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Factions in Ivory Coast Ruling Coalition Split on Unity Calls

Factions in Ivory Coast Ruling Coalition Split on Unity Calls

Rival factions within Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s ruling alliance are at odds over a meeting planned for Monday to discuss unifying the coalition.
Finns Take to the Streets to Protest Before Trump-Putin Meeting

Finns Take to the Streets to Protest Before Trump-Putin Meeting

As U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin prepare to meet in Helsinki on Monday, thousands of Finns took to the streets.
Trump Was Asked Who the Biggest U.S. Foe Is. He Mentioned the EU First.

Trump Was Asked Who the Biggest U.S. Foe Is. He Mentioned the EU First.

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a “foe” of the U.S. in an interview, days after a contentious meeting with NATO allies, but a top European official said the suggestion was “fake
Rand Paul, Who May Have Pivotal Supreme Court Vote, ‘Concerned’ About Kavanaugh

Rand Paul, Who May Have Pivotal Supreme Court Vote, ‘Concerned’ About Kavanaugh

Republican Senator Rand Paul said Sunday he’s “worried” about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s record on constitutional privacy rights, signaling that he’s far from certain to vote for
Trump Lashes Media, Says He'll Inevitably Be Criticized on Putin

Trump Lashes Media, Says He'll Inevitably Be Criticized on Putin

President Donald Trump predicted on Sunday he’ll be criticized for his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin no matter what the outcome, and he renewed an attack on the news media as he headed
Ethiopian, Eritrean Leaders Vow to Safeguard Peace Treaty

Ethiopian, Eritrean Leaders Vow to Safeguard Peace Treaty

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he would take action against those who may seek to block a peace declaration with Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki, as Ethiopia’s army awaits instructions on
Libya's Biggest Oil Field Set to Cut Output After Kidnappings

Libya's Biggest Oil Field Set to Cut Output After Kidnappings

Oil output at Libya’s biggest field is set to drop by about half after authorities evacuated staff and shut wells for safety following the armed abduction of several workers at the Sharara deposit,
Iraq Says Oil Safe as Government Cuts Social Media Amid Protests

Iraq Says Oil Safe as Government Cuts Social Media Amid Protests

Iraq is pumping oil at normal levels even as protests spread across the southern region from where OPEC’s second-biggest producer exports most of its crude, according to a government spokesman.
Italy Asks EU Countries to Accept Migrants From Ships

Italy Asks EU Countries to Accept Migrants From Ships

Italy has called on other European Union nations to take some of the 450 migrants aboard two ships in the Mediterranean after the country’s interior ministry refused to allow them to come ashore.
Trump Says He May Ask Putin to Extradite Intelligence Agents

Trump Says He May Ask Putin to Extradite Intelligence Agents

President Donald Trump said he may ask Vladimir Putin to extradite 12 Russian intelligence agents indicted Friday for hacking Democratic email accounts during the 2016 campaign, and said he has “low
Trump’s Advice That May Didn’t Listen To: Sue the EU

Trump’s Advice That May Didn’t Listen To: Sue the EU

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said U.S. President Donald Trump advised her to be litigious in dealing with the European Union on Brexit.
May Calls on Britons to Back Her Plan, or Risk No Brexit

May Calls on Britons to Back Her Plan, or Risk No Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May defended her plan for leaving the European Union as the only viable option, and called on voters and lawmakers to get behind it or “risk ending up with no Brexit at all.”
Iranian Official Urges Trump Not to Use U.S. Strategic Oil Reserve

Iranian Official Urges Trump Not to Use U.S. Strategic Oil Reserve

A senior Iranian oil official urged U.S. President Donald Trump not to use the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve to push prices lower, and instead drop sanctions on Iran’s crude exports.
Current Brexit Deal Only Option, May Writes in Mail on Sunday

Current Brexit Deal Only Option, May Writes in Mail on Sunday

The Brexit deal that Theresa May unveiled last week is the only option for Britain to exit the European Union, the U.K. prime minister wrote in the Mail on Sunday.
Trump Says Border Policy Mirrors Obama's, Denigrates Immigration

Trump Says Border Policy Mirrors Obama's, Denigrates Immigration

President Donald Trump falsely claimed that his administration hadn’t implemented new policies leading to the separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border, and said immigration is
White House, CNN Trade Barbs Over Scrapped Bolton Interview

White House, CNN Trade Barbs Over Scrapped Bolton Interview

The White House press secretary said the Trump administration had punished “bad behavior” after a planned CNN interview with National Security Adviser John Bolton was canceled following a tense
Trump Says He Understands Why Women Fear Roe v. Wade Reversal

Trump Says He Understands Why Women Fear Roe v. Wade Reversal

President Donald Trump said he understands why women are concerned that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may lead to a reversal of existing abortion law in the U.S., but says it could be a “long
Judge Says Agency May Be Defying Family Reunification Order

Judge Says Agency May Be Defying Family Reunification Order

A federal judge said the Department of Health and Human Services may be “acting in defiance” of a court order on immigration, and questioned the federal government’s commitment to reuniting some 2,500
U.S., North Korea Discuss War Dead as Nuclear Dispute Simmers

U.S., North Korea Discuss War Dead as Nuclear Dispute Simmers

U.S. and North Korean officials met Sunday to discuss the return of remains of American soldiers killed almost seven decades ago during the Korean War, with the talks offering a chance to ease
Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba Nominated as Presidential Candidate

Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba Nominated as Presidential Candidate

Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been nominated his party’s candidate for upcoming presidential elections, five weeks after his conviction for war crimes was