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Chinese premier promises more pandas and urges Australia to put aside differences

Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s visit to Australia has focused on positive aspects of the bilateral relationship including shared giant pandas and a rebounding wine trade after he urged both countries to shelve their differences
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Chinese Premier Li Qiang, front right, talks with Penfolds winemaker Peter Gago, left, at Magill Estate winery in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, June 16, 2024. (AP Photo/Kelly Barnes, Pool)
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Texan whose husband died by hot tub electrocution at Mexican beach resort files wrongful death suit

An American tourist was killed and his wife hospitalized after being electrocuted in a hot tub in a Mexican beach town earlier this week
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June 15

Outraged Brazilian women stage protests against bill to equate late abortions with homicide

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of the capital.
June 15
Abortion rights activists march against an anti-abortion congressional bill, along Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Saturday, June 15, 2024. (AP Photo/Ettore Chiereguini)
June 15

Honduras plans to build a 20,000-capacity 'megaprison' for gang members as part of a crackdown

The president of Honduras has announced the creation of a new 20,000-capacity “megaprison.”
June 15
President of Honduras Xiomara Castro waves as she arrives to attend President Nayib Bukele's inauguration ceremony, in San Salvador, El Salvador, Saturday, June 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
June 15

Italian activist freed from Hungary returns home after being elected to European Parliament

Italian anti-fascist activist Ilaria Salis has returned to her parents’ house in the northern Italian city of Monza
June 15
Italian activist Ilaria Salis arrives with her father Roberto arrive at their home in Monza, Italy, Saturday, June 15, 2024. Salis returned to her parents’ house in the northern Italian city of Monza on Saturday evening, after being freed from house arrest in Budapest a day before. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
June 15

Harris, Zelenskyy join world leaders to discuss peace plan in Ukraine

The vice president announced another $1.5 billion for Ukraine.
June 15
US Vice President Kamala Harris is welcomed by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during the Summit on peace in Ukraine, in Stansstad near Lucerne, Switzerland, on June 15, 2024.
June 15

Rome LGBTQ+ Pride parade celebrates 30th anniversary, makes fun of Pope Francis comments

The Rome LGBTQ+ Pride parade has celebrated its 30th anniversary as tens of thousands of people in brightly colored outfits marched through the streets of Rome
June 15
People gather to take part in the Pride parade in Turin, Italy, Saturday, June 15, 2024. (Matteo Secci/Lapresse via AP)
June 15

A Japanese climber dies while trying to scale a mountain in northern Pakistan and another is missing

Officials say a Japanese climber has died while trying to scale one of the highest mountains in northern Pakistan and a search is still underway to find his missing colleague
June 15
June 15

Milan menswear seeks reassurance in nostalgia and artisanal craft, from Fendi to Dolce&Gabbana

Amid ongoing wars, hardening political divides and accelerating climate change, Milan designers made a play for escapism on the second day of Milan Fashion Week, mostly menswear previews for Spring-Summer 2025
June 15
Models wear creations as part of the Dolce & Gabbana Spring Summer 2025 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Saturday, June 15, 2024. (AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi).
June 15

Dutch tourist found dead on Greek island and 4 other foreign tourists are missing on 3 islands

Local media are reporting that a missing Dutch tourist has been found dead on the eastern Greek island of Samos
June 15
An ambulance drives through the entrance of a state-run hospital on the island of Rhodes, where the body of British TV presenter Michael Mosley was taken following his death while on vacation on the nearby island of Symi, on Monday, June 10, 2024. Family members have traveled to Rhodes to receive the results of an autopsy to establish the cause of death of the 67-year-old presenter.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 15

Italian Premier Meloni describes Putin's cease-fire offer for Ukraine as 'propaganda'

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni has dismissed a cease-fire offer for Ukraine by Russian President Vladimir Putin as “propaganda” as she wraps up a Group of Seven summit that saw a deal reached for a $50 billion loan to Ukraine
June 15
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni speaks during a final media conference at the G7 in Borgo Egnazia, near Bari in southern Italy, Saturday, June 15, 2024. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
June 15

