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Each week, The World & I Online gathers news stories highlighting the lives, situations and cultures of people worldwide.

 
 Week ending Friday, April 27, 2018 
 
NORTH KOREA: Chinese Foreign Minister to Visit North Korea
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to neighboring North Korea this week, following a historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. China ...
 
USA: Florida School Shooting Survivors Take Aim at NRA
The National Rifle Association will not allow attendees to carry firearms when Vice President Mike Pence speaks Friday at its annual meeting. The move by the most influential gun-rights lobby in th...
 
GLOBAL: Law Enforcement Hits IS Propaganda Outlets
Law enforcement authorities in the United States, European Union and Canada this week began a joint cybercampaign against Islamic State online communication channels that will "severely disrupt" the g...
 
SYRIA: Syria's War Seen Through Children's Eyes
The Syrian civil war's death toll is staggering, and civilians have increasingly borne its brunt, particularly children. The U.N. International Children's Fund (UNICEF) issued a blank statement in ...
 
USA: Pompeo Calls Israeli-Palestinian Peace 'Incredible Priority' for US
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that providing whatever assistance is necessary to bring Israeli-Palestinian peace is an "incredible priority" for the United States, and he urged the P...
 
USA: Beautycon's Social Media Stars Redefine Gorgeousness
For some people, makeup isnít just about the latest shade of lipstick or eye shadow. Itís about empowerment. Just ask the fans at Beautycon, a recent two-day event in New York that showcased more t...
 
GLOBAL: Revving Up Green Growth
While sustainable development may still seem elusive to some, a new initiative wants to pave a path for nations working towards a greener future. Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 20...
 
KENYA: Kenya- Overcoming Rivalry & Conflict Through Cultural Diplomacy
Cultural diplomacy is a soft power that promotes the exchange of ideas, information, art, and culture to strengthen friendship and cooperation among nations and communities. One of the best exampl...
 
EUROPE: EU Defends Training of Myanmar Police After Alleged Entrapment of Journalists
The European Union has defended a 30 million euro project to train the Myanmar Police, after a police witness in a case against two local journalists told a court this month that a senior police comma...
 
NIGERIA: A Unique Window on Being Queer in Nigeria
"Whenever I was with her, I was open. I could talk ... my sexuality does not define who I am." These words are from a new book, "She Called Me Woman: Nigeriaís Queer Women Speak." The new book, ...
 
 
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Articles for
Week Ending
 April 27, 2018

NORTH KOREA: Chinese Foreign Minister to Visit North Korea

USA: Florida School Shooting Survivors Take Aim at NRA

GLOBAL: Law Enforcement Hits IS Propaganda Outlets

SYRIA: Syria's War Seen Through Children's Eyes

USA: Pompeo Calls Israeli-Palestinian Peace 'Incredible Priority' for US

USA: Beautycon's Social Media Stars Redefine Gorgeousness

GLOBAL: Revving Up Green Growth

KENYA: Kenya- Overcoming Rivalry & Conflict Through Cultural Diplomacy

EUROPE: EU Defends Training of Myanmar Police After Alleged Entrapment of Journalists

NIGERIA: A Unique Window on Being Queer in Nigeria

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