NewsTicker World Report – April 6th, 2018

Region of Interest Watch
Catalan ex-leader to leave German prison after posting bail
Greek, Turkish jets in dogfights over Aegean – report
Former Catalan police chief charged with sedition
Rajoy’s Catalan Plan Hit as Germany Rejects Rebellion Charge
Russia to Join US-China South China Sea Face Off After Vietnam Pact
US keeps close watch as Chinese navy puts on show of force in live-fire South China Sea drills
US strike group enters South China Sea as China deploys aircraft carrier
Scotland should put Spanish judiciary “on trial” in Catalan case: lawyer
How Beijing is winning in the South China Sea
Does Asean support US military presence in the South China Sea?
Rojava court issues warrant for ENKS officials on ‘enmity’ charge
Somaliland president defends UAE military deal
Afrin will be a part of Antakya in Turkey- spokesperson of Afrin Liberation Congress
Iranian president says Afrin must be handed over to Syrian army
Turkey jails nine students over Afrin protest
Somaliland’s location is its wealth, says president
The Rebirth of Somaliland:Somalia shows its true colour of jealousy and open hostility to Somaliland-Part 20
Ankara’s Afrin plan triggers acrimony among Kurds
World Gov Watch
Trade war ‘is BIGGEST THREAT to world’s economy’, warns JP Morgan boss
Malawi’s economy at risk of debt distress—IMF
Russia, China Denounce US Efforts To Change Iran Deal, World Trade Rules
Federal funds awarded for World Trade Bridge expansion project
Why China Is Confident It Can Beat Trump in a Trade War
A Trade War With China May Be Inevitable
Pakistan approaches World Bank over Kishanganga dam in Kashmir
US trade deficit widens in February
French parliament to shrink as government set to slash third of MPs and senators
Violence resumes as Palestinians flock to Gaza border
Pakistani prime minister in Afghanistan to ease tensions
‘You’ll be sorry,’ Russia tells Britain at UN nerve agent attack meeting
UN envoy calls for restraint ahead of renewed protests at Gaza fence
UN deactivates maximum emergency level for Congo crisis
UN quietly steps up inspection of aid ships to Yemen
UN Wants to Impose Abortion and Radical Sexual Education on Poverty Stricken Communities
Shhh! Don’t tell KillBots the UN’s about to debate which ones to ban
World Conflict Watch
‘Russia Will Never Be Our Friend,’ US Ambassador Says
China vows to fight US “at any cost’ as trade tensions worsen
US Reported Poised To Impose Sanctions On Wealthy Russians
Russia: US continues to create “foothold of strength” in Baltics
Hope for an US-China trade agreement just got ‘thrown under the bus,’ Wall Street veteran Peter Boockvar says
Russia: US, UK using Nazi propaganda tactics in spy case
Attack on Saudi tanker signals escalation in Yemen war, and it could mean higher oil prices
China files complaint over US tariff measures
Tariffs threaten nearly 7 percent of China-US container trade
Turkey says Israel hurting hopes for Middle East peace
Expelled US diplomats leave Russia
Four staff dead in Turkish university shooting
Tunisia bans Israeli athletes from taekwondo championship
Facebook’s major focus on polls in Pakistan, India: Zuckerberg
Iran, Russia and Turkey isolate US in planning Syria’s future
Turkey aims to stop smugglers, PKK with security wall along Iran border
The roadblocks in Japan’s plan to counter China
A new shadeThe next Japan is not China but Thailand
Japan unveils norms for allowing ICOs even as China, US support curbs
US Seeks 20-Year Prison Term for Turkish Banker in Sanctions Case
Hot Spot Watch
The Latest: UN: ‘Excessive force’ by Israeli forces in Gaza
Turkey Starts Construction of its First Nuclear Power Plant
Turkey supports strong ties between Baghdad, Arbil: Envoy
At least 54 children dead in Venezuela measles outbreak: NGO
Turkey Slams US Iran Sanctions Case As ‘Legal Scandal’
Iraq confab takes aim at weapons
11 undocumented migrants rescued off western Turkey
No, Israel’s Stealth F-35 (Probably) Did Not Fly over Iran
Panama withdraws its ambassador from Venezuela amid heightened tensions between the countries
Texas Republican made secret peacemaking trip to Venezuela
Move over Canada and EU, Australia is best placed to benefit in the US-China trade tug-of-war
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