Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:57:41 -0400
Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday's election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:49:29 -0400
Syria state media says U.S. bombs Syrian positions; U.S. denies report
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:09:17 -0400
Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan's Osaka area
TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 22:50:33 -0400
In coalition showdown, Merkel allies to decide on migrant plan
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), will decide on Monday whether to defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilizing her three-month-old coalition.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:20:20 -0400
Fraying Australia and China relations face testing times in Canberra
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's relationship with top trading partner China faces a testing two weeks as Canberra prepares to pass laws designed to limit Beijing's influence in domestic affairs amid pressure on some of its fastest growing exports.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:30:27 -0400
British PM May's Brexit plans set for defeat, teeing up Wednesday showdown
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans face rejection by parliament's upper chamber on Monday, setting the stage for a high-stakes confrontation with rebel lawmakers later in the week which could rock her minority government.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:40:55 -0400
Saudi-led coalition conducts air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport
ADEN (Reuters) - Houthi forces fought to keep control of the airport in Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah on Sunday as Saudi-led coalition air strikes struck the compound, in an offensive that could be a turning point in the three-year conflict.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:38:03 -0400
Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name
PRESPES, Greece/BITOLA, Macedonia (Reuters) - Greece and Macedonia set aside three decades of dispute on Sunday as they agreed on a new name for the former Yugoslav republic, paving the way for its possible admission to the European Union and NATO.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 13:06:27 -0400
5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reported
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people.
Boat caught in Europe's migration spat brings hundreds to Spain
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling Mediterranean odyssey that became symbolic of Europe's failure to agree on immigration.
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