International News

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at entrance to West Bank settlement of Har Adar, Israeli police say. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Middle East

Two hours of intensive rain flooded Dubrovnik, but some enjoyed it more than others. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Europe

Mohamed lost count of how many people he had killed when a commander’s wife persuaded him to escape. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Africa

Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa in order to push back the desert – and in Senegal it’s already working. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Africa

Theresa May’s meeting with the European Council President is their first since her Florence speech. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Europe

A “yes” victory is expected in an independence referendum strongly opposed by Baghdad. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Middle East

When Ri Yong Ho, the foreign minister of North Korea, called U.S. President Donald Trump’s fiery speech at the United Nations a “declaration of war” on Monday morning, the phrase ricocheted across Twitter. Within roughly an hour, Politico, The Independent, The New York Times, Business Insider, and even Gizmodo featured Ri’s words in their headline. Bloomberg Markets tweeted the quote, followed by the terse sentence “stocks dropped,” and a menacing photo of what looked like a precipitous decline in the S&P 500 (but which was really just a roughly 0.4 percent fall).As it turns out, though, North Korean officials refer […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: The Atlantic – International

President Andrzej Duda withdraws a plan to give him the final say on top judicial appointments. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Europe

The deadly attack is seen as a big blow to Nigeria’s efforts to promote tourism. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: BBC – Africa

Five days after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, its devastating impact is becoming clearer. Most of the U.S. territory currently has no electricity or running water, fewer than 250 of the island’s 1,600 cellphone towers are operational, and damaged ports, roads, and airports are slowing the arrival and transport of aid. Communication has been severely limited and some remote towns are only now being contacted. Jenniffer Gonzalez, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, told the Associated Press that Hurricane Maria has set the island back decades. […]

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: The Atlantic – International