(Kevin Lamarque)
(Kevin Lamarque)
Today’s WorldView
Analysis

Pompeo tries to unite the West while dividing Washington

American allies are indeed worried about China and Iran. But the Trump administration is unable to speak their language.

U.S. joins others in accusing Russia of cyber attack on Republic of Georgia

The Oct. 28 attack knocked thousands of websites offline, including those of the president, local government officials and television channels.

Britain wants to keep out low-skill migrants and lure English-speaking engineers instead

Home Secretary Priti Patel called the immigration plan “a historic moment for the whole country.”
Police said the victim’s condition was not life-threatening.
International experts say the disease will continue to spread globally even as the Chinese government seeks to present the image that it is coming to grips with the epidemic.
The Wednesday night attacks targeted two hookah bars in the town of Hanau.
The shooting late Wednesday night targeted two hookah cafes, according to news reports.
In Japan, the government is under fire as a slow-moving bureaucracy struggles with a fast-moving virus.
Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes is charged with acting as an agent of a foreign government without notifying U.S. officials.
The WikiLeaks founder wants to submit evidence that President Trump offered him a deal in 2017 through then-congressman Dana Rohrabacher, the lawyer told a British court. Rohrabacher said he “was not directed by Trump or anyone else connected with him to meet with Julian Assange.”
The oil executives, five of them U.S. citizens, have been held since November 2017. They were moved this month from house arrest back to the notorious Helicoide prison.
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Beijing points the finger at an old foe, the press, with its expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters.
Syrian aid workers, like the civilians they serve, have been killed, injured and displaced.
The scene resembled an eye in the sky and indicated the presence of supercooled water droplets.
Chinese health officials confirmed that the pneumonialike coronavirus came from wild animals sold at a market in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people and capital of the Hubei province in China.
Authorities in Beijing had deemed the column racist and demanded an apology. The move came a day after the U.S. designated major Chinese media outlets as government entities.
The U.N. urged a resumption in the talks in Geneva, but Libya’s prime minister said they needed a stronger international commitment, as fighting reportedly resumed.
Experts warn, however, that side-by-side comparisons with China are a losing game for the United States.
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The U.N. warns that the world is facing “the biggest humanitarian horror story of the 21st century.”
Efforts to take more passengers off the virus-stricken Diamond Princess in Japan are underway after 88 new cases were found.
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A lawyer for a sea captain jailed in Italy for allegedly transporting embargoed armaments to Libya is contending that there are no legal grounds for the case in Italy
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The U.N. migration agency and a crisis hotline say that a rubber dinghy packed with 91 migrants that set out from Libyan shores in hopes of reaching Europe has apparently gone missing in the Mediterranean
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A top official on the National Security Council is being reassigned amid fallout over the identity of the author of the inside-the-White House tell-all book by “Anonymous.”
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The Israeli military says it found “serious, systemic failures” in its own reporting that inflated figures on the enlistment of ultra-Orthodox Jews
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Uber has restarted operations in Colombia after shutting down its app for almost three weeks
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