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North Korea breakthrough: South Korea President concocts plan to restore relations

In April's legislative elections, President Moon Jae-in’s Democratic Party won 180 of the 300 seats up for election. According to the Diplomat the positive news did not stop there for Mr Moon. The stock price of South Korean conglomerate railway rose 13.60 percent the day after the election and 46 percent in the first five trading days The railway is known to have been one of the main benefactors of increased cooperation between North and South Korea. President Moon has met with North Korean le

India confirms Trump has sent Modi an invitation to the G7 in huge boost to relations

Now, India has now confirmed it has received an invite from Trump. All four countries are members of the G20, while Russia was in the G8 before being suspended for annexing Crimea. The summit has been postponed until September. Trump told New Delhi in a phone call that he wanted to expand participation beyond the seven most advanced economies. India’s Ministry of External Affairs confirmed: “In this context, he extended an invitation to Prime Minister Modi to attend the next G7 Summit to be hel

Donald Trump’s team reveal back-up plan if Twitter and Facebook ban POTUS

The Trump app was launched in April. It sometimes beats out the apps of established news brands such as CNN, New York Times or Reuters. Campaign Manager Brad Parscale told Reuters: “We have always been worried about Twitter and Facebook taking us offline and this serves as a backup.” Last week, Twitter decided to add warnings against the Trump claim that mail-in ballot results could not be trusted. For Trump supporters, the app gives the latest campaign news and replaces campaign rallies in a w

Why coronavirus lockdown may have increased threat posed by THIS movement

Last week, the teenage suspect, who cannot be named due to their age, was charged with terrorist activity as well first-degree murder and attempted murder as Candian police believe the suspect was influenced by the incel movement. The Toronto Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement on May 19: "Terrorism comes in many forms and it's important to note that it is not restricted to any particular group, religion or ideology. "Incel refers to men who identify as invol

Carnage in Philadelphia as George Floyd protest turns violent – police cars on fire

Vehicles have been seen on fire We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. According to CBS, the protest began around noon around City Hall. Hundreds of people knelt in silence in memory of George Floyd who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck. The protestors then marched down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the Art

Donald Trump wants to invite Vladimir Putin to next G7 meeting in explosive move

Donald Trump wants to invite Russia to the G7 We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. He also said he wanted to add Russia , Australia , India and South Korea to the summit. Earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she could not commit to attending the summit in person due to the coronavirus pandemic. It had been planned to repla

Melania Trump generates Twitterstorm with her tweet on George Floyd protests

Mr Floyd was filmed being held down under the knee of a police officer. In video footage of the incident, he can be heard saying he could not breathe and later became unresponsive before dying. Mrs Trump tweeted: “Our country allows for peaceful protests, but there is no reason for violence. “I’ve seen our citizens unify & take care of one another through COVID19 & we can’t stop now. “My deepest condolences to the family of George Floyd. As a nation, let's focus on peace, prayers & healing.” Th

Can you best the latest challenge set by reporters in today’s News Quiz?

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Fears of total war as China repeats threat to INVADE neighbouring Taiwan

Taiwan has been separate from mainland China since the nationalists lost the Chinese Civil War and were forced from the mainland in 1949. The official name of Taiwan is the Republic of China (ROC) and it claims to be the legitimate successor to the pre-war Chinese government instead of the current communist party led People’s Republic of China (PRC). Li Zuocheng, chief of the joint staff department declared in Beijing: “If the possibility for peaceful reunification is lost, the people’s armed fo

Coronavirus map LIVE: UK hospital death toll jumps 177 - total rises above 30,500

Those areas yet to see their peak include Ashford in Kent, Broadland in Norfolk, Carlisle in Cumbria, Doncaster in South Yorkshire, Eden in Cumbria, Fenland in Cambridgeshire, Herefordshire, Hinckley and Bosworth in Leicestershire, Kettering in Northamptonshire, North Somerset, Preston in Lancashire, Richmondshire in North Yorkshire, Rother in East Sussex, Selby in North Yorkshire, South Norfolk, Tonbridge and Malling in Kent, Wrexham in North Wales and Wyre in Lancashire. It comes after North S

Trump rage: Furious POTUS announces the US will stop funding ‘Chinese controlled’ WHO

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. Speaking from the Rose Garden, the US President said he wanted to redirect funds to other areas. Trump accused China of having total control over the organisation. He told reporters: “We have detailed the reforms that [the WHO] must make and engage with them directly, but they have refused to act

White House in LOCKDOWN after Washington DC police death protests turn violent

Protestors move from Lafayette Park to the nation's capitol We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. Footage from the capital shows people tossing over temporary barricades and shouting abuse before being pushed back by Secret Service. Mr Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis after a police officer pinned him to the ground with h

News Quiz: Can you meet the latest challenge set by the reporters?

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China ROW: Hong Kong security law blasted as ‘dagger stabbing into the heart’ of city

Kenneth Chan held a seat on the Hong Kong Legislative Council representing Hong Kong Island from 2012 until 2016. The city’s executive has proposed a law which aims to curb subversive forces which aim to undermine China’s authority. Speaking to Express.co.uk, Mr Chan explained: “The point of all this is to strike fear and restrict our rights ‘in the name of national security. “People can be easily arrested and detained under a new set of measures which know no limit. “The agency powers will rea

Demosisto secretay-general fears being 'prime target' of China's new national security law

The new bill would criminalise any subversion of China’s authority. A similar bill was proposed in 2003 but was shelved after 500,000 Hong Kongers marched in protest to it and the government’s handling of the SARS pandemic, which lead to the resignation of CH Tung, the city’s first chief executive two years later. Joshua Wong, the secretary-general of Demosito, a pro-democracy political group, claimed he will become a "prime target" of the new law, although this has not been confirmed by any Chi

Coronavirus map LIVE: Boris Johnson to provide crucial lockdown update to public next week

A Downing Street spokesman said: "A test and trace system allows us to isolate new infections so that we can control the spread of this virus, which will be vital while coronavirus remains present in the UK." Earlier today, the UK announced 1282 more deaths from coronavirus across all settings, including a 12-year-old child with undisclosed underlying health conditions. The new fatalities takes the death toll in Britain to 36,675. The 12-year-old victim was from England and is the fourth child u

Fears of open war between China and India as border dispute erupts

Soldiers from the two nations clashed again on May 5. The events took place in Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh, which straddles the border. According to Foreign Policy, the dispute came as the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China objected to Indian military patrols in the area, following differing assessments on the de facto international border. On May 9, soldiers from both countries came to blow and threw stones at each other at an altitude of 15,000 feet. The area borders the Indian northeaste

Can you wrestle with the challenge set by reporters in the latest News Quiz?

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Coronavirus map LIVE: Vaccine breakthrough as trial drug induces rapid immune response

The trial demonstrates that a single dose of the new adenovirus type 5 vectored COVID-19 (Ad5-nCoV) vaccine produces virus-specific antibodies and T cells in 14 days, making it a potential candidate for further investigation" Coronavirus deaths in the UK have risen by 350 in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of deaths from the invisible killer disease to 36,393. Health bosses said the UK's death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 351 to 36,393 as of 4pm on May 21. A total of

Hong Kong stocks plunge after Beijing makes incendiary power grab

The protests have been cited as a major deciding factor in the resignation of Chief Executive CH Tung two years later and the proposals were shelved, though the bill passed in Macau, which is more pro-Beijing. Opponents of the bill were concerned over the fact it could give authorities warrantless search and entry power to ward off subversion. Wang Chen, a vice-chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, China’s legislative branch, announced the bill could be reintroduced: “Since the extradition bil
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