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Today โ€” September 18th 2018NPR World

Paris Plunges Deeper Into Potty Talk With New Appeal Against Public Urination

By Amy Held
A municipal employee (right) talks to a pedestrian next to a controversial street urinal installed on the Seine river banks of Île de la Cité, Paris, in August.

A new video flush with toilet humor is the latest roll-out in Paris's campaign aimed at urging people — mainly men — not to foul its streets and monuments.

(Image credit: Michel Spingler/AP)

  • September 18th 2018 at 19:06

China Sets Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods, Retaliating Against U.S. Duties

By Anthony Kuhn
Cargo containers are loaded on ships at a port in Qingdao in China

Hours after President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, Beijing responded with its own levies on $60 billion worth of U.S. products.

(Image credit: -/AFP/Getty Images)

  • September 18th 2018 at 16:12

German Doctors Say It's 'Highly Plausible' Pussy Riot Activist Was Poisoned

By Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson
The CEO of Berlin

Physicians in Berlin say that anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov's illness does not appear to be caused by infection or disease. But they could not confirm what he was poisoned with, or by whom.

(Image credit: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

  • September 18th 2018 at 15:56

Kim Hosts South Korea's Moon For Summit Talks In Pyongyang

By Bill Chappell
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stand and wave in an open-air Mercedes-Benz as thousands of people welcome their motorcade in Pyongyang.

It's the third meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – and the first to take place outside of the "truce village" of Panmunjom, on the border.

(Image credit: Pyongyang Press Corps/Pool/Reuters)

  • September 18th 2018 at 15:21

White House Adviser Navarro On Why U.S. Hit China With More Tariffs

The Trump administration is imposing $200 billion in new tariffs on China, which plans to retaliate. Steve Inskeep talks to White House adviser Peter Navarro about the escalating trade war.

  • September 18th 2018 at 13:46

Trump Hits China With Another Round Of Import Tariffs

With President Trump imposing new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, China has promised to retaliate. Steve Inskeep talks to Jake Parker of the U.S.-China Business Council about what to expect.

  • September 18th 2018 at 11:03

Russian Surveillance Plane Accidentally Shot Down By Syrian Forces, Moscow Says

By Scott Neuman
A Russian IL-20M (Ilyushin 20M) aircraft lands at an unknown location. The plane is similar to one that was shot down Tuesday over northwestern Syria.

The Il-20 surveillance plane disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea near the Syrian city of Latakia. Russia's defense ministry says it happened amid airstrikes by Israeli warplanes.

(Image credit: Alexander Kopitar/AFP/Getty Images)

  • September 18th 2018 at 12:45

U.S. Imposes New Tariffs On $200 Billion In Chinese Imports

By Jim Zarroli

President Trump announced Monday that he is ordering 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. It's the latest round of an escalating trade dispute between the two countries.

  • September 18th 2018 at 11:03

White House To Cap The Number Of Refugees Allowed Into The U.S.

By Michele Kelemen

The Trump administration slashed the number of refugees it will permit into the United States next year by 30 percent. The new ceiling is 30,000 — that's 15,000 fewer than this year.

  • September 18th 2018 at 11:03

Leaders Of North And South Korea Meet In Pyongyang For 3rd Summit

By Rob Schmitz

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosts South Korean President Moon Jae-in Tuesday in Pyongyang for the first day of a three-day summit. This is their third meeting since April.

  • September 18th 2018 at 11:03

India's Carnatic Singers Face Backlash For Performing Non-Hindu Songs

By Lauren Frayer
Accompanied by Carnatic music, Indian classical dancer Rama Vaidyanathan performs a Bharat Natyam classical dance at a school in Amritsar in 2011.

Some fans of Carnatic singing, a type of South Indian classical music rooted in Hinduism, are angry with performers who've adapted and performed Christian songs.

(Image credit: Narinder Nanu AFP/Getty Images)

  • September 18th 2018 at 11:03

Despite Dangers, Intimidation, Guatemalans Still Seek A Better Life In U.S.

By John Burnett
In the village of Quilin Novillo, the houses are billboards for the American dream. One is painted red, white and blue, with stars and stripes.

The Trump administration's immigration policies are designed to convince migrants to not cross the border illegally. But poverty and lack of opportunities in Guatemala continue to push people north.

(Image credit: John Burnett/NPR)

  • September 18th 2018 at 11:03

News Brief: Brett Kavanaugh, Import Tariffs And Syria's Civil War

A Senate panel will hear from the woman who's accused the Supreme Court nominee of assaulting her. Trump orders new tariffs on China. A deal is reached to forestall an assault on a Syrian province.

  • September 18th 2018 at 11:03

U.S. To Limit The Number Of Refugees Allowed Entry To 30,000

By Richard Gonzales
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about the new limit on refugees to the media Monday at the State Department in Washington.

As the Trump administration slashes the number of refugees it will accept, global humanitarian groups say the U.S. could do more to save lives.

(Image credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

  • September 18th 2018 at 05:15

Opinion: Moon Jae-In Can Put U.S.-North Korea Negotiations Back On Track. Here's How

By Scott Snyder
A man walks past a giant banner showing a picture of the summit handshake between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul City Hall on Sept, 13. Moon will fly to North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in must insist on denuclearization in coordination with the United States, even at the risk of renewed tensions between North and South Korea.

(Image credit: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)

  • September 18th 2018 at 02:13

Trump Sets Tariffs On $200 Billion In Imports From China

By Avie Schneider
A truck passes a stack of Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Savannah in Georgia in July.

President Trump announced the U.S. will impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. It's the latest round of an escalating trade dispute between the two countries.

(Image credit: Stephen B. Morton/AP)

  • September 18th 2018 at 00:36

Russia And Turkey Agree On A Demilitarized Zone In Syria's Last Rebel Stronghold

By Ruth Sherlock
This photo released on Sept. 10 by the Syrian Civil Defense group, known as the White Helmets, shows smoke rising from an airstrike, in Hobeit village, near Idlib, Syria.

The leaders of Russia and Turkey say they want to set up a buffer area in Idlib province by mid-October to avert a catastrophic military offensive.

(Image credit: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

  • September 18th 2018 at 00:34

Dozens More Feared Dead In The Philippines After Typhoon Triggers Mudslide

By Laurel Wamsley
Volunteer rescuers head home after working to dig out victims of a landslide triggered by heavy rains from Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippine

Gold miners and their families had sought shelter in a bunk house that doubled as a church on Sundays. The storm has caused more than 60 deaths, and flooding could endanger the country's food supply.

(Image credit: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

  • September 18th 2018 at 00:17

Kenyan Runner Eliud Kipchog Breaks World Marathon Record In Berlin

By Eyder Peralta

Two hours, one minute and 39 seconds. That's what it took Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge to break the world marathon record last weekend in Berlin.

  • September 17th 2018 at 23:40
Yesterday โ€” September 17th 2018NPR World

North And South Korean Leaders Set To Meet For Third Time This Year

By Rob Schmitz

Leaders of North and South Korea will meet Tuesday in Pyongyang for their third summit meeting this year.

  • September 17th 2018 at 22:20
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