Trump ‘will walk out’ if North Korea talks not fruitful

Trump ‘will walk out’ if North Korea talks not fruitful

Media captionTrump on North Korea meeting US President Donald Trump says that if his planned talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are not fruitful he will “walk out”. At a joint news conference, he and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe said maximum pressure must be maintained on North Korea over nuclear disarmament. Mr Abe is […]

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo’s secret trip to N Korea

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo’s secret trip to N Korea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The aim Mr Pompeo’s mission was to pave the way for a Trump-Kim summit CIA director Mike Pompeo forged a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when they met last week, US President Donald Trump has tweeted. Confirming media reports of the secret meeting in Pyongyang, Mr Trump […]

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo’s secret trip to N Korea

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo’s secret trip to N Korea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The aim Mr Pompeo’s mission was to pave the way for a Trump-Kim summit CIA director Mike Pompeo forged a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when they met last week, US President Donald Trump has tweeted. Confirming media reports of the secret meeting in Pyongyang, Mr Trump […]

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo’s secret trip to N Korea

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo’s secret trip to N Korea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The aim Mr Pompeo’s mission was to pave the way for a Trump-Kim summit CIA director Mike Pompeo forged a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when they met last week, US President Donald Trump has tweeted. Confirming media reports of the secret meeting in Pyongyang, Mr Trump […]

India journalist threatened over anti-rape cartoon

India journalist threatened over anti-rape cartoon

Image copyright Swathi Vadlamudi Image caption A screenshot of the cartoon which was shared widely on social media An Indian journalist and cartoonist who has received online threats over a cartoon that refers to recent incidents of rape says she will not back down. Swathi Vadlamudi’s cartoon depicts a conversation between Hindu god Ram and […]

Mike Pompeo: CIA chief ‘made secret trip to North Korea’

Mike Pompeo: CIA chief ‘made secret trip to North Korea’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Pompeo’s mission reportedly was to prepare for the Trump-Kim summit CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US media report. The meeting to prepare for direct talks between US President Donald Trump and Mr Kim took place on about […]

Minister ridiculed for saying ancient India invented internet

Minister ridiculed for saying ancient India invented internet

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The minister cited this example from the Hindu epic Mahabharata to prove his point A minister who has claimed that the internet was invented thousands of years ago by ancient Indians is being met with ridicule. Biplab Deb, who is the chief minister of the north-eastern state of Tripura, […]

Jessie J wins China singing talent show contest

Jessie J wins China singing talent show contest

Media captionJessie J wowed Chinese audiences to land the title Jessie J has won a singing competition in China, which has been likened to the X Factor. The singer used to be a judge on The Voice UK, and is the star behind hits including Price Tag and Domino. But now she’s won China’s Singer […]

Will China beat the world to nuclear fusion and clean energy?

Image caption China says it’s ahead in the global race for nuclear fusion In a world with an ever-increasing demand for electricity and a deteriorating environment, Chinese scientists are leading the charge to develop what some see as the holy grail of energy. The BBC’s Stephen McDonell was given rare access to their facility in […]

Australian surf event cancelled after shark attacks

Australian surf event cancelled after shark attacks

Image copyright WORLD SURF LEAGUE Image caption The Margaret River Pro was due to conclude on Sunday A major surfing tournament in Australia has been called off following two shark attacks in the area. The World Surf League (WSL) said the final days of the Margaret River Pro event in Western Australia would be cancelled […]