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Pyongyang 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, photos show

Pyongyang 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, photos show

Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site, suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the ‘rapid rebuilding’ of the facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to analysis of satellite imagery.

S Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

S Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the US and North Korea to quickly resume denuclearisation talks after their Hanoi summit last week ended without a deal.

Macron says 'time has come' for British to make Brexit choices

Macron says 'time has come' for British to make Brexit choices

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that the ‘time has come’ for British leaders to decide on how the country will leave the EU, amid indications that London might seek to delay Brexit ...

North Korean envoy en route to Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim summit: Yonhap

North Korean envoy en route to Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim summit: Yonhap

The North Korean special representative for the US arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, apparently en route to Vietnam to meet his Washington counterpart ahead of a second summit ...

Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request: report

Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request: report

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after being requested to do so by Washington, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.

EU pushes for crackdown on 'golden visas'

EU pushes for crackdown on 'golden visas'

The European Union will urge member states Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant ‘golden visas’ to foreign investors, warning they bring corruption and money laundering in their wake.

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

The planned second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un needs to make tangible progress on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons if it is to avoid being dismissed as ‘reality TV’ ...

British PM faces defeat in historic Brexit deal vote

British PM faces defeat in historic Brexit deal vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces crushing defeat in a historic vote in parliament on Tuesday over the Brexit deal she has struck with the European Union, leaving the world's fifth biggest economy in limbo.

Greek PM calls confidence vote after minister quits over Macedonia deal

Greek PM calls confidence vote after minister quits over Macedonia deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday called for an ‘immediate’ confidence vote in parliament over the resignation of a top minister, after his coalition government collapsed in a row over a name change deal ...

Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Nearly 50 migrants stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships were headed for Malta on Wednesday after the island nation reached a deal with other EU member states ...

Trump says US-China trade talks going 'very well'

Trump says US-China trade talks going 'very well'

US President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that US-China trade negotiations were going ‘very well’ as officials held talks in Beijing that will spill into a third day.

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

A South Korean delegation crossed the border into North Korea on Wednesday to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting and repairing roads and railways across the divided peninsula ...