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Britain, Italy make joint bid to host 2020 UN climate talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:39pm

Britain and Italy are making a joint bid to host the U.N.'s global climate summit next year.

Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:00pm

A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling.

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:28pm

Iraq's prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate under the supervision and control of the Iraqi armed forces.

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:50pm

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences.

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister?

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:24pm

The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators.

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners

Gabriela Selser, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:02pm

Nicaragua said Tuesday that it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody.

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:09am

Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Tuesday accused opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme stemming from a call for security forces to abandon President Nicolás Maduro.

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:07am

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   .

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:49am

Romania's government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough support in parliament for their motion to oust Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.

1 dead in Mexico helicopter crash, gunmen fire at responders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:42am

A helicopter crash killed the male pilot and injured three women, and police who went to the scene were fired at by gunmen, security officials in the State of Mexico said Tuesday. A news report quoted a witness as denying there were any armed men and accusing officers of shooting the aircraft.

Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invited

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:04am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week's Mideast peace conference, even though government officials are not invited.

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest

Sabina Niksic, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:49am

Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation's main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city's only landfill, insisting that it poses serious health and environmental risks.

Pakistan's army denies 'state agencies' killed activist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:49am

Pakistan's army has condemned the killing of an outspoken critic of the country's political and military leaders, saying state security forces were not responsible for his death.

Camera captures bear's rub on tree at Russian nature reserve

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:48am

An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree — before trying to eat a surveillance camera.

Police say ship captain in Danube collision not intoxicated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:44am

Police in Hungary say the captain of a river cruise ship involved in a deadly collision with a tour boat was not intoxicated at the time of the May 29 crash in Budapest.

Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe

Shahar Golan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:34am

Israel's National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe, offering the public a chance to study an era seen as a golden age of Jewish self-governance.

UK man fined for hurling milkshake at Brexiteer Nigel Farage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:21am

A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to community service for dousing pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage with a milkshake.

Italian woman who was Europe's oldest person has died at 116

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:14am

A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died.

Strong quake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:58am

A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning along the coast which was lifted about 2 ½ hours later.