Burden back on diplomats as Trump and Kim fail to reach North Korea deal

The failure of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to secure even a limited deal at their second nuclear summit means any breakthrough now depends on working-level talks that have made little progress since last year. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-takeaways-analysis/burden-back-on-diplomats-as-trump-and-kim-fail-to-reach-north-korea-deal-idUSKCN1QH1YQ?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Respect Chinese sovereignty in South China Sea, Beijing warns Washington

Beijing has accused Washington of “stirring up trouble” with its planned increase in naval operations in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.Defence ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said China resolutely opposed the plan, describing it as a violation of its sovereignty and security, as well as reflecting “disregard for international laws and rules”.“The Chinese…

EU countries should be free to tackle online hate speech: EU court adviser

EU countries should be able to curb the spread of hate speech online without fear of breaching the bloc’s broadcasting rules, an EU court adviser said on Thursday, in a vote of support for Lithuania’s fight against inflammatory content. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lithuania-court-hatespeech/eu-countries-should-be-free-to-tackle-online-hate-speech-eu-court-adviser-idUSKCN1QH21T?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Brexit riddle goes on: May’s deal, delayed no-deal or referendum?

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union in less than a month, yet there is still no ratified divorce deal so it faces three main options – swing behind Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal, leave without a deal in late June or throw the question back to the people. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-scenarios/brexit-riddle-goes-on-mays-deal-delayed-no-deal-or-referendum-idUSKCN1QH1Z4?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Ukraine president tries to salvage corruption law as tough election looms

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed fresh legislation on Thursday aimed at fighting corruption, after the constitutional court threw out a previous anti-graft law, raising concerns that the country was backtracking on the issue. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-election-corruption/ukraine-president-tries-to-salvage-corruption-law-as-tough-election-looms-idUSKCN1QH1XQ?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Catalan Lamb Skewers

These Catalan lamb skewers, seasoned with a marinade made with garlic, paprika, and cumin and served with a spicy pepper and sofregit sauce and a cooling cucumber-yogurt salad, are an authentic tapas or entrée. Who doesn’t love food on a stick? Adapted from Daniel Olivella | Catalan Food | Clarkson Potter, 2018 These Catalan lamb…