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Donald Trump expects second summit with Kim Jong-un ‘soon’

Donald Trump expects second summit with Kim Jong-un ‘soon’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump made the remarks speaking to reporters at the UN headquarters US President Donald Trump says he expects a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “quite soon”. Speaking to reporters at the UN headquarters in New York, Mr Trump said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would arrange […]

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in ‘fishing hut’

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in ‘fishing hut’

Image copyright EPA/Indonesian Consulate General Osaka Image caption Mr Adilang was on a rompong, a floating fishing trap that is shaped like a hut An Indonesian teenager who looked after a fishing hut survived for 49 days at sea by cooking fish over wood taken from his vessel, it has emerged. Aldi Novel Adilang was […]

Is this one of the world’s most beautiful airports?

Is this one of the world’s most beautiful airports?

Image copyright Rajiv Srivastava India’s 100th airport, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the northern-eastern state of Sikkim on Monday, is arguably one of the world’s most beautiful. Sikkim, a tiny former kingdom in the Himalayas, is home to Kanchenjunga, the world’s third-highest mountain. The state is connected to Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal through […]

Maldives election: Opposition defeats China-backed Abdulla Yameen

Maldives election: Opposition defeats China-backed Abdulla Yameen

Media captionMr Solih’s supporters began celebrating on Sunday evening Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the Maldives’ presidential election in a surprise defeat of President Abdulla Yameen. He took 134,616 votes to beat Mr Yameen, who received 96,132, provisional results showed. Mr Yameen, who has been accused of crushing dissent in the archipelago, admitted […]

Abhilash Tomy: Injured Indian sailor rescued by French vessel

Abhilash Tomy: Injured Indian sailor rescued by French vessel

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thuriya set sail from France at the start of July on the round-the-world race A seriously injured Indian sailor stranded in the middle of the Indian Ocean has been rescued and is safe, officials say. Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy was stranded 3,200km (2,000 miles) off the coast of Western […]

Rod Rosenstein job on the line – US media

Rod Rosenstein job on the line – US media

Image copyright Reuters US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is heading to the White House amid reports he is expecting to be fired. The development follows a report that America’s second most senior law official last year talked about ousting Mr Trump and secretly recording him. In a radio interview aired on Monday, Mr Trump […]

Trump says Brett Kavanaugh accusations ‘totally political’

Trump says Brett Kavanaugh accusations ‘totally political’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Judge Kavanaugh, who is awaiting confirmation, has denied both allegations US President Donald Trump says sexual misconduct claims against his Supreme Court nominee are “totally political”, as a second woman came forward. Speaking at the United Nations in New York on Monday, Mr Trump said Brett Kavanaugh is “outstanding”, adding: […]

Rare double-headed snake found in garden in Virginia

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Rob Goldstone ‘regrets’ email setting up controversial Trump Tower meeting

Rob Goldstone ‘regrets’ email setting up controversial Trump Tower meeting

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rob Goldstone at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant in Moscow, which Donald Trump attended The man behind a meeting at Trump Tower which is central to the Russia collusion inquiry in the US says he wishes he had never sent the email that set it up. Members of Donald Trump’s […]

Kenyan governor Okoth Obado charged over Otieno murder

Kenyan governor Okoth Obado charged over Otieno murder

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kenyans have been demanding justice following the murder of Sharon Otieno Kenyan governor Okoth Obado has been charged in court with aiding and abetting the brutal murder of his ex-girlfriend, a pregnant student. The married governor pleaded not guilty to the charge. Mr Obado’s arrest followed weeks of public anger […]