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Journalists Invited To Tour One Of Yemen's Safest Cities
The Arab country of Yemen has been devastated by a civil war and famine. The governor of the safest province in Yemen invited journalists to see his boomtown.
North Korea Tops Trump's Agenda In South Korea And In China
Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Rob Schmitz about how China is enforcing U.N. sanctions against North Korea. He also talks to analyst Tong Zhao about whether China is doing enough to contain North Korea.
Trump Visits South Korea, Meets Its President And
President Trump visited American troops in South Korea, and he held bilateral meetings with South Korea's president. North Korea is at the top of the agenda.
Ex-Spy On What His CIA Experience Taught Him About China
Randy Phillips spent 28 years with the CIA, most recently serving as the chief CIA representative in China. He talks about what leverage the U.S. has when it comes to managing China's ambitions.
News Brief: Texas Shooting Update, Trumps Visits South Korea
Devin Kelley shouldn't have been allowed to legally buy guns. Why did the Air Force fail to enter Kelley's conviction in a federal database? And, President Trump met with the leader of South Korea.
In Visit To South Korea, Trump Continues Theme Of Security And Trade
The president says the U.S. is prepared to use "all available tools short of military action" to bring North Korea to the table, but that it would use the "full range" of military options if needed.
Italy Probes Deaths Of 26 Nigerian Women At Sea
Police say the women may have been thrown off a rubber dinghy into the sea. Authorities are trying to determine whether their deaths are linked to sex trafficking.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Appears To Be Shifting How Power Works In The Kin...
The move to arrest several Saudi royals ? including one of the richest men in the world ? shows the kingdom's up-and-coming crown prince shaking things up. But democracy isn't part of the deal.
Iraqi Kurdish Leader Says Region Will Re-evaluate Relationship With U.S. Afte...
In an interview with NPR, longtime Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani says his people are re-evaluating their close alliance with the U.S. after the U.S. didn't back the failed independence push that led to his resignation.
What Changes In Saudi Arabia's Political Power Mean For U.S.-Saudi Relations
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Gregory Gause, head of the International Affairs department at Texas A&M University, about changes in political power in Saudi Arabia, and what it means for the region and U.S.-Saudi relations.
Catalans Unsure Of Next Steps Following Independence Vote And Leadership Removal
In Catalonia's industrial heartland, people who voted for independence from Spain say they're already living in a new country. The mayor took down the Spanish flag. But no other country recognizes it, and there's been an exodus of Catalan businesses.
North Korea Expected To Be Major Topic Of Discussion For Trump In Asia
North Korea will dominate the agenda for President Trump as he heads to South Korea for the second stop of his tour of Asia. In Japan, he met with Japanese Prime Minister Abe and discussed the pressing issue.
With Saudi Arrests, Crown Prince Shows He Can Force Change. But It's Not Demo...
The weekend's arrests don't mean Saudi Arabia is opening up to democracy. The rulers are unelected monarchs with a record of jailing critics and minorities. But the sweep of arrests marks a change.
The Paradise Papers: Revelations Spring From Leaked Records Of World's Wealthy
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Queen Elizabeth and a key ally to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are among the rich and powerful whose offshore financial dealings are being scrutinized.
The Slow Destruction Of Much-Loved Masgouf, An Iraqi National Dish
The lack of clean water, sanctions and ISIS have all contributed to depleting the supply of fish that is salted, fire-roasted and shared by Iraqis of all sects and political persuasions.
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'Worst days of our lives': The airstrikes keep coming in this Syrian suburb
More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta in the past 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll in the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.
Opinion: The mom's story I could not forget
Some stories do not leave you. You cannot forget them long after you tell them. And you wonder, often, how they end.
Afrin Residents Fear Turkish Onslaught
Civilians caught in the middle of conflict: homes destroyed, hospitals bombed. Turkey's offensive in Afrin, Syria is now almost a month old. For the Yazidi minority, the ultimate fear is persecution. CNN'S Ben Wedeman reports.
Dozens of people were killed in Syrian airstrikes, a human rights group says
At least 71 people were killed and 325 others wounded in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta after the Syrian government carried out a series of airstrikes and artillery bombardments, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday.
Here's a new North Korean hacking threat to worry about
Donald Trump Jr. will dine with apartment buyers in India
Why men need to believe in the wage gap
KFC chicken shortage will hit UK stores all week
Emirates hands Arsenal $280M in record sponsorship deal
How a 3-year-old's passion became a business
What they lack in age, they make up for in ambition.
See highlights from CNN Heroes tribute
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa host a night of service, humility and compassion.
2016 Hero of the Year: Dreaming is worth it
Goodbye, old iPhone: This could be 40X better
Bill Gates' prediction will give you goosebumps
Leaked: Secret Apple recordings stun investors
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