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Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 02:50
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that his rival, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, isn’t asking for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. If true, this would seem to remove a major sticking point to a potential nuclear disarmament deal.

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 02:21
Raul Castro turned over Cuba’s presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for 60 years in the hands of a Communist Party official little known to most on the island.

Trump administration looks to encourage U.S. arms sales abroad, including drone exports

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:33
New policies will loosen restrictions on the export of U.S.-made drones.

Hans Asperger, hailed for autism research, may have sent child patients to be killed by Nazis

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:03
The Austrian pediatrician is hailed for his work, but new research into his life shows he might have gone along with a violent regime.

South Korean president says North isn’t insisting on American troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:52
Skeptics doubt that Kim Jong Un would so easily give up on one of his key demands

Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:20
Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name.

Appeals court rules against Trump administration over ‘sanctuary cities’

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:03
The three-judge panel said the use of the term “sanctuary cities” is an attack on local authorities.

Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 23:12
The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic.

Brazil’s first black justice considers presidential run

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 22:59
Brazil’s first black supreme court justice says he is considering a run for president in October.

A look at Miguel Diaz-Canel, the new president of Cuba

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 21:39
A look at Miguel Diaz-Canel, the new president of Cuba:

Mexico finds 191 migrants packed into a bus, truck

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 21:18
Mexican immigration agents have found a total of 191 mostly Central American migrants jammed into a truck and a bus.

How American neglect imperils the victory over ISIS

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 21:15
Six months after the militants’ capital was liberated, new risks are emerging from Raqqa’s rubble.

Younger party official faces test as Cuba’s next president

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 21:10
Raul Castro travels in motorcades of gleaming imported sedans. Rings of grim-faced bodyguards protect him, pistols under crisp guayabera shirts. The 86-year-old outgoing president of Cuba arrives at official events moments before they begin, and the audience rises to applaud.

Castros’ successor, Miguel Diaz-Canel, takes over in Cuba, pledges ‘continuity’

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:40
Formally named Cuba’s head of state, Diaz-Canel spoke of cautious change, but always in the context of Cuban socialism.

Prosecutors again accuse Guatemala president of corruption

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:40
Guatemalan prosecutors are again accusing President Jimmy Morales of corruption related to alleged illegal campaign financing while he was secretary general of his party.

India hopes to host 3 sports events, including 2032 Olympics

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:19
The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events — the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics.

Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:19
Russia’s top military officer has met with his NATO counterpart, the first such encounter since relations between Moscow and the alliance have sunk to post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis.

London has warmest April day in nearly 70 years, as enormous heat dome consumes Europe

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:10
Paris also witnessed its warmest April weather since 1949.

Inspector general referred findings on McCabe to U.S. attorney for consideration of criminal charges

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:00
It is possible the FBI’s former No. 2 official could be charged with a federal crime.

Police: 2 die in light airplane crash in Northern Ireland

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:48
Police say two people have died in the crash of a light airplane in Northern Ireland.

US Officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:39
Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders.

Trump escalates feud with California governor, refuses to pay for National Guard deployment

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:21
The president lashed out on Twitter again hours after Gov. Jerry Brown said he had reached a deal with federal officials to send personnel to the Mexico border.

Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:09
Is Israel a success as it turns 70? As Israelis commemorate the milestone this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage.

Iran’s defense minister visits Iraq to promote security ties

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:59
Iran’s defense minister has visited a joint intelligence center in the Iraqi capital operated by Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia.

Intruders thought stealing a giant gold mace would disrupt Nigeria’s parliament. It didn’t work.

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:38
Though maces are used in symbolic capacities all around the world, in Nigeria it is a particularly potent symbol of governance. The perpetrators still at large.

A sure sign that spring is here: The Netherlands tulip farms are striped with color

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:09
The tulip region of the Netherlands takes on the appearance of a patchwork quilt in the spring.

Indian police arrest 18 Rohingya Muslims

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:49
Indian police say they have arrested 18 Rohingya Muslims in a remote northeastern region as they prepared to board a train for New Delhi after entering illegally from Bangladesh.

UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:49
The British government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds — and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit.

Egypt FM warn Ethiopia over Nile River dam

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:19
Egypt’s foreign minister has delivered a warning to Ethiopia over a dam it is building on a Nile River tributary.

Raul Castro says new Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel could become Communist Party head once Castro leaves the post

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:19
Raul Castro says new Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel could become Communist Party head once Castro leaves the post.

Rebels in Syria’s south brace for onslaught, fear wider war

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:08
Rebels in southern Syria who were once backed by the United States fear a new offensive by President Bashar Assad’s forces, one that risks igniting a wider conflict.

Turkey’s weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:08
Turkey’s weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.

Video of woman’s violent arrest sparks outrage in Iran

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:08
Iran has ordered an investigation after a video surfaced showing police pushing and pulling a young woman who was resisting arrest for not adhering to the Islamic dress code.

Ivory Coast ambassador Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue to UN dies

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:47
Veteran diplomat Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the Ivory Coast’s ambassador to the United Nations and a member of the U.N. Security Council, has died suddenly.

UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn’t be used widely

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:47
The World Health Organization says he first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in “a much safer way,” meaning that the shot should mostly be given to people who have previously been infected with the disease.

Mexican priest stabbed to death in church

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:47
A Roman Catholic priest has been stabbed to death in his church on the outskirts of Mexico City.

Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:38
South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn’t asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. If true, this would remove a major sticking point to a nuclear disarmament deal.

Kremlin says nationalizing sanction-hit Rusal is an option

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:28
The Kremlin says a temporary nationalization of aluminum producer Rusal is being discussed after the company was hit by United States sanctions.

Power largely restored across Puerto Rico after blackout

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:28
Puerto Rico’s power company said Thursday that it has restored electricity to more than 80 percent of customers affected by an island-wide blackout that was caused by an excavator hitting a transmission line, but tens of thousands of families still remain without normal service seven months after hurricanes Maria and Irma.

Intruders thought stealing a giant gold mace would disrupt Nigeria’s parliament. It didn’t work.

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:27
Intruders stormed parliament and ran off with a ceremonial mace. Later, it was found under an overpass.

Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:57
Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

EU foreign policy chief praises Montenegro’s role in Balkans

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:48
The European Union foreign policy chief has praised Montenegro’s role in the volatile Balkans region, where Russia is also vying for influence.

Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:48
A 19-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.

The Latest: Raul Castro had left Cuba’s presidency

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:39
The Latest on Raul Castro’s handover of Cuba’s presidency (all times local):

Raul Castro has left Cuba’s presidency, turning government over to Miguel Diaz-Canel

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:39
Raul Castro has left Cuba’s presidency, turning government over to Miguel Diaz-Canel.

Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ’s

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:39
Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was established.

Miguel Diaz-Canel elected president of Cuba

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:27
Miguel Diaz-Canel elected president of Cuba.

Cuba’s legislature begins session at which Raul Castro is scheduled to leave the presidency

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:27
Cuba’s legislature begins session at which Raul Castro is scheduled to leave the presidency.

The Latest: Iraq strikes Islamic State targets in Syria

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:47
The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):

Power largely restored across Puerto Rico after blackout

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:37
Puerto Rico’s power company says it has restored electricity to more than 80 percent of customers affected by an island-wide blackout that was caused by an excavator hitting a transmission line.

Procter & Gamble pays $4.2 bln for unit of Germany’s Merck

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:28
German pharmaceutical and chemical company Merck says it has agreed to sell its global consumer health business to Procter & Gamble for 3.4 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in cash.

Alleged bitcoin heist mastermind reportedly escapes from Iceland prison, goes to airport and flies away

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:09
Sindri Thor Stefansson is suspected of orchestrating the heist of about $2 million in computer equipment, officials say.

Greek court limits travel for Turkish officer seeking asylum

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:59
Greece’s highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of one of eight Turkish servicemen who have applied for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a decision on his asylum application.

