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NATO chief: Alliance faces biggest challenge since WWII

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance faces a "security crisis"
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives for a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. North Atlantic Treaty Organization heads of state will meet for a NATO summit in Madrid from Tuesday through Thursday. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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EU countries approve climate measures after long talks

European Union countries have reached a deal to eliminate carbon emissions from new cars by 2035 following hard-fought talks that dragged into the early hours of Wednesday
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A luxury Audi car is surrounded by exhaust gases as it is parked with a running engine in front of the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Germany's transport minister said Thursday that he opposes plans to ban the sale of new cars with combustion engines across the European Union in 2035, arguing this would discriminate against vehicles powered with synthetic fuels. EU lawmakers voted Wednesday to back the measure that requires automakers to cut carbon-dioxide emissions by 100% by the middle of the next decade, effectively prohibiting the sale in the 27-nation bloc of new cars powered by gasoline or diesel. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
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Israel medic group founder mired in sex abuse scandal dies

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, a prominent member of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community who founded a volunteer paramedic service before his reputation came crashing down in a series of sexual abuse allegations, has died
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FILE - Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, then head of Israel's ZAKA rescue service, center, stands at the scene of a shooting attack by a Palestinian gunman, in Jerusalem on Oct. 13, 2015. Meshi-Zahav, a prominent member of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community who long served as a symbol of coexistence before his reputation came crashing down in a series of sexual abuse allegations, has died. Jerusalem’s Herzog Medical Center confirmed his death on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, but did not give a cause. He was 62. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
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Live updates | NATO leaders guarded by 10,000 Spanish police

Some 10,000 police are locking down Spain’s capital for the NATO summit
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives for a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. North Atlantic Treaty Organization heads of state will meet for a NATO summit in Madrid from Tuesday through Thursday. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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Verdict looms in trial over 2015 Paris extremist attacks

The historic trial stemming from the 2015 Paris attacks by Islamic State extremists that killed 130 people has reached a conclusion after nine months
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FILE - A woman is evacuated from the Bataclan concert hall after a shooting on Nov. 13, 2015 in Paris. The historic trial in Paris of 20 men suspected of critical roles in the Islamic State massacres that killed 130 people in 2015 has ended this week with verdicts against the defendants in France's worst peacetime attack expected on Wednesday June 29. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
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Verdict looms in trial over 2015 Paris extremist attacks

The historic trial stemming from the 2015 Paris attacks by Islamic State extremists that killed 130 people has reached a conclusion after nine months
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FILE - A woman is evacuated from the Bataclan concert hall after a shooting on Nov. 13, 2015 in Paris. The historic trial in Paris of 20 men suspected of critical roles in the Islamic State massacres that killed 130 people in 2015 has ended this week with verdicts against the defendants in France's worst peacetime attack expected on Wednesday June 29. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance faces its biggest challenge since World War II

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance faces its biggest challenge since World War II
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Australia prioritizes reducing emissions and cheaper EVs

Australia’s new government is putting climate change at the top of its legislative agenda when Parliament sits next month for the first time since the May 21 election, with bills to enshrine a cut in greenhouse gas emissions and make electric cars cheaper
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FILE - Smoke bellows from a chimney stack at BlueScope Steel's steelworks at Port Kembla, south of Sydney, Australia, Friday, July 8, 2011. Australia’s new government is putting climate change at the top of its legislative agenda when Parliament sits next month for the first time since the May 21 election, with bills to enshrine a cut in greenhouse gas emissions and make electric cars cheaper, a minister said on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
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Australia prioritizes reducing emissions and cheaper EVs

Australia’s new government is putting climate change at the top of its legislative agenda when Parliament sits next month for the first time since the May 21 election, with bills to enshrine a cut in greenhouse gas emissions and make electric cars cheaper
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FILE - Smoke bellows from a chimney stack at BlueScope Steel's steelworks at Port Kembla, south of Sydney, Australia, Friday, July 8, 2011. Australia’s new government is putting climate change at the top of its legislative agenda when Parliament sits next month for the first time since the May 21 election, with bills to enshrine a cut in greenhouse gas emissions and make electric cars cheaper, a minister said on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
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Hindu man's slaying stokes tensions in Indian city

