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  • 52 pro-regime fighters killed

    An air strike has killed more than 50 pro-regime fighters in eastern Syria, most of them foreign, with the US-led coalition denying accusations from Damascus it was behind the attack.

  • Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

    Democratic lawmakers join protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

  • NY sues Trump Foundation for ‘illegal conduct’

    New York's attorney general yesterday sued US President Donald Trump and his namesake foundation, saying the nonprofit should be dissolved after more than a decade of illegal conduct, including support for Trump's 2016 US presidential campaign.

  • Peace goal still faces 'risks'

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un understands that denuclearisation must happen "quickly", but he warned there are still risks that peace will not be achieved and sanctions must be maintained for now.

  • Palestinians protest

    UN condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

    The UN General Assembly condemns Israel for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians and asked UN chief Antonio Guterres to recommend an "international protection mechanism" for occupied Palestinian territory.


    The North Korean leader wants to achieve what his father and grandfather never could - a meeting with the US president which would,


    Kim had people around the world reaching for the dictionary when he called Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard", saying he would

  • Diplomatic tensions: United States and North Korea since 1945


  • Trump-Kim summit

    NKorean, US officials try narrowing differences

    US and North Korean officials are in talks in Singapore today in a late bid to narrow differences before their leaders hold a historic summit aimed at finding ways to end a nuclear stand-off on the Korean peninsula.

  • War of words as G7 meets

    Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations headed for a summit in Canada yesterday more divided than at any time in the group's 42-year history, as US President Donald Trump's "America First" policies risk causing a global trade war and deep diplomatic schisms.

  • Trump dangles US invite for Kim

    US President Donald Trump has held out the prospect of inviting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the White House if he deemed next week's summit a success while also signaling he was willing to walk away if he thought talks did not go well.

  • US wants Kim to commit to denuclearisation timetable

    The White House wants North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to a timetable to surrender his country's nuclear arsenal when he meets President Donald Trump on Tuesday in Singapore, a high-stakes summit that could last as long as two days - or just minutes.

  • More US staffers evacuated

    The US State Department has evacuated more staff from China over fears they may have been hit by a mysterious illness that has struck other colleagues in the Asian country and Cuba.

  • Rudy Giuliani and Trump

    Kim Jong Un begged for summit: Trump attorney

    Donald Trump's attorney says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begged "on his hands and knees" for a summit with the US president, The Wall Street Journal reports on Wednesday.

  • Harvey Weinstein set to plead not guilty

    Fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was expected to plead not guilty yesterday to rape and sexual assault charges in New York,

  • Melania reappears after vanishing act, wild rumours

    Melania Trump attended a White House event for military veterans on Monday, ending a 25-day absence from the public eye that had sent the rumor mills into overdrive.

  • Ex-Trump aide accused of witnesses tampering

    US prosecutors on Monday accused Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who is facing multiple charges of money laundering, bank fraud and illegal lobbying, of attempting to tamper with witnesses.

  • Trump, Kim set to meet at 9:00am

    The White House said on Monday that a first meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place at 9:00am (0100 GMT) in Singapore on June 12.

  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump to host Ramadan dinner Wednesday: CNN

    After cancelling the traditional 'iftaar' or Ramadan dinner last year, US President Donald Trump resumes the celebration of Muslim holy month by hosting a dinner at the White House on Wednesday, reports CNN.

  • FBI agent's gun discharges during dance floor backflip

    Police are investigating an off-duty FBI agent's apparently accidental shooting of a man when the agent did a backflip at a Colorado night club, local media reports on Sunday.

  • US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria

    At least 12 civilians -- members of the same family -- have been killed in US-led coalition raids on the Islamic State group in

  • Google retreating from US military AI project

    Google workers on Friday got word that the internet titan will retreat from a deal to help the US military use artificial intelligence to analyze drone video following an outcry from staff, according to reports.

  • US will veto UN draft on protecting Palestinians

    The United States will "unquestionably veto" a UN draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said on the eve of yesterday's Security Council vote.

  • Trump-Kim

    NKorean leader Kim sends letter to Trump

    A senior North Korean official will hand over a letter from the country's leader Kim Jong Un to US President Donald Trump in a rare visit to the White House on Friday as the two sides try to put a derailed summit meeting back on track.

  • Film producer Weinstein indicted for rape

    Movie producer Harvey Weinstein is indicted on Wednesday on charges of rape and a criminal sexual act, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance says, the first case to emerge from a slew of sexual misconduct allegations against him.

  • Trump-Kim summit

    High-level US-NKorea nuclear talks get underway

    High-ranking officials of the United States and North Korea meet in New York late on Wednesday in the first of two days of talks about the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program and a possible summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.

  • UN probes attacks on Syria hospitals after location shared with Russia

    The United Nations investigates attacks on hospitals and clinics in Syria that are carried out after information on their location was shared with Russia, the United Nation (UN) aid chief said today.

  • US, N Korea gear up for talks

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in yesterday said there could be more impromptu talks and summits with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, as US officials prepare for a historic meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim.

  • George HW Bush hospitalised again

    A little more than three weeks after he was released from hospital, former US president George H W Bush was re-admitted on Sunday

  • India to ignore US

    India will keep trading with Iran and Venezuela despite the threat of fallout from US sanctions against the two countries, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said yesterday.