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October 25, 2017 3:07 PM U.S. House squeezes Pyongyang-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill described by congressmen as the “harshest” secondary financial sanctions ever on North Korea, named after Otto Warmbier, the American university student who died after being arrested and jailed by the Pyongyang regime. The legislation, which passed 415 to 2, would direct the Treasury 179

October 7, 2017 2:54 AM African Delegates Press for Greater Regional Cooperation in Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Question, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates from several African countries called for greater regional cooperation in the peaceful resolution of the Western Sahara question today, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its general debate on decolonization. Senegal’s representative said that Security Council resolution 2351 (2017) had established a correlation 174

September 21, 2017 1:45 PM Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with African Leaders

Donald J. Trump yesterday hosted a working luncheon in New York with the leaders of Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Uganda to discuss how the United States and Africa can work toward prosperity and peace. They discussed a pragmatic strategy to focus on security, infrastructure, economic, and other common interests 134

September 11, 2017 12:40 AM News of dead children kept from parents

The wounded parents of three French children shot dead in an ambush in Namibia are so seriously injured that they have not been told their children are dead. The youngsters were killed on Monday night when armed Angolan men, from either the government army or Unita rebel forces, ambushed vehicles carrying tourists and aid workers. Nurse Helena Ansino 103

August 30, 2017 3:07 PM Botswana to Implement Recommendations

Gaborone — Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi has assured the parliamentary portfolio committee on Foreign Affairs, Justice, Defence, Security and Government Assurances that the ministry would work hard to ensure that Botswana implements the Eastern and Southern African Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) recommendations. Briefing 114

August 28, 2017 1:51 PM Doklam Resolution: China Eats Crow, Indian Stock Goes Up

Let’s come to brass-tacks straightaway. The 70-day-long India-China standoff in Doklam has just ended, as abruptly as it began on June 18. This shows that it’s the Chinese, not the Indians, who have eaten crow. What has China gained by this eventual mutually agreed withdrawal of troops from the India-Bhutan-China trijunction? Zilch. Instead, it’s India’s 104

August 27, 2017 11:27 AM German woman dies, raises death toll to 16 in Spain attacks

A 51-year-old German woman died Sunday from injuries suffered in the Aug. 17 vehicle attack in Barcelona, raising the overall death toll in Spain's recent attacks to 16, health officials in Catalonia said. The woman died in the intensive care unit of Barcelona's Hospital del Mar, according to the regional health department. The latest death raises the toll to 14 in the van attack 83

August 24, 2017 12:45 PM Sluggish July imports in Qatar show sanctions still hurting economy

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar's imports recovered only slightly in July after plunging in June, government data released on Thursday showed, suggesting the country's economy is still suffering from sanctions imposed by other Gulf states. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing Doha of supporting 93

August 22, 2017 11:57 AM Goal of emergency powers to defeat terror, Erdoğan says

Turkish president says his duty is to bring peace to Turkey, and that Turkey will not permit the formation of a state by the PYD/YPG terrorist groups in northern Syria The main role of the state of emergency is to defeat terrorism, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. Emergency powers were introduced in the days after the last year’s attempted 77

August 22, 2017 4:08 AM Megan McArdle: Trump disgusts Republicans. What are they going to do?

President Donald Trump has been widely and appropriately condemned for reacting to the horror in Charlottesville, Virginia, with remarks about “both sides,” and for comparing Confederate generals to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, and for reacting to white supremacist terrorism by saying “there is another side.” Sure, I’ve been critical of the left’s 70