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Links for International News of the Day

Links for International News of the Day

We hope the Links for International News of the Day will help you stay abreast of happenings in the broader world that may affect your corner of it.

Saudi Arabia

Damage from Iran-linked drone attack on Saudi oil facility captured in satellite images.   Fox News.

Trump: U.S. ‘locked and loaded’ against attackers of Saudi oil facility ‘depending on verification’ Fox News.

Oil prices soar 10% after attack on Saudi facilities hits global supply. Reuters.

U.S. oil companies set to benefit from Saudi supply disruption. Bloomberg.

Trump authorizes release of U.S. oil reserves if needed because of Saudi attacks. Reuters.

Iran

Iran dismisses U.S. claim it was behind Saudi oil strikes, says ready for war. Reuters.

Trump says ‘incorrect’ he is willing to meet Iran with ‘no conditions’. Reuters.

China

China bans flying pigeons, drones as Beijing preps for 70th anniversary military parade. Fox News.

Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties – sources.   Reuters.

North Korea

Kim Jong Un invited Trump to visit Pyongyang, South Korean media reports. Bloomberg.

With new North Korea-U.S. talks likely, will a deal result? Voice of America.

Hong Kong

Political crisis deepens in Hong Kong as protesters retake streets. Wall Street Journal.

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs at government buildings in latest wave of unrest. Reuters.

Tear gas, water cannon fired at firebomb-throwing protesters in Hong Kong. The Hill.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan and U.S. troops claim to have killed at least 38 Taliban fighters. CBS News.

Afghan women fear their hard-won freedom is in jeopardy as Taliban talks resume. CBS News.

Tunisia’s

Tunisia holds second free presidential election.   BBC News.

Economy, honesty key concerns as Tunisians choose their president. Voice of America.

In a troubled Arab world, Tunisia struggles to build Its democracy. New York Times.

U.K.

Loo on the loose! Burglars steal 18-karat golden toilet on display at UK palace. USA Today.

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