World: News and Reviews from ABC News

President Obama shakes hands with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud following a meeting in November at the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey.

Here is the latest World News from ABC News.

Full Episode: Nightline 04/18/16: ‘5 Days’: The Hunt for the Boston Marathon Bombers
Sharon Tate’s Sister Calls Leslie Van Houten a ‘Monster’; In New Doc, Chris Brown Says He Considered Suicide After Rihanna Incident

Taiwan Protests Ejection From OECD Steel Talks, Blames China
Taiwan says its delegation was ejected from a meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s steel committee after China complained

Suicide Attack Kills 1, Wounds 9 Outside NW Pakistan Office
Police say a suicide bomber has attacked a government office in the northwestern city of Mardan, killing 1 and wounding 9 people

Fighting in Syria Intensifies as Opposition Digs Heels
Syrian rebels and activists are reporting intensified fighting in the country’s north and center, while a chief opposition negotiator say conditions on the ground are not conducive to a political process

Chinese Man Gets Death for Selling Documents on Encryption
Chinese state media say a former computer technician has been sentenced to death for selling 150,000 classified documents to an unidentified foreign spy agency

The Latest: Opposition Wants Syria Transition Timetable
The head of the Syrian opposition negotiating team in Geneva says his coalition requires a clear timetable for the political transition in Syria, which he says can’t include the incumbent President Bashar Assad

German TV Reporter Detained at Istanbul Airport
German public broadcaster SWR says one of its reporters has been detained upon arrival at Istanbul airport

What’s Straining America’s Relationship With Saudi Arabia
Five things straining U.S.-Saudi relations ahead of the president’s visit.

China Sets Aside Rancor, Offers Japan Condolences for Quakes
Chinese President Xi Jinping has extended his condolences to Japan’s Emperor Akihito over the country’s recent earthquakes in a brief respite from the usual rancor between Beijing and Tokyo

Morocco: One of the World’s Oldest Libraries Is Renovated
Founded 12 centuries ago by a pioneering woman and nestled in the old medina of Fez, Morocco’s University of al-Qarawiyyin library is one of the world’s oldest libraries, home to unique Islamic manuscripts treasured by historians

PEGIDA Leader Going on Trial in Germany for Incitement
The anti-immigration group PEGIDA’s best-known figure is going on trial in the German city of Dresden, charged with incitement over Facebook posts calling foreigners ‘cattle’ and ‘trash.’

UN Rights Expert Sees Threats to Press Independence in Japan
A U.N. rights expert says there are “serious threats” to the independence of the press in Japan

Taliban Launches Attack on Afghan Government Security Agency
Armed militants in Afghanistan have staged a coordinated assault on a key government security agency in the capital Tuesday morning, wounding nearly 200 people

Court Convicts Israeli in Palestinian Teenager’s 2014 Murder
A Jerusalem district court has convicted the main suspect in the 2014 murder of a Palestinian teenager

Germany: 5 Arrested for Forming Right-Wing Terror Group
German prosecutors say they’ve arrested five people on suspicion of founding a right-wing terror group to attack refugee homes and other facilities

Spain: Police Arrest Moroccan In Mallorca for IS Links
Police say they have arrested a Moroccan man with alleged strong links to the Islamic State armed group and who was pushing for attacks to be carried out in Spain and Europe

Boko Haram Still a Threat Months After ‘Technical Victory’
Boko Haram still a force in Africa despite leader’s claim of ‘technical’ victory over extremists

Turkey: 38 Arrested for ‘Framing’ Fenerbahce With Scandal
Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have detained 38 people suspected of ‘framing’ soccer team Fenerbahce’s players and directors in a match-fixing investigation in 2011

Full Episode: WN 04/18/16: Major American City Under Water Tonight After Receiving Record Rainfall
Texas Officials Head to Washington to Challenge President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration; A Movie Star Couple Shoots a ‘Hostage’ Video Apologizing to an Entire Continent

Australian Leader Says He Plans to Call Rare Early Election
Australia’s prime minister says he intends to call a rare early election, with the nation likely to head to the polls in July amid waning popularity for the ruling conservative party

China Extending Anti-Graft Measures to Officials’ Families
China is extending restrictions on the business dealings of officials’ spouses and children in an effort to reduce opportunities for corruption

Brazil President Defiant After Impeachment Vote, Won’t Quit
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff angrily denounces the congressional vote to open impeachment proceedings against her and defiantly vows not to resign

