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5/27/2018 10:57:54 AM

North Korea's Kim hopes Trump summit will 'end history of confrontation': Moon

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un believes a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump will be a landmark opportunity to end decades of confrontation, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said Sunday (May 27th) following his surprise meeting with Kim.

  • Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

    Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

    Public: 5/26/2018 10:08:02 PM

    Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws in what its prime minister described as the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in what was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.

  • White House team to leave for Singapore to prep for possible North Korea summit

    White House team to leave for Singapore to prep for possible North Korea summit

    Public: 5/26/2018 10:01:17 PM

    A White House team will leave as scheduled for Singapore this weekend to prepare for a possible summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a White House spokeswoman said on Saturday (May 26th).

  • Iran expects measures to save nuclear deal by end of May

    Iran expects measures to save nuclear deal by end of May

    Public: 5/26/2018 8:40:56 AM

    European countries have until the end of May to propose ways to mitigate the effects of the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal between world powers and Tehran, a senior Iranian official said on Friday (May 25th).

  • No 'facts' to support MH17 charges: Russia

    No 'facts' to support MH17 charges: Russia

    Public: 5/26/2018 8:31:42 AM

    Russia said Friday (May 25th) the Netherlands had provided no evidence that Moscow was directly behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over east Ukraine, accusing the Dutch of promoting their own agenda.

  • UK's Prince William will visit Jerusalem, Ramallah in June

    UK's Prince William will visit Jerusalem, Ramallah in June

    Public: 5/25/2018 9:32:43 AM

    Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince William will visit Jerusalem and Ramallah when he becomes the first senior member of Britain's royal family to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories next month.

  • DR Congo Ebola outbreak on 'epidemiological knife edge': WHO

    DR Congo Ebola outbreak on 'epidemiological knife edge': WHO

    Public: 5/24/2018 11:40:09 AM

    A deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear "potential to expand", the World Health Organization warned Wednesday (May 23rd), saying it aimed to vaccinate 10,000 people within a month.

  • UN lifts travel ban for North Koreans heading to Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

    UN lifts travel ban for North Koreans heading to Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

    Public: 5/24/2018 8:19:22 AM

    A U.N. Security Council committee has agreed to lift a travel ban on North Korean officials heading to Singapore for the planned summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un next month, diplomats said.

  • UN celebrates 25 years of action for biodiversity

    UN celebrates 25 years of action for biodiversity

    Public: 5/22/2018 4:51:22 PM

    (VNF) – Today, May 22 is the International Day for Biodiversity (IDB), proclaimed by the United Nations, aiming to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This year, IDB has another special meaning, as 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

  • Deadly acid cloud rises over Hawaii as lava streams into ocean

    Deadly acid cloud rises over Hawaii as lava streams into ocean

    Public: 5/22/2018 8:58:25 AM

    Deadly white clouds of acid and fine shards of glass boiled into the sky over Hawaii on Monday as lava from the Kilauea volcano flowed into the ocean, creating a new hazard from a more than two-week eruption.

  • World Vision praises Duchess Mehgan Markle's dedication to charity

    World Vision praises Duchess Mehgan Markle's dedication to charity

    Public: 5/21/2018 10:40:05 AM

    (VNF) – The latest update on the world's largest children charity World Vision Fanpage on May 20 was a congratulation message to its former enthusiastic Global Ambassador, actress Meghan Markle on her big day.

  • Texas students take solace in baseball after school shooting

    Texas students take solace in baseball after school shooting

    Public: 5/20/2018 6:01:05 PM

    Thirty-six hours after several classmates were gunned down in a massacre, Santa Fe High School athletes took the field Saturday to partake in a longstanding and, for at least one evening, healing Texas pastime: baseball.

  • Trump, Moon discuss North Korea's threat to scrap summit

    Trump, Moon discuss North Korea's threat to scrap summit

    Public: 5/20/2018 5:54:43 PM

    U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday (May 20th) discussed North Korea's recent threats to cancel its unprecedented summit with Washington, Seoul's presidential office said.

  • China-US agree to abandon trade war: China's Vice Premier

    China-US agree to abandon trade war: China's Vice Premier

    Public: 5/20/2018 5:46:37 PM

    Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other, Chinese state media reported Sunday (May 20th).

  • Newlyweds Harry and Meghan process through Windsor

    Newlyweds Harry and Meghan process through Windsor

    Public: 5/19/2018 8:34:56 PM

    Prince Harry and his bride Meghan set off on a carriage procession around the town of Windsor after marrying on Saturday (May 19th) in a dazzling ceremony in front of British royalty, celebrities and a global TV audience of millions.

  • More than 100 feared dead in Cuba airliner crash

    More than 100 feared dead in Cuba airliner crash

    Public: 5/19/2018 12:28:46 PM

    A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana on Friday (May 18th), leaving a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage, as the country's president warned many people were feared dead.

  • What you need to know about Harry and Meghan's big day

    What you need to know about Harry and Meghan's big day

    Public: 5/18/2018 9:07:28 AM

    One is the 33-year-old grandson of the Queen of England and sixth in line to the throne; the other is the 36-year-old star of legal drama series Suits, who also happens to be a divorcee of mixed parentage. It is a recipe for drama in a British household that is predominantly white and is expected to uphold the Christian faith, which traditionally frowns upon divorce.

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