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Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80
ACCRA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the ...
Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary general and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at
Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General, Peace Prize Winner, Dies At 80NPR
Kofi Annan, UN Leader Who Won Peace Prize, Dies at 80Bloomberg
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After 17 years of war, a peace movement grows in Afghanistan
Washington Post
SHAKARDARA, Afghanistan ? With every step, the blisters burned. After three days of walking barefoot alongside a highway from Kabul with about 50 other peace activists, Abdul Malik Hamdard, a computer teacher, had only gotten as far as this farming ...
Who Is Winning the War in Afghanistan? Depends on Which OneNew York Times
Taliban Chief: US Offers to End Afghan War 'Neither Rational Nor Practical'Voice of America
Taliban say no peace with 'occupation,' want US talksFox News

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The Weekly Standard

World War Trump
The Weekly Standard
In Asia, Trump has China struggling to find some solution to the tariff war he has unleashed on its over-indebted, slowing economy. The renminbi is down almost 10 percent against the dollar since mid-April, the country's stock markets have fallen by ...
A trade war won't fix TurkeyWashington Post
A US trade war with Turkey over a little known pastor? Don't believe a word of itThe Independent
'Step in the WRONG direction' US condemns Turkey for DOUBLING tariffs in trade war

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Trump's Trade War Is A Tempest In A Teapot
Seeking Alpha
I am baffled by the amount of media coverage given to President Trump's targeted tariffs. So far these trade wars amount to a tempest in a teapot. I have said it many times and I will say it again - nobody wins in a trade war. But the biggest loser is ...

The Guardian

Kofi Annan is awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2001 - video
The Guardian
Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general who has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2001 for his humanitarian work and for helping revitalise the UN during a period that coincided with the Iraq war and ...


AI gives Thanos a soul in 'Avengers: Infinity War'
Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. Thanos isn't your usual Marvel nemesis. Then again, even after 19 films in Disney's superhero universe, it's not as if he's had much strong competition. Aside from the puckish Loki and tragic Killmonger, most ...
'Avengers: Infinity War' Gets the Scott Pilgrim Style Trailer Fans Have Been Waiting
Amazing Infinity War Fan Trailer Takes Cues from X-Men: Days of Future PastScreen Rant
Why Nick Fury Called Captain Marvel in INFINITY WARNerdist
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New York Magazine

Report: Trump Is Considering Erik Prince's Plan to Privatize the Afghanistan War
New York Magazine
President Trump loves the military. He's made it more powerful, called its equipment ?beautiful,? and tried to celebrate it with an absurdly expensive parade. But even he's growing frustrated with the military's strategy in Afghanistan, where a ...
Officials worry Trump may back Erik Prince plan to privatize war in
Blackwater founder Erik Prince is pushing to privatize America's costly war in Afghanistan ? and going on cable TV ...Business Insider
Trump weighs Blackwater founder's pitch to privatize Afghanistan warNew York Post
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Yemeni refugee on escaping war and life on South Korea's Jeju
But the arrival of the Yemenis, mostly from Malaysia - to which they had fled to from war-torn Yemen, sparked online outcry and protests on the island, as well as the capital, Seoul. The asylum seekers were termed "fake refugees" because they were ...

New York Times

Trade War Worries Iowa Republicans in a Close House Race
New York Times
Yet Iowa is also one of the states most vulnerable to a trade war. And that could be a problem for Representative Rod Blum. ?I'm not on the ledge ready to jump out the window concerning trade, but I do have the window open a little bit,? said Mr. Blum, ...

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Wall Street Journal

Shall We Have Civil War or Second Thoughts?
Wall Street Journal
In 2018 we have come, finally, to the punch line of an old joke?the one that ends with Tonto asking the Lone Ranger: ?What do you mean 'we,' paleface?? The joke originates in radio. In the mythical early days of the Western United States, the ...