Nepal honors 1st conquest of Everest without bottled oxygen

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:38
Nepal’s government has honored two climbers who were the first to scale Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen 40 years ago.

Another member quits Nobel literature academy

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:57
Another member of the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize is resigning, bringing the total number of board members who are quitting to six.

Belt wielding assailant screams “Jew” as he attacks two on a Berlin street

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:55
A string of recent attacks and incidents in Berlin has triggered renewed fears of anti-Semitism.

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:47
Syrian state media say hundreds of rebels fighters in a town northeast of Damascus have handed in their weapons and started to leave under an evacuation deal.

Italian PM in Romania for talks on Brexit

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:29
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has discussed the future of Europe after Britain leaves the European Union next year in talks with top Romanian officials.

Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:18
Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.

An 8-year-old girl’s gang rape and murder trigger new outrage over India’s rape culture

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:09
The young girl was a Muslim. Her alleged assailants are Hindu.

Berlin councilwoman wants to shut legendary Berghain club

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:07
A nationalist councilwoman in Berlin has been ridiculed online for proposing the closure of one the city’s most famous techno clubs because of its long opening hours as well as partygoers’ drug consumption and lascivious behavior on the dance floor.

How France wants to 'reform' Islam, and 6 other global stories you might have missed

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:05
In this occasional series, The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week.

Authorities release airport CCTV footage of poisoned Russian

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:37
Russian investigators say they have traced back the steps of a poisoned Russian spy’s daughter from her Moscow home to the airport before she flew to London, and found no traces of poison.

Afghanistan return 5 bodies and a captive Pakistani solider

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:37
Pakistan says Afghan authorities have returned the bodies of five Pakistani soldiers killed during a weekend clash along a disputed segment of the two countries’ border, and also released a sixth soldier captured by the Afghans.

Yemeni officials: 2 al-Qaida fighters killed in south region

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:37
Yemeni tribal leaders say security forces have killed two suspected al-Qaida operatives in the country’s southern province of Abyan.

Macron facing big day of protests over reforms

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:35
Thousands of people are expected to march in protest at French President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms as rail strikes and student protests continue to shake the country.

Italy: police arrest 22 in search for Mafia fugitive Denaro

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:05
Italian police have arrested 22 suspected Sicilian Mafiosi as part of an ongoing operation aimed at capturing Italy’s most-wanted Mafia fugitive Matteo Denaro.

Basque public TV says militants of ETA to disband in May

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:05
A regional public broadcaster says the Basque militant group ETA is ready to announce its final dissolution early next month, putting an end to decades of violent campaign for independence from Spain.

China: Qualcomm plan ‘has difficulty’ resolving concerns

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:56
The Chinese government says Qualcomm Inc.’s plan for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors “has difficulty” resolving concerns of anti-monopoly regulators.

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:35
People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

France’s Macron heading to Germany for talks with Merkel

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:35
French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Berlin for meetings with Angela Merkel in the hopes of winning support from the German chancellor on his ambitious reform plan for the European Union.

Magnitude 5.5 quake strikes southern Iran; felt in Bahrain

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:26
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck in southern Iran near a nuclear plant, shaking Bahrain and other areas around the Persian Gulf. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries.

Police: Attackers hurl acid at 3 female students in Pakistan

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:15
Pakistani police say a group of men on motorcycles hurled acid at three female university students in the city of Gujrat.

2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:05
Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungle where they fled to escape clashes between the Myanmar’s army and the Kachin guerrillas in the country’s north.

Japan finance official denies sexual misconduct allegation

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:47
Japan’s vice finance minister has denied sexual misconduct allegations against him and challenged a TV station’s report that its employee was a victim.

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:25
Taiwan’s government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.

Cuba heads toward a post-Castro future, with or without Trump

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:03
Trump has set about reversing the historic rapprochement with Cuba started by Obama.

