This Wednesday, North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles, South’s military says; deputy of Venezuela’s Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck; Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor; trade war: Trump says China ‘broke the deal’ in trade talks; South Africa election: ANC leads as votes counted.
This Monday, one million species face extinction, U.N. report says, and humans will suffer as a result; fragile cease-fire takes hold between Israel and Gaza after weekend attacks that killed 4 Israelis, 22 Palestinians; the alleged war criminal in the U.N.’s midst; Trump ratchets up pressure on China, threatens tariff hikes; Boeing admits knowing of 737 Max problem for one year before fatal crashes. Read more below:
The alleged war criminal in the U.N.’s midst (Foreign Policy)
This Thursday, Kim Jong-un meets Putin in Russia, three top Sudanese generals agree to quit as protests continue, Mozambique cyclone victims forced to trade sex for food, tropical tree losses persist at high levels, and Brazil’s indigenous people "fight for the right to exist."
Mozambique: Cyclone victims forced to trade sex for food (Human Rights Watch)
How the U.S. miscounted the dead in Syria (Foreign Policy)
Across 27 countries, most don’t mind more religion in society (Christianity Today)
Addiction recovery as free labor (Axios)