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Donald Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea over nuclear programme during UN address.

US President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the UN General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction” of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea, told the murmuring crowd at the UN ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Trump threatens to annihilate N Korea if US and allies are attacked.

American President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States would have to annihilate North Korea if Washington is forced to defend itself or its allies from Pyongyang's nuclear threats.

- Times Of India - IN

In U.N. Speech, Trump Threatens to 'Totally Destroy' North Korea: 'Rocket Man Is on a Suicide Mission'.

President Trump gave his starkest warning yet to the North Korean regime Tuesday, threatening to 'totally destroy' North Korea.

- Breitbart - US

Trump vows if threatened to 'totally destroy' North Korea.

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."

- Reuters - US

8 ways North Korea evades UN sanctions.

Reuters/KCNA The United Nations recently passed its strongest sanctions yet against North Korea following its sixth nuclear test. But critics have expressed doubts as to whether the sanctions would stop Pyongyang from developing nuclear weapons and if the measures would be effectively enforced. The US government and a UN ...

- Business Insider - US

Live Briefing: Trump Threatens to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea.

The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.

- New York Times - US

Donald Trump tells UN: 'I will always put America First'.

US President Donald Trump has stressed sovereignty in his first address to world leaders at the UN General Assembly. Trump has also vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea if the reclusive state doesn't relent.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

UN Chief Says World 'Must Not Sleepwalk Into War' Over North Korea.

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said as he opened the UN General Assembly dominated by the crisis over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests.

- Radio Free Europe - US

News24.com | At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea.

US President Donald Trump has threatened the 'total destruction' of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.

- News24.com - ZA

Trump: US may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea.

US president calls Kim Jong Un a ‘rocket man’ on a suicide mission.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea over weapons threats.

Donald Trump has made his strongest threat yet against North Korea, vowing to "totally destroy" the country if it attacks the US or its allies.In a wideranging speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York overnight,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At U.N., Trump says U.S. may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime,' he said.

- The Hindu - IN

Trump warns that major portions of the world 'are going to hell'

The president also threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea during his first United Nations address.

- POLITICO - US

John Bolton declares Trump's U.N. debut his 'best' speech ever

John Bolton, a United Nations ambassador under former President George W. Bush, deemed President Trump's debut address Tuesday before the U.N. General Assembly "the best of the Trump presidency." Bolton, known for his neoconservative views, heaped praise on Trump for vowing to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatens ...

- The Week - US

What would provoke Trump to 'totally destroy' North Korea?

At the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump did his best to sketch out a real foreign policy vision for his administration. And while many will claim they don't understand it, don't like it, or don't want it, the Trump Doctrine is clear and has been all along. Trump is embracing his own form of ...

- The Week - US

Trump threatens total destruction of North Korea in UN speech

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission,' Trump says of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in an address that painted a dark picture of the world

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Special Report: Trump addresses U.N. General Assembly

In his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump told world leaders they meet at a time of "immense promise and great peril." He made an argument for sovereignty and global order. Mr. Trump rebuked North Korea, saying if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the ...

- CBS NEWS - US

Trump at UN: North Korea's 'Rocket Man on suicide mission'

The US president warns North Korea will be "totally destroyed" if America is forced to defend itself.

- BBC - UK

Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself

The US president condemns "rogue nations" in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly.

- BBC - UK

Donald Trump warns of total destruction of North Korea if it does not abandon nuclear threats

Latest: President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the UN general assembly, threatened the total destruction of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Donald Trump says the US could 'totally destroy' North Korea

Donald Trump has said America would "totally destroy" North Korea if it is attacked by Kim Jong-un's regime. The President of the United States made the pledge in his first address to the UN General Assembly, which also focused on international terrorism, migration and Iran. 

- City AM - UK

Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers

North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States

- The Daily Star - LB

U.N. Chief Opens General Assembly with Jabs at Trump, North Korea

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres kicked off the United Nations General Assembly's annual debate on Tuesday by warning that we're living in "a world in pieces," and some very thinly veiled jabs at the current U.S. leader's efforts to solve the biggest problems on the planet. "Our world is in trouble," Guterres said in his ...

