A woman in Tokyo walks past a TV screen showing US President Donald Trump at his maiden address to the UN General Assembly. Photo: AP

Surprise and silence in South Korea and Japan after Trump threatens to ‘destroy’ North Korea in UN speech

Trump’s overheated language was rare for a US president at the rostrum of the United Nations, but the speech was textbook Trump, dividing the globe into friends and foes

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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A woman in Tokyo walks past a TV screen showing US President Donald Trump at his maiden address to the UN General Assembly. Photo: AP
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