Kim Jong-un expresses ‘great satisfaction’ at Trump letter ahead of talks

North Korea’s leader is making ‘good technical preparations’ for February summit, official news agency reports Kim Jong-un meets North Korea’s top negotiator ahead of preparations for a second US-North Korea summit. Photograph: 朝鮮通信社/AP North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has expressed “great satisfaction” after receiving a letter from Donald Trump ahead of a second summit between the… [...]

Yang Hengjun: China ‘behaving like terrorists’, says friend of detained Australian

Call for Australia to be ‘very, very firm’ with Beijing over detention of popular blogger and writer Yang Hengjun, a Chinese-Australian writer and blogger who has been detained by Chinese authorities. Photograph: Facebook A friend of the Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been detained in China, has accused Beijing of behaving like terrorists. Australia’s… [...]