• 12 Jun 2018

    In America, the divisions were clear, with Fox News this morning heralding the summit as a triumph, while over on MSNBC, they decried President Trump him for cosying up to a dictator, while turning his back on his allies. We asked Americans what they thought of their negotiator-in-chief.

  • 12 Jun 2018

    Hyeonseo Lee is a North Korean defector who now lives in South Korea and has written a book about her experiences. Earlier this year, she met President Trump and says watching the summit was a very emotional experience.

  • 12 Jun 2018

    How much do ordinary North Koreans know about what’s going on in their name? From Pyongyang, AP’s Raf Wober explains what they’ve been told.  

  • 12 Jun 2018

    By coming to Singapore and holding this summit Donald Trump has shown he is prepared to gamble in the cause of peace, and if nothing else he has transformed the rhetoric from dark threats about nuclear annihilation to warm words about friendship and new beginnings. The President left with the deal he acclaimed light on…

  • 11 Jun 2018

      With minimal preparation, there are just hours to go. Officials from North Korea and the United States have spent the day huddled in a Singapore hotel ahead of tomorrow’s historic summit, while the leaders themselves were taking it far easier. Kim Jong-un went out on a late night city tour, while Donald Trump, emerging…

  • 10 Jun 2018

    Robin Wright, Distinguished Fellow at the Wilson Center think-tank in the United States on the ‘known unknowns’ about the upcoming summit.

  • 9 Jun 2018

    World leaders have failed to resolve major differences with Donald Trump over trade at the G7 summit in Canada . After a gathering marked by both acrimony and banter, The US President left prematurely for Singapore and a possibly more momentous meeting – with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Before he left Donald Trump said he…

  • 4 Jun 2018

    2017 was one of the deadliest years for transgender people in the United States. At least 28 murders were reported by the Human Rights Campaign, the worst on record. Many in the LGBT community fear the struggle for acceptance has taken a step backwards under President Trump. His administration has already tried to ban transgender…

  • 2 Jun 2018

    The summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is definitely on – after the US president said it would take place as planned in Singapore later this month. And to prove it – a senior North Korean official handed Mr Trump an enormous letter after talks at the White House. But the President has been…

  • 2 Jun 2018

    President Trump has fired the opening salvoes in a trade war, but the European Union hasn’t quite returned fire yet. While retaliatory tariffs have been proposed, but not so far imposed, the EU Trade Commissioner had firm words, calling the US levies on European steel and aluminium “protectionist” and “illegal”. She wasn’t alone… France’s President Macron…

  • 30 May 2018

    Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano has now claimed more than 70 homes, and belched tens of thousands of tonnes of ash and noxious fumes into the air. Every night, it puts on a spectacular – and terrifying – show with powerful fountains of lava lighting up the sky.  After weeks of eruptions and lava flows, there are increased worries…

  • 27 May 2018

    The US North Korea summit is definitely back on. Possibly. Donald Trump insists everything is going really well. Kim Jong Un is apparently totally on board too. We’ll be asking a top Korea diplomacy expert what to make of it all.

  • 26 May 2018

    Leaders from the North and South Korea meet again on the border for a surprise second summit. Could peace in the peninsula – and Donald Trump’s planned talks with Kim Jong Un – all be back on again?

  • 24 May 2018

    One man who knows how Donald Trump rolls is Steve Bannon. The former chairman of the hard, right-wing Breitbart News website was appointed by Trump as his chief strategist after helping run the presidential campaign. But while the White House may have broken ties with Steve Bannon he’s still carrying on with the work that…

  • 24 May 2018

    Joining me over the internet from Washington is Mark Fitzpatrick from the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He’s written extensively on North Korea’s nuclear programme.