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Iran tries to reconcile Syria and Hamas, rebuilding alliance

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 16:00
Iran is working to restore a lost link in its network of alliances in the Middle East, trying to bring Hamas fully back into the fold after the Palestinian militant group had a bitter fall-out with Iranian ally Syria over that country’s civil war.
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China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 16:00
China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang’s last ally.
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In a turbulent world, Germans set to reward Angela Merkel for country’s stability

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 16:00
She’s expected to win Sunday elections as attention turns to her legacy after 12 years in power.
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China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 15:48

China accounts for the vast majority of North Korea's trade. President Trump has accused China of not doing enough to push back North Korea's nuclear program.

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The Latest: 1.2 million New Zealanders cast early votes

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 13:58
The Latest on New Zealand’s national election (all times local):
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Trump Wades Deeper Into Alabama Primary At Campaign Rally — With Some Hesitation

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 11:56

The president is backing appointed Sen. Luther Strange, who's been heavily funded by a superPAC aligned with Mitch McConnell. Many of Trump's allies, however, are backing Judge Roy Moore.

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In defiance to US, Iran unveils latest missile during parade

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 11:29
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country’s president vowed that Tehran would press ahead with its missile program in defiance of U.S. demands to the contrary.
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In Mexico quake, villages on edge of capital feel forgotten

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 11:29
Inhabitants of the villages that dot the largely rural southern edge of Mexico City said Friday they feel abandoned, as aid and rescue workers focused on the 38 buildings that collapsed nearer the city’s downtown in this week’s 7.1 magnitude quake.
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UN ends disarmament in Colombia as FARC honors slain rebel

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 09:00
The United Nations has finished deactivating thousands of weapons and munitions that once belonged to demobilized leftist rebels in Colombia.
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Russia: Relations with US poor over ‘Russo-phobic hysteria’

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 09:00
Russia’s foreign minister said Friday the downturn in relations with the United States began with the Obama administration’s “small-hearted” and “revengeful” actions and has plummeted further because of “Russo-phobic hysteria.”
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UN ends disarmament in Colombia as FARC honors slain rebel

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 09:00
The United Nations has finished deactivating thousands of weapons and munitions that once belonged to demobilized leftist rebels in Colombia.
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Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico’s disaster becomes clear

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 09:00
Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear on Friday.
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The Latest: Caribbean officials spotlight storms, warming

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 09:00
The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):
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Soldiers Descend On Rio 'Favela' As Shootouts Erupt

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2017-09-23 08:35

The operation was prompted by an apparent war among drug lords. Residents were forced to dive for cover on the floors of their homes as several hundred well-armed gangsters roamed the streets.

(Image credit: Leo Correa/AP)

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