Israeli leaders reject apology by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for remarks on Jews

Israeli leaders reject apology by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for remarks on Jews

Posted May 05, 2018 00:16:07 Photo: Israeli leaders have accused Mr Abbas of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial for his remarks. (AP: Majdi Mohammed) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has offered an apology after he was accused of anti-Semitism for suggesting that historic persecution of European Jews has been caused by their …

North Korea missile and nuclear test suspension hailed by global leaders

North Korea missile and nuclear test suspension hailed by global leaders

Updated April 22, 2018 00:46:14 Photo: The news from Pyongyang is the latest in a string of unexpected moves from Kim Jong-un. (Reuters: Damir Sagolj) Governments around the world have reacted to the news that North Korea will immediately stop conducting nuclear missile tests, with many political leaders including Foreign …

North and South Korea set up first hotline between leaders ahead of summit

North and South Korea set up first hotline between leaders ahead of summit

Posted April 20, 2018 21:26:22 Photo: South Korean officials say the hotline will help facilitate dialogue and reduce misunderstanding. (Yonhap via AP) North and South Korea have installed the first telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff …

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks humanitarian help for Rohingya from ASEAN leaders

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks humanitarian help for Rohingya from ASEAN leaders

Updated March 19, 2018 12:55:54 She has been targeted by angry protesters, and human rights lawyers have accused her of crimes against humanity. Pressure has been building on Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, over the plight of Rohingya Muslims in the north of her country. Now Prime Minister …

Kim Jong-un nicknames used to beat censors during North Korean leader’s secret visit to China

Kim Jong-un nicknames used to beat censors during North Korean leader’s secret visit to China

Posted March 29, 2018 12:32:48 Video: Kim Jong-un met Xi Jinping in Beijing this week (Photo: Xinhua) (ABC News) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s secret visit to Beijing this week had internet users scrambling to stay a step ahead of censors as China’s tightly controlled state media remained silent on …

Cricket Australia’s ball-tampering saga is all foreign leaders want to talk to Julie Bishop about

Cricket Australia’s ball-tampering saga is all foreign leaders want to talk to Julie Bishop about

Updated March 28, 2018 16:18:58 Photo: Julie Bishop says she has been copping it all week, and not just from cricketing nations. (ABC News: Adam Kennedy) Related Story: Ball-tampering cricketers head home to face Australian public Related Story: Michael Clarke says Australian cricket is in deep s*** after ball-tampering scandal …

Spanish court orders 25 Catalan leaders to stand trial in crackdown on separatists

Spanish court orders 25 Catalan leaders to stand trial in crackdown on separatists

Updated March 24, 2018 08:03:26 Photo: Prominent Catalan separatist politician Marta Rovira (centre) defied a summons to appear in a Spanish court on March 23. (AP: Paul White, file) Related Story: ‘Spain has been defeated’: Separatists regain control of Catalonia in election blow to Madrid Related Story: Arrest warrant requested …

Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on re-election, leaders look to meet soon – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on re-election, leaders look to meet soon – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 21, 2018 10:03:20 Video: A spokeswoman said Donald Trump’s call to Vladimir Putin was protocol (Photo: Reuters) (ABC News) United States President Donald Trump has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and has said they will likely meet soon as relations between the two countries grow …