President Trump has said he was only “kidding” when he expressed envy of Kim Jong-un’s iron rule.
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy do people ignore hurricane warnings? Hurricane Florence, which is nearing the US East Coast, could “kill a lot of people”, officials warn. Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) administrator Brock Long said storm surges may bring catastrophic flooding to inland areas. Though Florence has been downgraded to […]
Image copyright PA It won’t be a very comfortable G7 summit. Leaders from the biggest developed economies meet in Canada at the weekend against a background of increasing tension about trade. New US tariffs (taxes applied to imports) on steel and aluminium affect all the other G7 members: the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and […]
Image copyright AFP South Africa’s police minister Bheki Cele has said a surge in murders has turned his country into a place that “borders on a war zone.” “Our bottom line is that this situation must reverse,” he said. Crime statistics released by the government show there were more than 20,000 murders in 2017, a […]