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North Korea slams Europeans over criticism of missile test

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | North Korea on Thursday slammed a statement by European UN Security Council members urging strict enforcement of sanctions against Pyongyang for its latest missile test, calling the move a “serious provocation”. Pyongyang fired a sea-launched missile on October 2 in the latest — and most …

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Auto suppliers hit as GM strike in US grinds on

New York, United States | AFP |  As the General Motors strike grinds on, more auto suppliers and contractors are sending workers home, adding to the economic drag on Michigan and other US midwestern car manufacturing hubs. The idling affects companies that supply parts, computer systems and raw materials to GM …

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Trump: US going into Middle East was ‘worst decision ever’

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump said Wednesday the US military becoming involved in the Middle East was the “worst decision ever made” and that he was ensuring the safe return of troops. Trump has faced a bipartisan storm of criticism since a surprise announcement by the …

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Trump threatens Turkey after greenlighting Syria invasion

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump has warned Turkey against going too far in Syria, just a day after giving Ankara an apparent green light to invade its southern neighbor and sparking panic among Washington’s Kurdish allies. The US pulled back 50 to 100 “special operators” from …

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