Our World: February 2017

News highlights from around the world for February 2017.

USA:

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal will look to increase defense and security spending by $54 billion and cut roughly the same amount from non-defense programs. Read more...

India:

What to watch at India’s State Elections. Find out… 

India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners. Read more… 

North Korea:

Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, likely died within 20 minutes of being exposed to a nerve agent at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. Read more…

Philippines:

Abu Sayyaf beheads a German hostage as Philippine government wages a war against the violent extremist group. Read more…

Egypt:

Conservative Egypt elects its first female governor. Read more…

Europe:

While Donald Trump flirts with Russia, Eastern Europe prepares to be betrayed again. Read more…

Syria:

Syria’s main opposition group has urged Russia to put pressure on the government of President Bashar al-Assad to shore up faltering efforts to end the conflict. Read more…


News from around the world: 28 February 2017

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