Happy New Year to EU too! Capitals across Europe ring in 2018 with spectacular displays of fireworks

  1. Happy New Year to EU too! Capitals across Europe ring in 2018 with spectacular displays of fireworks  Daily Mail
  2. Emaar’s spectacular ‘Light Up 2018’ Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve celebration captivates the world  PR Newswire (press release)
  3. Dubai welcomes 2018 with a record-breaking laser and light show  Telegraph.co.uk
  4. Tens of thousands turn out for New Year’s Eve laser show in Dubai  The National
  5. New year welcomed worldwide with food, fireworks and prayers  The Guardian
  6. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5224423/Countries-world-celebrate-New-Year.html

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China Shuts Down Domestic Ivory Trade In Effort To Fight Poaching

  1. China Shuts Down Domestic Ivory Trade In Effort To Fight Poaching  HuffPost
  2. China’s ban on the sale of ivory is finally going into effect  Yahoo News
  3. China finally shuts down its government-sanctioned ivory trade  Metro
  4. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/china-bans-ivory-sales_us_5a47a24ae4b06d1621b8f856

Germany Takes Steps To Guard Women Against Sexual Assault As They Ring In New Year

  1. Germany Takes Steps To Guard Women Against Sexual Assault As They Ring In New Year  NPR
  2. Red Cross sets up ‘women’s safety area’ in Berlin for NYE  CNN
  3. German police union chief slams NYE ‘safe zone’ for women  ABC News
  4. Berlin Breaking News and Updates from Germany’s Capital City | Daily Mail Online  Daily Mail
  5. Berlin sets up New Year’s Eve ‘safe zone’ for women amid sexual assault concerns  Washington Post
  6. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/12/31/574778306/germany-takes-steps-to-guard-women-against-sexual-assault-as-they-ring-in-new-ye

Fmr. defense minister: Mortar fire shows more ‘Iran involvement’ in Gaza

  1. Fmr. defense minister: Mortar fire shows more ‘Iran involvement’ in Gaza  The Jerusalem Post
  2. Netanyahu: despite rocket attacks, no change to policy on Gaza  European Jewish Press
  3. Israel Strikes Hamas Targets in Response to Rocket Fire, Says Iran Inciting War  Algemeiner
  4. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Fmr-defense-minister-Mortar-fire-shows-more-Iran-involvement-in-Gaza-521467

Factsheet: Health impact of the fuel/electricity crisis in Gaza and WHO actions (14 December 2017)

  1. Factsheet: Health impact of the fuel/electricity crisis in Gaza and WHO actions (14 December 2017)  ReliefWeb
  2. Israel Strikes Hamas Targets in Response to Rocket Fire, Says Iran Inciting War  Algemeiner
  3. Netanyahu: despite rocket attacks, no change to policy on Gaza  European Jewish Press
  4. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://reliefweb.int/report/occupied-palestinian-territory/factsheet-health-impact-fuelelectricity-crisis-gaza-and-who

US closer than ever to ‘nuclear war with North Korea,’ Mullen says

  1. US closer than ever to ‘nuclear war with North Korea,’ Mullen says  Fox News
  2. North Korea Threat: Nuclear War With US Closer Than Ever, Retired Admiral Says  Newsweek
  3. Former Joint Chiefs chairman: Nuclear war with North Korea closer than ever  wtkr.com
  4. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/31/us-closer-than-ever-to-nuclear-war-with-north-korea-mullen-says.html

Likud party calls for de-facto annexation of Israeli settlements

  1. Likud party calls for de-facto annexation of Israeli settlements  Reuters
  2. IMRA Director Says Annexation of Judea, Samaria Requires ‘No Knesset Involvement’  The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com
  3. Israel ruling party votes for push to annex West Bank  Daily Mail
  4. Netanyahu’s party approves resolution to annex West Bank, open settlements  i24NEWS
  5. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-likud/likud-party-calls-for-de-facto-annexation-of-israeli-settlements-idUSKBN1EP0M2

US closer than ever to ‘nuclear war with North Korea,’ Mullen says

  1. US closer than ever to ‘nuclear war with North Korea,’ Mullen says  Fox News
  2. North Korea Threat: Nuclear War With US Closer Than Ever, Retired Admiral Says  Newsweek
  3. Former Joint Chiefs chairman: Nuclear war with North Korea closer than ever  wtkr.com
  4. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/31/us-closer-than-ever-to-nuclear-war-with-north-korea-mullen-says.html

2017 Was A Bad Year For China. Will 2018 Be Worse?

  1. 2017 Was A Bad Year For China. Will 2018 Be Worse?  Forbes
  2. Xi in New Year Address: 3 More Years to End Poverty in China  teleSUR English
  3. China will have a ‘say’ on all major international issues, says Xi Jinping in New Year message  Times of India
  4. Minxin Pei | Xi Jinping unbound?  Livemint
  5. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.forbes.com/sites/douglasbulloch/2017/12/31/2017-was-a-bad-year-for-china-will-2018-be-worse/