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Volcano eruption in Guatemala, Ramadan disruption in Iraq

International | Plus news from South Korea, Italy, and Yemen
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/04/18, 11:45 am

GUATEMALA: A volcano erupted near Guatemala City, the capital, on Sunday, killing at least 25 people and leaving many more missing, officials and local news media reported.

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Canada and Europe fight back as U.S. tariffs take effect

International | Plus more Americans held in Turkey and unrest in Nicaragua
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/01/18, 11:03 am

CANADA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised “retaliatory measures,” and the European Union filed a case against the United States at the World Trade Organization as President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports came into effect Friday.

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Will Italy’s political unrest spark a eurozone crisis?

International | Italian president appoints new interim prime minister amid populist party calls for protests
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/29/18, 02:20 pm

Italian President Sergio Mattarella this week selected another interim prime minister to create a new government after the country’s populist parties lost their bid to govern. The political uncertainty that began after elections in early March likely will continue as the populist parties prepare to protest the move.

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