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June 21, 2018 4:28 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday (June 20) backed down and abandoned his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the U.S.-Mexico border, after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage at home and abroad. Trump signed an executive order requiring immigrant families b...
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June 21, 2018 4:28 am gmt |
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European Council President Donald Tusk met Spain’s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in Madrid on Tuesday (June 19) ahead of the European Council meeting on June 28-29 which will focus on migration, security and defence, as well as economic and financial affairs. Tusk is carrying out a round of ...
In World
June 20, 2018 3:46 am gmt |
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The United States and South Korea have agreed to suspend a joint military exercise scheduled for August, South Korean and U.S. officials said on Monday (June 18), following President Donald Trump’s pledge to end “war games” after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last ...
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June 19, 2018 4:55 am gmt |
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday (June 11) at an international seminar in Tokyo, he welcomed the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Mahathir, 92, became premier for the second time last month after Malaysians, angered over ...
In World
June 19, 2018 4:10 am gmt |
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats. The pair shook hands at a luxury hotel in Singapore’s Sentosa island before proceeding to talks. Mr Trump said “a lot o...
In Latest Stories
June 10, 2018 12:40 pm gmt |
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country. When Trump and Kim meet on the resort island of Sentosa on Tuesday they wil...
In Latest Stories
June 9, 2018 11:33 am gmt |
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Road blocks were put into place on Saturday (June 9) afternoon as Singapore prepared for the arrival of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of their meeting next week. Security around the St Regis and Shangri-La Hotel near the shopping area of Orchard Road was tightene...
In Latest Stories
June 8, 2018 12:02 pm gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday (June 7) it was possible he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could sign an agreement to end the Korean War at their June 12 meeting in Singapore and that he would someday like to normalize relations with Pyongyang. “Well it could be, we could sign...
In Asia
June 6, 2018 8:50 am gmt |
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Malaysia’s central bank governor has resigned, the prime minister said Wednesday, after claims the bank helped the previous regime cover debts linked to a financial scandal by purchasing government land. Muhammad Ibrahim’s days had looked numbered since the new government, which came to p...
In Latest Stories
June 5, 2018 12:18 pm gmt |
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Preparations for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are going well, and the two are tentatively scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. Singapore time on June 12, the White House said on Monday (June 4). The announcement of the timing for the first meeting between th...
In Latest Stories
June 2, 2018 10:15 am gmt |
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President Donald Trump said on Friday (June 1) an unprecedented nuclear arms summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that the United States pulled out of will now go ahead as scheduled on June 12 in Singapore, adding another twist to a high-stakes diplomatic dance. Trump was speaking with reporte...
In World
June 2, 2018 4:01 am gmt |
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China‘s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Tuesday that the U.S. statement is contrary to the consensuses the two sides have previously reached in Washington. The ministry said the White House tactical statement is both unexpected and within expectation. The ministry’s remarks came soon afte...
In Latest Stories
May 25, 2018 11:29 am gmt |
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North Korea has said it is still willing to talk “at any time in any form” after US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Vice-foreign minister Kim Kye-gwan said Mr Trump’s decision was “extremely regrettable”. President Trump blamed the...
In Latest Stories
May 24, 2018 5:50 am gmt |
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Thursday (May 24), day one of her whistlestop visit to China. Merkel and Li attended a welcome ceremony before sitting down to talks. Li said China hopes to talk about human rights cases on an equal basis with Germany. He ma...
In America
May 24, 2018 5:50 am gmt |
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday (May 22) the United States was still planning for a June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but he declined to predict whether the summit would actually take place. Pompeo told a news briefing the United States w...