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Mr Trump has pledged to help the US coal industry make a comeback and has previously characterised the Paris agreement as aiming to disadvantage his country’s workers. Hamburg — Leaders of 19 nations at the G20 summit in Germany have renewed their pledge to implement the Paris deal on climate change, despite the US withdrawing. ...

Al-Shabab fighters sit on a truck as they patrol in Mogadishu, Somalia on Oct. 30, 2009. (Mohamed Sheikh Nor/AP) Nairobi — Kenyan officials say al-Shabaab extremists from neighbouring Somalia have beheaded nine civilians in an attack on a village in the south-east. ...

Hamburg — US President Donald Trump says he and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe have been discussing North Korea’s latest missile launch, calling the country a “problem and a menace”. ...

Donald Trump US President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it, muddying the waters as congressional leaders struggle for consensus on healthcare legislation. ...

President Xi Jinping CHINESE President Xi Jinping has warned against “impermissible” challenges to Beijing’s authority over Hong Kong. ...

Pope Francis IN a major shake up of the Vatican’s administration yesterday, Pope Francis replaced Catholicism’s top theologian, a conservative German cardinal who has been at odds with the pontiff’s vision of a more inclusive Church. ...

The late Mr Kohl WORLD leaders have paid tribute to former German chancellor Helmut Kohl — who oversaw German reunification. ...

A DOCTOR who had lost his job at a New York City hospital opened fire with an assault rifle inside the building on Friday, killing another physician and wounding six other people before taking his own life in a burst of apparent workplace-related violence, officials said. ...

Rescue team searches for missing people Beijing — Chinese rescuers scoured around rocks yesterday in a frantic search for more than 140 people feared buried after a landslide smashed through a mountain village in southwest Sichuan province. ...

Seoul — Thousands of protesters marched near the US embassy in Seoul yesterday, accusing President Donald Trump of “forcing” South Korea to deploy a controversial American missile defence system opposed by China. ...