Asia, Middle East & U. S. New Briefs to be read in less than two Minutes.
- Death toll tops to more than 700 in Southeast Asia floods.
- U. S. destroyer collides with merchant tanker in Malacca Straits.
- Ten missing and 5 sailors injured as destroyer docks at Singapore.
- Search and rescue underway by three southeast Asian nations.
- North Korea threatens retaliation for joint drills plan for next week.
- North Korea issues new threats of merciless retaliation strike.
- Secretary Pence urges Asian nations to break relations with N. Korea.
- China, U. S. to plan intellectual properties trade issues meeting.
- Several Hong Kong pro-democratic activist leaders jailed.
- Iran says top priority is to protect nuclear treaty from U. S.
- Three rockets land near Damascus Trade Fair killing seven.
- Spain terrorist attack toll reached 15 killed.
- Missing Senior Muslim Amam sought in Spanish terrorist plots.
- Syrian president Assad ready to announce victory over ISIS.
- Russia defense ministers states airstrikes kill 200 ISIS fighters.
- Germany’s Merkel warns Turkey over use of Interpol warrants.
- Trump to address nation Monday to unveil new Afghan strategy.
- Trump ready to scrap NAFTA trade agreements.
- Commitee head Mueller to investigate Trump finances.
- Scientists warn of coming use of new killer robots.
- U. S. legendary comedian Jerry Lewis dies at age 91.
- Indian women wins divorce over lack of indoor toilet.
(News items gleaned from Channel.Newsasia, BBC, CNN, & RT)
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