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May 22, 2017 7:07 PM Iran’s president criticizes US after Trump’s sharp words

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran. The 68-year-old cleric, a political moderate within Iran who secured a resounding 17

May 22, 2017 4:01 PM Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

DUBAI/LONDON Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from U.S. President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Trump called for a U.S. alliance with Muslim countries on Sunday aimed at fighting terrorism, singling out Iran as a major 14

May 19, 2017 12:45 PM Trump to Make a Complicated Pitch to the Muslim World

First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter. That rhetoric aside, the leaders of Saudi Arabia are expected to give Trump a warm embrace. "The Saudis with whom I have spoken are prepared to roll out of the red carpet for the visiting U.S. president, and he will eat up their 22

May 17, 2017 7:16 AM Why We Shouldn't Be Surprised If North Korea Launched the WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattack

The thought of a mushroom cloud disturbs pateeleep. The prospect of radiation poisoning — of hazmat suits, open sores and paper cranes by empty hospital beds — sickens the soul. That rogue state North Korea is poised for a sixth nuclear test this year, and is moving ever closer to building a nuclear-armed transcontinental ballistic missile, is one of the greatest 32

May 16, 2017 2:16 AM In computer attacks, clues point to frequent culprit: North Korea

Security experts at Symantec, which in the past has accurately identified attacks mounted by the United States, Israel and North Korea, found early versions of the ransomware, called WannaCry, that used tools that were also deployed against Sony Pictures Entertainment, a Bangladesh Central Bank last year and Polish banks in February. American officials 19

May 9, 2017 1:35 PM Liberal human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in is 'elected South Korea's president', exit polls show, in a victory that could ease tensions with the North

Liberal politician Moon Jae-in won South Korea's presidential election on Tuesday, exit polls showed, an expected victory that would end nearly a decade of conservative rule and bring a more conciliatory approach toward North Korea. A decisive win by Moon, with more than 40 per cent of votes in a field of 13 candidates, would end months of political 20

May 7, 2017 3:12 PM N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Sunday said it detained another American citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country. North Korea on Wednesday announced the detention of an accounting instructor at the same university, Kim Sang Dok, for "acts of hostility aimed to overturn" the country. The KCNA didn't say whether the two cases 17

May 7, 2017 1:56 PM North Korea detains ANOTHER American citizen: Kim Jong Un holds his fourth US hostage as 'bargaining chips' against attack

North Korea has detained its fourth US citizen as part of Kim Jong Un's strategy to use American hostages as bargaining chips. Kim Hak Song was detained in the dictatorship 'on suspicion of acts against the state' on May 6, according to the state news agency. Song worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology alongside another US citizen 24

May 2, 2017 4:54 PM North Korea making progress with atomic plans, says nuclear watchgroup

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is making progress with its nuclear programme and its launching of missiles is extremely worrying, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday said. “I remain seriously concerned about the nuclear programme of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Last year, it carried out two more nuclear tests 21

May 2, 2017 4:37 PM What on Earth might a Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

BANGKOK — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as leader of the free world 25