UK government demands an explanation after police ram a runaway cow with a squad car

Britain’s interior minister has demanded an “urgent explanation.”
June 15
In this May 8, 2022, file photo, police cars for the Surrey Police Department are shown.
June 15

8 Israeli soldiers killed in southern Gaza in deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months

Israel’s military says that eight soldiers have been killed in southern Gaza in the deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months
June 15
Israeli police disperse a protester against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government during a call for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, June 15, 2024. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
June 15

Israeli military says 8 soldiers killed in southern Gaza in deadliest attack in months

Israeli military says 8 soldiers killed in southern Gaza in deadliest attack in months
June 15
June 15

Haitian leaders oust police chief and appoint a new one amid gang violence

The beleaguered director of Haiti’s National Police has been ousted following months of criticism that he wasn’t doing enough to protect officers under assault by gangs
June 15
Police guard outside the hospital where Haiti's newly selected prime minister, Garry Conille was hospitalized in Port-au-Prince, Haiti late Saturday, June 8, 2024. Louis Gérald Gilles, a member of the transitional presidential council that recently chose Conille said he was en route to the hospital and did not have further information. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)
June 15

Haitian leaders appoint a new police chief to fight gangs as the number of officers killed grows

Haitian leaders appoint a new police chief to fight gangs as the number of officers killed grows
June 15
June 15

Divers find remains of Finnish WWII plane that was shot down by Moscow with a US diplomat aboard

The World War II mystery of what happened to a Finnish passenger plane after it was shot down over the Baltic Sea by Soviet bombers appears to finally be solved more than eight decades later
June 15
The cabin of the Junkers Ju 52 aircraft "Kaleva" by the Finnish airline Aero photographed in July 1936. With U.S. and French diplomatic couriers aboard, the civilian plane was shot down over the Baltic Sea by Soviet bombers on June 14, 1940 just days before Moscow annexed the three Baltic states. The mysterious case which claimed the lives of nine people is being solved after 84 years as an Estonian diving group has located the aircraft's wreckage off a tiny island close to Tallinn. (Finnish Aviation Museum via AP)
June 15

How South Africa's rival parties 'found each other' in a last-ditch deal that saved a president

South Africa’s main political rivals are now partners in government after they came together in a last-ditch coalition deal that ensured President Cyril Ramaphosa was dramatically reelected with cross-party support
June 15
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa reacts after his being reelected as leader of the country in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, June 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
June 15

A timeline of recent British royal events as Kate appears in public while battling cancer

It has been a difficult few months for Britain's royal family
June 15
Britain's Prince William with Kate, Princess of Wales, and their children, Prince George, left, Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte watch an RAF fly past from the balcony of Buckingham palace after the Trooping the Color ceremony, in London, Saturday, June 15, 2024. Trooping the Color is the King's Birthday Parade and one of the nation's most impressive and iconic annual events attended by almost every member of the Royal Family. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
June 15

German police shoot to death an Afghan man who killed a compatriot, then attacked soccer fans

German police say they shot to death an Afghan man after he fatally attacked a compatriot and later wounded three people watching the televised opening game of the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in a town in the east of the country
June 15
Police officers walk on a side walk next to an apartment building in Wolmirstedt, Germany, Saturday, June 15, 2024. German police say they shot to death an Afghan man after he fatally attacked a compatriot and later wounded three people watching the televised opening game of the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in a town in the east of the country. The 27-year-old man attacked another Afghan with a “knife-like object” in Wolmirstedt, a small town about 130 kilometers west of Berlin, on Friday evening, police said. (Thomas Schulz/dpa via AP)
June 15

Princess of Wales joins royals on Buckingham Palace balcony as she makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

Princess of Wales joins royals on Buckingham Palace balcony as she makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis
June 15
June 15

Sweden frees an Iranian man convicted over 1988 mass executions in exchange for 2 men held by Iran

