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

 

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/north-korea-is-reported-to-have-launched-another-missile-heightening-tensions/2017/08/25/4569a10c-89e5-11e7-96a7-d178cf3524eb_story.html?utm_term=.da07cc735bd9

 

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

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/08/council-unanimously-condemns-korea-missile-tests-170830004710700.html

 

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

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/24/did-kim-jong-un-kill-uncle-brother-coup-plot-involving-china/

 

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

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-general-vows-annihilate-afghanistan-49392983

 

Islamic State urges militants to wage war in the Philippines

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/25/islamic-state-urges-muslim-extremists-wage-war-inphilippine/

 

Congo Crisis: 1.4 million people displaced in the growing violence

http://ewn.co.za/2017/08/24/1-4m-people-have-fled-violence-in-congo

 

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

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/aug/25/us-warned-mauritania-total-failure-slavery-trade-benefits