June 4, 2018

At least 25 die in Guatemala ‘Volcano of Fire’ eruption

ABCNews.com(GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala) -- At least 25 people, including at least three children, have died after the most violent volcanic eruption in Guatemala in more than a century, authorities said. The Volcan de Fuego, Spanish for “Volcano of Fire,” erupted Sunday and released a 5-mile stream of lava, a pyroclastic cloud and ash that fell over nearby Guatemala City, the country’s capital. About 3,100 people were evacuated and nearly 300 have been injured after the eruption, according to the..
June 3, 2018

From spy chief to a high-profile meeting with President Trump: Who is Kim Yong-chol?

Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Kim Yong-chol, the former spy chief who met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York and President Donald Trump at the White House last week -- and personally hand-delivered Kim Jong Un’s letter to the president -- has had the spotlight on him. Trump called Kim as the “second most powerful man in North Korea” at the press conference held in South Lawn after a two-hour meeting at the White House. But who is Kim Yong-chol, a key fig..
June 3, 2018

Conflict keeps nearly half of Afghanistan’s children from school

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Ongoing conflict in Afghanistan has caused almost half of all children between the ages of seven and 17 to miss out on schooling, the United Nations Children's Fund says. The agency also points to poverty and discrimination against girls as reasons for the rate of out of school children climbing to levels previously seen in 2002. About 60 percent of the children who are not being schooled are girls, which UNICEF says puts them at a ..
June 3, 2018

Kim Jong Un hasn’t met Trump yet ‘so he better prepare for that’: Former Trump adviser

South Korean Presidential Blue House via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A former adviser to President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn't yet met the U.S. leader he “better prepare for” that. Tom Bossert, an ABC News contributor and former White House adviser on homeland security and counterterrorism, told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday, that he has some advice for Kim ahead of the planned summit between him and President Trump. “Just a t..