Here is your weekly news briefing for 21-27 SEP 2017.


Sec. of Def. James Mattis assassination attempt: “We will not abandon Afghanistan.”


French conservatives retain Senate seat in blow to Macron’s party


Kurdish Independence


Russia urges calm in escalating US/North Korean tension


Thousands join fresh protests in Togo against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe


Puerto Rico still largely without power following Hurricane Maria