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North Korea agrees to shut down missile site, says Moon

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un signed what they say is ‘a leap forward’ Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut down one of North Korea’s main missile testing and launching sites, says South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in. After meeting in Pyongyang, the two leaders “agreed on a way to achieve denuclearisation,” […]

Aboriginal man fights possible deportation from Australia

Image copyright LOVE FAMILY Image caption Daniel Love (left) has taken his case to the High Court of Australia An Aboriginal man has launched legal action against Australia over what he argues is an attempt to deport him to Papua New Guinea (PNG). Daniel Love, 39, was born in PNG but has lived in Australia […]

‘I lost my entire family to a cult’: How one woman escaped Grace Road

Image copyright Seoyeon Lee Image caption Seoyeon was an ordinary university student until she was “tricked” into moving to Fiji A South Korean church which believes global famine is imminent has set up base in Fiji, where it’s gained considerable influence but faced growing allegations of abuse. One woman who fled what she believes is […]

Korea nuclear talks: Moon goes North to push stalled negotiations

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Moon and Mr Kim drove through the streets of Pyongyang in an open top car The leaders of North and South Korea are meeting in the North Korean capital for talks centred on the stalled denuclearisation negotiations. North Korea has embarked on an unprecedented series of meetings this year […]

Korea talks: Moon goes North to push stalled nuclear talks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Korean leaders and their wives greeted each other warmly on the tarmac in Pyongyang The leaders of North and South Korea are meeting in the North Korean capital for talks centred on the stalled denuclearisation negotiations. Since the beginning of the year North Korea has embarked on an unprecedented […]

Typhoon Mangkhut: Miners and families buried by landslide

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A building used as a refuge by miners and their families was crushed by landslides Rescuers in the Philippines are digging through mud to retrieve bodies buried by a landslide that hit as Typhoon Mangkhut battered the country. At least 32 people in the mining town of Itogon, in Benguet […]

Strawberry needle scare: Australia probe as ‘vicious crime’ widens

Image copyright JOSHUA GANE Image caption Sewing needles have been inserted inside strawberries in Australia Australia has ordered an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles hidden in strawberries, amid growing alarm over scares across the country. Contaminated punnets have now been reported in six states and territories. A minister called it a “vicious crime”. […]

Lynette Dawson: No remains found in podcast-famous mystery police dig

Image copyright SUPPLIED Image caption Lynette Dawson, a mother of two, was last seen in 1982 Australian police say they have found no remains or items of interest during a dig at the former home of a Sydney woman whose whereabouts have been a mystery since she disappeared in 1982. Lynette Dawson, a mother of […]

Typhoon Mangkhut: South China battered by deadly storm

Media captionTyphoon Mangkhut moved from the Philippines to Hong Kong A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Two people have been killed in the Chinese province of Guangdong, […]

Strawberry needle scare: Australia probe as ‘vicious crime’ widens

Image copyright JOSHUA GANE Image caption Sewing needles have been inserted inside strawberries in Australia Australia has ordered an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles hidden in strawberries, amid growing alarm over scares across the country. Contaminated punnets have now been reported in six states and territories. A minister called it a “vicious crime”. […]

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