WION Morning News Brief, March 9, 2018

File photo of Kim Jong Un. Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 09, 2018, 03.26 AM (IST)

Trump says sanctions will remain as he agrees to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

US President Donald Trump has agreed to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un by May in response to Kim's invitation to hold the first meeting between leaders of the United States and North Korea, a South Korean envoy said.

French President Emmanuel Macron to arrive in Delhi today on four-day visit

French President France Emmanuel Macron to arrive in New Delhi on Friday on a four-day state visit. 

Biplab Deb to be sworn in as Tripura chief minister on Friday

Biplab Kumar Deb will be sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura on Friday, officially ushering the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the Left bastion.

Trump signs sweeping tariffs; Canada, Mexico exempted

US President Donald Trump slapped steep trade tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum Thursday, drawing sharp protests from allies at home and abroad as the contentious move raised the specter of a global trade war. 

UK minister says US tariffs 'wrong way' to resolve trade issues

Britain's trade minister Liam Fox on Thursday criticised US President Donald Trump's announcement of duties on steel and aluminium imports to America, saying it was the "wrong way" to resolve trade disputes.