Top 25 World News on December 3, 2019, Ranked: From 70-Year-Old NATO Seeing ‘China Rise’ Challenges to Greta Thunberg’s ‘Angry Kids’ Warning

An official photograph of the British Royal Family with the NATO leaders during NATO’s 70th anniversary summit in London, UK, Dec. 3, 2019. Photo: British Royal Family on Twitter

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Following are the world’s 25 most important news stories from December 3, 2019, ranked by Pax Glocalica’s Ivan Dikov.

1 NATO recognizes China ′challenges′ for the first time DW

2 2010s hottest decade in history, UN says as emissions rise again France24

3 NATO summit celebrates 70th anniversary amid discord and uncertain future France24

4 Nato summit: Trump blasts Macron ‘bread dead’ comments as ‘nasty’ BBC News

5 Trump impeachment evidence overwhelming – House report BBC News

6 France’s Macron accuses Turkey of ‘sometimes working with IS group proxies’ France24

7 US vows 100% tariffs on French cheese, champagne, luxury goods over digital tax France24

8 US could increase tariffs after WTO rejects EU denials over Airbus subsidies DW

9 Iran rejects as ‘lies’ unrest death tolls given abroad France24

10 Iran protests: State TV acknowledges deaths during unrest BBC News
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Iran videos hit internet revealing scope of crackdown France24

11 Germany to investigate Russia ties to Georgian murdered in Berlin DW

12 Talks in Iraq capital as violence hits shrine cities France24

13 Russia let MH17 suspect flee, Dutch prosecutors allege DW

14 TikTok sent US user data to China, lawsuit claims BBC News

15 Germans in favor of ′reducing reliance′ on US DW

16 Algerian elections rejected in the name of democracy DW

17 Russia to label individuals as ‘foreign agents’ under new law BBC News

18 Nile states to return to US for talks on controversial dam France24

19 Bolivia unveils anti-terror unit to fight ‘threatening’ foreign groups France24

20 Chile announces $5.5 billion economic recovery plan as riots wreak financial havoc France24

21 Bavaria′s integration law ruled unconstitutional in parts DW

22 North Korea unveils town hailed as ‘epitome of civilisation’ BBC News

23 Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne resigns DW

24 Prague grants Milan Kundera citizenship stripped under communism France24

25 Democrat Kamala Harris ends 2020 US presidential bid due to lack of funding France24

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and US President Donald Trump at the NATO 70th anniversary summit in London, UK, Dec. 3, 2019. Photo: Jens Stoltenberg on Twitter
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and US President Donald Trump at the NATO 70th anniversary summit in London, UK, Dec. 3, 2019. Photo: Dan Scavino Jr. on Twitter
French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump at the NATO 70th anniversary summit in London, UK, Dec. 3, 2019. Photo: Dan Scavino Jr. on Twitter

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(Im)Pending Climate Apocalypse:

2010s hottest decade in history, UN says as emissions rise again France24

Polar bear spray-painted with ‘T-34’ baffles Russia wildlife experts BBC News

Greta Thunberg: People underestimate ‘angry kids’ BBC News

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Elections & Govts:

Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne resigns DW

Algerian elections rejected in the name of democracy DW

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Political and Social Unrest:

France’s Macron faces fresh challenge as massive strike looms France24

Talks in Iraq capital as violence hits shrine cities France24

Chile announces $5.5 billion economic recovery plan as riots wreak financial havoc France24

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Tragic Incidents, Accidents, or Natural Disasters:

Typhoon Kammuri pummels Philippines, forces closure of Manila airport France24

French engineer assassinated in Colombian capital France24

Tourists survive two weeks lost in Australian outback, one still missing France24

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The Top 20+ World News of the Day Ranking is a daily edition of PaxGlocalica.com, with news story links from leading international media selected and ranked by Ivan Dikov, a Bulgarian English-language political journalist and writer.

The world news stories are ranked based on their perceived international importance and impact on the global society of humans inhabiting Planet Earth as per Ivan Dikov’s subjectively objective judgment. The rubric is designed to give every reader from the around the world a very quick and efficient insight into the current event and developments that matter the most for humanity.

In addition to the World’s Top 20+ News of the Day Ranking, the daily edition includes top stories on the (Im)pending Climate Apocalypse; Current Elections; Political and Social Unrest; Tragic Incidents Accidents, or Natural Disasters; and Obituaries. News stories in those subsections are not formally ranked in terms of importance, and may include stories already featured in the Top 20+ News Ranking for the day.

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ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com

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European-Views.com

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Books by Ivan Dikov published on Amazon:

6 Million Abortions: How Communism Utilized Mass-Scale Abortion Exterminating Europe’s Fastest Growing Nation Amazon.com

Plunder Paradise: How Brutal Treasure Hunters Are Obliterating World History and Archaeology in Post-Communist Bulgaria Amazon.com

Ugly Bargain: How the European Union and Bulgaria’s Post-Communist Oligarchy Fit Together Amazon.com

Got Nukes, Mr. Dictator? You Hold On to Them! Amazon.com

Madman Diplomacy: Is North Korea Trying to Bring Back Regime Change? Amazon.com

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