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Barnier bids to quell Border fears as Foster goes missing

Barnier bids to quell Border fears as Foster goes missing

Mr Barnier visited the Irish border town of Dundalk , Co Louth , for a conference organised by the Irish Government on Monday. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he informed the Northern Ireland Office about his trip across the Border. He called for substantive progress to be made on the backstop agreement before the June European Council summit so that to pave the way for the negotiations between the EU and Britain for broad partnership for the future.


Dominican Republic breaks with Taiwan to establish ties with China

Dominican Republic breaks with Taiwan to establish ties with China

China says Taiwan is simply a wayward province with no right to state-to-state ties. The government of President Tsai Ing-wen is trying to push Taiwan's worldwide profile but is coming up against a concerted effort by Beijing to shrink its space on global platforms.


Forecast: Severe weather possible today

Forecast: Severe weather possible today

South wind 6 to 10 miles per hour becoming east after midnight. Expect continuing winds with gusts up to 29 miles per hour during the day. "Noticeably cooler today along with scattered showers at times", the weather service says in its forecast discussion.


'Just asking!' - Trump suggests meeting Kim Jong Un at Korea's Peace House

'Just asking!' - Trump suggests meeting Kim Jong Un at Korea's Peace House

Kim Dae-Jung championed the so-called Sunshine policy of engagement with North Korea and won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize after engineering the first inter-Korean summit with former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il . In the comments released by Moon's office on Sunday, Kim also refuted claims by Chinese scientists earlier in the week that parts of the site had been so badly damaged by previous explosions that it may now be unusable .


Indonesia offers to host DPRK-US summit: president

Indonesia offers to host DPRK-US summit: president

Duterte has a couple of times criticized Kim over his nuclear ambitions. South Korean President Moon Jae-in reportedly believes President Donald Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.


Trump seeks Nigeria support for World Cup bid

Trump seeks Nigeria support for World Cup bid

President Donald Trump's aim to get the World Cup to the United States in 2026 continues. "We are being respected again", he said. Football's global governing body has slammed a politically-charged tweet by President Donald Trump regarding a U.S.