Rex Tillerson

U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

Published 18/09/2017

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. [more…]

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

Published 18/09/2017

North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time. [more…]

S&P, Dow set to open at record highs as North Korea tensions ease

S&P, Dow set to open at record highs as North Korea tensions ease

Published 18/09/2017

The S&P and the Dow were set to open at record highs on Monday as appetite for riskier assets improved on easing tensions on the Korean peninsula and ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting that could unveil plans to trim its bloated balance sheet. [more…]

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine, Middle East

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine, Middle East

Published 18/09/2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed cooperation on the Syrian crisis, Middle East issues, and the agreement to bring peace to Ukraine in a meeting on Sunday, Lavrov's spokeswoman said. [more…]

Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gathering

Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gathering

Published 18/09/2017

When President Donald Trump takes the world stage at the United Nations for the first time this week, he will share the spotlight with his envoy Nikki Haley, who has emerged as the surprising public face of U.S. foreign policy. [more…]

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov to meet on Sunday: U.S. State Dept

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov to meet on Sunday: U.S. State Dept

Published 17/09/2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in New York on Sunday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. State Department said in a brief statement. [more…]

South Korea seeks bigger warheads, North Korean ICBM reportedly on the move

South Korea seeks bigger warheads, North Korean ICBM reportedly on the move

Published 05/09/2017

South Korea said on Tuesday an agreement with the United States to scrap a weight limit on its warheads would help it respond to North Korea's nuclear and missile threat after Pyongyang conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test two days ago. [more…]

Gasoline futures surge as Harvey swamps Texas, euro holds at 2-1/2-year high

Gasoline futures surge as Harvey swamps Texas, euro holds at 2-1/2-year high

Published 28/08/2017

U.S. gasoline futures rose to a two-year high on Monday as Tropical Storm Harvey pummeled the heart of America's energy sector, while the euro hit a 2-1/2-year peak after the European Central Bank president refrained from talking down the currency. [more…]

Tillerson says U.S. will keep up `peaceful pressure` on North Korea

Tillerson says U.S. will keep up `peaceful pressure` on North Korea

Published 27/08/2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the firing of three ballistic missiles by North Korea this week was a provocative act but that the United States will continue to seek a peaceful resolution. [more…]

Gorka, a Trump adviser and Bannon ally, is out: White House

Gorka, a Trump adviser and Bannon ally, is out: White House

Published 26/08/2017

White House adviser Sebastian Gorka, who was closely aligned with a nationalist faction led by ousted senior strategist Steve Bannon, no longer works for President Donald Trump, the White House said on Friday. [more…]