North Korea Supplying Syria’s Chemical-Weapons Program Is Horrific, Yet Unsurprising

  1. North Korea Supplying Syria’s Chemical-Weapons Program Is Horrific, Yet Unsurprising  New York Magazine
  2. North Korea sold chemical weapon supplies to Syria: report  New York Daily News
  3. The Early Edition: February 28, 2018  Just Security
  4. North Korea sent banned items to Syria, Myanmar, UN finds  Washington Post
  5. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/02/north-korea-link-to-syrias-chemical-weapons-is-unsurprising.html

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Popular Alaska peak weighs new rules for climbers’ poop

  1. Popular Alaska peak weighs new rules for climbers’ poop  Fox News
  2. America’s Tallest Mountain Has a Serious Human Poop Problem  Live Science
  3. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/02/28/popular-alaska-peak-weighs-new-rules-for-climbers-poop.html

N. Korean leaders used Brazilian passports to apply for Western visas–sources

  1. N. Korean leaders used Brazilian passports to apply for Western visas–sources  Asahi Shimbun
  2. Kim Jong Un’s Assassinated Half-Brother Knew His Life Was in Danger Months Before Death  Newsweek
  3. Kim Jong Nam Told Friend Before Assassination ‘I Am Scared For My Life’  International Business Times
  4. We Now Return to Your Regularly Scheduled Nuclear Crisis  Slate Magazine
  5. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201803010021.html

UC system’s global rankings slip amid funding cuts, international competition

  1. UC system’s global rankings slip amid funding cuts, international competition  Los Angeles Times
  2. University of Michigan ranked 3rd in dentistry, 12th in nursing worldwide  MLive.com
  3. NZ universities recognised in 2018 QS world university rankings  Stuff.co.nz
  4. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.latimes.com/local/education/higher-ed/la-me-uc-global-rankings-20180228-story.html

UN Aid Chief: Syria Cease-Fire Yet to Be Implemented

  1. UN Aid Chief: Syria Cease-Fire Yet to Be Implemented  Voice of America
  2. Americans and Russians Fought a Battle in Syria — It’s Time to Care  National Review
  3. No civilians leave Syria’s rebel-held Ghouta during humanitarian pause; Putin blames rebels  Chicago Tribune
  4. Dead piling up in Syria as the world watches  gulfnews.com
  5. Russia and Syria clash with US and West on Syria cease-fire  Washington Post
  6. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.voanews.com/a/united-nations-aid-chief-says-syria-cease-fire-yet-to-be-implemented/4274874.html

Did Trump just announce plans for a trade war?

  1. Did Trump just announce plans for a trade war?  Washington Post
  2. Trump Says US Will Use All Tools to Pressure China on Trade  Bloomberg
  3. President Donald J. Trump’s Policy Agenda and Annual Report for Free, Fair, and Reciprocal Trade  Whitehouse.gov (press release)
  4. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/02/28/did-trump-just-announce-plans-for-a-trade-war/

Taliban offer: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks talks

  1. Taliban offer: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks talks  BBC News
  2. Former Afghan President Sees Russia as Key to Peace With Taliban  Bloomberg
  3. Afghan President Offers Opening to Talks With Taliban  Wall Street Journal
  4. A light for Afghanistan’s long, dark war  Christian Science Monitor
  5. Afghanistan offers amnesty to the Taliban in a bid to end 16-year war  Los Angeles Times
  6. Full coverage

from World – Google News http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43227860

Satellite images show ‘new Iranian base’ outside Damascus to house missiles capable of hitting Israel

  1. Satellite images show ‘new Iranian base’ outside Damascus to house missiles capable of hitting Israel  Telegraph.co.uk
  2. Iran Fixes Sights on Target Israel  Newsmax
  3. Israel concerned by lack of US action to counter Iran in Syria  Axios
  4. Iran Is Trying to Avoid a Clash but May Surprise Israel  Haaretz
  5. Russia and Iran cynically exploit divisions over Syria  Financial Times
  6. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/28/satellite-images-show-new-iranian-base-outside-damascus-house/

Why Italy’s unpredictable election is testing nerves in Europe

  1. Why Italy’s unpredictable election is testing nerves in Europe  CNN
  2. Weekend Tallies Pose Challenge for Europe  Wall Street Journal
  3. Italy’s 5-Star Presents Would-Be Cabinet Team Ahead of Election  U.S. News & World Report
  4. COLUMN-Commentary: The real reason to worry about Italy’s election  Reuters
  5. Full coverage

from World – Google News https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/28/europe/italian-election-2018-explainer-intl/index.html