North Korea resumes insults of 'erratic old man' Trump

Asia Pacific Dec 9, 2019

North Korea resumes insults of 'erratic old man' Trump

Satellite imagery indicated Monday that North Korea had tested a rocket engine, and a senior Pyongyang official called Donald Trump a "heedless and erratic old man," resuming insults of the U.S. president that had been set aside during a thaw. The statement carried in state ...

European powers claim Iran is developing nuclear-capable missiles

World Dec 6, 2019

European powers claim Iran is developing nuclear-capable missiles

Britain, France and Germany have accused Iran of developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, but Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Thursday called the allegation "a desperate falsehood." U.N. ambassadors for the three countries said in a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that Iran's actions are ...

Putin offers U.S. chance to extend key nuclear pact right now

World / Politics Dec 6, 2019

Putin offers U.S. chance to extend key nuclear pact right now

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow is prepared to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the United States. Speaking at a meeting with military officials, Putin said that Russia has repeatedly offered the U.S. to extend the New START ...

Europeans again condemn North Korea's missile launches

Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 5, 2019

Europeans again condemn North Korea's missile launches

Half a dozen European countries on Wednesday again condemned North Korea's 13 "provocative" ballistic missile launches since May, saying they violate U.N. Security Council resolutions and undermine regional and international security. A statement from the five European council members — Belgium, France, Germany, United Kingdom ...