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World faces 'stress test' of dangerous conflicts and climate change

Huge security threats loom from the crisis in Yemen to Afghanistan's fighting to the U.S.-China trade war.

Ukraine infantry marines training in Georgia
Ukraine infantry marines training in Georgia (AN/US Army)

WASHINGTON (AN) — Foreign meddling in conflicts, U.S.-China trade tensions and global warming topped the concerns of leading international organizations at the end of 2018.

"These are anxious times for many and our world is undergoing a stress test," U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said in an end-of-year message.

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