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  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:29

    Merkel still seeking European solution on migration: spokesman

    BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel continues to seek a European solution on the migration issue in talks with other European leaders, her spokesman said on Monday, after discussions among some European Union states failed to produce an agreement.

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:27

    Syrian military bombs Deraa, extending assault in southwest: rebel, monitor

    BEIRUT - Government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on the city of Deraa on Monday for the first time in nearly a year, a rebel and a war monitor said, extending an assault in southwest Syria.

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:25

    Three killed as pre-poll violence flares in Indonesia's Papua

    JAKARTA - Three bystanders were killed and a small child was wounded when separatist fighters in Indonesia’s Papua province opened fire on a small plane bringing in security personnel ahead of regional elections due later this week, officials said on Monday.

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:19

    Kremlin shrugs off rare dent in Putin's ratings over retirement age hike

    MOSCOW - The Kremlin on Monday shrugged off a rare fall in President Vladimir Putin’s popularity ratings caused by plans to raise the retirement age sharply, saying there was no need to dramatize the situation.

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:16

    Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory

    ISTANBUL - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament.

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:12

    Merkel allies failing to lure voters with harder migration stance: poll

    BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s long-time allies in Bavaria are on track for their worst ever performance in October elections, according to a poll on Monday, suggesting their harder line on immigration is failing to lure voters from the far right.

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:10

    U.S. says still working to reunite 2,053 children with families

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. government still has 2,053 children in its custody who were separated from their parents under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy and officials said there was a “well coordinated” process for reuniting famili

  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:06

    U.S. high court poised to rule on Trump travel ban, other cases

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court, winding down its nine-month term, will issue rulings this week in its few remaining cases including a major one on the legality of President Donald Trump’s ban on people from five Muslim-majority nations entering the country.

  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:04

    Singapore says Trump-Kim summit cost just $12 million, after some question expenses

    SINGAPORE - Singapore said on Sunday it spent S$16.3 million (9.04 million pounds) on hosting the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, less than earlier reports that had angered some locals.