The Latest: Clashes involving Hong Kong protests…

Clashes involving Hong Kong's protest movement escalated violently as police launch tear gas and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who appeared to target pro-democracy demonstrators

Papua New Guinea PM won't discuss China on Australian visit

Papua New Guinea's prime minister says his country's relationship with China is not open to discussion during his current visit to Australia

Audio Released Of British Officers Trying To Stop…

The radio exchange was released by maritime security risk firm Dryad Global.

Ukraine president's party buoyed by exit poll…

The party of Ukraine's president is heading to win the biggest share of votes in the country's snap parliamentary election, according to an exit poll

Why Dutch Parents Leave Their Children in the Woods

The Dutch call it "dropping": Parents drive their children to a remote location at night, drop them off, and say good luck. The tweens (and occasionally teens) have to navigate woods and dark roads and make it back to summer camp alone. Parents might follow but won't guide, might leave...

Netanyahu Becomes Longest-Serving Israeli Prime…

But Netanyahu faces a new election in September.

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Billionaire Threatens Netflix Over Documentary

A Brexit-loving British billionaire has threatened to sue Netflix over a documentary he hasn't seen yet, the Guardian reports. Arron Banks, who donated a stunning $10 million to Leave.EU, made the legal threat over the upcoming documentary The Great Hack . The film looks at how Cambridge Analytica mined Facebook...

The Latest: French NGO returns to migrant sea rescues

The French non-governmental organization SOS Mediterranee, partnered with Doctors Without Borders, has returned to sea with a new boat to save migrants seven months after the flag was pulled from its original ship, Aquarius

Iran Says Tanker Used Wrong Lane To Enter Strait…

Other countries are hoping to de-escalate the situation.

Third Body Found Not Far From Murdered Couple

Australian officials are sending two detectives to Canada to help unravel the killing of a young couple found dead by a remote highway, the Guardian reports. Chynna Deese, 24, and her boyfriend, Lucas Fowler, 23, were found Monday in British Columbia and identified three days later, suggesting a violent death....

Correction: Brexit story

Correction: Brexit story

Brazil's President Claims Rain Forest…

The space agency — which monitors deforestation via satellite — said its accuracy rate is over 95 percent.

South Africa's president responds to critical report

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will urgently challenge in court a report by the country's corruption watchdog that found he misled lawmakers about a contribution to his presidential campaign

Slovenia to deploy troops to boost patrols for migrants

Slovenia's army says 35 troops will join police in patrolling borders in the southwest of the country after increased numbers of migrants have been spotted in the area

U.S. Is Sending Troops, Equipment To Saudi Arabia

Defense officials told CNN the Pentagon will deploy the troops to the Prince Sultan Air Base.

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Abe's coalition still short of votes to change…

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition appeared to have secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections but won't reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central…

Portuguese authorities say that about 1,800 firefighters are struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters

U.K. Says Iran Seized 2 Of Its Oil Tankers In The…

The U.K. says Iran captured two of its oil tankers, but a "semi-official" local outlet disputes that one of the vessels was seized at all.

New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran…

The release of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz

Making Coffee at Landmark Gets Tourists a Ticket…

The picturesque Rialto Bridge in Venice seems like a lovely spot to enjoy your morning coffee. But setting up a travel stove on the bridge's steps to make it got two backpacking tourists from Berlin expelled from the city and fined $1,000, the BBC reports. A resident passing by...

U.K. Lawmakers May Appeal To The Queen To Stop A…

The plan would involve asking the queen to be the country's representative at the next EU summit.

Swiss government mediating in Cameroon's separatist crisis

Switzerland's ambassador to Cameroon says his government is helping to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 have died

Pakistani hospital hit by female suicide bomber…

A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan as wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine people and wounded another 30

Athens Rattled By 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake

The quake's epicenter was about 14 miles away from the city.

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Teen climate activist gets Normandy's first…

Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize awarded by France's Normandy region, which last month commemorated the 75th D-Day anniversary

Some Brits Are Really Unhappy About Their Next PM

As Boris Johnson moves closer to becoming prime minister of the UK, opposition to the pro-Brexit candidate has become more visible and vocal. The race to succeed Theresa May is down to Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, who followed Johnson as foreign secretary. The ruling Conservative Party will announce voting results...

What A Japan-South Korea Trade Fight Could Mean…

Japan and South Korea are on the brink of a serious trade dispute that could upset the global tech industry.