‘A more dangerous world’: US killing triggers global alarm

JOHN LEICESTER Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Global powers warned Friday that the U.S. assassination of Iran's top general has created a more dangerous world and that continued escalation could set the whole Mideast on fire. But Britain, Germany and Canada also suggested that Iran shared some blame in provoking the targeted killing that prompted immediate cries for revenge from Tehran. From across the world, the U.S. airstrike early Friday that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani and associates was quickly followed by a chorus of appeals for a climbdown in tensions between Iran and the United States. As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo worked the phones, calling world capitals to defend the killings, diplomats in other countries scrambled to try to chart a way forward. "A further escala
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