Protests in Iran turn violent

January 13, 2020 12:05 PM
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Video on social media appears to record gunshots and blood on the streets of Tehran, as huge crowds demonstrate following Iran's admission that it mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane.  Stratfor Senior Military Strategist Omar Lamrani speaks to International Edition’s Steve Miller about the protests and regional tension.

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And a North Korean official says the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump's sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. Harry Kazianis, Senior Director of Korean Studies at the Center for the National Interest discusses what may be next for the peninsula.

Those stories and more are all on today's International Edition.