AFRICA: The preliminary report of the data from the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last month states that the flight crew performed all procedures from Boeing but could not control the jet.
AMERICAS: The Trump administration is preparing an economic relief package for Venezuela that would put United States dollars directly into the hands of Venezuelans in the event that the government of President Nicolás Maduro falls
ASIA: In Australia, social media executives risk jail for failing to take down violent extremist content quickly, under new laws passed– a “world first” in the wake of the Christchurch mosques massacre.
AFRICA: The Ethiopian National Defense Force confirms an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia, and says Ethiopian forces are preparing a “massive offensive” in response
AMERICAS:Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged to step up efforts to stamp out fuel theft after an explosion at a pipeline killed at least 21 people and injured dozens more
ASIA: The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with U.S.