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Trump Kim summit: North Korea eyes 'new relationship' with US.
North Korean state media have raised the possibility that the isolated country could "establish a new relationship" with the United States. It comes a day before North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets US President Donald Trump for historic talks.
Global economy to expand by 3.1%, says World Bank.
Global economic growth will remain robust at 3.1 per cent this year before slowing gradually over the next two years, the World Bank Group has said. The global lender explained that the growth will remain upbeat as advanced-economy growth decelerates and the recovery in major commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies levels off.
Trump flips US foreign policy upside down.
Diplomatic tensions and an escalating trade war mean that President Donald Trump can expect a chilly reception and awkward body language from allied leaders at the weekend's G7 summit in Canada -- which some have dubbed the G1+6. And Trump's feuds with Washington's traditional partners are sure to test his promise that his "America First" ideology does not mean America alone.