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Trump hits North Korea with fresh sanctions

Trump hits North Korea with fresh sanctions

Donald Trump has signed an executive order to introduce new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme. The order boosts the US Treasury’s ability to clamp down on individuals and companies that finance and facilitate trade with the...

Trump mocked for non-existent 'Nambia' gaffe

Donald Trump has added to his list of “unpresidented” achievements – by appearing to invent a new African country in a speech at the United Nations. At a working lunch with African leaders, the President said: “In Guinea and Nigeria you fought...
Rouhani slams Trump in United Nations speech

Rouhani slams Trump in United Nations speech

Hassan Rouhani has used his speech at the United Nations General Assembly to slam the United States and present Iran as a moderate and measured international player.  Speaking on Wednesday morning in New York, the Iranian President said his regime strives “to...
Iran's leader Rouhani slams Trump in UN speech

Iran's leader Rouhani slams Trump in UN speech

Iran’s leader Rouhani slams Trump in UN speech 20 September 2017 From the section Middle East Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country would not be intimidated by threats President Hassan Rouhani...

Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' N Korea

Donald Trump says the United States will “totally destroy” North Korea if it is threatened by the regime. The US President described Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man on a suicide mission for himself and his regime” in his...
Like it or not, Trump needs the United Nations

Like it or not, Trump needs the United Nations

If Donald Trump’s first speech at the United Nations is anything to go by then it is going to be a pretty dull week. He stuck to the script. And many of the world’s most colourful leaders are staying away from the body’s General Assembly. So while he...
Trump speaks out against 'mismanagement' at UN

Trump speaks out against 'mismanagement' at UN

Donald Trump has used his first appearance at the United Nations to call for “truly bold reforms” at the 193-nation organisation. The US President has criticised the bureaucracy and the financial burden that UN membership imposes on the US, and said it...
Donald Trump: The UN has not reached its potential

Donald Trump: The UN has not reached its potential

Donald Trump: The UN has not reached its potential 18 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump is to make his debut at the UN General Assembly: Will he listen or lecture? The United Nations is not...
US monuments under threat after Trump review

US monuments under threat after Trump review

Several US national monuments could be reduced in size or changed under proposals submitted to Donald Trump. A leaked report written by US interior secretary Ryan Zinke recommends that six of the 27 sites should be cut in size and changes made to around four others....
Trump labels Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' in jibe

Trump labels Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' in jibe

Donald Trump has taken a swipe at North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, labelling him ‘Rocket Man’ following the secretive state’s controversial missile tests. On Twitter, the US leader said: “I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night....
Trump vows to help Florida rebuild after Irma

Trump vows to help Florida rebuild after Irma

Donald Trump has visited communities torn up by Hurricane Irma in Florida – handing out food to families whose homes were destroyed by the storm. The President praised emergency crews for doing an “amazing job” saving lives, and told reporters that...
Is Trump using 'Dreamers' as a bargaining chip?

Is Trump using 'Dreamers' as a bargaining chip?

Donald Trump is constantly banging on about how good he is at cutting deals. It’s his thing. He says he’s made deals all his working life, making himself billions of dollars in the process (although hundreds of millions is more likely). He says that is how...

China takes aim at Trump in free trade plea

China’s premier, Li Keqiang, has taken aim at the United States in calling for free trade policies to be maintained to bolster the “difficult recovery” in the world economy. Following a meeting in Beijing involving the heads of the International...
Trump warns extremists on 9/11 anniversary

Trump warns extremists on 9/11 anniversary

Donald Trump has led tributes to the 9/11 victims on the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks, saying the US grieves for the people “murdered by terrorists” in 2001. Moments of silence were held for the almost 3,000 people killed when hijackers crashed...
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