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  • Mexico's leftist front-runner to face rivals in presidential debate
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces a test of his mettle on Sunday night as he squares off against rivals in the first televised debate of the campaign for the July 1 election. ... Read more »
  • G7 foreign ministers' summit to hold tough line on Russia: sources
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations are expected to maintain a tough line on Russia over its involvement in conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, while leaving the door open to cooperation, two sources briefed on the matter said on Sunday. ... Read more »
  • Former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic to appeal war crimes conviction
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will take the courtroom floor again on Monday when he contests his conviction for genocide and a 40-year prison sentence before U.N. appeals judges. ... Read more »
  • Trump says 'long way' to go on North Korea crisis
    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday the North Korean nuclear crisis was a long way from being resolved, striking a cautious note a day after the North's pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes before planned summits with South Korea and the United States. ... Read more »
  • Paraguay's Colorado Party keeps presidency: partial official count
    ASUNCION (Reuters) - The candidate from Paraguay's ruling Colorado Party won Sunday's presidential election, according to official results with 90 percent of ballots counted, pointing to another five years of pro-business policies in the major soy producer. ... Read more »
  • Nicaragua cancels planned welfare overhaul in bid to end protests
    MANAGUA (Reuters) - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said on Sunday a planned overhaul of the welfare system that sparked days of deadly protests had been canceled, as he attempted to end the biggest crisis of his administration. ... Read more »
  • France's lower house approves bill to tighten asylum rules
    PARIS (Reuters) - France's lower house approved by a large majority on Sunday a bill that would tighten asylum rules after tense debates that created the first cracks within President Emmanuel Macron's party. ... Read more »
  • Blast at election center in Afghan capital kills more than 50
    KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October. ... Read more »
  • Libyan coastguards recover bodies of 11 migrants: spokesman
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan coastguards recovered the bodies of 11 migrants who died off Libya's western shore during an attempted crossing to Italy on Sunday, a spokesman said. ... Read more »
  • As U.S., North Korea plan to meet, Iran warns against Trump deals
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as U.S. and North Korean leaders prepare to meet for denuclearization talks. ... Read more »