US-North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on

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Saqib Ul Islam in “View 360” covered these topics:
• Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June is back on, the US president says, a week after it was scrapped.
Mr Trump made the announcement after talks with a senior North Korean envoy at the White House.
The envoy, General Kim Yong-chol, hand-delivered a letter from the North Korean leader to President Trump.
• Kabul religious gathering hit by deadly suicide bombing: Suicide attacker detonated his explosives near a tent where Muslim scholars had gathered to discuss peace efforts.
Several people have been killed in a suicide attack targeting Muslim scholars who had gathered in a tent near the Polytechnic University in Afghanistan’s Kabul, officials said.
• The continuing conflict and poor security situation in Afghanistan have led to a rise in the number of out-of-school children for the first time since 2002, according to a report by the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) published on Sunday.
The report found that some 3.7 million children between 7 and 17 years of age were missing out on school, with girls accounting for 60 percent of that number, reflecting frequent gender-based discrimination in the country. In some provinces, including Kandahar, Helmand, Wardak, Paktika, Zabul and Uruzgan, the figure for out-of-school girls rose to as high as 85 percent, the report said.