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Pope set to visit Egypt in 'call for peace'

The visit comes three weeks after two separate bombings killed dozens of Egyptian Copts on Palm Sunday.

India Kicks Entire Region Off Social Media

India has ordered Internet service providers in Indian-controlled Kashmir to immediately block Facebook, Twitter, and 20 other social media sites and online applications for one month, after several videos and photos depicting alleged abuses of Kashmiris by Indian security forces sparked outrage and fueled protests. The government said the restrictions...

The US and NAFTA: An explainer

What is NAFTA, who are the winners and losers, and why did Trump call it "the worst trade deal" in US history?

Donald Trump: US to renegotiate, not pull out of NAFTA

US, Mexico and Canada agree to renegotiate NAFTA - hours after rumours of new executive order to leave the trade pact.

Explosions hit near Damascus International Airport

Large explosions followed by fire hit the area of Syria's main airport and Mezze army base, witnesses and monitor say.

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against an unpredictable and increasingly dangerous U.S. Show More Summary

Turkey detains 1,000 ‘secret imams’, linked to cleric Fethullah Gulen in police purge

Turkish authorities said they had arrested more than a thousand “secret Imams” who had infiltrated police forces on behalf of a U.S.-based cleric accused by President Tayyip Erdogan of trying to topple him last July. The nationwide sweep was one of the largest operations in months against suspected supporters of the cleric, Fethullah Gulen, a […]

Venezuela to quit the Organization of American States

Faced with growing criticism from its neighbors over a slide toward authoritarian rule, Venezuela announced Wednesday it will quit the Organization of American States, the hemisphere’s oldest regional alliance. The move comes after OAS...Show More Summary

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Trump's tax plan lacks basic details; Marines test futuristic weapons of warfare

Declassified Intel Report Shows Obama’s Chemical Weapons Deal With Assad Was a Complete Failure

Russ Read Security, Middle East The results of the failed accord speak for themselves. In addition to the attack on Khan Sheikhoun, the report claims “there have been over 100 allegations” of the Assad regime’s use of sarin and chlorine...Show More Summary

Get Ready, North Korea: America's Missile Defenses are Getting Even Stronger

Kris Osborn Security, Asia The SM-3 is a kinetic energy warhead able to travel at more than 600 miles per hour; it carries no explosive, but instead relies on the sheer force of impact and collision to destroy an enemy target. The SM-3...Show More Summary

Donald Trump’s Great Patriotic Purge

The administration's assault on experts, bureaucrats, and functionaries who make this country work isn’t just foolish, it’s suicidal.

Venezuela to quit Organization of American States

Foreign minister says government to leave regional bloc in response to its handling of Venezuela's political crisis.

Top officials emphasize diplomatic, economic pressure on North Korea in briefing

The full Senate was briefed Wednesday on a review ordered by Trump of the U.S. policy toward North Korea

Trump Takes Aim at NAFTA Once Again

With reported plans to pull out of the trade pact, the administration seeks to ratchet up pressure on Canada and Mexico.

US wants to bring North Korea 'to path of dialogue'

Diplomacy still the preferred option but military action also on the table, US lawmakers are told at the White House.

Trump administration proposes major tax overhaul

White House plans to slash taxes for businesses and individuals would 'explode the deficit', Democrats warn.

Drone strike that killed Reyaad Khan 'not transparent'

Intelligence and Security Committee says government did not disclose key documents over killing of Reyaad Khan in Syria.

U.S. Air Force Tests West Coast Nuclear Deterrent as Navy Nears North Korea

While it may have been a routine test of the LGM-30 Minuteman III, the timing of the nuclear deterrent launch has some observers concerned.

China’s Insatiable Appetite for Fish Is A Colossal Disaster In The Making

China is the largest consumer, producer, and exporter of every species caught by some 3,400 industrial fishing vessels harvesting the waters of over 90 coastal nations and the deep ocean. Everything about China is colossal – its land...Show More Summary

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