21 June 2018, Thursday | 05:16am


Three days with the North Koreans - awkward glances and a scant smile

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - At the end of the second night of living in the same ritzy Singapore hotel as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a member of his security staff sat beside a Reuters reporter in the lobby and smiled.

Brazil: 6 Dead After Sugarloaf Gun Battle, 100 Stranded

The bodies were found at Vermelha beach, next to the Sugar Loaf mountain

RIO DE JANEIRO--At least six bodies were reportedly discovered at the base of Brazil's famed Sugarloaf mountain on Sunday, according to local rescue authorities.

Frenchman commits suicide at Mecca's Grand Mosque

RIYADH: A Frenchman has committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of the Grand Mosque in Islam's holiest city of Mecca, Saudi and French officials said on Saturday (June 9).

All Blacks son caught in airport conveyor belt

New Zealand’s All Blacks react after their Bledisloe Cup rugby match loss to Australia’s Wallabies in Sydney, August 8, 2015. — Reuters pic

Five shot dead in Thailand's Deep South

Civilians have borne the brunt of violence in Southern Thailand over the years. — Reuters pic

The Handshake of History

US President Donald Trump shook the hand of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday morning local time, an extraordinary display of diplomacy that reflects an unprecedented gamble for two brash leaders intent on making their mark on history.

Vietnamese human rights lawyer freed, flies to Germany - activists

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai has been freed from prison and flown to Germany, activists and a diplomat said on Friday, two months after he was convicted of attempting to overthrow the state and given a 15-year jail sentence.

Naked woman on Singapore MRT platform causes a stir

PETALING JAYA: Photos of a naked woman at a MRT platform in Singapore have gone viral on social media.

At least 16 dead as arms depot blows up in Baghdad

At least 16 people were killed and dozens injured after an arms depot exploded in the Sadr City district of the Iraqi capital late Wednesday, security and medical sources said. (Reuters photo)

By AFP - June 7, 2018 @ 8:52am

‘French Spiderman’ foiled in bid to climb Seoul tower

Seoul: French urban free climber Alain Robert attempted to scale the world’s fifth-tallest building, getting more than half way up the 123-storey Lotte World Tower in Seoul before security f