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  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump threatens more tariffs on China

    US President Donald Trump threatens to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies quickly escalated.

  • US to sell Apache choppers to India

    The United States government has approved a deal to sell the Indian military six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for $930 million,

  • Lights, camera, summit

    A Hollywood-style trailer US President Donald Trump played for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit has


    Any reduction in tensions on its doorstep is welcome for China, North Korea's closest ally, which accounts for around 90 percent of

  • US President Donald Trump

    World avoided nuclear catastrophe: Trump

    Donald Trump accepted an invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea during their historic summit, Pyongyang state media reports, as the US president says the world had jumped back from the brink of "nuclear catastrophe".


    On January 2, 2017, weeks before taking office, Trump vows North Korea will never be allowed to develop a nuclear weapon capable of reaching US territory.

  • A Nobel in the offing for Trump, Kim?

    Could their historic Singapore summit earn Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un a Nobel Peace Prize? Maybe, but it's still early days, say experts.


    South Korean President Moon Jae-in hailed the outcome of the US-North Korea summit as a "historic event" that ended the last Cold War conflict.


    “He (North Korean leader Kim Jong Un) reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula... We are starting that process very quickly. Very, very quickly.”

  • UN can do verification role in Korea talks if asked: Guterres

    The United Nations is prepared to play a verification role if asked following talks in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

  • 4 children killed in US hostage drama

    A hostage drama in Florida ends with the death of four children at the hands of a gunman, who also took his own life, police say.

  • Trump expresses optimism amid summit

    On the eve of their historic and unprecedented summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares for a meeting that could define the fate of millions, along with their own political futures, with Trump forecasting a “nice” outcome and Kim spending the day out of view.

  • US President Donald Trump

    Fair trade, fool trade: Trump

    US President Donald Trump fires off a volley of tweets venting anger on NATO allies, the European Union and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of a divisive G7 meeting over the weekend.

  • ‘Harry Potter’ wins best play at Tony Awards

    "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" wins the Tony for best play while "The Band's Visit" sweeps the musical categories with 10 wins, including the top award best musical at Broadway's annual honors for the best in theater.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Extradite Noor Chowdhury from Canada: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterates her request for deportation of Nur Chowdhury, one of Bangabandhu’s convicted killers, as she holds a meeting with her Canadian counterpart Justine Trudeau in Quebec.

  • KOREAN CONFLICT 1945- 2018

    The Soviet Union declared war on Japan, Korea's colonial ruler, in between the US nuclear strikes on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August

  • TRUMP vs G6: The best of the barbs

    The G7 leaders' summit ended on Saturday in Canada in an unprecedented manner. Here are some of the most memorable exchanges


    The most likely outcome may be an agreement to keep talking. Such a deal would involve a lofty declaration that both sides seek

  • Fake rubber gold bars fool burglar in Michigan

    Fake promotional gold bars apparently appeares so much like the real thing that someone broke into a western Michigan flooring shop to take them.

  • Trump torpedoes G7 trade talks, threatens auto tariffs

    US President Donald Trump throws the G7’s efforts to show a united front into disarray after he became angry with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and says he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry.

  • US commando killed in Somalia attack

    An American commando was killed Friday in an attack in southern Somalia that also wounded four US military personnel along with a

  • Trump mulls pardon for Muhammad Ali

    US President Donald Trump said Friday he was considering granting a posthumous pardon to boxing great Muhammad Ali, whose refusal

  • 'Chinese hackers steal trove of US Navy data'

    Chinese government hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive information from a US Navy contractor, including secret plans to

  • Rodman to fly in for 'friends'

    Flamboyant former US basketball star Dennis Rodman has said he will fly to Singapore to support his "friends" Donald Trump and Kim

  • 'One time shot' for peace with North Korea: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said his summit with North Korea represented "a one-time" chance to forge peace and that he would know

  • Ex-Trump aide charged with obstruction

    Russia collusion investigator Robert Mueller socked former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort with new obstruction of justice

  • Firm friends?

    They once shook hands for an eye-watering 29 seconds, with neither man willing to show a hint of weakness. Now Emmanuel Macron

  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump wants Russia at G7 meeting

    US President Donald Trump says Russia should also be attending a Group of Seven nations summit, as he prepared to fly into a chilly reception at the meeting in Canada, where other G7 leaders are set to clash with him over trade.

  • CNN's Anthony Bourdain 'commits suicide'

    US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, dies at the age of 61, the network says.

  • Guatemala volcano

    Guatemala volcano rescues suspended as death toll hits 109

    The search for survivors from deadly eruptions of Guatemala's Fuego volcano is temporarily suspended on Thursday due to dangerous conditions for rescue workers, as the death toll from the disaster climbed to 109, authorities says.