EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump said it was “certainly a possibility” that he could become friends with Kim Jong Un, hours after insulting the North Korean leader on Twitter.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump will call on world leaders to confront North Korea and Iran in his first address to the United Nations on Tuesday, seeking a broad alliance against the two countries his administration considers the world’s gravest threats.
EghtesadOnline: North Korea said the U.S. will “pay dearly” after its United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said the isolated nation was “begging for war,” again ratcheting up tensions as world leaders consider a fresh round of sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump said that “all options” are under consideration in response to North Korea firing an unidentified ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday as Kim Jong Un’s latest provocation rattled markets.
EghtesadOnline: Despite North Korea’s “provocative” firing of three missiles, the U.S. will continue to push for negotiations to deescalate nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump expressed cautious optimism on Tuesday about a possible improvement in relations with North Korea after months of mounting tension over its weapons programs.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson went out of his way Tuesday to note that North Korea hadn’t carried out “provocative acts” since the UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on the country, saying that restraint might lead to negotiations over its nuclear arsenal.
EghtesadOnline: North Korea threatened the U.S. on Tuesday, saying it will face “merciless revenge” for ignoring Pyongyang’s warnings over annual military drills with South Korea.
EghtesadOnline: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim.
EghtesadOnline: Worry emanating from an escalation of tensions between the U.S. and North Korea showed signs of easing Monday as shares in Asia outside Japan climbed together with U.S. equity-index futures.