France clears 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, children in limbo
CALAIS, France France began clearing the sprawling "Jungle" migrant camp on Monday as hundreds gave up on their dreams of reaching Britain, a tantalizingly short sea crossing away.
North Korea has handed Japan names of at least 10 Japanese nationals who are said to be living in that country, including those believed to have been abducted by Pyongyang agents, the Nikkei reported.
Japan is expected to decide on Thursday whether to ease sanctions against North Korea after assessing Pyongyang's plan to reinvestigate the fate of the Japanese citizens kidnapped by the reclusive state decades ago, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Wednesday.
Senior-level officials from the two countries met in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss details of North Korea's pledge, the Nikkei said.
While Tokyo will analyze the list to see if any names match those of reported abductees, Pyongyang is expected use the list to confirm their whereabouts, the daily said.
The list, which is in Korean, includes names and personal histories, according to Japanese government officials involved in the talks, Nikkei added.
(Reporting by Sneha Banerjee in Bangalore; Editing by Savio D'Souza)
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to persuade the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Monday to work with her government on a common Brexit negotiating position, but the Scottish leader dismissed the meeting as "deeply frustrating".
KIEV The prime minister urged his cabinet colleagues to be brave enough to do it, saying it was like shutting one's eyes before parachuting out of a plane.