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  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea had successfully conducted its sixth and largest...

  • *Wall Street falls in first trading since N.Korea nuclear test. NEW YORK, Sept 5- Wall Street stocks fell on Tuesday, Treasury yields recorded their steepest one-day drop since May and the dollar slipped as investors shied away from risk following North Korea's biggest nuclear bomb test yet. The drop in major U.S. markets, which had been closed for Monday's Labor...

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea had successfully conducted its sixth and largest...

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat warned on Tuesday that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 5- Russia's top gold producer Polyus said on Tuesday it had started commissioning its Natalka mine in the country's Far East, a project that is expected to help the firm lift its gold output by a third by 2019.. Commissioning of the Natalka plant, the largest in Russia with capacity to process 10 million tonnes of ore a year, was formally launched by...

  • Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea

    NBC’s Ron Allen reports the latest on North Korea's nuclear test after U.S. called for sanctions.

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat warned on Tuesday that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic...

  • XIAMEN, China, Sept 5- Shares in Russian industrial conglomerate Sistema jumped 15 percent on Tuesday after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped it would reach an out-of-court settlement in its dispute with state oil giant Rosneft. Shares in Sistema jumped 15 percent on the Moscow exchange to their highest since June 20 after Putin's comments.

  • *Wall Street lower in first trading since N.Korea nuclear test. NEW YORK, Sept 5- Wall Street stocks fell on Tuesday as U.S. trading reopened for the first time since North Korea's biggest nuclear bomb test yet, and the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields fell. The drop in major U.S. markets, which had been closed for Monday's Labor Day holiday, followed that day's global...

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat warned on Tuesday that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 5- Russia's top gold producer Polyus said on Tuesday it had started commissioning its Natalka mine in the country's Far East, a project that is expected to help the firm lift its gold output by a third by 2019.. Commissioning of the Natalka plant, the largest in Russia with capacity to process 10 million tonnes of ore a year, was formally launched by...

  • *Wall Street lower in first trading since N.Korea missile test Euro zone data helps European stocks, euro. LONDON, Sept 5- Risk appetite started to slip again on Tuesday, with modest falls for Wall Street's main markets as they reopened for the first time since North Korea's biggest nuclear missile test yet. "What the recent episodes have shown is that you should not...

  • Tensions rise as North Korea conducts nuclear test

    North Korea may be getting ready for yet another missile launch, reports CNBC's Chery Kang with the latest details on the growing threat.

  • US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) arrive prior to a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017.

    The conflicting responses by world leaders to escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula have underlined a fundamental divide in the diplomatic strategies of the East and the West.

  • Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe

    Putin thinks that sanctions could lead to large-scale human suffering

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump introduces his son Donald Trump Jr. as he addresses the crowd during a campaign rally at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum on April 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    President Donald Trump's family and associates will be back in the crosshairs of congressional committees investigating whether his campaign colluded with Russia.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Stock futures were lower this morning, as U.S. investors get their first chance to react to the latest North Korean threats.

  • *Investors shrug off North Korea concerns. LONDON, Sept 5- Europe's financial markets appeared on Tuesday to have already shaken off the jitters prompted by North Korea's latest nuclear test, with stocks pushing higher and investors reversing out of bonds, gold and other safe-haven assets. Confirmation that euro zone business activity remained robust last...

  • SEOUL, Sept 5- 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 it conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test two days ago. South Korea's Asia Business Daily, citing an unidentified source, reported that North Korea had been observed...

  • XIAMEN, China, Sept 5- Shares in Russian industrial conglomerate Sistema jumped 15 percent on Tuesday after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped it would reach an out-of-court settlement in its dispute with state oil giant Rosneft. Putin, speaking at a news conference after a summit in China, said he had met Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin as well as Vladimir...