Mobile internet services and large gatherings have been restricted in India’s western Udaipur city, a day after police arrested two Muslim men accused of killing a Hindu tailor in a suspected religious attack
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June 28

Drug killings leave agony, savage facet to Duterte's legacy

The thousands of killings under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign against illegal drugs have left families in agony and a savage side to his legacy
June 28
Emily Soriano holds a picture of her 15-year-old son as she recounts how he was gunned down with four friends and two other residents while partying in a Philippine slum six years ago during an interview with the Associated Press at their home in Manila, Philippines on June 23, 2022. With Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte set to step down on June 30, 2022 at the end of his turbulent six-year term, Soriano and other relatives, who say their loved ones were victims of extrajudicial killings under Duterte's campaign, are turning to the International Criminal Court after failing for years to attain justice at home. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 28

Drug killings leave agony, savage facet to Duterte's legacy

The thousands of killings under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign against illegal drugs have left families in agony and a savage side to his legacy
June 28
Emily Soriano holds a picture of her 15-year-old son as she recounts how he was gunned down with four friends and two other residents while partying in a Philippine slum six years ago during an interview with the Associated Press at their home in Manila, Philippines on June 23, 2022. With Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte set to step down on June 30, 2022 at the end of his turbulent six-year term, Soriano and other relatives, who say their loved ones were victims of extrajudicial killings under Duterte's campaign, are turning to the International Criminal Court after failing for years to attain justice at home. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 28

Australia talks down prospect of having nuclear subs by 2030

Australia’s new defense minister is talking down the prospect of Australia acquiring U.S. nuclear-powered submarines by the end of the decade
June 28
FILE - Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Richard Marles speaks during a press conference at the 19th International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-la Dialogue, Asia's annual defense and security forum, in Singapore on June 12, 2022. Marles has talked down the prospect of Australia acquiring U.S. nuclear-powered submarines by the end of the decade, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, describing such a timetable as "optimistic in the extreme." (AP Photo/Danial Hakim, File)
June 28

Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey has agreed to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a breakthrough in an impasse clouding a leaders’ summit in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis in decades triggered by the war in Ukraine
June 28
President Joe Biden and Spain's King Felipe VI meet at the Royal Palace of Madrid in Madrid, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 28

Russia working on Taliban ties, Putin says in Tajikistan

President Vladimir Putin says Russia is trying to build relations with the Taliban and that Russia wants to see all the ethnic groups in Afghanistan take part in running the country
June 28
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Tajikistan's President Emomali Rakhmon pose for a photo during their meeting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (Alexander Shcherbak, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 28

Puerto Rico police uncover island's biggest pot greenhouse

Puerto Rico police say they raided the island's largest hydroponic marijuana greenhouse, with nearly 2,000 plants being grown in a former addiction treatment center
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June 28

Police: Carbon monoxide killed 3 tourists at Bahamas resort

Police in the Bahamas say that carbon monoxide poisoning killed three U.S. tourists found dead at a resort in May
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June 28

Macron says Russia can't win in Ukraine after strike on mall

France’s president has denounced Russia’s fiery airstrike on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine as a “new war crime” and vowed the West’s support for Kyiv would not waver
June 28
Ukrainian State Emergency Service firefighters work to take away debris at a shopping mall burned after a missile strike in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28

Hong Kong burnishes China ties as luster as global hub fades

As it marks the 25th anniversary of its return to China, the former British colony of Hong Kong is transforming itself from a global business hub to nurture its ties with the communist-ruled mainland
June 28
A Chinese junk sails across Victoria Harbor to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong handover to China, in Hong Kong, Monday, June 27, 2022. As the former British colony marks the 25th anniversary of its return to China, reeling from pandemic curbs that devastated business and a crackdown on its pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong leaders say it is time to transform again and become a tech center that relies more on ties with nearby Chinese factory cities than on global trade. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 28

