Pompeo: 'I am not a betting man,' declines to place odds on Trump-Kim summit taking place next month, but says State Department will be 'ready' for it
"I do have a real sense" that Kim Jong Un would find American investment, technology and know-how of "real value to his people," says @SecPompeo.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 45km N of Goshogawara, Japan
"I'm optimistic but again this could be something that comes to the end and doesn't happen," says @SecPompeo of the planned @POTUS-Kim Jong Un. "We're still working towards June 12th."
Secretary of State Pompeo says will do what it takes to make sure North Korea summit is a success, does not care to predict whether summit will happen
"Complete and total denuclearization of the (Korean) peninsula" is the US goal for the summit, says @PressSec.
: Today, it was my great honor to welcome President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea to the @WhiteHouse.
Trump: "There is no deal" with China on trade
: "I see two Koreas and then ultimately, maybe someday in the future maybe they'll get together and you'll go back to one Korea."
: "North Korea has a chance to be a great country and it can't be a great country under the circumstances that they're living right now."
13 civilians injured including 3 serious in Ramgarh sector of Jammu International Border due to Pakistan firing in Araspura, Arnia, Ramgarh, Samba, Hiranagar sectors. Police assisting in shifting of the injured to the hospital, tweets, SP Vaid, DGP, J&K
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Mumbai: One person dead, one injured after a part of a building collapsed during demolition work in Govandi
: "It's a great honor to have President Moon of South Korea with us, we've become great friends over the years."
President Trump says if Kim Jong-un agrees to denuclearization, "he will be extremely happy" he said of Kim, if the deal works out. "He will be very happy."
Myanmar judge allows documents police say came from Reuters reporters' phones
President Trump suggests summit with North Korea's Kim could "happen later"
South Korea's Moon opens talks with Trump on US-North Korea summit, says 'fate and future' of Korean Peninsula hinge on it
Trump suggests Kim summit could take place on June 12 or 'happen later'
ROK President @moonriver365 also expresses confidence @POTUS will make the upcoming summit a success and end the Korean War
According to @moonriver365, @POTUS deserves credit for a dramatic, positive change of tone from the DPRK
Pence: U.S. has made no concessions to North Korea
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea arriving at the White House
U.S. lawmakers say they will try to block possible ZTE deal with China
South Korean president arrives at White House for crunch talks
@POTUS reiterates he'll guarantee Kim Jong Un's safety if the North Korean leader makes a denuclearization deal
@POTUS clarifies that there's a substantial chance the summit with Kim Jong Un might not take place next month
There's been no deal with China on ZTE, adds @POTUS responding to reporter's question
Planning for the Singapore summit is still moving along, however, according to @POTUS
The denuclearization of the DPRK must occur, @POTUS reiterates, sitting alongside @moonriver365 in the Oval Office
US has certain conditions for the summit with DPRK and if they're not met then the meeting won't occur says @POTUS
In Oval Office with @moonriver365, @POTUS says it'll be great if the summit with Kim Jong Un occurs, but if not that's OK, too
President Trump says North Korea's Kim "serious" about denuclearization
South Korean president meets Bolton, Pompeo over North Korea summit
Pence says u.s .will not make concessions unless North Korea initiates verifiable, irreversible Denuclearization: fox
Tuticorin: Death toll in police action during Sterlite protests reaches 11. Governor condoles loss of lives, urges to maintain peace
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Wreath laying and last rites ceremony of Naik Deepak Nainwal was held in Uttarakhand's Haridwar today. He succumbed to injuries yesterday after being injured in Kulgam encounter in J&K last month
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Thai police arrest leaders of an anti-junta protest who tried to mark the fourth anniversary of a coup by marching to Bangkok's Government House, one of the largest acts of dissent since the army grabbed power
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Jammu and Kashmir: Fire broke out in Sundarbani forest range. Forest Range officer says, "fire has been doused at three different spots, also ensuring it does not spread further."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 7km SW of Hasaki, Japan
Clash between Police and locals during the protest held in Tuticorin demanding ban on Sterlite Industries, in wake of the pollution created by them in Tamil Nadu
Pakistani welfare organization says a heat wave has killed 65 people over the past few days in Karachi
At least nine dead after police firing at protesters calling for closure of Vedanta's copper smelter in Tamil Nadu - police
Jhansi: Body of two labourers were found buried under a coal mound in Parichha Thermal Power Station. Compensation of Indian rupees 5 lakh each given to the families of the two labourers
9 people killed during the protest held in Tuticorin demanding ban on Sterlite Industries, in wake of the pollution created by them
During today's scheduled 2 hours of talks, @moonriver365 to try to reassure @POTUS a historic breakthrough is possible during a summit with Kim Jong Un
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Japan and Russia notify the World Trade Organization of potential tariff retaliation for president Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium - WTO filings
China to Australia: Remove 'colored glasses' to get ties back on track
We won't be going to Punggye-ri tonight because of the weather. Not clear if/when we will be, twitted Asia correspondent of @SkyNews in North Korea
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Philippines president Duterte: Jordan giving us 2 Cobra helicopters
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2 dead, 11 injured in 5-vehicle smashup in Camarines Sur
Thailand protest leaders Rome and 'Ja New' have handed themselves in. Three other leaders have also been detained near the UN. Protesters have been asked to disperse. Appears to be all over
Duterte to Navy: You have made Filipino people proud
Duterte: I cannot afford at this time to go to war in sea conflict
At least 10 dead from Nipah virus in India: official
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Police declare Thailand pro-election protest on fourth anniversary of military coup over after taking away some of the group's leaders
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Thai police have blocked anti-junta protesters from marching to Government House to mark four years of military rule, one of the largest acts of dissent since the army grabbed power
Duterte on Marawi siege: I assume full responsibility. I did not anticipate so much ordnance from the enemy
Duterte congratulates government forces in Marawi siege
Ex-Malaysian PM Najib requested 1MDB questioning to continue Thursday. "He is said to be tired and worn out from today's interrogation and had asked for one extra day to rest," revealed the source
Moon, Trump set for talks on upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit
Malaysia's embattled Najib questioned by anti-corruption agency
Duterte: We are struggling to correct things in the police
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Wonsan airport, newly completed. Extremely quiet
Philippines president Duterte to policemen: If you're into drugs, you'll be first to go
KCNA: "Explicitly speaking, the present situation development is a change that has been positively made thanks to the matchless political savvy and strategic decision of the Supreme Leader of the DPRK, not just a passive response to pressure by someone."
