World News 1 April 2018

North Korea's Response to Allied Exercises Could Shape Trump Meeting

U.S.-South Korean military exercises that began Sunday are set to test the durability of a diplomatic opening with North Korea aimed at halting the regime’s nuclear program.

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Germany Struggles With an Unfamiliar Form of Anti-Semitism

The stubborn persistence of anti-Semitic acts in the country where the Holocaust was plotted is raising concern that decades of work to eradicate prejudice against Jews are slowly being undone as it crops up among migrants.

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Trump Freezes Funds for Syrian Recovery, Signaling Pullback

President Donald Trump froze more than $200 million in funds for recovery efforts in Syria as his administration reassesses Washington’s broader role in the protracted conflict there.

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India's Women Gain Consumer Clout

Women in India are beginning to get more control over personal and household financial decision-making, prompting some of the country’s big retailers to rethink their strategies.

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Pope Encourages Korea Peace Talks During Easter Message

Pope Francis encouraged multilateral peace talks on the Korean Peninsula during his traditional Easter address, ahead of the possible historic meeting this spring between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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