Israel Faces Airport Closure, Strikes as Rage Mounts Over Courts Overhaul
By Steve Hendrix & Shira Rubin | The Washington Post (free)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced mounting pressure Monday to halt his government’s drive to remake Israel’s judicial system as the backlash against the plan engulfed the country and strikes threatened national paralysis.
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In Blow to Taiwan, Honduras Switches Relations to China
By Amy Chang Chien & Emiliano Rodríguez Mega | The New York Times
China has persuaded Honduras to abandon formal ties with Taiwan and establish them with Beijing, a blow to Taipei’s international standing days before the Taiwanese president embarks on a Central American tour that will take her through the United States.
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