“We will not just retaliate (against) even the smallest attack here (in Idlib), we will give a much harsher response.”
North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea, ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a year-end North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches.
ELKO, Nev/MOSCOW: President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, negotiated by then-President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, required elimination of short-range and intermediate-range nuclear and conventional missiles by both countries. “Russia has not,…
BRUSSELS: Clothing, orange juice, cosmetics and other products from the United States may be subject to European Union duties if US President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose global import duties on EU steel and aluminum. The European Commission has said it would respond “firmly” to proposed US import duties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. It has drawn up a list of 2.8 billion euros ($3.46 billion) worth of US products on which it could apply a 25 percent tariff. Commission President…