The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, and Mr. Trump said it “will not take place.” But he later said it could still happen.
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The move will disappoint some allies in Asia, hearten others and perhaps put China in the strongest position of all. Much will depend on how North Korea reacts.
With a carefully worded statement, North Korea tried to create an impression that Mr. Kim was the mature statesman trying to salvage the diplomatic process.
An international team of investigators has traced the antiaircraft system that hit Flight 17 over Ukraine to a specific unit.
The guilty verdict against Sgt. Emile Cilliers came after revelations about a web of lies, deceit and illicit sex, culminating in two attempts to kill his wife.
Parliament’s lower house passed a measure giving equal rights to people in its restive tribal regions and bringing the area into the political mainstream.
In Brazil, the world’s eighth-largest producer of wind power, the wind industry brings both benefits and disappointment.
A new theory proposes that a man interviewed as a witness in the fatal shooting of Prime Minister Olof Palme was actually the one who pulled the trigger.
The hashtag has united Irish citizens traveling to vote on an abortion referendum. “I’m coming home for me, for my friends, sisters and all Irish women,” one said.
A document filed Thursday in a federal court says that an exchange between two influential men amounted to an admission of Qatar’s guilt.
The European Union on Friday puts the world’s toughest data privacy rules into effect. The regulations are set to have an outsize impact far beyond Europe.
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The president had sought to deal with Kim Jong-un the same way he had handled real estate negotiations — with threats and flattery. It didn’t work.
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The settlement could mark the end of a long legal tangle. But countries that have long been squeezed by the energy company complained that it should have been fined.
Beijing has long been trying to isolate the self-governed island, and the break leaves Taiwan with only one diplomatic ally in Africa.
President Trump on Thursday sent a letter to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un canceling their highly anticipated summit on June 12 to discuss denuclearization.
The event was captured by foreign journalists, but North Korea did not invite any independent nuclear monitors to verify the dismantlement.
Interviews and newly obtained documents provide the Pentagon’s first public on-the-ground accounting of one of the bloodiest battles the military has faced in Syria since deploying to fight ISIS.
The announcement is the latest sign of the lender’s curtailed ambition, and comes about a month after it said it would shrink its operations in the United States and Asia.
It takes a lot to create a community that reflects the Enlightenment principle of equality for all. Are pig farmers better at it than urban professionals?
Who has gained and who has lost is a divisive issue for residents, and Europe, as it comes to terms with what its lost decade has wrought.
The move comes as United States and European leaders grow increasingly skeptical of Chinese deals, often citing concerns about national security.
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.”
President Trump has instructed the commerce secretary to investigate whether imported autos pose a threat to national security, a move that could further strain relations with global allies.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to ensure the reform is seen as his idea, not a concession to activists or the West.
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The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira’s dive caught up with him before the June vote.
The Swedish Parliament passed a law requiring explicit consent — verbal or physical — from participants before they engage in a sexual act.
The Pentagon said Beijing’s buildup on disputed islands in the South Island Seas is not consistent with the security exercise among allies this summer.
The victim of a nerve agent attack gave her first videotaped statement, in an attempt to quell swirling speculation, especially from Russia.
A populist Italian government could blow up the eurozone through big spending and increased debt, while challenging Brussels on Russia and migration.
Egyptian security officials raided the home of a well-known activist early Wednesday, the latest arrest in a wave of post-election repression.
Carbon dioxide helps plants grow. But a new study shows that rice grown in higher levels of carbon dioxide has lower amounts of several important nutrients.
The step seems certain to make Italy the most important European Union member to fall to populist forces in a big victory for the bloc’s antagonists.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that a diplomat stationed in Guangzhou, China, suffered the same ills as those attacked in Havana.
Paleontologists found a 130 million-year-old haramiyid fossil in Utah, suggesting that the ancient relatives of modern mammals spread farther across the globe than thought.
Officers in Germany recently caught 21 families trying to travel a few days before official vacations, when tickets often cost less. The fine is up to $1,200.
A memoir by Thae Yong-ho, a senior diplomat who defected, also describes Mr. Kim’s brother as a fan of Eric Clapton and portrays tensions within the Kim dynasty.
Saint-Louis, on Senegal’s Atlantic coast, has Unesco-protected architecture and a bustling fishing community. But coastal erosion threatens, and is accelerating.
For the first time, the British university released data about its admissions, and the figures showed a continuing gap in prospects along racial and economic lines.
In his first Capitol Hill hearing since becoming secretary of state, Mike Pompeo and a top Democrat shouted at each other over his 2015 criticism of Hillary Clinton.
The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause.
Just days before she was to go home to Pakistan after her time as a foreign exchange student, Sabika Sheikh, 17, was killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School.
Iran’s long-range missile program was thought to be dormant, but researchers see evidence that it may have resumed.
China’s launch of a satellite this week, part of a mission to the far side of the moon, is but one of its recent endeavors into space.
A poem remembering a last road trip taken together before a long separation.
France has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in Europe for technology investment, but it faces big challenges in its mission to become a leader.