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N Korea’s Kim hails ‘unity’ with China in new visit By AFP | Last Updated: 20th June, 2018, 15:03

The two-day visit which ends Wednesday is designed to reassure Beijing that Pyongyang will not neglect its interests as Trump

North Korea’s Kim hails ‘unity’ with China in new visit

Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir after BJP ends alliance with PDP President approves governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir

The second term of governor Vohra, 82, is ending on June 27, he is expected to continue in office


Taliban targets army checkpoints killing 30 troops Taliban targets army checkpoints killing 30 troops

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Taliban are active in Badghis and have repeatedly claimed attacks


Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to nearly 180: police Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to nearly 180: police

Indonesian authorities had rescued 18 people by Tuesday (June 19) morning following the sinking of a ferry carrying at least 80 passengers


Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran

Officials in a Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen


Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from Gaza Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from Gaza

Israel says it targeted about 25 Hamas targets overnight in response to the heavy Palestinian fire


Canada legalises recreational cannabis use Canada legalises recreational cannabis use

The country is the second worldwide to legalise the drug's recreational use


North Korea's Kim thanks China for support with Trump summit Kim thanks China for support with Trump summit

Kim is in Beijing on his third visit to China this year, underscoring the major improvement in relations between the communist neighbors


Italian populist Salvini sparks row over counting Roma Italian populist in row over counting Roma

They number between 130,000 and 170,000 and around half have Italian citizenship


More deaths in Nicaragua violence as talks collapse Fresh Nicaragua violence as talks collapse

The operation was launched a day after the collapse of talks between President Daniel Ortega's government and the opposition


At least 18 dead in Ivory Coast floods At least 18 dead in Ivory Coast floods

A rushing flood of brown water struck the tropical, lagoon-side city of about five million people in the early hours on Tuesday morning


US quits 'biased' UN human rights council US quits 'biased' UN human rights council

The move comes amid intense criticism over the Trump administration's policy of separating child migrants from their parents at the US-Mexico border


Kim Jong-un meets Xi Jinping for third time Kim un meets Xi for third time

On Tuesday, Kim and Xi holding talks at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing


Yemen forces 'storm Hudaydah airport' Yemen forces 'storm Hudaydah airport'

Yemen has been devastated by a conflict that escalated in early 2015, when the Houthis seized control of much of the west of the country


Trump ramps up rhetoric over 'illegal immigrants' Trump ramps up rhetoric over 'illegal immigrants'

Democrats are the problem. They don't care about crime and want illegal immigrants, to pour into and infest our Country like MS-13," Trump says


Floods kill 15 in Ivory Coast Floods kill 15 in Ivory Coast

Rain poured down from 11pm on Monday night to 6am Tuesday, causing flash floods up to 2.5 metres (more than eight feet) deep, he says


Pervez Musharraf’s nomination rejected, barred from July polls Pakistani authorities bar Musharraf from July polls

Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday rejects Musharraf's candidacy for a National Assembly seat from the northwestern constituency of Chitral


7 shepherds killed as IS 'danger' grips Iraqi desert 7 shepherds killed as IS 'danger' grips Iraqi desert

In a renewed threat to the region, IS attacked several remote villages and seized 30 locals from their homes, Ali al-Nawaf, a municipal council says


Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns after BJP exits alliance with PDP Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns

Earlier, the BJP broke its alliance with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party which force the first female CM of Jammu and Kashmir to resign


Rohingyas put acute strain on host communities, resources in Cox’s Bazar Rohingyas put acute strain on host communities in Cox’s Bazar

The Kutupalong-Balukhali site in Cox’s Bazar is now the largest and most densely populated refugee settlement in the world



Israel charges ex-minister Gonen Segev with spying for Iran
Former Israeli minister 'spied for Iran'

Gonen Segev, a medical doctor who served as energy minister in the 1990s, was allegedly recruited by Iranian intelligence while living in Nigeria


Trump space force: US to set up sixth military branch US to set up new military 'space force'

The US military branches are Pentagon, Air Force, the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps


Colombian drug kingpin sentenced to 31 years for conspiracy Colombian drug kingpin sentenced to 31 years

Lopez Londono has been extradited to Miami in 2016 after his arrest in Argentina


UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million people displaced in 2017 'Record 68.5m people displaced worldwide in 2017'

UNHCR says the figures debunk the flawed perception among some that a refugee crisis has affected more developed countries in the "Global North"


Libyan coast guard rescues 186 migrants, recovers 5 bodies 186 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

The migrants, who were found on Sunday and Monday, were taken to a navy base in the capital, Tripoli, and a refugee camp in the town of Tawergha


India's northeast flood death toll rises to 23 India's northeast flood death toll rises to 23

In Assam, 4.5 lakh people have been affected in the deluge across six districts


China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Beijing Kim Jong Un visits China

Kim's trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week


Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia's Lake Toba Dozens missing after ferry sinking in Indonesia Lake

Ferry tragedies are common in Indonesia, an archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, with weak enforcement of safety regulations often to blame


Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China Trump threatens huge new tariffs on China

The move would be a major escalation of the dispute, which threatens to take the US and China into a trade war


UK govt suffers fresh Brexit defeat, sparking new showdown UK govt suffers fresh Brexit defeat

Unelected peers in the upper house voted by 354 to 235 to support a rebel amendment on the role parliament should play


US 'will not be a migrant camp': Trump US 'will not be a migrant camp': Trump

"You look at what's happening in Europe, you look at what's happening in other places, we can't allow that to happen to the United States," Trump says


Syria strike toll rises to 52 pro-regime fighters, mostly Iraqi: Monitor 'Syria strike toll rises to 52 pro-regime fighters, mostly Iraqi'

Syrian state media blames the strike on the US-led coalition, which denies involvement


Floods in India’s northeastern Assam claims 9 lives Floods in India’s northeastern Assam claims 9 lives

According to officials, nearly 450,000 people have been affected in six districts in current wave of floods


UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable' UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

The UN human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents


Flash flood hits Myanmar’s southern state Flash flood hits Myanmar’s southern state

Flood victims are being accommodated at a temporary relief camp set up at a school and provided with food supplies


Israel strikes Hamas targets in bid to deter burning kites Israel strikes Hamas targets in bid to deter burning kites

The army says the Monday's airstrikes were a response "to arson and explosive kites and balloons" launched into Israel in recent weeks


Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital Injured ex-Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital

Ranariddh, who was originally reported severely injured, suffered broken ribs, a politician familiar with his situation


Japan earthquake: Child and two men dead and hundreds injured Japan earthquake: 3 killed, hundreds injured

The 6.1 magnitude quake did not trigger a tsunami warning and nuclear plants in the area are operating normally


Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended, as suicide attack kills 18 18 killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the suicide attack in Jalalabad city


Magnitude 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala; no damage reports Magnitude 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala

The US Geological Survey says the quake was 61.5 miles (99 kilometers) below the surface Sunday night


More than 90 injured in Japan's Osaka-area earthquake

More than 90 injured in Japan earthquake

The magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the city of Osaka and the surrounding area about 8 am

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