- Novinite - BG

World afraid of nuclear war with N. Korea, says UN chief Guterres

United Nations, United States, Sep 19 - Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea. Addressing the high-level debate at the General Assembly, Guterres said ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Donald Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea if provoked

Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if the US is forced to defend itself or allies against aggression in a strongly worded address to the general assembly of the United Nations. Mr Trump, speaking in his home city of New York, also took aim at Iran in his speech at the world body's headquarters. The US ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Trump warns US may 'destroy' North Korea

Trump warned North Korea not to pursue its nuclear missile programme.

- Daily Nation - KE

Trump warns US may have to 'destroy' North Korea

US President Donald Trump has warned leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly that the United States may have to destroy North Korea if Kim Jong-un's nuclear-armed regime threatens its neighbours.

- RTE - IE

Japan deploys missile defence to northern island: minister

Japan deployed Tuesday an additional missile defence system on its northern island of Hokkaido, days after North Korea launched a missile over the island, sparking emergency warnings to take cover.

- TheCitizen - TZ

At UNGA, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of N. Korea

United States President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the United Nations General Assembly , threatened the total destruction'' of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea, told the murmuring ...

- DAWN - PK

In first U.N. speech, Trump threatens total destruction of North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless it halts its pursuit of ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Donald Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea over nuclear programme during UN address

US President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the UN General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction” of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea, told the murmuring crowd at the UN ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

‘Use of nuclear weapons should be unthinkable’: UN chief Antonio Guterres underlines fears about conflict with North Korea

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea. Addressing the high-level debate at the General Assembly, Guterres said millions of people are living in dread ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

UN's Antonio Guterres warns against North Korea war

World leaders should take threat of 'nuclear peril' seriously, says UN chief, discouraging 'fiery talk' on North Korea.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Trump threatens to 'destroy North Korea' if necessary

US president expresses hope military action will not be necessary to thwart risk of North Korean nuclear attack.

- Al Jazeera - QA

At UN, US President Donald Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea

US President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the UN General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction"' of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.

- Stuff - NZ

World afraid of nuclear war with N. Korea, says UN chief Guterres

NEW YORK, Sept 19 — Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said today as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea. Addressing the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

North Korea's 'Rocket Man' is on a suicide mission: Trump at UN

Addressing the 72nd United Nations General Assembly , Trump called North Korea a "depraved regime" and urged member nations to turn up the pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons - or else the US will have to step in.

- Times Of India - IN

With eye on N Korea, Trump makes UN debut

US President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man” on a suicide mission.

- BDNews24 - BD

Trump says US may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission.

- BDNews24 - BD

Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers

North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States.

- GMA News - PH

At UN, Trump warns US may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear standoff, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission.

- GMA News - PH

U.N. chief says statesmanship needed on North Korea, takes digs at Trump | Reuters

The post U.N. chief says statesmanship needed on North Korea, takes digs at Trump | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Trump says if threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North Korea | Reuters

The post Trump says if threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North Korea | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

- Zee News - IN

Donald Trump addresses UN, says if pushed, US will destroy North Korea

Donald Trump laid out his vision of a world order based on strong 'sovereign nations' rather than multilateral alliances in his first address to the UNGA.

- Zee News - IN

At UN, Trump says US may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

'Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime' The post At UN, Trump says US may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers

DOHA/KUWAIT - North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States.

- Reuters - US

Trump says if threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North Korea

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission.

- Reuters - US

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission': Trump threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea' in major UN speech

Shannon Stapleton/ReutersPresident Donald Trump blasted the North Korean regime during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. In denouncing the "scourge of our planet," which he said was a "small group of rogue regimes that violate every principle on which the United Nations is based," Trump took aim ...

- Business Insider - US

Mattis explains why the US isn't shooting down North Korean missiles

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday that the U.S. hasn't tried to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles because none of them has posed a threat to the U.S. "No. 1, those missiles are not directly threatening any of us," Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon. "Obviously, Japan's ...

- Business Insider - US

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