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Trump to speak in Davos amid protests

International | The president is scheduled to address the World Economic Forum this week
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/24/18, 11:26 am

SWITZERLAND: Brutal weather and protests will greet President Donald Trump as he travels to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, attempting in an address planned for Friday

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UN vote on Israel caps combative year for U.S. on world stage

International | Plus, WORLD’s senior editor picks the top 10 Globe Trot stories of 2017
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/22/17, 04:59 pm

UNITED NATIONS: Eight countries joined the United States in voting against a resolution to condemn it for its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel—a combative chapter closing a combative year for the United States on the world stage. In the vote, 35 countries abstained, including leading U.S. allies Canada and Australia, and 128 voted in favor, including most European nations and Great Britain.

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Evangelical push prompted Trump on Jerusalem

International | Muslim nations reject U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/13/17, 11:40 am

ISRAEL: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas rejected a U.S. role in the Middle East peace process following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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