World News of the Week – December 18 to December 24, 2017

Wounded Palestinian demonstrator dressed as Santa Claus is evacuated during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest near the border with Israel in the southern Gaza Strip
Wounded Palestinian protestor dressed as Santa Claus is evacuated during clashes with Israeli troops (via Reuters)

In Brief: Typhoon kills at least 230 people in the Philippines, Saudi-led coalition kills dozens in Yemen, U.N. Security Council unanimously imposes new sanctions on North Korea, Suicide bomber kills at least 3 near Kabul intelligence agency, U.N. overwhelmingly denounces U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital, At least 61 dead after days of violence in Ethiopia, Ugandan Parliament passes law allowing President Museveni to seek re-election, Catalan separatists regain majority in regional election, Peruvian President narrowly avoids impeachment, Car deliberately plows into crowd in Melbourne, Australia.

Yemen

The Philippines

North Korea

Palestine

Israel

Egypt

Iraq

Zimbabwe

Great Britain

France

India

Uganda

China

Somalia

Bangladesh

Honduras

Afghanistan

Ethiopia

Moldova

Albania

Japan

United States of America

Spain

Greece

Cameroon

Italy

Bulgaria

Argentina

South Africa

Iran

Poland

Libya

Russia

Finland

Vietnam

Tunisia

Mexico

Kenya

Syria

Myanmar

South Korea

Congo

Peru

Canada

Nigeria

Denmark

Australia

Saudia Arabia

Czech Republic

Belgium

Cuba

South Sudan

Ukraine

Malaysia

Turkey

Venezuela

Guatemala

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World News of the Week – December 11 to December 17, 2017

 

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Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters confront each other in Jerusalem (via AFP)

In Brief: Many casualties reported in Yemen as Saudi blockade continues; At least 12 people killed in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan; Palestinian protests intensify in response to Trump’s Jerusalem decision; 18 Somalian police officers killed in suicide bombing; Conservative Billionaire Piñera elected President of Chile; At least 9 killed in attack on church in Pakistan; Turkish air strikes kill 29 Kurdish militants; Austrian Conservatives and Nationalists agree to coalition government; Peru’s President faces impeachment; British Parliament asserts final say on Brexit deal; Hernandez officially declared winner of Honduras presidential election.

Yemen

Afghanistan

Palestine

Israel

Somalia

Russia

Pakistan

Chile

France

United States of America

Indonesia

Turkey

Thailand

Libya

Macedonia

Saudi Arabia

Tanzania

Australia

Ukraine

Egypt

Botswana

Japan

South Sudan

Zimbabwe

China

Austria

Honduras

Philippines

Mexico

Myanmar

Brazil

Iran

Congo

United Kingdom

Lebanon

South Africa

Ecuador

North Korea

Nigeria

Italy

Iraq

Colombia

Netherlands

Venezuela

Germany

Peru

Syria

Romania

India

Gabon

Kazakhstan

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World News of the Week – December 4 to December 10, 2017

 

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U.S. President Trump signs proclamation announcing U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem (via Getty Images) 

 

In Brief: Trump announces U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem as Arab states protest; Germany, France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Britain condemn U.S. decision; Former Yemen President killed after switching sides in civil war; Honduras opposition contest Presidential election; Iraqi PM announces end of war against ISIS; U.K. and E.U. agree to preliminary Brexit deal; Russian air-strikes kill dozens in Syria; 15 U.N. peacekeepers killed in Congo; Australia allows same-sex marriage; Putin announces re-election bid; IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics.

 United States of America

Yemen

Honduras

Iraq

Israel

Palestine

United Kingdom

India

Pakistan

France

Spain

Malta

Turkey

Syria

Italy

Egypt

Central African Republic

Sierra Leone

Mali

North Korea

Chile

Japan

Brazil

Mexico

China

South Africa

Australia

New Zealand

South Sudan

Georgia

Greece

Iran

Austria

Qatar

Myanmar

Lebanon

Mongolia

Afghanistan

Ethiopia

Russia

Germany

Paraguay

Colombia

Venezuela

Saudi Arabia

Kosovo

Libya

Somalia

Czech Republic

Guatemala

Uganda

Cambodia

Algeria

Ivory Coast

Cameroon

Argentina

Nepal

Madagascar

Malaysia

Zimbabwe

Nigeria

Poland

Tunisia

Liberia

Congo

Serbia

Norway

Maldives

Finland

Vietnam

Kuwait

Sweden

Indonesia

Romania

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World News of the Week – November 27 to December 3, 2017

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts to successful intercontinental ballistic missile launch (via KCNA)

In Brief: North Korea launches ICBM missile into the Sea of Japan; Pope Francis visits Myanmar as Rohingya crisis continues; 9 killed in Taliban attack on Pakistani college;  Jordan urges U.S. not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel capital, warns of dangerous consequences; Thousands protest in Honduras as vote recount begins; Japanese Emperor announces abdication date; South Korea and U.S. launch largest-ever aerial drills amid North Korean crisis; Dozens killed as Russian jets bomb residential areas in Syria.

Iraq

Yemen

Myanmar

Syria

Pakistan

United States of America

Kenya

North Korea

United Kingdom

Indonesia

Romania

Lebanon

Palestine

Honduras

Brazil

Ireland

Mexico

Zimbabwe

Somalia

Sudan

Japan

Mali

Australia

China

Saudi Arabia

France

Russia

Greece

Afghanistan

Egypt

United Arab Emirates

Germany

Thailand

Vietnam

Venezuela

Bolivia

El Salvador

Turkey

South Sudan

Bosnia

Iran

Czech Republic

Spain

Philippines

Nigeria

Argentina

Iceland

Austria

Finland

Israel

Bangladesh

Ukraine

Niger

Italy

Netherlands

Morocco

Cameroon

Georgia

Jamaica

Albania

India

South Korea

South Africa

Jordan

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