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20 September, 2017 5:10 PM ‘Trump’s tough speech reaffirms the need for denuclearisation’

South Korea, Japan say it portrays America’s firm stance U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech to the UN, where he warned he would “totally destroy” North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realise it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday. “We view the speech as portraying a firm and specific stance on the key issues 14

20 September, 2017 2:41 AM Trump's fiery UN address redefines US role in the world

It was described by one observer as a "42-minute tweetstorm" and by another as president George W. Bush's "'axis of evil' speech on steroids." But in most respects, Trump's first stint before the green marble rostrum was everything you might expect from the truculent, norm-shattering businessman-turned-politician. It was decidedly not what anyone would 32

18 September, 2017 2:05 AM Sushma Swaraj in New York for UN General Assembly as world grapples with Rohingya crisis, North Korea threat

Sushma Swaraj reached New York ahead of the UN General Assembly that will kick off on Tuesday. The UNGA comes against the backdrop of a humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and North Korea's latest nuclear test. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today landed in New York ahead of the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session, which kicks off on Tuesday 42

15 September, 2017 6:03 PM North Korea endangers whole world, take action against Pyongyang, US tells China, Russia

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programmes. In the latest attempt to deal with an issue that has repeatedly frustrated world powers, the UN Security 28

15 September, 2017 6:49 AM Kim Jong-un, the reformer: Why North Korea keeps firing missiles despite UN sanctions

Behind North Korea's nuclear stubbornness is a series of measured economic reforms introduced by its leader Kim Jong-un. It may not be easy for the United Nations to make Pyongyang listen by twisting its arm. North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un carries an image of the most ruthless dictator in the world. Kim Jong-un hits international headlines 40

13 September, 2017 4:09 AM Trump: North Korea sanctions 'small step', warns of more

"We think it's just another very small step - not a big deal," US President Donald Trump said as he met with Malaysia's prime minister at the White House. "But those sanctions are nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen." He did not elaborate. WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Tuesday new UN sanctions "are nothing compared to what ultimately 56

5 September, 2017 6:52 AM North Korean leader is begging for war: Haley

Washington, Sep 5 (PTI) North Korea is "begging for war" with abusive use of missiles and nuclear threats, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said, pushing for the "strongest possible measures" on Pyongyang following its sixth and most powerful nuclear test. On Sunday, North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile 45

5 September, 2017 5:36 AM North Korea begging for war: US pushes for tougher sanctions after 6th nuke test

United Nations: The US has accused North Korea of "begging for war" and pushed for the "strongest possible measures" on Pyongyang following its sixth and most powerful nuclear test. As world powers scramble to react to the latest grave step in the North's rogue weapons programme, South Korea launched major live-fire naval drills to warn its isolated 64

4 September, 2017 10:30 PM The Timing Of North Korea's Nuke Test Could Not Be Worse For China's Leader

On Sunday last, hours before the Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech on his country's diplomatic prowess at the BRICS Summit 2017, North Korea tested a nuclear bomb, stealing his spotlight President Xi Jinping does not like surprises. That hasn't stopped Kim Jong Un or President Donald Trump. On Sunday, hours before the Chinese president 94

4 September, 2017 9:57 PM US envoy says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ‘begging for war’ as UN mulls sanctions

The United States accused North Korea's trading partners on Monday of aiding its nuclear ambitions and said Pyongyang was "begging for war" after the North's powerful nuclear test on Sunday and signs that further missile launches were on the way. The United States accused North Korea’s trading partners on Monday of aiding its nuclear ambitions and said Pyongyang 33