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What You Need To Know:
1. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decisively won Mexico’s presidency, setting the stage for the most left-wing government in decades.
2. At least 48 people were killed in northern India when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge.
3. A suicide car bomb aimed at a patrol of French soldiers killed four civilians in northern Mali.
4. The U.S. ambassador to Estonia resigned over frustrations with President Trump’s comments about the European Union and his treatment of European allies.
5. The Turkish military killed eight Kurdish militants in air strikes in northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey.
6. Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan killed 29 people, targeting peace talks between the Taliban and village elders.
7. More than 200 people died in clashes in central Nigeria between farmers and herders after attacks by “suspected militia herdsmen.”
8. U.S. intelligence agencies believe North Korea has increased production of fuel for nuclear weapons at secret sites and may try to hide these while seeking concessions in nuclear talks.
9. A strike called by Argentina’s largest trade union in protest over President Macri’s market-friendly economic policies brought the country to a standstill.
10. German Chancellor Merkel has reportedly secured agreements with 14 European Union countries to rapidly return some asylum seekers.
- Attacks kill 29 people, including elders urging peace
- Suicide bombers targets Sikhs, Hindus; 19 dead
- President orders troops to resume operations against Taliban
- Administrators strike threatens July presidential vote
- Australia bans covert foreign interference in politics
- Australia proposes law to stop ‘modern slavery’
- Australia and Vanatu to negotiate security treaty
- Canada lobbies big three U.S. carmakers to fight auto tariffs
- Canada hits back at U.S. tariffs, says it will not back down
- Knife-wielding man kills 2 boys in Shanghai, injures others
- Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters defiant, but rally turnout hits a low
- Large army veteran protests in China pose challenge for Xi
- Warships drill in waters near Taiwan
- China drops tariffs on animal feed from Asian countries
- 1 dead, three wounded in rare Hong Kong shooting
- 28 people in court following grenade attack
- Ethiopia welcomes 1st delegation from rival Eritrea in years
- Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious inmate
- Pope Francis and President Macron meet at Vatican, discuss migration
- Chancellor Merkel secures deal with 14 E.U. nations on migrants
- Interior minister offers to resign, in blow to German coalition
- Parliament approves Greece aid package
- Private plane crashes in crowded Mumbai area, 5 people dead
- Overcrowded bus plunges into gorge killing 48 people
- Gunfire, clashes amid protests over water scarcity
- Protests in Iran as President Rouhani says U.S. wants ‘economic war’
- Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness
- Prince William arrives in Israel for historic visit
- Israel will not accept any Syrian refugees on its territory
- Man gets 22 years for attacks on U.S. consulate in Benghazi
- Coastguard says 100 migrants may have drowned near Tripoli
- Malaysian police to question Najib after seizing up to $275 million from homes
- Malaysia considers amending human trafficking law after U.S. report
- Car bomb kills 4 people, 3rd extremist attack this week
- 3 killed in attack on West African counterterror forces HQ
- Leftist Obrador overwhelmingly elected President
- Journalist murdered in southern Mexico before election
- U.S. intelligence believes North Korea making more nuclear bomb fuel
- Korea’s discuss removing North’s artillery from tense border
- Poland backs down on Holocaust law, moves to end jail terms
- Kaczynski says Germany should pay damages for WWII
- President Putin boasts about Russia’s prospective nuclear weapons
- Opposition leader Navalny’s brother freed from jail
- E.U. leaders agree to extend economic sanctions on Russia
- South Sudan’s warring sides agree to permanent cease-fire
- Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed in attack in South Sudan
- Catalan chief to ask Spain for secession vote
- Spanish rescue ship told not to respond to distress call
- Double bombing kills at least 9 people in Afrin
- Airstrikes pound southern Syria, causing thousands to flee
- Fighting in Syria’s south escalates, displaces 50,000 people
- Turkish airstrikes kill 4 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq
- Military kills 8 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq and southeast Turkey
- President Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory
- Prime Minister May and E.U. urge Brexit haste, trade blame over stalemate
- Lawmakers approve extension of Heathrow Airport
United States of America
- President Trump and Russia President Putin to hold summit in Helsinki on July 16
- U.S. ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump comments
- U.S. pulls funding for U.N. counterterrorism office
- Top court upholds travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations
- U.S. pushes allies to halt Iran oil imports, waivers unlikely
- President Maduro calls U.S. VP Pence a ‘poisonous viper’
- U.S. VP Pence urges Latin American countries to isolate Venezuela
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