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South Korea Says North Korea Committed To Complete Denuclearisation Summit With Trump

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to “complete” denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and to a planned meeting with...

Trump Says Still Looking At June 12 Summit With Kim

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was still looking at a June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, adding that...

Italy President Under Pressure To Accept Eurosceptic Minister

ROME – Italy’s would-be coalition parties turned up the pressure on President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday to endorse their eurosceptic pick as economy...

Famous Russian Painting Damaged In Vodka-fueled Attack

MOSCOW – One of Russia’s most famous paintings, which depicts Tsar Ivan the Terrible cradling his dying son, has been badly damaged after a man attacked it...

Putin After Meeting Japans Abe Calls For Restraint On North Korea

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called on all sides involved in the situation around North Korea to show restraint, while Japanese Prime...

Spains Ciudadanos Party Open To Alternative Candidate To Oust Pm Rajoy

MADRID – Spain’s center-right Ciudadanos party said on Saturday it would be willing to back an unspecified neutral candidate to oust Prime Minister Mariano...

Leaders Of Two Koreas Hold Surprise Meeting As Trump Revives Summit Hopes

SEOUL/WASHINGTON – South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday in an effort to ensure a high-stakes...

Saudi-led Coalition Says Foils Attempted Attack By Drone Near Abha Airport Arabiya

DUBAI – The Saudi-led coalition said it has foiled an attempted attack by an unmanned drone in Saudi Arabia’s southern city of Abha, the Saudi-owned Al...

Frances Far Left Leads Protests Against Macron Reforms

PARIS – France’s main far left party, the hardline CGT trade union and some 80 other organizations, led several thousand people in street protests across...

Two People Dead Three Missing In Oman After Cyclone

DUBAI – Two people, including a child, were killed and three others went missing in the Omani province of Dhofar after Cyclone Mekunu hit the southern region of...