(Asia, Middle East, U. S. News Briefs to be read in two minutes or less.
- Kim Jong Un invites South Korea President to summit in N. Korea.
- Kim’s sister passes confidential memo to President Moon.
- Japan urges South Korea not to delay Joint military drills.
- China’s new J-20 stealth enters combat service.
- Israeli F-16 fighter crashes amidst Syrian anti-aircraft fire.
- Israeli pilot ejects safely.
- Israel downs Iranian drone over Syria.
- At lease 277 civilians killed in Syrian war in January.
- U. N. calls for 30 day cease-fire among all Syrian forces.
- Protests in Manila over give away of disputed islands.
- Turkey detains 31 as suspected ISIS members.
- India’s Modi to visit Palestine’s West Bank.
- Worst Stock market retreat of Trumps presidency, 5.% loss.
- U. S. market makes significant gains after brutal week of losses
- Trump blocks Dems House pro-FBI-Russia rebuttal memo.
- Trump praises staff wife abuser, W. H. staff Chief offers to resign.
- 2nd staff aide resigns over alleged W. H.writer Powell’s abuse scandal.
- Major U. S. storm continues to pound east and middle America.
- After six days all 21 alleged foreign porn dancers freed in Thailand.
(News gleaned from Channelnewsasia, CNN, BBC and France 24)
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