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Trump overshadows G-20 agenda

International | The president tweets and signs a new trade agreement with North American neighbors
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/30/18, 03:32 pm

ARGENTINA: An earthquake near Buenos Aires Friday shook an already dicey G-20 summit, with U.S.

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Taliban attacks British security firm in Kabul

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/29/18, 10:51 am

Taliban extremists claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan’s capital Wednesday that killed at least six people at a British security firm. The incident in Kabul injured at least 32 others. A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed truck into the gate of the G4S security compound, and several other armed militants then stormed inside. G4S, one of several foreign security contractors in the country, provides guards for the area around the British Embassy in Kabul.

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May vetoed asylum for Bibi in Britain

International | U.K. prime minister feared inflaming tensions with British Muslims
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/28/18, 02:32 pm

PAKISTAN: U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May personally blocked granting asylum to Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother acquitted of blasphemy charges against Islam but targeted by Islamists. Bibi’s family requested asylum in Britain, and May reportedly overruled British Home Secretary Sajid Javid (who is of Pakistani descent) because she was concerned Bibi’s arrival could inflame tensions with British Muslims.

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