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Lawyer Bernard Collaery, left, addresses the media as lawmaker Andrew Wilkie, right, looks on in Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Wilkie revealed in Parliament that Collaery and a former spy client who accused the Australian government of illegally bugging the East Timorese Cabinet have been charged with conspiring to disclose secret information. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
June 28, 2018 - 7:23 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former spy and his lawyer who accused the Australian government of illegally bugging the East Timorese Cabinet while negotiating a deal to share oil and gas revenue have been charged with conspiring to disclose secret information. Independent lawmaker Andrew Wilkie used...
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In this Saturday, June 14, 2018 photo, markers outline a plot of land belonging to Greek Cypriot Nicholas Skourides near to the home of a Turkish Cypriot, in the village of Kozankoy, or Lapithos, in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of ethnically divided Cyprus. Skourides is the first Greek Cypriot on ethnically divided Cyprus to start building a home in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north after a very rare decision by authorities there to allow him to reclaim the land he and his family fled 44 years ago. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
June 27, 2018 - 9:57 am
KOZANKOY, Cyprus (AP) — Perched halfway up a cragged mountain range, limestone outcrops frame the small village of mostly single-story homes where Nicholas Skourides was born, and where he says he simply wants to live out the rest of his days. Skourides is the first Greek Cypriot on ethnically...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, workers harvest coca leaves in Puerto Bello, in the southern Colombia's state of Putumayo. A new White House report released Monday, June 25, 2018 finds that cultivation of the plant used to make cocaine has reached an all-time high in Colombia. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)
June 25, 2018 - 8:53 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The amount of land where peasants and drug traffickers harvest the plant used to make cocaine has surged to a record high in Colombia, a White House report said Monday, a boom that could further test historically close relations with the United States. Annual data for 2017...
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Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, center, meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, and Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, before a bilateral meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, June 25, 2018. Australia said it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after Turnbull warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 6:54 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Monday that it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base in the South Pacific island nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the negotiations during a...
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In this image made from video, blood is seen on the ground after an explosion at a rally for Ethiopia's new Prime Minister, in Addis Ababa, Saturday, June 23, 2018. A witness near the scene of a deadly blast at a huge rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister says the man who tried to throw the grenade was wearing a police uniform. Abraham Tilahun tells The Associated Press that other police officers restrained the man from throwing the grenade as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was waving to the crowd of tens of thousands. (AP Photo)
June 23, 2018 - 1:49 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — 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. Witnesses said a man tried to throw the grenade at the stage as...
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends peace talks at a hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday, June 21, 2018. South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal to end the five-year civil war and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar in almost two years. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
June 22, 2018 - 7:58 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The latest attempt at ending South Sudan's five-year civil war failed Friday as President Salva Kiir rejected working again with rival Riek Machar after their first face-to-face meeting in almost two years. "This is simply because we have had enough of him," government...
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, center, and opposition leader Riek Machar, right, shake hands during peace talks at a hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal to end the five-year civil war and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar in almost two years. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
June 21, 2018 - 6:07 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar in almost two years. An opposition statement called Wednesday night's...
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June 20, 2018 - 7:58 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eritrea's president announced Wednesday he is sending a rare delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks, days after Ethiopia's new prime minister took a major step toward calming deadly tensions with its decades-long rival. This is the first such delegation...
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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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Colombia's President Elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 18, 2018 - 3:36 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uncertainty loomed over Colombia's fragile peace deal on Monday with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it emerges from decades of bloody conflict. Ivan Duque, a law-...
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