Iran and Sweden have carried out a prisoner swap that involves the release of Hamid Nouri, convicted of war crimes by Sweden over 1988 mass executions in the Islamic Republic
June 15
In this photo provided by the Swedish government, Johan Floderus, right, speaks with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson at Arlanda airport in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday, June 15, 2024, after being released from prison in Iran. (Tom Samuelsson/Swedish government/TT News Agency via AP)
June 15

Iran and Sweden agree to a prisoner swap freeing Hamid Nouri, convicted of war crimes by Sweden over 1988 executions

Iran and Sweden agree to a prisoner swap freeing Hamid Nouri, convicted of war crimes by Sweden over 1988 executions
June 15
June 15

Peter Pellegrini, a close ally of the populist prime minister, is sworn in as Slovakia's president

Peter Pellegrini has been sworn in as the president of Slovakia in a ceremony that took place amid heightened security following an assassination attempt on his close ally, populist Prime Minister Robert Fico, a month ago
June 15
FILE - Slovakia's President elect Peter Pellegrini speaks during joint press statements with incumbent President Zuzana Caputova at the presidential palace in Bratislava, Slovakia, Thursday, May 16, 2024. Pellegrini, a close ally of populist Prime Minister Robert Fico, was inaugurated Saturday, June 15, as the president of Slovakia, succeeding Zuzana Čaputová, the country’s first female head of state. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
June 15

Inside the right-wing Israeli attacks on Gaza aid convoys

Palestinian truck driver opens up about being attacked by right-wing settlers.
June 15
Palestinians rush a truck as it transports international humanitarian aid from the US-built Trident Pier near Nuseirat in the central Gaza Strip, May 18, 2024.
June 15

Selling books amid bombs: Bringing hope to war-torn Gaza through reading

Response within the community has been strong, people "want to read and learn."
June 15
Abdul Hakim, Marwa’s cousin, with Marwa’s little brother’s help, arranges their bookstore in order to attract the eyes of passers-by on the streets of Deir Al-Balah.
June 15

UK royals unite on palace balcony, with Kate back at her first public event since cancer diagnosis

Britain has put on a display of birthday pageantry for King Charles III with a military parade that marked the Princess of Wales’ first appearance at a public event since her cancer diagnosis early this year
June 15
Soldiers from the Irish Guards march along the Mall as they take part in the Trooping the Color ceremony, in London, Saturday, June 15, 2024. Trooping the Color is the King's Birthday Parade and one of the nation's most impressive and iconic annual events attended by almost every member of the Royal Family. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
June 15

Philippines seeks UN confirmation of its vast continental seabed in the disputed South China Sea

The Philippines has asked a United Nations body to formally recognize the extent of a vast undersea stretch of its continental seabed in the South China Sea, where it could exclusively exploit resources, the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila said
June 15
FILE - In this image taken from a video released by Philippine Coast Guard, a Chinese coast guard vessel sails along a Philippine boat, bottom, to block off the Waters of Second Thomas Shoal, on May 19, 2024. The Philippines has asked a United Nations body to formally recognize the extent of its undersea continental seabed in the South China Sea, where it would have the exclusive right to exploit resources, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday, June 15, 2024, in a move that rejects China’s vast territorial claims to the region.(Philippine Coast Guard via AP, File)
June 15

Newly blinded Ukrainian commander helps others losing eyesight

Col. Oleh Avtomeenko was wounded while performing a combat mission in Donetsk.
June 15
Col. Oleh Avtomeenko at the training centre in Lviv, Ukraine, in March 2024.
June 15

Cyprus says no let-up to fiscal discipline course as S&P raises country's credit rating to BBB+

Cyprus says it won’t let up on a course of strict fiscal discipline while supporting economically vulnerable groups and the middle class after credit ratings agency Standard & Poors upgraded the country’s rating to BBB+ from BBB
June 15
June 15

World leaders to meet at Swiss resort to discuss Ukraine; Russia notably absent

Any hopes of a real breakthrough are muted by the absence of Russia.
June 15
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy attends a news conference at the Ukraine peace summit in Buergenstock, Switzerland, Saturday, June 15, 2024. Switzerland is hosting scores of world leaders this weekend to try to map out the first steps toward peace in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
June 15

