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International football fans are gathering in Moscow for the start of the World Cup later on Thursday.
The first match is between the host country Russia and Saudi Arabia, the two lowest ranked sides in the tournament.
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula would be a process but not an easy one.
He was speaking at a news conference in Seoul with his counterparts from South Korea and Japan.
Commemorations and vigils are taking place in Britain today to mark the first anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.
72 people died in the disaster.
An official inquiry into the causes is ongoing.