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Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt meets with local fishermen in Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Sunday June 23, 2019. (Michal Wachucik/PA via AP)
Hunt steps up attacks on Johnson in UK leadership contestForeign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his attacks on front-runner Boris Johnson in the race to be Britain's next prime minister, challenging him to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, walks with Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, as Pompeo arrives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, June 24, 2019.   Pompeo is conducting consultations during a short tour of the Middle East, including visits to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US dronesUS Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran's navy chief warns Iranian forces could down more American spy drones
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Supporters of Ekrem Imamoglu, the candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party, CHP, celebrate in central Istanbul, Sunday, June 23, 2019. In a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Imamoglu declared victory in the Istanbul mayor's race for a second time Sunday after Binali Yildirim, the government-backed candidate conceded defeat in a high-stakes repeat election. (AP Photo/Lefteris Piarakis)
For Turkey's Erdogan, a challenge in his former strongholdThe landslide win for the opposition in Istanbul has fueled speculation that Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamic-leaning Justice and Development Party may be facing a real challenge
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Russia starts army drills to respond to Central Asia threatsThe Russian military has launched a massive exercise to simulate a response to possible security threats in Central Asia
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Birds fly by as the sun rises in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, June 24, 2019. Germany expects hot temperatures during the next days. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Intense heat wave to strike Paris and across EuropeAuthorities in the Paris region have issued an alert for intense heat expected in the French capital and across Europe this week
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go homeThe U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, insisting that children in particular face "grievous violations" of their rights
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks by the media as he prepares to board a plane headed to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
The Latest: Iran envoy to Japan seeks support over US crisisThe Latest: Iran's envoy to Japan seeks international support over tensions with Washington, crisis in Persian Gulf
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Protesters sit down to block the entrance to the Hong Kong Revenue Tower in Hong Kong on Monday, June 24, 2019. Hong Kong has been rocked by major protests for the past two weeks over legislative proposals that many view as eroding the territory's judicial independence and, more broadly, as a sign of Chinese government efforts to chip away at the city's freedoms. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Protesters block Hong Kong building access, plan new actionProtesters fearing an erosion of Hong Kong's legal autonomy blocked access to a government building for nearly two hours and plan more demonstrations to draw the attention of leaders attending the G-20 summit
The Associated Press1 hour ago
16 stand trial in Turkey over anti-government protestsThe trial against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 has begun in Turkey as rights groups say the allegations are baseless.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image made from video, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison holds a press conference Monday, June 24, 2019, in Perth, Australia. Morrison says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
Australia repatriating 8 youth from Islamic State familiesAustralia's prime minister says 8 Australian children and grandchildren of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia's first organized repatriation from the conflict zone
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Germany: Merkel's partners mull how to choose new leaderChancellor Angela Merkel's center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader's government lasts
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Thai tradition dancers prepare before a religious ceremony near the Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, Thailand Monday, June 24, 2019. The 12 boys and their coach attended a Buddhist merit-making ceremony at the Tham Luang to commemorate the one-year anniversary of their ordeal that saw them trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thai cave boys mark year since ordeal with Buddhist ritesThe 12 young soccer players and their coach who spent over two weeks trapped in a cave last year have gathered for rare public appearances to mark the anniversary of their ordeal
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
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