French protesters are standing up to the far right ahead of the country's snap elections

Anti-racism groups join French unions and a brand-new left-wing coalition.
June 15
Protesters sing chants during a demonstration in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, June 15, 2024. Anti-racism groups joined French unions and a brand-new left-wing coalition in protests in Paris and across France on Saturday against the surging nationalist far right as frenzied campaigning is underway ahead of snap parliamentary elections. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
June 15

A usually joyous Muslim holiday reminds families in Gaza of war's punishing toll

Last summer, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip celebrated the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha the way it’s supposed to be
June 15
Basima al-Batsh sits with her family ahead of the Eid al-Adha holiday in Deir al Balah, Gaza Strip, Tuesday, June 11, 2024. They were displaced from their home by the war between Israel and Hamas. (AP Photo/Abdel Kareem Hana)
June 15

US military targets Houthi radar sites in Yemen after a merchant sailor goes missing

The U.S. military has unleashed a wave of attacks targeting radar sites operated by Yemen’s Houthi rebels after one merchant sailor went missing and the vessel he was on caught fire in the latest Houthi strike in the Red Sea
June 15
A fighter jet lands on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, also known as "IKE," in the Red Sea on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. The U.S.-led campaign against Iran-backed Houthi rebels has turned into the most intense running sea battle the Navy has faced since World War II. That's what its leaders and experts tell The Associated Press, whose journalists visited U.S. ships off Yemen in recent days. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
June 15

Muslim pilgrims converge at Mount Arafat for daylong worship as Hajj reaches its peak

More than 1.83 million Muslims from around the world gathered at the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for worship and reflection on the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage
June 15
A Muslim pilgrim offers prayers at top of the rocky hill known as the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual Hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, June 15, 2024. Masses of Muslims gathered at the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for worship and reflection on the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage. The ritual at Mount Arafat, known as the hill of mercy, is considered the peak of the Hajj. It's often the most memorable event for pilgrims, who stand shoulder to shoulder, asking God for mercy, blessings, prosperity and good health. Hajj is one of the largest religious gatherings on earth.(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
June 15

Ukraine employs a flexible defense while waiting for new Western ammo to get to the front

Ukrainian firepower has been improving since U.S. lawmakers approved a much-needed military aid package this spring, though not quickly enough to halt the Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine
June 15
FILE – Viter, a doctor with Ukraine’s 47th Brigade, treats an injured comrade at the field hospital near Avdiivka, in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, on Friday, May 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka, File)
June 14

Chinese premier lands in Australia on first such visit in 7 years

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has arrived in Australia on a relations-mending mission
June 14
Supporters of Chinese Premier Li Qiang wait on his arrival at Adelaide Airport, Australia, Saturday, June 15, 2024. Li is on a relations-mending mission with panda diplomacy, rock lobsters and China's global dominance in the critical minerals sector high on the agenda during his four day visit to Australia. (Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/Pool Photo via AP)
June 14

Ecuadorian lawmakers block indictment of vice president whom authorities accuse of collusion

Ecuadorian Vice President Verónica Abad, for now, will not be indicted in a corruption case against her son after lawmakers blocked the move Friday
June 14
FILE - Ecuador's Vice President Veronica Abad waves to a crowd from a balcony of the Carondelet government palace, in Quito, Ecuador, Nov. 28, 2023. Abad was accused on Thursday, May 16, 2024, of an alleged electoral violation when she was a candidate for mayor of her hometown of Cuenca. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa, File)
June 14

Growing concerns over humanitarian crisis in Gaza

More than 8,000 children have been diagnosed and treated for acute malnutrition according to the World Health Organization. Emergency physician and MedGlobal’s Dr. Thaer Ahmad joins the show.
June 14
VIDEO: Growing concerns over humanitarian crisis in Gaza
June 14

Princess Kate reveals cancer treatment details

Princess Kate, the mother of the future United Kingdom monarch, made her first public comments since revealing she was diagnosed with cancer. The Panel weighs in on what she said.
June 14
VIDEO: Princess Kate reveals cancer treatment details
June 14

