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Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had walked away from a nuclear deal at a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because of unacceptable North Korean demands to lift punishing U.S.-led sanctions.
Pakistan, India trade fire in Kashmir; villagers flee homes

Pakistan, India trade fire in Kashmir; villagers flee homes Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

 India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire through the night into Thursday morning in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, a day after Islamabad said it shot down two Indian warplanes and captured a pilot.
Nicaragua talks on crisis begin, dozens of prisoners freed

Nicaragua talks on crisis begin, dozens of prisoners freed Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

Representatives of President Daniel Ortega and the opposition sat down face-to-face in a restart of long-stalled talks on resolving Nicaragua's political crisis Wednesday, shortly after authorities released dozens of people arrested in last year's crackdown on anti-government protests.
President Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

President Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump met in Vietnam on Wednesday for a second summit that the United States hopes will persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons in exchange for promises of peace and development.
Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines

Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday asked the Dutch government to clarify why it bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM alliance without first advising Paris.
Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in helicopter crash

Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in helicopter crash Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

 A helicopter crashed in bad weather in eastern Nepal on Wednesday, killing all seven people on board, including the tourism minister, a home ministry official said.
Pakistan says it shot down Indian jets, carried out airstrikes in Kashmir

Pakistan says it shot down Indian jets, carried out airstrikes in Kashmir Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

Pakistan carried out airstrikes and shot down two Indian jets on Wednesday, Pakistani officials said, a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a war in 1971, prompting leading powers to urge both sides to show restraint.
Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister

Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

 Iran's president rejected the resignation of his foreign minister on Wednesday, throwing his full support behind the diplomat who negotiated the country's nuclear deal with world powers as both men face growing pressure from hard-liners as the accord unravels under American pressure.
Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president

Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence.
South Korea seeks 'stakeholder' role as Kim, Trump eye deal to shape peninsula's fate

South Korea seeks 'stakeholder' role as Kim, Trump eye deal to shape peninsula's fate Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

South Korean officials, wary of being left on the sidelines as the leaders of North Korea and the United States seek to clinch a deal that could shape the future of the Korean peninsula, are cautiously carving out a presence at the summit venue.
Ukraine drops Eurovision singer over Russia row

Ukraine drops Eurovision singer over Russia row Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

Ukraine's national broadcaster has dropped the singer who was meant to represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest due to apparent political differences over Russia.
Slovak presidential challengers unite in bid against ruling party

Slovak presidential challengers unite in bid against ruling party Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

The leading opposition contender in Slovakia's presidential election quit the race on Tuesday in a move to consolidate voter bases and better challenge the ruling Smer party candidate.
India launches airstrike inside Pakistan; Islamabad denies militant camp hit

India launches airstrike inside Pakistan; Islamabad denies militant camp hit Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

India said its warplanes struck a militant training camp inside Pakistan on Tuesday, killing "a very large number" of fighters, raising risk of conflict between the nuclear armed neighbors, though Pakistan officials denied there had been any casualties.
US airstrike in Somalia kills 35 al-Shabab extremists

US airstrike in Somalia kills 35 al-Shabab extremists Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

The United States military said Monday that its latest airstrike in Somalia killed 35 fighters with the al-Shabab extremist group not far from the Ethiopian border.
Sudan's Bashir bans unauthorised rallies

Sudan's Bashir bans unauthorised rallies Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday banned unauthorised rallies as he announced a slew of new measures to end demonstrations that have rocked his rule for weeks.
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