International: Trump, Putin agree to hold summit

Russia and the US have agreed to hold a summit between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump.

Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov said the summit would take place in a mutually-convenient third country and that several more weeks were needed for preparations.

He said Moscow and Washington would announce the time and place of the summit on Thursday.

International: Trump cancels historic nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump canceled his historic nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, accusing North Korea of "tremendous anger and open hostility."

The meeting, which would have marked the first face-to-face encounter between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader, was set for June 12 in Singapore.

International: Kim Jong Un heads to South Korea for historic summit

Kim Jong-un is set to become the first North Korean leader to cross into South Korean territory since the end of the Korean War in 1953, as final details are put in place for the summit.

South Korea said President Moon Jae-in would personally meet Mr Kim at the border at 09:30 (00:30 GMT) on Friday.

The historic summit will focus on the North's recent indications it could be willing to give up its nuclear weapons.

Talks are also proposed between Mr Kim and US President Trump by early June.

PM leaves tomorrow for summit on preventing & treating with natural disasters

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will leave the country tomorrow to attend a Caricom-Mexico Summit on natural disasters, a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has said.

The summit will take place in Belize.

The following is the OPM's statement issued today.

"Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley and his CARICOM counterparts will participate in the IV CARICOM-Mexico Summit on Wednesday 25 October, 2017 in Belize.