China holds live-fire drills off coast in warning to Taiwan

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:15
China has held live-fire exercises off its southeast coast, state media said Thursday, in an apparent warning to the democratic, self-ruled island of Taiwan against what Beijing deems as provocative remarks on independence.

Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:15
An international corruption watchdog group says two years after the Panama Papers revealed how the rich have stashed wealth in shell companies, the world’s Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.

Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:03
Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment.

Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:03
A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.

Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:53
The remnants of a migrant caravan of Central Americans that angered President Donald Trump were continuing their journey north through Mexico toward the U.S. border Wednesday.

Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:23
The Cuban government on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as the sole candidate to succeed President Raul Castro in a transition aimed at ensuring that the country’s single-party system outlasts the aging revolutionaries who created it.

North Korea has a new budget and it’s full of fiscal hijinks

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:23
Imagine a national budget that reflects steady growth, gives a healthy boost to science and technology while reserving big slices of the overall pie to defense and social spending. It’s generous with infrastructure improvements, and is certain of unquestioning, unanimous approval in parliament.

Social security protest leads to clashes in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:53
A protest over social security changes in Nicaragua has led to clashes between opponents of the measure and government backers.

AP Explains: The fiscal hijinks of North Korea’s new budget

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:43
Imagine a national budget that reflects steady growth, gives a healthy boost to science and technology while reserving big slices of the overall pie to defense and social spending. It’s generous with infrastructure improvements, and is certain of unquestioning, unanimous approval in parliament.

Ecuador to suspend mediation of Colombia peace talks

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:22
President Lenin Moreno said Wednesday that he is suspending Ecuador’s role as a mediator in peace talks between the Colombian government and that nation’s last major rebel army.

Colombia could use drones to fight cocaine production

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:02
Colombia’s police could start using drones to tackle a five-year surge in cocaine production that has jeopardized relations with the United States.

AP Interview: Malaysia’s Mahathir says opposition could win

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:02
Malaysian opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday that huge rallies indicate some of the ruling coalition’s traditional Malay supporters are now favoring the opposition and a change of government is possible in next month’s elections.

California reaches deal with Trump administration on National Guard role

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:53
State will send up to 400 troops in a limited role that bars them from helping border agents

UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:53
The U.N. Security Council is heading to a remote Swedish estate this weekend for its annual retreat with the secretary-general after one of its most contentious weeks in years that saw ambassadors accusing each other of lying about a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

Ecuador’s president accuses predecessor of ties to rebels

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:53
Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said Wednesday that he has asked for his leftist predecessor be investigated for allegedly taking campaign contributions from Colombian guerrillas.

Board reveals austerity measures in Puerto Rico fiscal plans

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:42
New austerity measures are looming for Puerto Rico as a federal control board overseeing the U.S. territory’s finances prepares to approve several fiscal plans this week that will serve as the island’s economic blueprint for the next five years.

‘We should see if it works’: Lawmakers want Veterans Affairs to study whether pot is safer than painkillers

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:23
Bipartisan legislation would initiate a five-year research project.

She wore a dinosaur puppet during a military oath. It got her and a colonel removed from the job

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:23
Three members of the Tennessee Air National Guard were punished after last week's re-enlistment ceremony.

British man who deliberately infected five partners with HIV is sentenced to life in prison

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:14
Daryll Rowe, who was convicted of five counts of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, was the first person to be convicted of the charge in Britain.

Ecuador’s president accuses predecessor of ties to rebels

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:12
Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno says he wants his leftist predecessor Rafael Correa investigated for allegedly taking campaign contributions from Colombian guerrillas.

Colombia could use drones to fight cocaine production

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 01:32
Colombia’s police could start using drones to tackle a five-year surge in cocaine production that has jeopardized relations with the United States.

Board reveals austerity measures in Puerto Rico fiscal plans

WASHINGTON POST - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 01:23
New austerity measures are looming for Puerto Rico as a federal control board overseeing the U.S. territory’s finances prepares to approve several fiscal plans that will serve as the island’s economic blueprint for the next five years.

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