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Mexican president-elect promises change in letter to Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:58pm

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has released a seven-page letter he sent to U.S. President Donald Trump earlier in July detailing how he sees the two countries working together to stem immigration.

11 extremists, 1 soldier killed in ambush in central Mali

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:47pm

Mali's defense minister says one soldier and 11 extremists are dead after an ambush of security forces in a region where al-Qaida-linked fighters roam.

China's Xi visits Rwanda, 2nd stop on his Africa tour

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:30pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Rwanda, the second stop in his tour of Africa.

The Latest: Macron aide given initial charges from beating

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:29pm

The Latest on the beating of a protester by a security aide to France's president (all times local):

Top security aide to French president handed preliminary charges in fallout from May Day assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:13pm

Top security aide to French president handed preliminary charges in fallout from May Day assault.

Blast in Afghanistan's Kabul kills 14, returning VP unharmed

Rahim Faiez, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:07pm

A suicide bomber carried out an attack near Kabul's airport in Afghanistan on Sunday killing 14 people, and narrowly missing the country's vice president who was returning home after living in Turkey for over a year, security officials said.

Syrian White Helmets evacuated to Jordan through Israel

Sarah El Deeb and Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 12:33pm

The Israeli military in coordination with its U.S. and European allies evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as the White Helmets from near its volatile frontier with Syria, in a complex and first-of-a-kind operation.

UK police think boy, 3, was attacked with acid at store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 12:21pm

A 3-year-old boy suffered severe burns on his face and arm during a suspected acid attack in England that investigators think was deliberate, police said Sunday.

March honors Warsaw's Jews, activist who warned of genocide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:56am

Israel's ambassador to Poland has joined Warsaw residents in recalling the first mass deportations of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto and in honoring a Jewish activist who took his own life while despairing the world's indifference to the Holocaust.

Iran 'mother of all peace,' 'all wars,' leader warns Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:46am

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to "make peace" with Iran, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Suspected US airstrike kills 4 al-Qaida operatives in Yemen

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:32am

Yemeni tribal leaders say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed four alleged al-Qaida militants in the central province of Marib.

The Latest: 14 killed in blast near airport in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:01am

The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):

Iran jolted by moderate, light earthquakes; 150 injured

Amir Vahdat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:40am

Iran was jolted by a series of moderate and light earthquakes on Sunday, including a 5.9 magnitude temblor in a mountainous western region in which officials said some 150 people were injured.

Yemen gov't says rebels should free prisoners ahead of talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:32am

Yemen's government says the Iran-aligned Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, should release all detainees and captives held in their prisons ahead of peace talks.

Ethiopia has 'no option' but multiparty democracy, PM says

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:21am

Ethiopia has "no option" but to pursue multi-party democracy, the reformist new prime minister said Sunday, again shaking up Africa's second most populous nation that for decades has been ruled by a single coalition.

German far-right party distances itself from support group

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:05am

The far-right Alternative for Germany party is distancing itself from a group that supported its election campaigns with free advertising.

UK faces calls to liberalize Northern Ireland abortion laws

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:54am

The British government is facing rising calls to liberalize abortion laws in Northern Ireland, where having an abortion remains a criminal offense even as strict prohibitions are being repealed in the Republic of Ireland.

Thousands rally in Munich to protest 'politics of fear'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:19am

Thousands of people are protesting in Germany's southern city of Munich against what they say is the "politics of fear" that is pushing public debate in the country to the right.

Afghan officials confirm 11 people have been killed in blast near Kabul airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:43am

Afghan officials confirm 11 people have been killed in blast near Kabul airport.