Friday, June 22, 2018
Trump says summit with North Korea can still hold

3 Americans detained by North Korea released, on their way home – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that three Americans detained by North Korea have been released and are on their way home with...
African Union demands Trump’s apology over comment

Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

U.S. President, Donald Trump, has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional 200 billion dollars of Chinese goods in a revenge trade row with...
41 patients die in Korean hospital fire

41 patients die in Korean hospital fire

A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital Friday killing at least 41 people, in the country’s worst blaze for 15 years. More than...
Trump calls off meeting with North Korea’s Kim

South Korea seeks Russian and Chinese support for Trump-Kim summit

South Korea has sent an envoy to Beijing and Moscow to seek their support for the planned meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and...
Kremlin urges countries to avoid action potentially destabilising Middle East

Putin condemns U.S. attack on Syrian airbase

Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned U.S. cruise missile strikes on Syria on Friday, warning the move would further damage already battered U.S.-Russia relations which...
First Malay woman declared new president-elect of Singapore

First Malay woman declared new president-elect of Singapore

Halimah Yacob has been declared Singapore’s eighth president on Wednesday after a “walkover” election that saw no vote after no other contenders ran for...
China close down WeChat App for publishing vulger, improper content

China close down WeChat App for publishing vulger, improper content

Chinese authorities Tuesday closed an app and account on social network WeChat for publishing “vulgar and improper content.” Operated by news website Toutiao, the app...
Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces capture historic Mosul mosque

Iraqi forces captured on Thursday the wrecked historic mosque of Mosul in which Islamic State proclaimed its self-styled “caliphate” three years ago. According to an...
North Korea sends a rare message of unity with South Korea

North Korea sends a rare message of unity with South Korea

North Korea sent a rare messaget addressed to “all Koreans at home and abroad” on Thursday, saying they should make a “breakthrough” for unification...
Duterte threatens to arrest ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Philippines will no longer participate in any U.S.-led wars – Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has reiterated his country will no longer participate in any U.S.-led war as it has gained nothing from its...