World News of the Week – March 19 to March 25, 2018

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U.S. President Trump’s memo targeting Chinese imports (via UPI/Barcroft Images)

Here’s What You Need To Know:

1. An ISIS suicide bomber killed at least 33 people in Kabul as Afghans were celebrating the Persian new year.

2. A shopping mall fire in Eastern Russia killed at least 64 people. No fire alarms went off.

3. Turkish army and Syrian opposition fighters have total control of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria.

4. Months after going on the run from Spanish authorities, Catalonia‘s former President was detained in Germany on an international warrant.

5. U.S. President Trump announced plans to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion in Chinese imports in retaliation for years of alleged intellectual property theft

6. A gunman in southern France killed 3 people in a hostage takeover of a supermarket. ISIS has claimed responsibility.

7. Five Indian soldiers and five suspected militants were killed in a gun battle near the border between India and Pakistan in the disputed region of Kashmir.

8. Turkey’s President Erdogan announced the country is conducting operations in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels it deems “terrorists.”

9. In Nigeria, the terrorist group known as Boko Haram released nearly all of the 110 girls they had kidnapped from a boarding school last month.

10. Peru‘s President Kuczynski resigned ahead of an impeachment vote. He was ensnared in a bribery scandal with a Brazilian construction company.

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Australia

Belarus

Brazil

Bulgaria

Burundi

Cameroon

Canada

China

Congo

Croatia

Czech Republic

Egypt

El Salvador

France

Germany

Ghana

India

Iraq

Israel

Italy

Japan

Liberia

Libya

Madagascar

Maldives

Mali

Mexico

Moldova

Myanmar

Netherlands

Nigeria

Norway

Palestine

Peru

Philippines

Russia

Saudi Arabia

Serbia

Sierra Leone

Slovakia

Somalia

South Korea

South Sudan

Spain

Syria

Thailand

Tunisia

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

United States of America

Vatican

Venezuela

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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