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ISIS attacks in Syria

International | Terror group gains ground, undermining President Donald Trump’s declaration of victory
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/21/18, 04:00 pm

SYRIA: Undermining President Donald Trump’s claim of having “defeated” Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and his announcement to withdraw U.S.

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Associated Press/Photo by Themba Hadebe (file)

Two wrongs to make land rights

International | South African land reform raises White House worries
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/28/18, 03:04 pm

President Donald Trump last week weighed in on South Africa’s land reform, drawing renewed international attention to a racially divisive issue in the post-apartheid nation. The government’s plan to amend the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation could stir up unrest and harm the country’s economy.

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Associated Press/Photo by Kamil Zihnioglu

Globe Trot: France remembers Paris attack

International | Concert performance by Sting marks the anniversary of the attack
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/14/16, 02:47 pm

FRANCE: On the one-year anniversary of terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, Sting reopened the Bataclan theater with a Saturday performance. “Nous ne les oublierons pas” (“We will not forget them”), the British singer said in French.

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