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  • Emmanuel Macron Works to Sway French ElectionsEmmanuel Macron Works to Sway French Elections
    French election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron urged voters on Monday to turn the page on the last 20 years and bring a new generation to power, as he stepped up attacks against resurgent far-left and conservative rivals six days before voting day. Macron, a 39-year-old pro-EU centrist who would
  • North Korea Says It Is ‘Ready for War’North Korea Says It Is ‘Ready for War’
    North Korea is “ready for war” the foreign ministry said the day after the U.S. redeployed an aircraft carrier from the Western Pacific toward the Korean Peninsula. According to a statement reported by state media channel the North Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA), the government has promised
  • Cholera, Famine Spread in Drought-Stricken SomaliaCholera, Famine Spread in Drought-Stricken Somalia
    Cholera is spreading in Somalia, further complicating drought relief efforts as the country teeters on famine. Health officials are complaining about a lack of access to some areas due to security challenges. Health workers say at least 300 new cases and dozens of deaths are reported each day.
  • Trump Says U.S. Ready to Act Alone on North KoreaTrump Says U.S. Ready to Act Alone on North Korea
    President Donald Trump says if China is not going to solve the problem of North Korea, “we will.” “China has a great influence over North Korea,” Trump told London’s Financial Times. “And China will either decide to help us with North Korea, or they won’t
  • Eight Arrested Following Attacks in LondonEight Arrested Following Attacks in London
    {By Laura Smith-Spark and Carol Jordan, CNN} Police investigating the deadliest London terror attack in 12 years have arrested eight people in raids around Britain, as an ISIS-affiliated news agency claimed that the extremist group was behind the outrage. Prime Minister Theresa May revealed the
  • U.S., South Korea Vow Sanctions on Kim Jong Un After Failed TestU.S., South Korea Vow Sanctions on Kim Jong Un After Failed Test
    By Kanga Kong Hamilton Spectator South Korea and U.S. officials vowed “strong punitive steps” against Kim Jong Un’s regime if it continued provocations after North Korea appeared to conduct a failed missile test on Wednesday. Meeting in Seoul, Kim Hong-Kyun, South Korea’s
  • ‘Sudden Death’ of Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Investigated‘Sudden Death’ of Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Investigated
    RepublishReprint North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brother died Monday after becoming ill at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, according to Selangor State Criminal Investigations Department Chief Fadzil Ahmat. Another police source told CNN the man who died is named Kim
  • 13,000 Hanged in Syrian Prisons13,000 Hanged in Syrian Prisons
    Thousands of people have been hanged at a Syrian prison in a secret crackdown on dissent by the regime of Bashar al-Assad, a report by Amnesty International has alleged. The human rights group says up to 13,000 people have been executed at Saydnaya prison north of the capital Damascus in a
  • European Union President Trashes Trump as ‘Threat’European Union President Trashes Trump as ‘Threat’
    The European Union declared the Trump administration a “threat” on Tuesday, laying bare what many Europeans think privately and setting the stage for increased tension between the US and EU. European Union President Donald Tusk’s diplomatic bombshell listed the Trump
  • Nigerian Military Accidentally Bombs Refugee SiteNigerian Military Accidentally Bombs Refugee Site
    At least 46 “severely injured” people remain in a refugee camp that Nigeria’s military says it mistakenly bombed and they need urgent evacuation, the International Committee for the Red Cross said Wednesday. “Patients are attended to in an open-air space in a precarious


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