Friday, March 10, 2017

World News Briefs -- March 10, 2017 (Evening Edition)

FOX News: North Korea jumps on South Korean president's ouster, calling her a 'criminal'

North Korea wasted no time in bashing South Korea’s ousted president Friday, calling her a “common criminal” – and signaling that the countries’ decades-long war was no close to ending.

The South Korean leader, Park Geun-hye, “had one more year left as ‘president’ but, now she’s been ousted, she will be investigated as a common criminal,” North Korea’s central news agency reported. It was an unusually quick response from the rogue nation, which typically waits days to report international news, according to Reuters.

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Air strike kills 26 in Yemen: medics, military sources.

Backed by US troops, SDF confident can capture IS 'capital'.

Iraq says 'no evidence' of chemical weapons attacks in Mosul.

Iraq battles IS in Mosul, commander says resistance weakening.

Erdogan, Putin, now top players in Syria, deepen ties, coordinate moves.

Syrian government urges U.N. to make Turkey withdraw from Syria.

Netanyahu prods Putin over Iranian allies in Syria.

Survivors of US military raid in Yemen say at least 17 women and children were killed. General says no bad decisions in Yemen raid, probe is over.

UN report: Turkey guilty of 'serious' abuses in Kurdish region. UN office urges Turkey to probe 2,000 reported killings.

Trump to speak with Palestinian president Abbas. Trump invites Palestinian leader Abbas to White House 'soon'.


China vows to strike against separatism on Tibet uprising anniversary.

India's Modi eyes victory in biggest state election test. Modi looks to tighten grip as India awaits state election results.

Philippine drugs war gets complex as Duterte creates new super-agency.

Court unanimously ousts South Korea's leader for corruption.

South Korea president Park Geun-hye impeached, could face criminal proceedings. South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted by court.

S. Koreans jubilant, or stunned by president's sacking.

Seoul reviews North Korea policy as President Park Geun-hye removed.

U.S. strategy in Afghanistan will require more troops - general.

US military general warns that India-Pakistan conflict could escalate into 'nuclear exchange'.

Investigation into ISIL claim of Kabul hospital attack.

Pakistan: Border with Afghanistan to remain shut until terror concerns addressed.

Japan, US navies drill in East China Sea.

Chinese human rights report attacks US 'hypocrisy'.

Myanmar Muslim minority subject to horrific torture, UN says.

Tokyo hit by new Olympic stadium cost fears.


Exclusive: Russian private security firm says it had armed men in east Libya.

Jihadist alliance claims Mali attack that killed 11 soldiers.

Hundreds of thousands of Nigerians trapped by conflict: MSF.

UN chief seeks to boost UN police in DR Congo.

Niger puts 1,000 'Boko Haram fighters' on trial.

Gambia coalition near collapse over legislative election.

Cholera reaches South Sudan's second-largest city, UN says.

Japan troops to withdraw from South Sudan.

Nigeria fixes presidential elections for February 2019.

President Buhari returns to Nigeria after weeks of medical leave. Nigeria President Buhari: I've never been so sick. Nigeria's Buhari returns but VP will stay in charge.

IOC freezes funding for Kenya over governance.

Ancient pharaoh statues uncovered in Cairo mud pit.


European cities scramble to stop Turkish referendum rallies.

Europe on Edge: Immigration fears boost Dutch far right.

Russia denies violating nuclear arms pact with US.

Russian diplomat says Moscow ready to discuss INF treaty compliance with Washington.

Russian police detain prominent Putin critic after his prison release.

EU summit: A Polish political row hampers work as Brexit looms.

Poland reacts with fury to re-election of Donald Tusk.

Man arrested after injuring seven people in Düsseldorf axe attack.

German Bundestag greenlights further surveillance measures. Germany surveillance: Security trumps privacy as video bill passed.


Caribbean nations meet in Havana on migration, trade as Trump era begins.

Russian UN ambassador's died from heart attack, source says.

Trump transition knew Flynn might register as foreign agent.

Fearing the worst, US undocumented migrants brace for deportation.

Trump administration sends judges to immigration detention centers: sources.

Attorney general seeks resignations of 46 US attorneys.

FBI Director James Comey huddles with lawmakers about wiretapping allegations, WikiLeaks.

Bill Clinton warns US and Britain face an 'identity crisis' amid nationalist surge.

US Democrat seeks to block US troops going to Syria after Marines deployed.

Tillerson recuses himself from Keystone XL pipeline review.

Colombia facing violence despite Farc deal, ICRC says.

Canada judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in rape trial.

Haiti plans funeral for ex-president despite calls to wait.


Al Qaeda's many Syrian foes.

No lasting actions taken by Pakistani military against Haqqani network: Gen. Votel.

US Attorney General Sessions: Gitmo is a 'very fine place'.

‘Ghost ships’ in European waters pose terrorist threat, warn naval chiefs.

Amal Clooney: Don't let Islamic State get away with genocide.


Wall Street ends up; jobs data points to economic strength.

US to launch NAFTA renegotiation process coming weeks: Ross.

Volkswagen pleads guilty, agrees to $4.3 billion fine.

Trump promised $1 trillion for infrastructure, but the estimated need is $4.5 trillion.

Trillion-dollar question looms as Aramco audits oil reserves.

US economy adds 235,000 new jobs in February.

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