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Friday News Roundup - International

Inspired by the Oscar-nominated film 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,' three billboards circle the United Nations on February 22 for three hours to demand action on Syria in advance of a Security Council vote in New York.
Inspired by the Oscar-nominated film 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,' three billboards circle the United Nations on February 22 for three hours to demand action on Syria in advance of a Security Council vote in New York.

A few highlights from headlines around the world this week:

North Korea nixes plans to secretly meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.

Venezuela’s struggle to hold on to its real currency forces it to launch a digital one.

And humanitarian groups say they’ve simply run out of words to describe the horror being inflicted by the Syrian government on one rebel-held suburb.

We touch down on some of the biggest stories from the past few days in the global edition of the Friday News Roundup.

GUESTS

Elise Labott, Global affairs correspondent, CNN; @eliselabottcnn

Nancy Youssef, National security reporter, The Wall Street Journal; @nancyayoussef

Shawn Donnan, World trade editor, covering international economics for Financial Times; @sdonnan

For more, visit https://the1a.org.

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