Virginia restaurant refuses to serve WHouse spox Sarah Sanders

23 June 2018, 8:57 PM
A Virginia restaurant was inundated with reviews from both ends of the political spectrum Saturday after White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said its owner asked her to leave because of her job.
EU approves retaliatory tariffs against US 14 June 2018, 6:32 PM

EU countries on Thursday approved a raft of retaliatory tariffs, including on whiskey and motorcycles, against painful duties imposed by US President Donald Trump on European metals, sources said.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
U.S. says China will ensure diplomats’ safety after illness reports 14 June 2018, 5:02 PM

China will ensure U.S.diplomats based in the country are safe, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, amid reports that some had suffered a mysterious malady resembling a brain injury that has already hit U.S. personnel in Cuba.

Trump, America’s oldest first-time president, turns 72 14 June 2018, 10:24 AM

President Donald Trump turned 72 on Thursday, having returned to the fray of Washington politics after his gruelling trip to Singapore for the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

US arrests Israeli national who coached IS attackers online 14 June 2018, 8:01 AM

US officials said Wednesday that a native Israeli woman living in Wisconsin coached potential Islamic State attackers on how to cook up ricin and kept a library of books on making bombs, poisons and suicide vests.

Russia says UN should consider sanctions relief for N. Korea 13 June 2018, 9:35 PM

The UN Security Council should consider steps toward lifting sanctions on North Korea following its agreement with the United States to scrap its nuclear program, Russia's UN ambassador said Wednesday.

Australian Prime Minister to deliver national apology 13 June 2018, 7:48 PM

Australian Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has pledged to deliver a national apology to the survivors, victims and families of institutional child sexual abuse.

HRW urges Saudi Arabia to reveal whereabouts of Saudi-Qatari national 13 June 2018, 5:07 PM

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday urged Saudi authorities to disclose the whereabouts of a Saudi man with dual Qatari nationality whom Kuwait said it had deported to Saudi Arabia on May 12 at the kingdom's request.

Arrest warrants issued for 20 over blast in Sadr’s Baghdad stronghold 13 June 2018, 1:05 PM

Iraq's Supreme Judicial Council has issued arrest warrants for 20 people accused of involvement in a deadly blast in the Baghdad stronghold of Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose bloc won an election marred by fraud accusations, state TV reported.

‘Pyongyang-bound’ Trump says world avoided ‘nuclear catastrophe’ 13 June 2018, 6:01 AM

Donald Trump accepted an invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea during their historic summit, Pyongyang state media reported Wednesday, as the US president said the world had jumped back from the brink of "nuclear catastrophe".

US, N.Korea pledge towards denuclearisation 12 June 2018, 9:37 PM

United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have pledged to work towards complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy.

British PM fends off Brexit parliamentary defeat 12 June 2018, 9:28 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May avoided a major blow to her Brexit strategy on Tuesday after lawmakers rejected a plan that would have given parliament a veto on the final deal negotiated with Brussels.

Six things we learned from historic US-N.Korea summit 12 June 2018, 2:57 PM

US President Donald Trump hailed his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as a "very great day in the history of the world".

Trump says he will stop ‘war games’ with S. Korea 12 June 2018, 11:36 AM

The US will stop holding military exercises on the Korean peninsula, President Donald Trump said Tuesday after his summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un.

Tearful Rodman claims vindication for Kim ties 12 June 2018, 10:28 AM

 Basketball star and improbable North Korean envoy Dennis Rodman broke down in tears live on television Tuesday as he recounted the hostility he faced for meeting dictator Kim Jong Un.

Tensions then smiles as Kim and Trump reach hands across history 12 June 2018, 6:40 AM

Steadily, almost warily, the two leaders approached each other on a colonnaded verandah, their hands outstretched as a gaggle of media watched from a platform and the rest of the world looked on.

US, North Korea officials in final summit preparations 11 June 2018, 8:03 AM

North Korean and United States negotiators met in Singapore Monday for final preparations on the eve of an unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, seeking to bridge the gaps over Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal.

US President Donald Trump with Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan
U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit 10 June 2018, 5:31 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated Asian nation.

WATCH: Exclusive interview with President Ramaphosa 10 June 2018, 5:29 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks to SABC News Live from Quebec, Canada.

The two leaders meet.
North Korea’s Kim in Singapore on cusp of making history with Trump summit 10 June 2018, 3:13 PM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country. When Trump and Kim meet on the resort island of Sentosa on Tuesday they will be making history […]

Trump withdraws US endorsement of G7 communique 10 June 2018, 9:45 AM

US President Donald Trump has withdrawn his country's endorsement of the G7 communique after accusing host and Canada's Prime Minister of making false statements at a press conference at the conclusion of the event.

Trump and Kim set to arrive in Singapore for historic summit 10 June 2018, 7:50 AM

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to land in Singapore on Sunday within hours of each other in advance of a historic summit over the reclusive country's arsenal of nuclear weapons.

Ramaphosa pleased with SA’s UN Security Council seat 9 June 2018, 7:26 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is humbled by the vote of confidence the world has shown to South Africa.

Trump says he will know in first minute if North Korea summit will succeed 9 June 2018, 7:11 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would know within a minute whether something good will come of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, which he described as a “mission of peace.” “I think within the first minute I’ll know. Just my touch, my feel. That’s what I do,” […]

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Vatican orders ex-diplomat to face child sex abuse trial 9 June 2018, 4:30 PM

A monsignor who was a former advisor at the Vatican's United States embassy in Washington will face charges of possessing and exchanging child pornography, the Holy See announced Saturday.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa confident G7 summit will yield positive results 9 June 2018, 8:31 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes his interactions with business leaders in Canada will yield positive results for the country moving forward.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un
Tightly-controlled Singapore rolls out tough summit security 9 June 2018, 8:16 AM

Singapore's reputation for rigid law and order was seen as a major factor for being chosen to host Tuesday's US-North Korea summit and the tiny city-state is determined not to disappoint.

Mlambo-Ngcuka welcomes SA’s election to UNSC 8 June 2018, 9:41 PM

The Executive Director for Women at the United Nations, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, has welcomed the UN General Assembly's decision to elect South Africa to serve in the UN Security Council from next year until 2020 as a non-permanent member.

Europeans unanimously oppose Russia G7 return: France 8 June 2018, 7:43 PM

European members of the G7 unanimously oppose US President Donald Trump's call for Russia to be readmitted into the club, French President Emmanuel Macron's office said Friday.

South Africa elected to U.N. Security Council 8 June 2018, 5:47 PM

The United Nations General Assembly on Friday voted to elect Germany, Belgium, South Africa, the Dominican Republic and Indonesia for a two-year term on the Security Council starting on Jan. 1, 2019.

Xi touts Putin ties as US tensions bring them closer 8 June 2018, 4:32 PM

President Xi Jinping gave China's first friendship medal to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday as the neighbouring giants touted their close ties amid diplomatic and economic challenges from the US.