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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.

Iran

Trump says he could meet with Iranian President Rouhani. Reuters.

Trump says he can solve Iran’s problems ‘in 24 hours’ if Tehran is willing. Times of Israel.

Iran’s latest nuke deal breach is installation of more than 30 new centrifuges, IAEA says. Fox News.

Iranian tanker seen near Syria ‘unloaded its cargo,’ Tehran says. New York Times.

Netanyahu: Iran had secret nuclear weapons development site in Abadeh. Reuters.

Iran’s Zarif rejects Netanyahu’s nuclear claim, says he ‘cries wolf’. Reuters.

Hong Kong

China warns Hong Kong protesters it will crush any independence movement after demonstrators appeal to U.S. for support. Newsweek.

‘Hong Kongers should be allies of the United States’: Congress urged to enable sanctions against Chinese officials who threaten territory’s autonomy. Newsweek.

Hong Kong children form chains of protest as economic worries grow. Reuters.

U.S.

Oil rises on hopes of extended OPEC production cuts. Reuters.

Dollar drifts down as trade-deal progress stokes cautious risk appetite. Reuters.

Afghanistan

U.S. prepares to step up strikes on Taliban after Trump halts talks. The Telegraph.

Afghanistan braces for violence after U.S. peace talks with Taliban fail. CBS News.

Afghan president renews calls for peace, demands ceasefire Reuters.

Syria

Israeli planes struck east Syria, says Hezbollah military media unit. Reuters.

Satellite images show damage caused by strikes on Iran-linked targets on Iraq-Syria border. The Algemeiner.

Over 120 churches damaged by war in Syria since 2011. Voice of America.

North Korea

North Korea launches two projectiles hours after expressing support for talks with U.S., South Korea says. Washington Post.

North Korea launches 2 more projectiles, its 8th weapons test since July. New York Times.

Dennis Rodman, who hangs with Trump and Kim, says Korea peace deal ‘could still work’. Reuters.

U.K.

Boris Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit. Reuters.

Johnson suspends U.K. Parliament after another Brexit defeat. CBS News.

Parliament blocks Johnson from calling snap election for 2nd time. Axios.

Britain foiled 22 attacks since March 2017, top counter-terrorism officer says Reuters.

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