World Insight: “Profound regret” over US withdrawal from UNESCO

US President Donald Trump appears to have delivered on a campaign promise to disengage from the United Nations, after the UN’s world heritage body UNESCO was notified that the US is withdrawing its membership, citing “mounting arrears” and “continuing anti-Israel bias.” The US did say it would “remain engaged … as a non-member observer state […]

Trump: ‘Only one thing will work’ with DPRK

US President Donald Trump has tweeted about the DPRK, saying “only one thing will work in dealing with Pyongyang.” He said in the tweet that previous administrations had talked to the DPRK for 25 years without results. The president has previously said it was the “calm before the storm,” and the US would “totally destroy” […]

Pence: No evil will ever diminish strength of US people

As Las Vegas police appealed to the public for help in uncovering a wealthy retiree’s motive for massacring 58 people at an outdoor concert this week, US Vice President Mike Pence visited Las Vegas on Saturday stressing unity and offering solace. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): […]

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats amid rising tensions with Havana

US President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday expelled 15 Cuban diplomats to protest Cuba’s failure to protect staff at the US embassy in Havana from a mysterious spate of health “attacks,” spurring new tensions between the former Cold War foes. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): Download […]

Las Vegas massacre: White House evades questions on gun control, Trump keeps mum

The US is in mourning after the worst mass shooting in its recent history which saw a 64-year-old former accountant Stephen Craig Paddock brutally killing at least 59 Las Vegas concert goers. The carnage, described by US President Donald Trump as an “act of pure evil” on Monday, has yet again prompted calls for gun […]

Tillerson’s China trip paves way for Trump’s state visit

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up his second trip to Beijing, where he discussed the issue of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) with senior Chinese officials. During his stay, Tillerson said the US had direct talks with Pyongyang, which shows no interest in dialogues or intention to give up its nuclear […]

Trump on DPRK: Military option not the first choice

US President Donald Trump warned the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday that any US military option would be “devastating” for Pyongyang, but said the use of force was not Washington’s first option to deal with the country’s ballistic and nuclear weapons program. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on […]

War of words continues between US and DPRK

US President Donald Trump has had yet another pop at the DPRK leader, Kim Jong Un, over his refusal to give up his nuclear program. CGTN’s Quan Chenchen has more on how their war of words has got out of hand. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): […]

China’s central bank action could cripple DPRK economy: Expert

Could Chinese banks cutting off money flow to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) make the difference in stopping the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula? US President Donald Trump said Thursday that China’s central bank has ordered the country’s banks to curb trade with the DPRK, as he announced new US sanctions against […]

Trump talks tough at UN

US President Donald Trump had often been critical of the United Nations and on Tuesday, in a speech before the General Assembly, he laid out his calls to ease the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, to his policy on climate change and global security. On Monday, Trump called on UN Secretary-General António Guterres to reform […]

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