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Trump-Kim summit: What media across the globe said

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    US President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the Capello Hotel in Sentosa Island, Singapore, for a historic summit aimed at boosting peace in the Korean Peninsula.

    U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

    The meeting was awaited since March when Trump readily accepted a proposal for direct talks from Kim via a South Korean official and the press around the world did not miss the moment when the two leaders met each other at the lobby of the hotel and shook each other's hands.

    Here we take a look at the headlines that reports carried while covering the event - one of the biggest of the 21st century:

    The Washington Post, the US: 'Trump, Kim launch historic summit amid high stakes'

    The Straits Times, Singapore: 'The Trump-Kim summit: When exercise could wait, but history would not'

    Global Times, China: 'Historic Kim-Trump summit begins with handshake'

    The Korea Herald, South Korea: 'Trump says there was 'a lot of progress'

    The Japan Times, Japan: 'Trump, North Korea's Kim come together for unprecedented summit'

    South China Morning Post, Hong Kong: 'Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet in Singapore for landmark summit'

    Sydney Morning Herald, Australia: 'Trump economic adviser suffers heart attack as high-stakes summit kicks off'

    The Guardian, UK: 'US president says leaders will sign document after meeting'

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