Visit our new website: worldnews.easybranches.com

Trump calls latest UN sanctions on North Korea ‘not a big deal’, contradicting own officials

  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 05:13
US President Donald Trump downplayed a UN Security Council resolution passed unanimously this week against North Korea, calling the move “not a big deal”. Trump’s take on the new sanctions, which curtail North Korea’s fuel and textile trade with other countries, ran counter to the way other current and former officials, including those in Trump’s administration, have characterised the move. “We had a vote yesterday on sanctions. We think it’s just... South China Morning Post - China feed

Tags


Save big on top tech magazines.

Related Stories

Labor seizes on Coalition Cabinet leaks after Bishop calls for probe
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:59

The Foreign Minister's call for an investigation into Cabinet leaks shows the Federal Government is "eating itself", Bill Shorten says. ...

Labor seizes on Coalition Cabinet leaks after Bishop calls for probe
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:59

The Foreign Minister's call for an investigation into Cabinet leaks shows the Federal Government is "eating itself", Bill Shorten says. ...

North Korea denounces US relisting the country as a state sponsor of terrorism
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:43

North Korea on Wednesday called US President Donald Trump’s decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism a “serious provocation&r...

North Korea Violated Armistice When Soldiers Shot at Defector, U.S. Says
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:44

North Korea violated the armistice that ended the Korean War when its border guards, while pursuing a soldier who was defecting to the South last week...

American formerly imprisoned in North Korea burns to death
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:44

Police in San Diego are investigating the mysterious death of a man who made international headlines eight years ago when former US President Jimmy Ca...

Trump, Top Lawmakers To Meet To Discuss Averting Shutdown
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:59

A potential government shutdown looms at the end of the year if U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders cannot reach an agreement by the...

Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Zimbabwe, Ratko Mladic: Your Thursday Briefing
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:52

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. NYT > Home Page

Developer K Wah International eyes expansion in China’s affluent regions
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:20

K Wah International, the property developer chaired by casino magnate Lui Che-woo, aims to boost its land bank and chase lucrative acquisition targets...

AP source: MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:55

NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball, its players' union and the Japanese commissioner's office agreed Tuesday to a new pos...

Dramatic video shows North Korean defector shot 5 times, pulled to freedom
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:44

After regaining consciousness, he said he wanted to listen to some K-pop. ABC News: International

Officials check for Zika
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:24

Health officials collect mosquito larvae from a water container in Phnom Penh during a monitoring programme for the Zika virus. TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP A...

South Korea must keep THAAD’s prying eyes away from China, foreign minister says
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:16

Beijing has again urged Seoul to ensure that a US anti-missile system installed in southern South Korea not infringe on China’s security interes...


News Categories