Higher fuel prices spark social unrest in South America

Dozens of trucks were blocked from entering Buenos Aires as part of growing demonstrations against diesel shortages in the latest example of growing fuel protests in South America amid higher international prices as a result of Russia’s war in Ukraine
June 28
A trucker partially blocks the southern entrance to Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Dozens of truckers tried to enter the center of the city Tuesday to protest the lack of diesel but were stopped by the police and forced to return. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
June 28

Fire kills 49 following riot at prison in Colombia

Authorities say a fire at a prison in southwestern Colombia has killed at least 51 people and injured more than 20 others,
June 28
Inmates' relatives embrace outside the jail where there was a deadly fire in Tulua, Colombia, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Authorities say at least 49 people were killed after the fire broke out during what appeared to be an attempted riot early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Juan Jose Horta)
June 28

Biden set to push for Finland, Sweden to become full NATO members

President Joe Biden landed in Madrid for a NATO summit as allies work to help Ukraine defend against Russia’s deadly invasion.
June 28
VIDEO: Biden set to push for Finland, Sweden to become full NATO members
June 28

French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

France’s lower house of parliament has elected Yaël Braun-Pivet of President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance as its new speaker
June 28
Newly elected parliament members sit at the National Assembly, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Paris. France's National Assembly convenes for the first time since President Emmanuel Macron lost his parliamentary majority. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 28

Live updates | Spain's king hosts NATO leaders' gala dinner

Russia’s war on Ukraine has dominated a gala dinner hosted by Spain’s King Felipe VI to welcome some 40 heads of state and government on the eve of the NATO summit in Madrid
June 28
President Joe Biden and Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez shake hands after speaking at the Palace of Moncloa in Madrid, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Biden will also be attending the North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Madrid. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 28

Sea lion, Supreme Court and Ukraine: World in Photos, June 28

A look at the top photos from around the globe.
June 28
VIDEO: Sea lion, Supreme Court and Ukraine: World in Photos, June 28
June 28

Spanish PM blames traffickers, migrants for deaths at border

Spain’s prime minister is defending the way Moroccan and Spanish police repelled migrants last week as they tried to cross the shared border into the north African enclave of Melilla
June 28
FILE - Riot police officers cordon off the area after migrants arrive on Spanish soil and crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, Spain, on June 24, 2022. Spain's prime minister on Monday, June 27, 2022, defended the way Moroccan and Spanish police repelled migrants the week before as they tried to cross the shared border into the north African enclave of Melilla, depicting the attempt in which at least 23 people died as “an attack on Spain's borders.” (AP Photo/Javier Bernardo, File)
June 28

President Biden arrives in Madrid for NATO summit

ABC News White House correspondent MaryAlice Parks and foreign correspondent Tom Soufi Burridge on the NATO summit and the recent shopping mall attack in Ukraine.
June 28
VIDEO: President Biden arrives in Madrid for NATO summit
June 28

Cuban troops report fatal clash with Florida speedboat

Cuban authorities say they have intercepted more than a dozen speedboats arriving from the United States this year
June 28
June 28

NATO leader Stoltenberg says Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden joining alliance

NATO leader Stoltenberg says Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden joining alliance
June 28
June 28

Frenchman loses appeal of 8-year sentence in Iranian prison

An Iranian appeals court has upheld the eight-year prison sentence of a French tourist for taking photos in a prohibited area and asking questions about Iran’s obligatory Islamic hijab for women
June 28
June 28

Finnish president says Turkey agrees to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO

Finnish president says Turkey agrees to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO
June 28
June 28

Biden prepares to meet with NATO allies in Europe

ABC News' MaryAlice Parks discusses President Joe Biden’s push for Finland and Sweden to become full members in a NATO summit scheduled for Tuesday.
June 28
VIDEO: Biden prepares to meet with NATO allies in Europe
June 28