KCNA: "The Canadian newspaper Toronto Star said that north Korea is actually steering the present situation and the U.S. is following it, adding: What the world should know is the fact that north Korea has won in the decades-long confrontation with the U.S."
KCNA: "He made a strategic decision to end the inglorious history of the DPRK-U.S. relations and received U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo who visited the DPRK. And he took a series of crucial and bold steps for peace and stability of the peninsula and the world."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission, has put the DPRK on the status of a world-level strategic state with his extraordinary wisdom, matchless courage and outstanding political caliber, and is defending peace and stability in the Korean peninsula."
KCNA: "The international community is hailing the efforts of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to promote detente and build wonderful future in the Korean peninsula."
Thai police block pro-democracy march on coup anniversary
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After a pause for rain, food and dancing the protest in Bangkok is heating up again. Some pushing on frontline and a marquee destroyed. About 100 riot police moved into position
Protesters in Thailand surrounded by police and they're formimg a human shield in attempt to arrest protest leaders sitting in front of UN
Thailand police have released us journos and other protesters, only detained and arrested 5 protest leaders
Thailand police coming to take protest leaders and surrounded both protesters and journos
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Thai protesters confront police, anti-government march blocked
The coin has been minted by the White House, and the Trump-Kim summit is 99.9% on, says Blue House
Ex-prosecutor killed in Ozamiz City ambush
The US will send a high-level delegation to China to work out the details on back of the important consensus reached during the trade talks in Washington, China's foreign ministry said
CNN's Will Ripley apparently reporting that journalists in North Korea must go on an 11-hour train ride to get on a 4 hour car ride, and then hike for another hour to get to the observation area for the nuclear test site dismantling
Sky news report from Northj Korea. @chesh has been given rare access to North Korea to witness the demolition of a nuclear test site
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Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track
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Visuals of destruction from Indian rupees Pura sector post ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday that it is necessary for China and Britain to enhance strategic communication and deepen strategic cooperation to continue to "inject new connotations" into the Golden Era of bilateral ties
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Chinese State Councilor Zhao Kezhi met with Deputy National Security Adviser of India Rajinder Khanna and other leading officials from SCO member countries on Monday. Zhao said China would strengthen high-level mutual visits, promote healthy and stable bilateral ties with India
Chinese Vice FM Kong Xuanyou attended consultation on Afghan issue at vice-foreign ministerial level among China, Russia and India in Moscow recently. Three sides exchanged views on Afghan issue and hoped Afghanistan will achieve peace and stability at early date
11 strikes in 45 seconds, Indian Border Special forces hits back at Pakistan Army after 8 month old baby was killed
Several persons were injured in a vehicular accident in Barangay Inoburan, Naga City, Cebu
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Udhampur: Fire breaks out at a house in Omara Morh area, fire fighting operation underway
Thai PM reiterates no vote until 'early 2019', as protesters gather
Washington and Beijing nearing deal that would lift U.S. sales ban against China's ZTE - sources
KCNA: "If the U.S. and the south Korean authorities persist in the confrontation policy and war moves against the DPRK, oblivious of this fact, they will be held wholly accountable for all the ensuing consequences. Dialogue and saber rattling can never go together."
U.S.-China deal could include China's pledge to remove tariffs on U.S. agricultural products and import more U.S. agricultural products - sources
US and China agree on broad outline to resolve ZTE issue, which would include removing the US sales ban to keep it in business - Dow Jones
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities are kicking up anti-DPRK hysteria in league with the outside forces even before the ink of the April 27 Declaration agreed on with the fellow countrymen got drytheir reckless behavior is the crime that can never be pardoned by history."
KCNA: "It is a foolish daydream for the U.S. to get something by pressuring the DPRK by force."
KCNA: "This being a hard reality, they justify the large-scale joint air combat drill under the veil of 'annual one,' a clear indication that the U.S. and the south Korean military remain unchanged in their ulterior motive to stifle the DPRK by force at any cost."
KCNA: "Max Thunder staged annually by the U.S. and the south Korean military is an anti-DPRK war drill for striking the strategic objects of the DPRK."
KCNA: "The south Korean military is busy staging Max Thunder joint air combat drill in collusion with the U.S. from May 11 under the pretext of 'annual one'. More than 100 fighters of various types of the U.S. and south Korea are involved in this anti-DPRK war rehearsal."
North Korea declines to accept list of South Korean journalists to cover nuke site dismantlement
KCNA: "Clear is the destination of the Japanese militarist chariot rushing headlong into aggression. This is only leading Japan to ruin."
KCNA: "Japan's militarist chariot has entered the final line toward the war. The Japanese reactionaries are mistaken."
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.