A missile is launched during a military drill in North Korea on May 9. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

Donald Trump seems to undermine John Bolton on North Korean missile launches with rogue tweet

  • Trump national security adviser John Bolton has said that North Korean missile tests in early May violated UN sanctions
  • But on Sunday Trump tweeted: ‘North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me’
Topic |   North Korea

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A missile is launched during a military drill in North Korea on May 9. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe poses for a selfie with US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump plays golf, watches sumo tournament with Japan PM Shinzo Abe after dismissing North Korea’s launch of ‘some small weapons’

  • Abe is Trump’s closest friend among world leaders and it’s the fifth time they played golf together since Trump took office
  • Abe’s strategy is to keep his country out of Trump’s crosshairs amid US-Japan trade tensions
Topic |   Diplomacy

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe poses for a selfie with US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters
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