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Tanzania Ferry Capsizes, Killing More Than 80 - New York Times
NAIROBI, Kenya — The death toll from the capsizing of a Tanzanian ferry on Lake Victoria had climbed past 80 people and may go significantly higher as search efforts continued, the authorities said on Friday. Exactly how many passengers were packed on ...
Tran Dai Quang, Hard-Line Vietnamese President, Dies at 61 - New York Times
HONG KONG — President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam, a former police general who presided over a crackdown on free speech in the one-party state, died on Friday, the country's state-controlled news media reported. He was 61. The cause of Mr. Quang's ...
Trump Administration Sanctions Chinese Military Branch for Purchasing Russian Military Equipment - Newsweek
President Donald Trump sanctioned a branch of China's military and its director Thursday, marking the first time the U.S. leader has used the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which Congress passed last year.
May's Brexit plan goes pop after 'humiliation' by EU, British media says - Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals were declared dead by the British media on Friday after what they cast as a humiliation at the hands of European Union leaders during a summit in Austria. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa ...
British jihadis refusing to leave Syria - BBC News
Jihadists from the UK are still fighting in Idlib – some of the last British extremists in Syria – and some are allied to the al-Qaeda linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, once know as the Nusra front. It's accused of torture and random killings, is a ...
President Trump Suggested Spain Build Its Own Border Wall Across the Sahara - TIME
President Donald Trump recommended that Spain build a border wall across the Sahara desert to stem the Mediterranean migrant crisis, Spain's foreign minister said this week. The Guardian reports that Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell relayed ...
Tourists, sanctions, 'Viagra' from Pyongyang: Russia's Far East bond with the Koreas - Washington Post
NAKHODKA, Russia — Vasily Kolchanov still shows up for work every morning, even though he has little to do these days. The United States sanctioned him last month over claims he helped North Korea buy oil. “Should I shoot myself? Or, no, I shouldn't ...
Sunrise Melodies and Tearful Reflections: Puerto Rico a Year After Maria - New York Times
YABUCOA, P.R. — The morning on Thursday was quieter than it was a year ago in this small farming town on the southeast coast of Puerto Rico. The sound of waves crashing against the cliffs filled the air. The distinctive mating call of coquís, the ...
At UN podium, Trump to tout protecting US sovereignty - Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an “America First” policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest ...