US Officials Are Meeting with North Koreans in DMZ

The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says a ’U.S. delegation is in ongoing talks with North Korean officials” inside […]

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US and North Korea preparing Trump-Kim summit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKorean leaders’ surprise “Hollywood” meeting A US team is holding talks with North Korean officials to prepare a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong-un. The talks in the village of Panmunjom, in the demilitarised zone between the two Koreas, is the […]

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Berlin far-right supporters outnumbered by counter-protest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AfD supporters waved German flags as they marched through the capital Thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Sunday amid a heavy police presence for rival demonstrations, staged by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and by counter-protesters. Police said more than 5,000 people attended the AfD demonstration, […]

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Busking goes cashless with ‘a world first’ for London

Image copyright PA Image caption Charlotte Campbell trialled the system by requesting donations of £2 London has introduced a contactless payment scheme for buskers in what the organisers claim is a world first. In addition to tossing loose change into a box, passers-by can use card readers to make contactless payments. It has been launched […]

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Colombia votes in first presidential poll since Farc deal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The election is taking place amid increasing political polarisation Voting has begun in Columbia’s first presidential election since the government signed a peace agreement with the Farc rebel group in 2016. Incumbent Juan Manuel Santos cannot stand again, after serving two terms. The main contenders are conservative Ivan Duque, who […]

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Bangladesh anti-drug operation leads to dozens of deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A Bangladesh official finds drugs hidden under a seat on a passenger bus More than 70 people have been killed by security forces in Bangladesh as part of a government anti-drug operation launched this month, officials say. Authorities said that large-scale raids have taken place in the capital, Dhaka. […]

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Syria war: Russians killed in militant raid in Deir al-Zour

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Russian military vehicles near Damascus. Moscow began its Syrian intervention in 2015 At least four Russian combatants have been killed by militants in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zour. Two military advisers died when the Syrian army battery they were directing was attacked. Five other Russians were injured and […]

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