Vulnerable Pacific states demand urgent climate action

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 12:35 GMT

Pacific island leaders on Friday demanded urgent action from the global community to address climate change.

U.S. says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 11:48 GMT

North Korea's three short-range missile launches appear to have either failed in flight or exploded almost immediately.

Trump praises N.Korea's Kim for 'wise' decision on Guam

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 06:39 GMT

Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a "wise" decision not to fire missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 12:20 GMT

Guam officials were "ecstatic" Tuesday as North Korea appeared to back away from its threat to fire four missiles towards the US territory in the western Pacific.

Shares rally, yen and gold fall as Korea tensions ease

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 10:47 GMT

Shares rose on Tuesday, while the Japanese yen, Swiss franc and gold all dropped after North Korea's leader signaled he would delay plans to fire a missile towards Guam.

PRECIOUS-Gold falls on rising risk appetite as N.Korea tensions ease

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 09:52 GMT

Gold prices fell on Tuesday as easing tensions between the United States and North Korea pushed investors to seek riskier assets such as equities.

Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline looms

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 09:02 GMT

The Catholic faithful in Guam led prayers for peace Sunday in the shadow of North Korean missile threat

North Korea: Australia would support US in conflict

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 09:18 GMT

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull says if North Korea launches an attack on the United States, Australia will join the conflict, ABC News reported Friday.

German bond yield holds near lows as Pyongyang unveils strike plan

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 09:37 GMT

Europe's top-rated German bond yield held near six-week lows on Thursday as N. Korea outlined detailed plans for a missile strike near Guam.

Tillerson: Trump's tough talk aims to send message to N. Korea

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 02:04 GMT

Tillerson played down Trump's incendiary warning to N. Korea on Wednesday, saying he was just trying to send a strong message.