Voices from around the world consider Trump's first 100 days
It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe....
Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military....
N. Korea watchers on why army's big day has taken a backseat
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The North Korean capital's broad, clean avenues were, by the authoritarian nation's usually over-the-top celebratory standards, fairly subdued ahead of Tuesday's 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army....
At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"
PARIS (AP) -- French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen has called for more food to be produced and consumed in the country known as the gastronomic center of the Western world....
Ivanka Trump vows push for change for women, defends father
BERLIN (AP) -- Ivanka Trump pledged to push for "incremental, positive change" for women in the U.S. economy and defended her father's attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing Tuesday as a White House adviser....
Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine
MOSCOW (AP) -- In a move that further cements Russia's control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced Tuesday that they will begin supplying electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut the power off because of millions in unpaid bills....
Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Tuesday against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, the military said, in a bid to prevent militants from smuggling fighters and weapons into Turkey....
Smugglers become a lifeline for the starving in South Sudan
WANYJOK, South Sudan (AP) -- Sadiq Mohammed climbs into the cab of a truck that looks more like a nightclub than a smuggler's perch. Red and yellow tassels dangle from the ceiling, while tapestry drapes much of the windshield. He switches on the electric fan above his head and nestles into the front seat, which he's fitted with a more comfortable lawn chair....
3 men convicted in Swedish rape livestreamed on Facebook
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced three men aged 18-24 for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group....
UN hosts aid conference for beleaguered Yemen
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. secretary-general is appealing to dozens of countries to boost aid to war-torn Yemen, which faces "the world's largest hunger crisis."...
President Kim Jong Un said North Korea is ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as President Trump prepares to call the leaders of China and Japan. The United States ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to mounting concern over the North's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies.
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