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On Wednesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized President Donald Trump's "cavalier" threats to start war with North Korea. Speaking in the South Korean capital of Seoul, she stressed the need for diplomacy to bring North Korea to talks. Clinton also highlighted the role China could play to put more pressure on Pyongyang.

BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s secessionist leader on Monday faced increased pressure to abandon plans to declare the region independent from Spain, with France and Germany expressing support for the country’s unity.

HAR ADAR, West Bank — A Palestinian shot dead an Israeli policeman and two security guards at the entrance to a settlement near Jerusalem on Tuesday morning, in one of the deadliest attacks in recent years.

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea appears to have boosted defenses on its east coast, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday, after the North said U.S. President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down U.S. bombers flying near the peninsula.

BALI, Indonesia — Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled Saturday in temporary shelters, sports centers and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century.

Iran announced Saturday that the country has conducted a successful test of a new ballistic missile design despite pressure from the Trump administration to stop, and vowed to continue its weapons development.

Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government rescinded a visiting fellowship offered to Chelsea Manning, the former military intelligence analyst who spent seven years in prison for leaking classified government secrets, after the university faced forceful backlash from CIA Director Mike Pompeo among others.

MINSK, Belarus — Russia on Thursday kicked off a week-long military exercise with its ally Belarus that have its NATO neighbors and the United States watching anxiously, but actually addresses one of Moscow’s primary fears.

NEW DELHI: The government today virtually ruled out the need for a new law on triple talaq, the practice of which has been rendered as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, indicating that existing laws, including the one dealing with domestic violence, were sufficient.

 

Once again, Barron Trump has become the target of online criticism. And once again, political figures, celebrities and others on social media are standing up for the 11-year-old, imploring the media to keep the youngest Trump out of the negative limelight.

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