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China's Xi, North Korea's Kim meet ahead of Trump summit

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim meet ahead of Trump summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un met in China for the second time in six weeks on Tuesday, signalling their warming ties ahead of the North Korean leader's expected summit with US President Donald Trump.

Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues

Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues

US President Donald Trump says that five locations are under consideration for his expected meeting with Kim Jong Un, the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea.

North Korea 'in talks to free US detainees' as diplomacy escalates

North Korea 'in talks to free US detainees' as diplomacy escalates

North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three Americans held in the North, reports said, as diplomatic activities gathered pace ahead of Pyongyang's planned summits with Washington and Seoul.

US, China agree to keep pressure on North Korea

US, China agree to keep pressure on North Korea

Donald Trump enlisted Friday the help of China's Xi Jinping to keep sanctions pressure on North Korea, amid fears that an audacious diplomatic gambit by the US president could lead to backsliding.

Trump declares 'patience is over' with North Korea

Trump declares 'patience is over' with North Korea

President Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its nuclear drive Friday as he welcomed South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-In to talks at the White House.

Top US envoy begins Asia tour amid North Korea crisis

Top US envoy begins Asia tour amid North Korea crisis

Washington's top diplomat was to fly into Tokyo on Wednesday to begin a first tour of Asian capitals under the shadow of North Korea's nuclear posturing.

Iran missile programme 'non-negotiable'

Iran missile programme 'non-negotiable'

Iran's missile programme is ‘non-negotiable’ and tests will continue, foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Tuesday, following criticism from European Union diplomats.

Leadership crisis at Team Sky before Tour de France

Leadership crisis at Team Sky before Tour de France

Team Sky were facing a public relations dilemma on Monday as Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins appeared at odds over who would lead the Tour de France challenge this year.