WSJ.com: World News 2 April 2018

Egyptian President's Allies Move to Extend His Time in Office

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi won a crushing electoral victory, according to official results. Now, his allies are looking for ways to extend his term in office beyond the current legal limit.

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Trump Used Putin Call to Float Idea of White House Visit

Donald Trump recently raised the idea of inviting Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the White House, the Kremlin said, putting the relationship between the two leaders front and center amid worsening ties between Washington and Moscow.

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Recount Begins in Election That Could Bring Marcos Family Back to Power

Philippine officials on Monday began recounting ballots cast in a 2016 vice-presidential election, a move that the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos hopes could return his family to power.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the antiapartheid activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela, died Monday. She was 81 years old.

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Hungary Election to Test Political Sway of Immigration Issue

Hungary’s national elections will be a test of whether immigration losing its political force in a country that has been at the forefront of a reawakening of nationalist movements on the Continent.

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China Retaliates Against Trump Tariffs With Duties on U.S. Meat and Fruit

China imposed tariffs on a range of U.S. goods, following through on a promise to retaliate against the Trump administration’s penalties on imports of Chinese steel and aluminum.

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Seoul's Diplomatic Overture to North Korea Features K-Pop

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife were in the audience Sunday as some of the biggest names in South Korean popular entertainment took to the stage in Pyongyang for the first of two planned concerts ahead of a summit between Mr. Kim and South Korea’s president.

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Demographic Tsunami Menaces World's Developing Economies

A mix of more retirees and fewer workers to support each one is leaving budgets of countries such as Brazil with little money to invest in growth or basic services.

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