Rescuers Race to Find Survivors From Ecuador’s Big Quake
Rescuers are in a race against time to find survivors from a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake as the death toll from Ecuador’s strongest earthquake in decades rises above 400

Eradication of Zika-Spreading Mosquito in Brazil Unlikely
In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on the mosquito that today is spreading the Zika virus that it had been eradicated from the country by 1958

3 Arrested Over Killing of British Teacher in Southern China
Chinese police say they have arrested a woman and two men suspected in the killing of a Hong Kong-based British language instructor found dead in southern China

Mosquito That Transmits Zika Found in Chile
The Chilean health ministry says the mosquito that transmits the fast-spreading Zika virus has been found in the South American country

Brazilian President, Longtime Champion of Anti-Corruption, Faces Impeachment
Dilma Rousseff is accused of manipulating government finances to hide a deficit.

Colombia Resumes Anti-Coca Spray Dropped Over Cancer Fears
Colombia says it will resume using weed killer to destroy illegal coca crops less than a year after suspending its use due to cancer concerns

Britain Aligns With US on Response to South China Sea Case
Britain says an upcoming ruling in a case brought by the Philippines challenging China’s expansive claims in the disputed South China Sea should be binding on both parties

Brazil President’s Future in Doubt After Impeachment Vote
President Dilma Rousseff appears on the verge of losing office after a congressional vote to impeach her and signs suggested only tenuous support for her in the Senate, which will decide whether to remove her amid a political and economic crisis

How 4 AP Reporters Got the Story ‘Seafood From Slaves’
A painstaking investigation by four Associated Press reporters into slavery in Southeast Asia’s fishing industry brought freedom to more than 2,000 captives

Cuban Leaders Criticize Both Bureaucracy and Private Sector
Some of Cuba’s most powerful officials have criticized the creaking inefficiency of its state-controlled economy but tarred its vibrant private sector as a potential source of U.S. subversion

Argentina Returns to International Credit Markets
Argentina has returned to global bond markets for the first time in 15 years

Panama Takes Reservations for Transit Through Expanded Canal
The Panama Canal is taking reservations for ships to transit the waterway’s new locks beginning June 27

Obama Asks Putin to Help Halt Assad Offensive in Syria
Obama spoke to Putin by phone today, the White House said.

Full Episode: GMA 04/18/16: Ted Cruz Answers Voters’ Questions on ‘GMA’ Town Hall
Rescuers Search for Survivors in Ecuador and Japan; Debra Tate Reacts to Potential Release of Leslie Van Houten

Watch: US to Send 200 Advisers to Iraq to Fight ISIS
Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who is currently in Baghdad, said government officials in Iraq have also authorized the U.S. to use Apache helicopters in the fight against the extremist group.

Watch: A Cemetery for Refugees
Nearly half of the graves are children in this new Muslim cemetery for refugees that wash ashore in Lesbos.

Watch: Drone Footage Shows Increase of U.S. Forces in Pacific Amid Escalating Tension
ABC News’ Bob Woodruff reports on why the U.S. military is sending more forces to the Pacific.

Israeli Soldier Charged in Killing of Wounded Palestinian
An Israeli military court has charged a soldier with manslaughter after he was caught on video fatally shooting a wounded Palestinian attacker, setting the stage for a rare criminal trial against a serviceman

American Among the Dead in Ecuador Earthquake
The president characterized the quake as Ecuador’s biggest tragedy in 67 years.

Boko Haram Still a Threat Months After ‘Technical Victory’
More than four months after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari claimed a “technical” victory over Boko Haram, the extremists still crisscross international borders.

Obama-Putin Discuss Need to Implement Ukraine Peace Deal
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama have spoken by telephone, and the White House says they spent much of the call discussing Ukraine, with Obama urging Putin to abide by a 2015 agreement aimed at ending the conflict

Yemeni Rebels Back out of Peace Talks at Last Moment
Yemeni officials say the country’s Shiite rebels are backing out of peace talks at the last moment, demanding a halt to airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition that has waged a year-long war against them

Jordan Halts Plan to Install Cameras at Jerusalem Holy Site
Jordan’s prime minister says his government has decided to call off a plan to install surveillance cameras at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site

Spain: Princess Cristina’s Tax Fraud Accuser Jailed, No Bail
Spanish judge has ordered the leader of the anti-corruption group that filed tax fraud charges against Princess Cristina jailed without bail amid allegations the group sought a payoff of 3 million euros ($3.4 million) to drop the case

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