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Violence claims more lives in Nicaragua as unrest continues

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:30pm

A fresh wave of violence claimed at least seven lives in Nicaragua as international criticism mounted against the government of President Daniel Ortega over its response to protests.

Mattis to visit China as Taiwan, S. China Sea tensions rise

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:27pm

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, is visiting Beijing this week as the countries increasingly spar over U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and Beijing's expanding military presence overseas.

Macedonia: Thousands protest over new name deal with Greece

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:41pm

Thousands of people have protested outside Macedonia's parliament building in Skopje against a deal with Greece aimed at ending a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name.

Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev line dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:45pm

Egypt's state-owned media says the army officer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canal's eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died.

4 killed in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:27pm

Police say four people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria.

Romanian president to seek new term, backs corruption fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:59pm

Romania's president said Saturday he would seek a new term in office, pledging to fight corruption after the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party was convicted for abuse of power in office.

1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:25pm

A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported.

Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions

Lorne Cook and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:53am

With another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and both Italy and Malta again refusing to let it dock, European Union leaders will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis that is threatening to undermine the entire EU.

The Latest: Police say 6 arrested after Ethiopia blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:44am

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Millennials may be less happy, healthy than their parents by middle age

Lauren Said-moorhouse, CNN  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:40am

Millennials in the UK are on track to be the first generation to be less healthy than their parents by the time they reach middle age, a new report suggests.

Macron proposes migrant centers in Europe to assess cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:35am

French President Emmanuel Macron announced a proposal Saturday that would create closed migrant centers on European soil so authorities can quickly decide whether arriving migrants are eligible to apply for asylum and send back those who don't qualify.

Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:33am

Zimbabwe's president was unscathed Saturday by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media called an attempt to assassinate him, later visiting his two injured vice presidents and declaring the "cowardly act" will not disrupt next month's historic elections.

The Latest: Zimbabwe leader says blast went off inches away

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:49am

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Colombia closer to identifying kidnapped press workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:23am

Colombian authorities said they are 99 percent sure they have successfully identified the bodies of three Ecuadorean press workers kidnapped and killed in a restless border region.

Campaign promises galore in last day before Turkish election

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:11am

Turkey was awash in campaign promises Saturday as politicians pressed to get voters' attention in the last remaining hours before a ban began ahead of Sunday's critical presidential and parliamentary elections.

Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:04am

Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"

Poland's Walesa urges opposition to unite ahead of elections

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:49am

Lech Walesa, Poland's former president and pro-democracy leader, said Saturday he is joining forces with the opposition to prevent Poland's right-wing ruling party from winning a string of upcoming elections.

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:49am

Syrian government troops advanced on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes Saturday, state media and opposition activists said, in a widening offensive that has shattered a U.S.-backed truce.

The Latest: Macron wants asylum centers to hold migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:31am

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