Landmark anti-nuclear treaty enters into force

The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons has entered into force, an historic step marred by the lack of signatures from the world’s major nuclear powers. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became part of international law on Friday, culminating

Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after US departure

US withdrawal from the post-Cold War defence accord last year ‘upended the balance of interests of signatory states’, Moscow says. Russia said on Friday it will withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities following the United States’ exit