International incidents

This photo provided Monday, June 25, 2018, by Nabaa Media, a Syrian opposition media outlet, shows smoke rising over buildings that were hit by Syrian government forces bombardment, in Busra al-Harir, in Daraa, southern Syria. Fighting escalated in southern Syria Tuesday with government forces pushing deeper in the southern Daraa province under the cover of airstrikes as residents said they are living in extreme fear and many have fled their homes with the U.N. estimating that 45,000 people have been displaced over the past week. (Nabaa Media, via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 12:57 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Fighting escalated in southern Syria as government forces on Tuesday pushed deeper into rebel-held territories in Daraa province in a weeklong offensive that the United Nations estimates has displaced up to 50,000 people. Jordan said its borders will remain closed for any new refugees...
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A stretch limousine with a golden emblem similar to one North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has used previously, arrives with motorcycle escorts and guard of honor salute at the Diaoyutai State Guest house in Beijing, China, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday following his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week. (Kyodo News via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 7:13 am
BEIJING (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Beijing on Tuesday for a two-day visit at which he's expected to meet with Chinese leaders and discuss his next steps after last week's nuclear summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. Kim's visit to Beijing, while expected, is one way for...
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A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 19, 2018 - 7:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets fell Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with China over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was down a sharp 1.3 percent to 12,673 and France's CAC...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exercise, called Ssangyong, part of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea. The Pentagon on Monday, June 18, 2018, formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File)
June 18, 2018 - 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Monday formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Dana White, spokeswoman for the Defense Department, said...
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Opponents of the deal between Greece and Macedonia on the latter country's new name "North Macedonia" light flares protesting outside the parliament in Skopje, Macedonia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The preliminary deal signed by the two countries' foreign ministers in the Prespes Lakes area, Greece, launches a long process that will last several months. If successful, it will end a decades-long dispute between neighbors Greece and Macedonia, which will be renamed North Macedonia. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
June 18, 2018 - 1:27 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government set in motion Monday the process of ratifying a pending agreement to change the country's name to "North Macedonia" in hopes of ending a bitter 27-year dispute with southern neighbor Greece. Macedonian government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski said Prime...
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks to lawmakers during a parliamentary session , in Athens, on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Greek lawmakers on Saturday debated for the third and final day a no-confidence motion against the government over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the latter's name. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 16, 2018 - 3:58 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-led coalition government survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Saturday brought over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia concerning the latter's name. But the government suffered a loss in its parliamentary majority after lawmaker...
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June 16, 2018 - 2:33 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local): 9 p.m. Houthi-linked civil aviation authorities have denied that their rivals of the Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni forces have taken control of Hodeida's airport. In a statement posted Saturday on the Houthis'...
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In this Feb. 12, 2018, photo, women walk past Saudi-led coalition backed forces, leading the campaign to take over Hodeida, as they patrol Mocha, a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Violence, famine and disease have ravished the country of some 28 million, which was already the Arab world’s poorest before the conflict began. The conflict pits a U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition supporting the internationally recognized government, which has nominally relocated to Aden but largely lives in exile, against rebels known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
June 16, 2018 - 7:35 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led forces heading an assault on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida seized control of its international airport Saturday, officials loyal to Yemen's exiled government said, as fierce fighting continued for the starving nation's main gateway for food shipments...
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People watch a speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin on a huge screen prior the 2018 soccer World Cup match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at a fan zone in St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 14, 2018 - 4:35 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup (all times local): ___ 11:20 p.m. The second day of World Cup action will bring one of the most anticipated games of the opening round: Spain against Portugal in a match of two teams trying to bring the focus back to soccer. Spain is in...
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Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian Coast Guard vessell "Diciotti" as it docks at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The vessel docked in Catania with 932 migrants aboard in a sign that Italy under the populist 5-Star Movement and anti-migrant League is still accepting some migrants, but is forcing other countries to share the burden. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 4:02 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy escalated its quarrel with France over migration Wednesday, challenging the bordering country to take in more asylum-seekers and demanding an apology after the French president accused the new Italian government of irresponsible behavior for refusing entry to a rescue ship with...
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