Start off your week by catching up on the weekend’s top headlines from Iran, Libya, the Department of Homeland Security, and more. Read on below.
This Tuesday, read the top stories from around the world. WhatsApp takes new anti-disinformation measures as elections near, Erdogan fights back against his election losses by challenging Istanbul results, and the EU denies that it’s funding a project in Eritrea that uses forced labor. Read more below.
China shuts down another big Beijing church (Christianity Today)
Shell dumps K Street player (Axios)
Americans' health care pessimism (Axios)
April started off with a bang, with Turkey’s main opposition party winning local elections in Turkey’s two most important cities, Slovakia electing its first female president, and the White House doubling down on threats to close the Mexican border if Mexico didn’t do more to curb migration to the US. Read more below.
This Friday, read an exposé of the state of homelessness in the US, how a Syrian detention camp is trying to deal with what to do over the wives and children of ISIS fighters, and the aftermath of a third failed Brexit vote. Read more stories like this every weekday here.
She’s working full-time – and is still homeless (Washington Post)
This Wednesday, the EU decided to continue Operation Sophia, its anti-smuggling mission; a top Algerian political party backed the military in saying President Bouteflika should resign, and a Saudi airstrike hit a Yemeni hospital. Read these stories and more below.