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 2 wks | Maldives security forces break into Supreme Court as crisis deepens

              Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday night declared a state of emergency as the government continues to defy an order from the Supreme Court, where security forces have broken into the building, plunging the island nation further into crisis.   



 2 wks | North Korea’s head of state to visit South Korea for 1st time

              North Korean head of state Kim Yong Nam will travel to South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, making him the highest-ranking North Korean official to ever visit the South, both countries confirmed on Monday.   

  North Korea     


 3 wks | Large military plane crashes in southwest China

              A large military plane has crashed during training in southwest China, officials and witnesses say, but only few details were immediately available. It's unclear how many people were on board.   




 4 wks | Car bomb explodes in central Kabul, killing at least 95

              A car bomb has exploded in a crowded area in the Afghan capital of Kabul, killing at least 95 people and injuring more than 160 others, local officials and witnesses say. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.   

  Kabul, Afghanistan     


 4 wks | Canadian billionaire and wife were murdered, police say

              Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, who were found dead at their home in Toronto last month, were the victims of a double murder, police said on Friday. No suspects have been arrested so far.   

  Toronto, Canada     



 4 wks | Fire breaks out at hospital in South Korea, killing at least 41

              A fire has broken out at a hospital in the city of Miryang in South Korea, killing at least 41 people and injuring more than 50 others, officials say. Rescue work is continuing for patients who could still be trapped inside the building.   

  Miryang, South Korea     


 4 wks | President Trump to visit the United Kingdom later this year

              U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make a visit to the United Kingdom later this year, the British and American governments said on Thursday after months of speculation about the president's planned visit.   

  Davos, Switzerland     


 4 wks | ‘Doomsday Clock’ moves to 2 minutes to midnight

              A group of scientists has moved the symbolic 'Doomsday Clock' a half-minute closer to midnight, saying world leaders have failed to respond effectively to the looming threats of nuclear war and climate change.   

  Washington, D.C.     



 1 mon | Powerful earthquake strikes the Gulf of Alaska, prompts tsunami warning

              A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 has struck the Pacific Ocean, prompting tsunami warnings for the region and forcing scores of people to evacuate. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.   

  United States     


 1 mon | Indonesia earthquake: 6.1 tremor strikes southwest of Jakarta

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, with shaking felt widely across the capital Jakarta. Only few details were immediately available.   

  Jakarta, Indonesia     


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