Here is your weekly news briefing for 03-09 AUG 2017.

 

RUNDOWN: The situation in North Korea

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/09/world/asia/north-korea-nuclear-weapons.html

 

Sanctions unlikely to reign in Pyongyang

http://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/north-korea-crisis-set-to-deepen-more-tests-likely-analysts

 

North Korean sanctions

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_NORTH_KOREA_DIPLOMACY_ASOL-?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-08-06-05-33-28

 

Taliban suicide bomber kills two US service members in Afghanistan

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40809027

 

Taliban, ISIS coordinating in Afghanistan

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/08/sar-pul-taliban-isil-joined-forces-kill-afghans-170807085258761.html

 

Houthi cruise missile launched at Saudi Arabia falls into the Red Sea

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/gulf/2017/08/08/Houthi-missile-launched-towards-Saudi-Arabia-lands-in-Red-Sea.html

 

Eleven dead in Nigerian church attack

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-40843878

 

Boko Haram slaughters 31 fishermen in Northern Nigeria

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/08/boko-haram-kills-31-fishermen-borno-sends-warning-troops-baga/

 

Mexico’s deadliest year

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/04/world/americas/mexicos-drug-killings.html?_r=0