US humanitarian aid pier off Gaza to halt shipments for third time in a month

Republicans are questioning the $230 million project involving 1,000 troops.
June 14
A truck carries humanitarian aid across Trident Pier, a temporary pier to deliver aid, off the Gaza Strip, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, near the Gaza coast, May 19, 2024.
June 14

A campaigner who took on the UK Post Office joins Tracey Emin, Imelda Staunton on royal honors list

A former post office branch manager who campaigned to expose a vast miscarriage of justice has been given a knighthood by King Charles III
June 14
FILE - Bill Browder CEO Hermitage Capital Management poses for a portrait prior to an interview with the Associated Press during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. U.S.-born financier Bill Browder, who campaigns against corruption and human rights abuses in Russia, received a knighthood by King Charles III on Friday, June 14, 2024 in his Birthday Honor list, released to mark the British monarch’s official birthday. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
June 14

Canadian auto parts billionaire Frank Stronach accused of sexually assaulting 3 complainants

A court document filed this week shows Austrian-Canadian auto parts billionaire Frank Stronach is accused of sexually assaulting three different complainants in alleged incidents that took place in Toronto and Aurora, Ontario
June 14
FILE - Top Candidate of Team Stronach Austro-Canadian billionaire Frank Stronach waits for the start of a TV debate after national elections in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Canadian police have charged Stronach with sexual assault dating back to the 1980s. Peel Regional police said in a statement that Stronach, 91, was arrested Friday, June 8, 2024, and charged with five crimes including, rape, indecent assault on a female, sexual assault and forcible confinement. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)
June 14

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is reelected by lawmakers for a second term after a late coalition deal

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is reelected by lawmakers for a second term after a late coalition deal
June 14
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa reacts after being re-elected as president of South Africa during the first sitting of the National Assembly following elections at the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa, on June 14, 2024.
June 14

Family of 6, including 3 children, killed in south Mexico, the latest in a string of family killings

A family of six, including three children, were killed by gunmen in the southern Mexico border state of Chiapas
June 14
June 14

Man calls police in Greece after finding house door open, friend missing: Officials

The unidentified man was last seen in Mathraki on Tuesday, a friend said.
June 14
The coastline in Mathraki, one of the Diapontia islands northwest of Corfu, Greece.
June 14

Myanmar's embattled military government cracks down on free flow of news by blocking VPNs

Myanmar’s military government has launched a major effort to block free communication on the Internet, shutting off access to virtual private networks, or VPNS
June 14
FILE - A Buddhist monk flashes the three-fingered salute holding is smart phone as he watches protesters march in Yangon, Myanmar on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. Myanmar’s military government has launched a major effort in June of 2024, to block free communication on the Internet, shutting off access to virtual private networks -- VPNs -- which can be used to circumvent blockages of banned websites and services. (AP Photo, File)
June 14

Aides' vehicle in a convoy carrying Mexico's next president involved in a crash that killed 1

A highway accident involving an SUV carrying aides to Claudia Sheinbaum, who won Mexico's June 2 presidential elections, has resulted in at least one fatality
June 14
Mexico's future President Claudia Sheinbaum waves before the start of her press conference at her campaign headquarters, in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 11, 2024. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
June 14

Humanitarian crisis grows in Gaza

UNICEF spokesperson James Elder discussed the need for more humanitarian aid in Gaza.
June 14
VIDEO: Humanitarian crisis grows in Gaza
June 14

Mexico's small, oft-questioned Green Party to become the second-largest force in Congress

It's been a long strange trip for Mexico's Ecologist Green Party, which rode on its alliance with the ruling Morena party to become the second-largest voting block in Congress
June 14
FILE - Pedestrians walk by an campaign mural emblazoned with a "vote green" message promoting the Green Party, in Mexico City, May 29, 2021. Mexico’s Ecologist Green Party rode on its alliance with the ruling Morena party in the June 2, 2024 general election to become the second-largest voting block in Congress. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme, File)