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The Latest: Ex-Vatican diplomat convicted for child pornProsecutors have asked the Vatican tribunal to convict and sentence to more than five years a former Holy See diplomat who admitted to downloading child pornography during what he called a period of "fragility" over a job transfer
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2016 file photo, former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. Congo's government says Saturday, June 23, 2018 it will give former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, recently acquitted on appeal at the International Criminal Court of war crimes, a diplomatic passport to allow him to return to the country. Bemba remains a senator in Congo, and his Movement for the Liberation of Congo opposition party has said he should participate in next month's party congress. (Michael Kooren, Pool via AP, File)
Congo says it will give Bemba diplomatic passport to returnCongo to give Bemba, acquitted on appeal of war crimes at ICC, a diplomatic passport to return
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with President Donald  Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, second left, and Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt on the latest stop in a regional tour to discuss a blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)
Popular hashtags take sides on Egypt president's leadershipTens of thousands of Egyptians have set social media alight with tweets on opposing hashtags, one calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to resign and another praising his leadership
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, former Spanish soccer international Carles Puyol arrives at the 2018 soccer World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow. The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair. Iranian officials have denied the claim. The report on Saturday, June 23, 2018 by Jam-e Jam newspaper's TV affiliate quotes government TV official Morteza Mirbagheri as saying the issue was about money not hair. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)
Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from programThe former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Supporters of Turkey's President and ruling Justice and Development Party leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan chant slogans during his speech at an election rally in Istanbul, Friday, June 22, 2018. Turkey holds parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, 2018, deemed important as it will transform Turkey's governing system to an executive presidency.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Candidates campaign in final rallies before Turkey electionsCandidates in Turkey are campaigning for the last remaining hours before a propaganda ban begins ahead of Sunday's critical presidential and parliamentary elections.
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border. The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along U.S.-Mexico border, a move described by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detentionTrump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UN: Separating Kids From Parents May Be 'Torture'The United Nations had already called the separations of children from their parents at the US border "arbitrary and unlawful," and now the intergovernmental group is labeling them something else: possible torture. Per the Independent , the UN's human rights arm issued a statement Friday noting that the executive order President...
Newser1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 1998, file photo, North Korean soldiers carry an aluminum casket containing remains of a U.S. serviceman killed during the Korean War toward U.N. Command soldiers, foreground, at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Korean media reported that the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village on Saturday, June 23, 2018, so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
US prepares for North Korea's return of American war remainsThe U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Aug.19, 2016, photo, Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who also served twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, talks with South Korean lawmakers at his house in Seoul, South Korea. Kim has died on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the age of 92. (Newsis via AP, File)
Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, diesKim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who twice served as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died at age 92
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini talks with journalists on the occasion of the visit in the 'villa' confiscated at Mafia's Casamonica family in Rome, Tuesday,  June 21, 2018. Italy's hardline migrant policy is in the spotlight after its new government turned away a rescue boat, a pointed signal that the country has had enough of coping with the migrant influx to European shores. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has quickly proclaimed his next urgent mission: kicking out huge numbers of migrants already here. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
EU leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festersSeveral EU leaders on Sunday will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis over the management of migrants arriving on Europe's shores in search of better lives which threatens to undermine the entire EU project
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Immigrants are helped by a volunteer at the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Friday, June 22, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant childrenTwo days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal authorities are still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800 children with their parents and find ways to keep households together
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Soldiers patrol the Chapeu Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Many Brazilians look to the military amid anger at politicians, believing only the armed forces can root out corruption and put Latin America's largest nation back on track. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politiciansMany Brazilians look to the military amid anger at politicians, believing only the armed forces can root out corruption and put Latin America's largest nation back on track
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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