By Cynthia Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has agreed to hold high-level talks with South Korea on March 29 at the border truce village of Panmunjom to prepare for a summit of their leaders planned for April, the South said on Saturday. A team of three officials will be led by Ri Son Gwon, the chairman
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow is uncomfortable about European states' stance over the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England, RIA news agency cited the Kremlin as saying on Saturday. "It's a big discomfort for us to have unpredictable and aggressive counterparts
A Peruvian judge on Saturday imposed travel restrictions on former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who resigned this week while facing near-certain impeachment over ties to a construction firm at the heart of a graft investigation. The order by Judge Juan Carlos Sanchez bans Kuczynski from leaving
“It is finally happening, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be meeting face-to-face in May after months ... of bellicose posturing that brought the world to the brink of a nuclear war...,” states an editorial.
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Russia’s drive to create dissent among Western democracies just hit an unexpected speed bump. On Friday, the European Union agreed that Russia was “highly likely” to be responsible for the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this month. Europe, in other words, will not allow
When a wave of student protests began crashing over South Africa’s universities in mid-2015, it didn’t take long to reach the doors of Stellenbosch University. “Being taught in Afrikaans, going to class and not understanding – these have all been part of how Stellenbosch has excluded me as a black student
People in Turkmenistan are to vote in a parliamentary election on Sunday, with a choice between three parties and some independents, but all the candidates are ultimately loyal to the gas-rich desert nation's leader, President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. One of the candidates is the president'
By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY (Reuters) - Almost a month after a deadly earthquake, Papua New Guinea is struggling to get aid to desperate survivors, having allocated just a fraction of its relief funds, while a rent dispute left disaster officials briefly locked out of their offices. The office of Prime
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a leading campaigner for Brexit, dismissed as "ludicrous" Saturday allegations that his side broke electoral spending rules during the 2016 EU referendum campaign. A whistleblower claimed that Vote Leave, the main campaign group advocating Brexit, sought
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Justin Thomas was on antibiotics when he arrived in Texas and mustered enough strength for a short practice round that left him wondering how long he would last in the Dell Technologies Match Play, if at all.
Trèbes (France) (AFP) - Tributes flooded in Saturday for a French policeman who died after offering himself in exchange for a hostage held by an Islamist gunman in a supermarket siege, with President Emmanuel Macron hailing him "a hero". Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was shot and
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jose Antonio Abreu, the Venezuelan government economist turned musical educator who created a network of youth orchestras that has been replicated in dozens of countries around the world, died Saturday. He was 79.
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Brice Garnett took a six-stroke lead into the wind Saturday in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship. He came out with a two-stroke advantage.
Center Vince Aso scored an acrobatic try to help the Hurricanes win 29-12 and end the Highlanders' three-match unbeaten start to Super Rugby on Saturday.
Ivory Coast voted Saturday in its first senatorial elections, boycotted by the opposition who have accused the electoral commission of bias. The opposition had called for a reform of the commission and for all votes - including future municipal and presidential elections - to be postponed. The Senate
Australians awoke on Sunday to news the national cricket team deliberately cheated, and former captain Michael Clarke hoped he was just dreaming.
Hundreds of Syrian rebels and civilians quit the penultimate opposition-held pocket of Eastern Ghouta on Saturday, bringing the government ever closer to sealing its victory over the battered enclave. Eastern Ghouta was the opposition's final stronghold on the edge of Damascus, but beleaguered rebels
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in western Mexico have found the bullet-ridden bodies of 15 men crammed into a pickup truck left on a roadside.
The Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower and Moscow's Red Square were among the world landmarks to go dark Saturday, as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about the impacts of climate change. Earth Hour, which started in Australia in 2007, is being observed by millions of supporters in
By Aidan Lewis and Ayman al-Warfalli TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - U.S. forces said they had killed "two terrorists" in an air strike in southwestern Libya on Saturday as part of efforts to deny militants a safe haven in the country's vast desert. The strike hit on the outskirts