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Venezuela’s Military Is Trafficking Food as the Country Goes Hungry — World – TIME


(PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela) — When hunger drew tens of thousands of Venezuelans to the streets last summer in protest, President Nicolas Maduro turned to the military to manage the country’s diminished food supply, putting generals in charge of everything from butter to rice. But instead of fighting hunger, the military is making money from it,…

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Hundreds Flee Fighting Near Syria’s Capital Despite Truce — World – TIME


(BEIRUT) — Hundreds of civilians fled a mountainous region outside the Syrian capital on Sunday, where government forces were battling several insurgent groups, including an al-Qaeda-linked outfit excluded from a recent nationwide cease-fire. The Syrian military said some 1,300 people fled the Barada Valley region since Saturday. The region has been the target of days…

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Pentagon Warns North Korea Over Its Latest Threat to Test a Long-Range Missile — World – TIME


The Pentagon warned Sunday that North Korea would face serious consequences if it makes good on its most recent threat of testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Agence France-Presse (AFP) reports that the strongly worded rebuke was issued just hours after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced that the country would soon be able…

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ISIS Claims New Year’s Attack On Istanbul Nightclub — World – TIME


(ISTANBUL)— The Islamic State group (ISIS) on Monday claimed responsibility for the New Year’s attack at a popular Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people and wounded scores of others. The ISIS-linked Aamaq News Agency said the attack was carried by a “heroic soldier of the caliphate who attacked the most famous nightclub where Christians were…

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