News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New delhi, Delhi, India May 26, 2019, 08.46 AM(IST) May 26, 2019, 08.49 AM(IST)

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Donald Trump says still has 'confidence' in North Korea's Kim Jong-un

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks.

UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where Theresa May failed on Brexit

The race to become Britain's next premier opened in earnest Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.

Venezuela opposition to meet Nicolas Maduro envoys in Oslo: Guaido

Delegates of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his rival Juan Guaido will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Oslo next week, the opposition leader said Saturday.

Kerala coast on high alert after IS boat reportedly sets off from Sri Lanka

The Kerala coast has been put on high alert following intelligence reports that boats allegedly carrying 15 Islamic State Terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the Lakshadweep islands, police said Saturday.

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18

A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal`s Himalayas during the current climbing season.


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