World News of the Week – March 26 to April 1, 2018

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China (via KCNA) 

Here’s What You Need To Know: 

1. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un met with Chinese President Xi in a surprise visit to Beijing.

2. Leftist candidate Carlos Alvarado, who campaigned on same-sex marriage, easily won Costa Rica‘s Presidential election run-off.

3. At least 18 Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli security forces in Gaza.

4. Egyptian President Sisi re-elected for a second term despite extremely low turnout.

5. The United States, European Union, and NATO allies expelled more than 100 Russian diplomats over U.K. nerve attack. Russia retaliated by expelling over 150 diplomats.

6. In Venezuela, a fire in the cells of a police station killed 68 people.

7. The Syrian army declared victory in eastern Ghouta after opposition fighters vacated most of the area.

8. Myanmar‘s Parliament elected a longtime loyalist of Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist as new President.

9. Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 15 people in in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

10. Ethiopia‘s ruling coalition named Abiy Ahmed as chairman, becomes new Prime Minister.

Afghanistan

Albania

Algeria

Azerbaijan

Botswana

Brazil

Burundi

China

Congo

Costa Rica

Croatia

Cyprus

Ecuador

Egypt

Ethiopia

Fiji

France

Ghana

India

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Italy

Kenya

Lebanon

Libya

Mali

Mauritania

Mexico

Myanmar

Nigeria

North Korea

Palestine

Peru

Poland

Romania

Russia

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Slovakia

Somalia

South Africa

Spain

Switzerland

Syria

Tanzania

Thailand

Turkey

United Kingdom

Uzbekistan

Venezuela

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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