Analysts: Trump-Kim summit achieved ‘symbolic results. ‘Too early to call it a turning point’

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have agreed to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy. But a joint statement signed at the end of their historic summit in Singapore gave few details on exactly how either goal would […]

Trump-Kim summit: Meeting begins. Live updates

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had forged a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the start of a historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday, as the two men sought ways to end a nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula. Kim said the meeting was “a good prelude to peace”, but […]

More Palestinians were killed, wounded by Israeli troops in fresh Gaza border protests

At least three Palestinians were killed and dozens were reported wounded as hundreds converged on the Gaza Strip’s border fence with Israel on Friday, trying to rip through it before drawing heavy Israeli fire. Palestinian health officials reported three people killed and 611 wounded, including 138 hit by live fire in incidents along the border […]

Prominent Lawyer burns himself to death in New York City in ” protest suicide”

A prominent lawyer known for his impassioned advocacy for LGBT rights and environmental issues doused himself with an accelerant and burned himself to death in a New York City park on Saturday to protest ecological destruction caused by fossil fuels. The charred body of David Buckel was discovered by police officers, who were initially dispatched […]

What we know about the Syria strikes

By James Griffiths, The US, UK and France coordinated to launch strikes against targets within Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Who was involved? US officials at a Pentagon briefing Friday described the strikes as a joint operation consisting of British, American and French forces. […]