North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘set on Trump summit’

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘set on Trump summit’

Media captionKorean leaders’ surprise “Hollywood” meeting It is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “fixed will” that a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore should go ahead, state media say. This followed a surprise meeting on Saturday between Mr Kim and the South’s Moon Jae-in, who said the North was “committed to denuclearisation”. Mr […]

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan targeted by ‘state-backed hackers’

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan targeted by ‘state-backed hackers’

Image copyright Getty Images Afghan diplomats in Pakistan have been warned they are believed to be victims of “government-backed” digital attacks trying to steal their email passwords. Afghan embassy sources told the BBC two staff members and a generic account received alerts from Google this month. Last week Amnesty International detailed attempts to install malware […]

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

Image copyright AFP Image caption The remains of the Boeing 777, photographed at its crash site in 2014 Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it […]

The ‘underground lair’ that turned out to be a loo

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North Korea’s Kim ‘set on’ Trump summit

North Korea’s Kim ‘set on’ Trump summit

Media captionKorean leaders’ surprise “Hollywood” meeting It is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “fixed will” that a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore should go ahead, state media say. Mr Trump cancelled the summit on Thursday, citing the North’s “hostility”, but then rowed back after conciliatory messages from Pyongyang. Late on Saturday he […]

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan targeted by ‘state-backed hackers’

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan targeted by ‘state-backed hackers’

Image copyright Getty Images Afghan diplomats in Pakistan have been warned they are believed to be victims of “government-backed” digital attacks trying to steal their email passwords. Afghan embassy sources told the BBC two staff members and a generic account received alerts from Google this month. Last week Amnesty International detailed attempts to install malware […]

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

Image copyright AFP Image caption The remains of the Boeing 777, photographed at its crash site in 2014 Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it […]

The ‘underground lair’ that turned out to be a loo

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Sri Lanka Cricket back match-fixing investigation ahead of Al Jazeera documentary

Sri Lanka Cricket back match-fixing investigation ahead of Al Jazeera documentary

England will play the first of three tests against Sri Lanka at Galle International Cricket Stadium in November Sri Lanka Cricket has said it will give its “fullest cooperation” to any investigation into match-fixing. An Al Jazeera documentary is believed to allege groundsmen in Galle are being bribed to alter pitches for Test matches involving […]

Korean leaders meet in surprise summit

Korean leaders meet in surprise summit

The leaders of North and South Korea have met in the demilitarised border area between the two countries. The meeting is only the second between South Korea’s Moon Jae-in and the North’s Kim Jong-un in months. It comes as the two sides continue efforts to put a US-North Korea summit back on track. On Thursday […]

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