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China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:41

Washington Post

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump
Washington Post
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Trump that it had turned against the plan. The proposal calls for North Korea ...
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China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:41

Washington Post

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump
Washington Post
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Trump that it had turned against the plan. The proposal calls for North Korea ...
Trump, Mueller and Kim Jong-un: Three Actors In a Very Dangerous PlayHuffPost
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China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:41

Washington Post

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump
Washington Post
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Trump that it had turned against the plan. The proposal calls for North Korea ...
China undercuts Trump's 'major' announcementWashington Examiner
China appears to have crossed Trump on North KoreaBusiness Insider
Trump: China Agrees NKorea Nuclear Weapon Freeze Not EnoughRealClearPolitics
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UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal - BBC News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:30

BBC News

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal
BBC News
The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production. Members including France, Finland and Mexico, say they will end the use of coal before 2030. Ministers hope to have 50 countries ...
Will Trump Spoil the Bonn Climate Talks? Or Step Aside?Newsweek
Pope Francis denounces climate change deniersCBS News
The Latest: US says Washington to remain engaged on climateWashington Post
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UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal - BBC News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:30

BBC News

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal
BBC News
The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production. Members including France, Finland and Mexico, say they will end the use of coal before 2030. Ministers hope to have 50 countries ...
Envoy says US to keep fighting greenhouse gas emissionsWashington Post
As Germany hosts green summit, an energy firm is razing a nearby forestCNN
Trump will 'continue to be a leader' on clean energy, US official promises global climate meetingWashington Examiner
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Iran factions use earthquake relief effort to pursue power struggle - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:50

Reuters

Iran factions use earthquake relief effort to pursue power struggle
Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) - Political infighting among Iran's ruling elite has moved on to a new battleground - the relief effort after an earthquake that killed at least 530 people and injured thousands. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with ...
Criticism of US sanctions returns in Iran after earthquakeWashington Post
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The intense, deadly struggle to escape North Korea is getting even worse - Mic

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:42

Mic

The intense, deadly struggle to escape North Korea is getting even worse
Mic
North Korean soldiers look at the South side at the Demilitarized Zone on the border between North and South Korea. Jung Yeon-Je/Getty Images. Kelly Kasulis. Published 1h ago on Nov. 16, 2017. by Kelly Kasulis · On Nov. 14, About 35 miles north of ...

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Is the US headed to war with North Korea? Northampton panel discusses possibility of conflict, criticizes Trump - MassLive.com

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:20

MassLive.com

Is the US headed to war with North Korea? Northampton panel discusses possibility of conflict, criticizes Trump
MassLive.com
NORTHAMPTON - A panel discussion held at Northampton High School Wednesday night focused on the increasingly fraught relationship between North Korea and the United States and the possibility of nuclear conflict between the two countries. "The North ...

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'Missing' British Film Maker Sighted in Papua New Guinea - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:10

'Missing' British Film Maker Sighted in Papua New Guinea
U.S. News & World Report
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A British explorer reported missing while searching for a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted next to an airstrip and is awaiting evacuation, a friend said on Thursday. Benedict Allen, a documentary film maker, left ...

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How a North Korean soldier escaped his regime, and five other global stories - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:08

Washington Post

How a North Korean soldier escaped his regime, and five other global stories
Washington Post
In this occasional series, The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week. First up: A daring dash at one of the world's most closely patrolled borders. The biggest story: A rare defection from North Korea. A ...
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Cambodia top court dissolves main opposition CNRP party - BBC News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:33

BBC News

Cambodia top court dissolves main opposition CNRP party
BBC News
Cambodia's Supreme Court has dissolved the country's main opposition party, leaving the government with no significant competitor ahead of elections next year. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is accused of plotting to topple the government ...
Cambodia's main opposition party dissolved by Supreme CourtReuters
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As Climate Negotiators Debate Nations' Pledges, Scientists Worry It's Not Enough - NPR

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:01

NPR

As Climate Negotiators Debate Nations' Pledges, Scientists Worry It's Not Enough
NPR
Governments are wrapping up a meeting in Bonn, Germany, to figure out how to implement a global climate agreement. The conference has focused on the pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which nations made two years ago in Paris. But even ...
Trump Climate Exit Panned in Bonn But Cheered in Lordstown, OhioBloomberg
The Latest: UK, Canada launch alliance to phase out coalWashington Post
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South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry - BBC News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:41

BBC News

South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry
BBC News
South Korea has delayed its nationwide college entrance exam for the first time ever, after the country was struck by an earthquake on Wednesday. Students and parents usually spend months preparing for the crucial exam. The 5.4 magnitude tremor hit the ...
South Korea earthquake leaves 1500 homeless, dozens injuredUSA TODAY
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Britain preparing to transfer 400 million pounds to Iran - Telegraph newspaper - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:03

Reuters

Britain preparing to transfer 400 million pounds to Iran - Telegraph newspaper
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is preparing to transfer over 400 million pounds ($527 million) to Iran as it seeks the release of a jailed Iranian-British aid worker, The Telegraph newspaper reported, citing unidentified British sources. Iranian-British ...
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Egypt tries to avoid a fight as allies escalate against Iran - Washington Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:14

Washington Post

Egypt tries to avoid a fight as allies escalate against Iran
Washington Post
CAIRO — Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military — the largest standing Arab army — into ...
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Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rape - Reuters

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:19

Reuters

Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rape
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch accused Myanmar security forces on Thursday of committing widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing during the past three months against Rohingya Muslims in ...
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Rohingya Were Raped Systematically by Myanmar's Military, Report Says - New York Times

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:01

New York Times

Rohingya Were Raped Systematically by Myanmar's Military, Report Says
New York Times
Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh in September, after fleeing Myanmar. Human Rights Watch, which interviewed Rohingya women and girls in refugee camps, said almost all of the rapes they reported were gang rapes. Credit Adam Dean for The New York ...
Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rapeReuters
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Trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe were banned in the US Trump just reversed that. - Washington Post

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:14

Washington Post

Trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe were banned in the US Trump just reversed that.
Washington Post
The Trump administration announced Wednesday that the remains of elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia can now be imported to the United States as trophies, reversing a ban under former president Barack Obama. African elephants are ...
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Report: Trump Admin Will Allow Import of African Elephant Trophies - Newsmax

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:06

Newsmax

Report: Trump Admin Will Allow Import of African Elephant Trophies
Newsmax
The Trump administration is preparing to reverse an Obama-era ban on the import of some African elephant trophies, The Hill reported Wednesday. Hunters will be allowed to import trophies of elephants they killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the U.S. ...

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