MELANIA Trump, the wife of US president Donald Trump is perceived to front a stern exterior when thrust into the world’s spotlight but those who knew her before stardom reveal a “quiet” woman with bold ambitions.
THE ongoing Yellow Vest protests against French President Emmanuel Macron, who is now viewed as an “aloof politician” just a year on from his election, have significantly damaged his reputation within France, an expert in French politics has said.
CHINA’s “imperial” ambitions represent a major threat to world security, with the South China Sea a potential flashpoint, an expert in US-China relations has said, just days after analysts suggested Beijing was drawing up plans for wars with United States and India.
A US representative could meet a North Korean envoy who arrived in Sweden ahead of an international conference on the same day, a US official confirmed ahead of Donald Trump's second historic face-to-face summit with Kim Jong-un.
SYDNEY is melting amid Australia’s “most significant” heatwave in 80 years while Britain is paralysed by a blanket of snow 22 centimetres deep as sub-zero temperatures swoop in on the UK causing travel chaos.