This is your weekly news briefing for 24-30 AUG 2017.


North Korea launches three missiles, one of which passes of Japan


UN Security Council universally condemns North Korea’s missile launches, demands immediate end to nuclear program


Report: Kim-Jung Un and the assassination of his uncle and brother


US vows to destroy ISIS in Afghanistan, calls on Taliban to come to the negotiation table


Islamic State urges militants to wage war in the Philippines


Congo Crisis: 1.4 million people displaced in the growing violence


Modern Slavery: Mauritania’s failure to cease slave trade costs them US trade benefits