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News Analysis: Trump’s Negotiating Playbook Faced Test in North Korea

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 10:20am
The president had sought to deal with Kim Jong-un the same way he had handled real estate negotiations — with threats and flattery. It didn’t work.

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 10:17am
Who has gained and who has lost is a divisive issue for residents, and Europe, as it comes to terms with what its lost decade has wrought.

Violence in Kashmir erupts despite calls for ceasefire

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 10:14am
Hopes for a ceasefire during the month of Ramadan have been shattered by renewed fighting between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.

Trump's nuclear failures from Iran to North Korea

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 10:08am
In just over a year, Donald Trump has managed to nudge the world closer to conflict on both ends of the Asian continent.

GDPR: European tech firms struggle with new data protection law

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 9:35am
Smaller organisations and companies are finding it difficult to meet the demands of the new law and face hefty fines if they get it wrong.

Was the Killer of Sweden’s Leader in 1986 Under Investigators’ Noses All This Time?

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 9:15am
A new theory proposes that a man interviewed as a witness in the fatal shooting of Prime Minister Olof Palme was actually the one who pulled the trigger.

Netherlands, Australia formally accuse Russia of downing MH17

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 9:07am
Russia slams 'discrediting' bid after Netherlands and Australia say it's liable for 2014 downing of jet that killed 298.

Scorned, Animal Rights Advocates in France Intensify Guerrilla Tactics

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:38am
As lawmakers backtrack on vows to improve animal welfare, one group is turning to clandestine videos in an attempt to shock Parliament into action.

North Korea 'open to talks' despite Trump cancellation of summit

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:38am
Pyongyang calls president's decision to abruptly cancel talks unexpected but says it is open to dialogue 'at any time'.

BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:01am
5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.

Malaysia police seize $28m cash in raids linked to ex-PM Najib

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:00am
Over 400 luxury handbags were also seized from several apartments as part of an anti-corruption probe into state fund.

Iraq's poor hopeful Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc will bring change

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:43am
Much of Baghdad and Iraq are lacking basic services and facilities and the working class are looking to al-Sadr to form a coalition and bring improvements to their lives.

Jack Johnson: Trump posthumously pardons black boxing champion

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:43am
The Texan, who was an icon for racially oppressed African Americans, had been charged under the Mann Act, which was used to prosecute men for mixed race relationships.

The Healing Edge: Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:43am
In a bold experiment in fetal therapy, doctors in San Francisco treated a fetus with a severe, often fatal blood disorder. The child was saved, but the long-term prognosis is still uncertain.

GDPR: Empty inboxes, ignored emails and comics

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:41am
People praise empty inboxes as the General Data Protection Regulation rules come into effect.

Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting With Kim Jong-un

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:28am
The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, and Mr. Trump said it “will not take place.” But he later said it could still happen.

Dozens Dead in Congo After Boat Capsizes

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:21am
The authorities are still trying to determine how many people were on the vessel at the time of the accident, and how many might have survived.

New US sanctions target aircraft used by Iran's Rouhani

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:17am
Analysts say sanctions imposed on Dena Airways' lone aircraft is aimed at 'humiliating' President Hassan Rouhani.

Ebola in the DRC: Everything you need to know

Al Jazeera - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:12am
Key questions answered as another Ebola outbreak raises concern in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

How does your diagnosis make you feel?

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:03am
Like Minds: Is your mental health diagnosis a label or a lifeline?
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