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US & Canada Two dead and 18 injured as train ploughs into truck in northern Italy 

Authorities in northern Italy say a train ploughed into a big-rig truck that was on the tracks, killing two people and injuring 18 passengers. More

US & Canada For North Korea summit, human rights an afterthought

Ahead of a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump's focus has been on stagecraft, the will-they-won't-they drama and visions of a legacy-defining nuclear deal. More

World North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence

North Korea called US Vice-President Mike Pence "ignorant and stupid" for his warnings over a planned summit with Donald Trump, renewing a threat to cancel as the US president said the fate of the... More

World North Korea Issues New Threat on Trump Meeting, Calling Pence Remarks ‘Ignorant and Stupid’

The country’s vice foreign minister said that Vice President Mike Pence had made “unbridled and impudent remarks that North Korea might end like Libya.” More

US & Canada North Korea calls Mike Pence 'ignorant and stupid'

North Korea's vice foreign minister said the future of the summit between Pyongyang and Washington is 'entirely' up to the United States and condemned a media interview by Pence. More

Top Stories North Korea leader sacrifices well-being of citizens to keep family in power, US report says

With the proposed June 12 summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the balance, the Pentagon has made public a damning assessment of Kim's regime that... More

World Kim Jong-un 'will hide nukes in North Korea' despite telling West he will shut down weapons programme

The leader said he will shut down the nation’s nuclear test site, Punggye-ri, ahead of a meeting with US President Donald Trump More

Sports Where LFC fans can watch the Champions League final in North Wales and Liverpool

It's THE game LFC fans have been waiting for. This weekend, Liverpool FC will take on Real Madrid in what is sure to be a memorable Champions League final. It’s been 13 years since the Reds last... More

Femail North Carolina mother shares photos of daughter’s shoes taped on 

Jessica Hayes, from North Carolina, had been to collect her daughter from Pleasant Hill Daycare after a day at work and was horrified to find her daughter's shoes secured to her feet with masking... More

Sports South Africa's North West Premier Quits After Protests

Supra Mahumapelo stepped down as premier of South Africa’s North West province five weeks after violent protests erupted against his leadership in the region. While Mahumapelo’s decision to quit... More

US & Canada North Korea, Stacey Abrams, Philip Roth: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. More

World Summits give aged North Korean spies hope of returning home

He's spent nearly six decades trapped on enemy soil, surviving 29 years in a prison where he was tortured by South Korean guards before being released to a life of poverty and police surveillance. More

Asia How to get to North Korea's nuclear site

A small coterie of foreign reporters is about to set off on a marathon journey to a remote location in North Korea to witness Pyongyang's purported destruction of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site. More

Asia What the US and North Korea mean when they talk about 'denuclearization'

Denuclearization is one of the first words that comes to mind when discussing diplomatic efforts on the Korean Peninsula. More

Top Stories How to get to North Korea's nuclear site

A small coterie of foreign reporters is about to set off on a marathon journey to a remote location in North Korea to witness Pyongyang's purported destruction of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site. More

Top Stories Haley: Trump's unpredictability helped with North Korea

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said she used President Trump's unpredictability to get the Chinese to back tougher international sanctions on North Korea. More

US & Canada US, South Korea work to keep North Korea summit on track

The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track, even after President Donald Trump abruptly said "there's a very substantial... More

World Trump casts doubt on historic North Korea summit as Moon visits White House

President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track after Trump abruptly cast doubt that the June 12 meeting... More