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Trump: U.S.-N. Korea summit to be held in Vietnam Feb. 27-28

Trump: U.S.-N. Korea summit to be held in Vietnam Feb. 27-28

World
Feb. 6 -- U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be held in Vietnam Feb. 27-28 with the talks to center on dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. The date and venue had been shrouded in secrecy as the two countries negotiated the next steps following a vague denuclearization deal reached at their first summit in Singapore in June. "Much work remains to be done, but my relationship with Kim Jong-un is a good one," Trump said during his State of the Union address. "Chairman Kim and I will meet again on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam," he said, stopping short of revealing the city. The announcement came shortly after Washington's nuclear envoy, Stephen Biegun, arrived in Pyongyang to prepare for the next summit....
Briton held in UAE 'after wearing Qatar football shirt'

Briton held in UAE 'after wearing Qatar football shirt'

Sports
A British football fan has been arrested and detained in the United Arab Emirates after reportedly wearing a Qatar team shirt to a match.Ali Issa Ahmad, 26, from Wolverhampton, is said to have been unaware of a law against "showing sympathy" for Qatar - brought in over a diplomatic dispute.A friend says he was later accused of making false claims about officials.The Foreign Office said it was providing assistance to a UK citizen and was in touch with UAE authorities.The UAE and four other countries in the region are currently engaged in a political and diplomatic stand-off with Qatar after they accused the state of supporting radical and Islamist groups.On its website, the Foreign Office warns travellers to the UAE of a June 2017...
Venezuela crisis: Rival protests held in Caracas

Venezuela crisis: Rival protests held in Caracas

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Venezuela's capital Caracas in support of President Nicolás Maduro - and his self-proclaimed interim successor Juan Guaidó.Mr Guaidó said the country's opposition movement would "carry on in the streets". Mr Maduro told supporters he was the only president of Venezuela. Mr Guaidó declared himself president last month and is backed by the US and several Latin American countries. Russia and China back President Maduro. The stand-off began days after Mr Maduro was sworn in for a second term, following disputed elections which many opposition leaders did not contest because they were in jail or boycotting them.Mr Guaid&oacu...
Funeral held for Kim Porter in Georgia

Funeral held for Kim Porter in Georgia

Entertainment
Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A funeral was held in Georgia on Saturday for fashion model Kim Porter."Today we lay to rest our ANGEL. Her spirit lives on with us FOREVER!!! We thank you all for your prayers and support. You have no idea how much it means to us. We thank GOD for all of you. #KimPorter," he ex-boyfriend, Sean "Diddy" Combs, wrote on Instagram. Porter died at her Los Angeles home on Nov. 15 at the age of 47. An autopsy has been conducted, but the cause of her death was deferred, pending further testing. People.com reported Combs -- the father of three of Porter's children -- was among the mourners at a viewing at the Charles E. Huff International Funeral Home Friday. A funeral service was scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Saturday at Cascade Hills Church in Porter's hometown of Columbus, said an ...