weapons to allege Iran is increasing its role in Yemen" Washington Post / ... View Source ›

Chen Aizhu, Ron Bousso , "Exclusive: China's CNPC weighs taking over Iran project if Total leaves - sources" Reuters / ... View Source ›

CHOE SANG-HUN, MOTOKO RICH, NATALIE RENEAU and AUDREY CARLSEN , "Rocket Men: The Team Building North Korea’s Nuclear Missile" New York Times / ... View Source ›

December 14, 2017

Josh Smith, "U.N. probes alleged abduction of North Korean restaurant workers, official says" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Ewen MacAskill, "UK and Japan to discuss security issues including North Korea nuclear threat" The Guardian / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Christine Kim; Editing by Clarence Fernandez, "North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war', vows action" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Adam Kredo, "Boeing Execs Head to Iran as Congress Cracks Down on Tehran’s Use of Planes For Terror" Washington Free Beacon / ... View Source ›

Brendan Pierson , "Turkish banker accused of helping Iran launder money seeks mistrial" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Franz-Stefan Gady, "China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties" The Diplomat / ... View Source ›

December 13, 2017

Osamu Tsukimori , "Japanese court rules against Shikoku Electric nuclear restart" Reuters / ... View Source ›

"Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope" Associated Press / ... View Source ›

COURTNEY KUBE, CAROL E. LEE and ROBERT WINDREM, "Haley will display missile, other evidence Iran supplying Yemen rebels" NBC / ... View Source ›

John Irish , "France's Le Drian says 'no' to Iran Mediterranean axis" Reuters / ... View Source ›

David Brunnstrom, Christine Kim , "Tillerson says U.S. ready to talk to North Korea; Japan wants pressure" Reuters / ... View Source ›

ALASTAIR JAMIESON, "Russian delegation arrives in North Korea as Tillerson softens U.S. stance" NBC / ... View Source ›

December 12, 2017

Christine Kim, Ben Blanchard , "South Korea's Moon, China's Xi to talk North Korea, trade in Beijing summit" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Kristin Huang, "China, Russia send message to North Korea with anti-missile drills in Beijing" South China Morning Post / ... View Source ›

Sherisse Pham , "North Korea may be making a fortune from bitcoin mania" CNN / ... View Source ›

SCOTT NEUMAN, "Charles Jenkins, Cold War Defector To North Korea, Dies At 77" NPR / ... View Source ›

CRISTINA MARCOS, "GOP lawmakers call for Iran sanctions over its role in Yemen" The Hill / ... View Source ›

"Iran state TV: 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks southern Iran" Associated Press / ... View Source ›

Ladane Nasseri , "Iran Guards Commander Says Ready to Back Palestinian Forces" Bloomberg / ... View Source ›

December 11, 2017

Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Andrew Torchia/Keith Weir, "Iran's Rouhani submits conservative 2018 budget as U.S. tensions overshadow economy" Reuters / ... View Source ›

Hilary Clarke and James Masters, "Iran postpones court appearance of jailed woman as UK minister visits" CNN / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Momen Abdelkhalek; Writing by Amina Ismail; Editing by Toby Chopra, "Egypt to sign contracts for nuclear power plant during Putin's visit: sources" Reuters / ... View Source ›

GERRY MULLANY, "North Korean Submarine Missile Threat Prompts U.S.-Led Military Drills" New York Times / ... View Source ›

David Tweed , "Lockheed's F-35, North Korea Threat Push World Arms Sales Higher" Bloomberg / ... View Source ›

JANE PERLEZ, "Fearing the Worst, China Plans Refugee Camps on North Korean Border" New York Times / ... View Source ›

December 8, 2017

Alastair Gale, "Japan Missile Plans Put North Korean Bases Within Range" Wall Street Journal / ... View Source ›

BRUCE HARRISON, "How North Korea recruits its army of young hackers" NBC / ... View Source ›

Jose Pagliery,, "Gold trader says he made 'maybe $150 million' from plot to beat Iran sanctions" CNN / ... View Source ›

KEN DILANIAN, "Iran-sponsored hackers have targeted Israel, Saudis, Turkey since 2014" NBC / ... View Source ›

Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; writing by Maria Tsvetkova; editing by Dmitry Solovyov, "Iran's defense minister to visit Russia soon: RIA" Reuters / ... View Source ›

MITSURU OBE, "Forty-nine nations breached North Korea sanctions: report" Nikkei Asian Review / ... View Source ›

December 7, 2017

David Reid | Hadley Gamble, "Iran's terror threat and nuclear compliance should be dealt with separately, NATO chief says" CNBC / ... View Source ›

"Iran's South Pars Gas Field Ph.14 Coming to Production " Financial Tribune / ... View Source ›

KEITH BRADSHER, "Near North Korea’s Border, a Chinese Paper Offers Tips on Nuclear Fallout" New York Times / ... View Source ›

Nina Chestney, "UK Government to fund research into mini-nuclear plants" The Independent / ... View Source ›

Fiona Harvey, "Iter nuclear fusion project reaches key halfway milestone" The Guardian / ... View Source ›

Elizabeth Shim , "Report: North Korea sells paintings in violation of sanctions" United Press International / ... View Source ›

CRISTINA MAZA , "Trump's North Korea Sanctions are failing as Kim Jong Un does business with dozens of countries" Newsweek / ... View Source ›

December 6, 2017

BENJAMIN WEISER, "Zarrab’s Take From Iran Sanctions Plot? ‘Maybe $150 Million,’ He Says" New York Times / ... View Source ›

Kiyoshi Takenaka , "North Korea boats off Japan spark spy scare; but some suspect just luckless fishermen" Reuters / ... View Source ›

JESSE JOHNSON, "U.N. official’s visit to North Korea may set stage for talks on nuclear issue" Japan Times / ... View Source ›

Rishi Iyengar , "Report: 49 countries have been busting sanctions on North Korea " CNN / ... View Source ›

With reporting by AP and Interfax, "Turkmenistan, Iran To Seek Mediation Of $1.8 Billion Gas Dispute" Radio Free Europe / ... View Source ›

December 5, 2017

Kristina Sgueglia, Richard Roth and Joshua Berlinger, "Senior UN official arrives in North Korea" CNN / ... View Source ›

Joshua Berlinger, "North Korea missile: Inconsistencies spotted in Hwasong-15 images" CNN / ... View Source ›

Neil Connor, "China stages drills in warning to US and South Korea amid nuclear tensions" The Telegraph / ... View Source ›

David L. Chandler , "On 75th anniversary of first nuclear fission reactor, MIT re-enacts seminal experiment" MIT News / ... View Source ›

Reporting by John Irish; editing by Richard Lough, "France, Germany want Iran to reverse ballistic missile program" Reuters / ... View Source ›

"Iran Gains Nuclear Battery Production Know-How: AEOI Official" Tasnim News Agency / ... View Source ›

Laurence Norman, "Tillerson Calls on European Allies to Tackle Iranian Missile Program" Wall Street Journal / ... View Source ›

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