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Trump Kim summit: What food was on the diplomatic menu?

Trump Kim summit: What food was on the diplomatic menu?

Image copyright whitewish Image caption They did not eat this many Korean dishes For a man who likes well-done steaks with a side of tomato ketchup, it was quite a complicated menu. “Green mango kerabu with honey lime dressing and fresh octopus”; “Oiseon – Korean stuffed cucumber”; “Daegu jorim – soy-braised cod fish with radish, […]

Rush to save India bird with beak shut by plastic ring

Rush to save India bird with beak shut by plastic ring

Image copyright Manoj Nair Image caption The black-necked stork is a rare bird Indian wildlife enthusiasts and forest officials have been trying to rescue a rare bird whose beak has been trapped shut by a plastic ring. The black-necked stork was first spotted with the ring around its beak in a wetland outside the capital […]

Australian city pulls tourism ad over ‘whitewash’ controversy

Australian city pulls tourism ad over ‘whitewash’ controversy

Image copyright ROCKHAMPTION REGIONAL COUNCIL Image caption Aboriginal Australians criticised the advert for its lack of diversity An Australian city has removed a tourism advert from the internet after it was accused of a “whitewash” of indigenous people and ethnic minorities. The advert for Rockhampton, Queensland, was published on Monday and showed scenes of people […]

Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean leaders to hold historic talks

Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean leaders to hold historic talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump and Mr Kim have had an extraordinary up-and-down relationship over the past year US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet for an unprecedented summit on Tuesday aimed at defusing tensions on the Korean peninsula. No sitting US president has ever met a […]

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim on Mahathir: ‘We have to move on’

Malaysia‚Äôs former deputy prime minister, Anwar Ibrahim, jailed for sodomy three years ago, walked free from prison in May after receiving a royal pardon. That was initiated by the new prime minister under whom he was first sent to prison – Mahathir Mohamad. Ninety-two-year-old Mr Mahathir was elected on a promise to release his long-time […]

Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent

Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protests turned violent in Binh Thuan province – where more than 100 people were detained Scores of people have been detained by Vietnamese police amid protests against plans for special economic zones (SEZs) that many fear will be dominated by Chinese investors. Molotov cocktails and rocks were lobbed at the […]

India WhatsApp ‘child kidnap’ rumours claim two more victims

India WhatsApp ‘child kidnap’ rumours claim two more victims

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Abijeet Nath (L) and Nilotpal Das (R) stopped to ask for directions when a mob attacked them Indian police have arrested 16 people after two men became the latest victims of hysteria over WhatsApp rumours of child kidnappers. The men had stopped to ask directions in north-eastern Assam state when […]

Trump Kim summit: North Korea eyes ‘new relationship’ with US

Trump Kim summit: North Korea eyes ‘new relationship’ with US

Media captionBig planes and jogging guards: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore North Korean state media has raised the possibility that the isolated country could “establish a new relationship” with the United States. It comes a day before North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets US President Donald Trump for historic talks. The […]

Harry and Meghan to visit Australia and NZ

Harry and Meghan to visit Australia and NZ

Image copyright AFP/ Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will make an official visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand in autumn. This is the couple’s first official royal tour to be announced since getting married in May. The couple follow in the footsteps of Prince Harry’s parents – Charles and Diana […]

Cahills Crossing: Why do so many ignore deadly warnings?

A river crossing in Australia’s north is notorious for its flood-prone and crocodile-filled waters. Warnings are present at Cahills Crossing, which links a famous national park with nearby indigenous communities, but locals and visitors frequently run into danger and park rangers say they’re getting frustrated. Video by Tim McDonald Cahills Crossing: Why do so many […]