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  • Nipah virus death toll rises to 15, two new cases found in India's Kerala

    Nipah virus death toll rises to 15, two new cases found in India's Kerala

    Public: 5/31/2018 2:25:39 PM

    Two new cases of the deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus have been confirmed in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where another two people were killed by the virus, a health official said on Thursday (May 31st).

  • High-level US-North Korea nuclear talks get underway in New York

    High-level US-North Korea nuclear talks get underway in New York

    Public: 5/31/2018 2:08:11 PM

    High-ranking officials of the United States and North Korea met in New York late on Wednesday (May 30th) in the first of two days of talks about the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme and a possible summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.

  • Belgium mourns victims of Liege attack

    Belgium mourns victims of Liege attack

    Public: 5/31/2018 10:07:40 AM

    Belgium on Wednesday (May 30th) paid emotional tribute to two policewomen and a student shot dead in the eastern city of Liege as investigators probed the gunman's transition from years of petty criminality to "terrorist murder".

  • Volcanic lava flow spurs more evacuations on Hawaii's Big Island

    Volcanic lava flow spurs more evacuations on Hawaii's Big Island

    Public: 5/31/2018 9:54:49 AM

    Molten rock from several lava-spewing fissures opened by Kilauea Volcano crept towards clusters of homes and vacation rentals on the eastern tip of Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday (May 30th), as authorities ushered residents from the area as a precaution.

  • One billion smokers, a seventh of the global population: WHO

    One billion smokers, a seventh of the global population: WHO

    Public: 5/30/2018 9:01:17 PM

    Every minute, smokers get through nearly 11 million cigarettes and 10 die from the habit, experts say, in an industry that generates billions of dollars.

  • US to continue trade actions against China: White House

    US to continue trade actions against China: White House

    Public: 5/30/2018 9:23:14 AM

    The United States said on Tuesday (May 29th) that it still holds the threat of imposing tariffs on USD 50 billion of imports from China and will use it unless Beijing addresses the issue of theft of American intellectual property.

  • Top North Korean to meet Pompeo ahead of Trump-Kim summit

    Top North Korean to meet Pompeo ahead of Trump-Kim summit

    Public: 5/30/2018 9:14:19 AM

    A senior North Korean official was bound for New York for high-level talks with U.S. officials on Tuesday (May 29th) as preparations for a historic nuclear summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un gathered pace.

  • Four including gunman dead in Belgium shooting

    Four including gunman dead in Belgium shooting

    Public: 5/29/2018 8:01:14 PM

    An armed man shot and killed two police officers and a passer-by in the eastern Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday (May 29th) before being subdued by police, prosecutors said.

  • Trump, Abe say 'imperative' to dismantle North Korean weapons

    Trump, Abe say 'imperative' to dismantle North Korean weapons

    Public: 5/29/2018 8:35:34 AM

    President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Monday (May 28th) that it is "imperative" to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programme, the White House said.

  • 'Hero' Malian who saved child to get French citizenship

    'Hero' Malian who saved child to get French citizenship

    Public: 5/28/2018 5:51:11 PM

    A Malian migrant who saved a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor Paris balcony after scaling the building with his bare hands was honoured by French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday (May 28th) and offered citizenship.

  • South Korea's Moon Jae-in may join Trump, Kim for Singapore summit

    South Korea's Moon Jae-in may join Trump, Kim for Singapore summit

    Public: 5/28/2018 11:00:12 AM

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in could join U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore for a three-way summit next month.

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

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

    Public: 5/27/2018 10:57:54 AM

    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.

  • Trump still sees June 12 Singapore summit with Kim

    Trump still sees June 12 Singapore summit with Kim

    Public: 5/27/2018 10:50:10 AM

    U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday (May 26th) that things are moving "very nicely" towards a summit on June 12th in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • 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).

  • North and South Korean leaders meet to discuss Kim-Trump summit

    North and South Korean leaders meet to discuss Kim-Trump summit

    Public: 5/26/2018 8:30:14 PM

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday (May 26th) to ensure a summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump goes off successfully, South Korean officials said.

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