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Posted: March 20, 2018, 1:45 pm

Washington Post

France's Sarkozy detained over allegations of bribery by Libya
Washington Post
PARIS — Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody early Tuesday over allegations that he illegally accepted 50 million euros ($61.4 million) from the government of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance his ...
Nicolas Sarkozy, Ex-President of France, Is Held for Questioning on Libyan CashNew York Times
French Ex-President Questioned On Claims He Took Funds From GadhafiNPR
French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'BBC News
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Posted: March 20, 2018, 1:35 pm

New York Times

China's New 'Helmsman' Turns a Congress Into a Coronation
New York Times
BEIJING — He is now officially China's “national helmsman,” an accolade echoing one of the honorifics used for Mao, the “great helmsman.” On Tuesday, China ended a 16-day meeting of its legislature, the National People's Congress, that took on the ...
Xi Gives Stark Warning on Taiwan in Hands-Off Message to TrumpBloomberg
Emboldened Xi to protect 'every inch' of China's territoryWashington Post
China's anti-corruption campaign expands with new agencyBBC News
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Posted: March 20, 2018, 12:36 pm

BBC News

Spy poisoning: Russian diplomats prepare to leave UK
BBC News
Russian diplomats and their families are preparing to leave the UK after being expelled over the Salisbury spy attack. Removal vans and diplomatic cars have been leaving the embassy in London. The UK expelled 23 diplomats after Prime Minister Theresa ...
Russia will keep attacking Britain unless Brexit meddling is handledThe Hill
Russian diplomats expelled from UK head back to MoscowCNN
Vladimir Putin's path to victory amid polling and poisonings, as skewered by cartoonsWashington Post
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Posted: March 20, 2018, 12:18 pm

BBC News

Northern white rhino: Last male Sudan dies in Kenya
BBC News
The world's last surviving male northern white rhino has died after months of poor health, his carers said. Sudan, 45, lived at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. He was put to sleep on Monday after age-related complications worsened significantly ...
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino,
Sudan, The World's Last Male Northern White Rhino, Has DiedHuffPost
World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, diesChicago Tribune
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Posted: March 20, 2018, 11:52 am

Fox News

Finnish FM: Koreas, US talks won't include denuclearization
Fox News
HELSINKI – Finland's foreign minister says denuclearization is not on the agenda as North Korean envoys meet with their South Korean colleagues and former U.S. diplomats in the Nordic country. Foreign Minister Timo Soini said Tuesday in an interview ...
South Korean K-Pop Singers to Perform in North KoreaU.S. News & World Report
Seoul says Kim Jong Un has 'given his word' on denuclearization. Is this enough?The Hill
A Bunch Of K-Pop Stars Are Being Sent To Perform In North KoreaBuzzFeed News -Los Angeles Times -New York Daily News -Washington Post
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Posted: March 20, 2018, 11:41 am

BBC News

Syria war: Air strike 'kills children in Eastern Ghouta school'
BBC News
An air strike has reportedly killed 15 children and two women sheltering in an underground school in Syria's besieged rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region. Rescuers said civilians had been hiding in the school to escape government and Russian raids on the ...
The Result of a Loyalist Victory in Syria's Eastern Ghouta? More ViolenceForbes
Syria Aid Worker: 'A Motionless World' Is Watching 'Wholesale Slaughter'HuffPost
Syria monitors: IS militants seize Damascus neighborhoodNewser
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Posted: March 20, 2018, 10:35 am

Wall Street Journal

Trump to Greet Visiting Saudi Prince with a Crowded Agenda
Wall Street Journal
Both countries touting this week's meetings as reflection of growing ties between Washington and Riyadh. President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman shaking hands last year in the State Dining Room at ...
MbS's rebranding exercise on Saudi Arabia and HitlerThe Hill
Trump and Prince Mohammed Look to Cut Deals, Strengthen TiesBloomberg
Saudi crown prince kicks off 3-week charm offensive across USABC News
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Posted: March 20, 2018, 9:31 am

New York Times

White House Bans Venezuela's Digital Currency and Expands Sanctions
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Monday that it was broadening sanctions against Venezuela, blacklisting four government officials and banning a digital currency President Nicolás Maduro created last month to circumvent financial ...
US bans transactions with Venezuela's digital currencyReuters
Venezuela's Maduro Ramps Up Arrests to Purge Dissenting MilitaryBloomberg
US imposes more sanctions on Venezuela, but no oil banLos Angeles Times
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Posted: March 19, 2018, 10:34 pm


Pilot Blamed by Putin for Deadly MH17 Flight Crash Commits Suicide
A Ukrainian military pilot who Russia blamed for shooting down the Malaysia Airlines passenger flight MH17 in 2014 has reportedly committed suicide. The Boeing 777 plane had been headed from Amsterdam to Malaysia when it was shot down while flying over ...

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Posted: March 19, 2018, 1:57 pm