US strike kills Yemeni al-Qaida-linked commander in Syria

Syrian opposition activists and the U.S. military say a drone strike by the U.S.-led coalition in northwestern Syria has killed a senior member of an al-Qaida-linked group
June 28
June 28

UAE drops death sentence for Israeli woman in drug case

The lawyer representing an Israeli woman convicted on drug charges in the United Arab Emirates says the UAE has canceled a death sentence issued earlier this year
June 28
June 28

France’s lower house of parliament elects Macron supporter Yaël Braun-Pivet as new speaker, first woman in the post

France’s lower house of parliament elects Macron supporter Yaël Braun-Pivet as new speaker, first woman in the post
June 28
June 28

Mexican networks ramp up help for US women seeking abortions

Abortion pills smuggled into the United States from Mexico inside teddy bears
June 28
FILE - Mexican and U.S. abortion advocates gather on day two of a three day meeting to discuss their coordinated efforts to support women in the U.S. seeking abortion services under increasingly restrictive state laws, in Matamoros, Mexico, Jan. 21, 2022. Networks of Mexican feminist collectives working with counterparts in the United States are ramping up their efforts to help women in the U.S. who have lost access to abortion services to end their pregnancies after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark decision that gave women the right to access abortion on June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Maria Verza, File)
June 28

Kosovars fume at new delay in accessing EU visa-free travel

The European Union’s delay in allowing visa-free travel for the people of Kosovo has spread dismay and resentment in the continent’s newest state, and one Pristina businessman has retaliated by hitting EU officials where it hurts — the stomach
June 28
Shpetim Pevqeli, 50, who owns Mama’s restaurant poses in front of a sign reading: “Protest, No Entry, for EU citizens without visa,” in Kosovo's capital Pristina, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. The European Union's delay to let Kosovars freely move in its member countries has frustrated them and Pevqeli on Tuesday protested by banning the bloc's citizens at its restaurant. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
June 28

Yacht of wealthiest Russian oligarch docked in haven Dubai

The man considered to be the wealthiest oligarch in Russia, who has been photographed playing ice hockey with President Vladimir Putin, has joined a growing list of those transferring — or, sailing — their prized assets to Dubai
June 28
The Nirvana, a sleek 88-meter-long superyacht worth about $300 million, owned by Vladimir Potanin, head of the world's largest refined nickel and palladium producer in Russia, is docked at Port Rashid terminal in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Potanin, the man considered to be the wealthiest oligarch in Russia, joins a growing list of those transferring — or, sailing — their prized assets to Dubai as the West tightens its massive sanctions program. Potanin may not be sanctioned by the United States or Europe yet; such sanctions could roil metal markets and potentially disrupt supply chains, experts say. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
June 28

Scottish leader calls for new independence vote next year

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told lawmakers in Edinburgh that she plans to hold a fresh referendum on Scottish independence on Oct. 19, 2023
June 28
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at a press conference for the launch of new paper on Scottish independence, in Bute House, Edinburgh, Scotland, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Sturgeon launched her campaign for a second independence referendum on Tuesday, arguing that Scotland would be economically better off outside the United Kingdom. (Russell Cheyne/PA via AP)
June 28

Iran, US to begin indirect nuclear deal talks in Qatar

Iran and the United States have begun indirect talks in Qatar aimed at finding a way to save Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers
June 28
FILE - Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani listens to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, June 23, 2022. Iran and the United States appear poised to start indirect talks in Qatar aimed at finding a way to save Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers. The state-owned Tehran Times posted a photograph on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, of Kani, in a hotel lobby with Iranian Ambassador to Qatar Hamidreza Dehghani. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
June 28

India's prime minister visits the UAE, showcasing deep ties

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met with Emirati President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during a visit to the United Arab Emirates, showcasing deep ties between the major trade partners
June 28
In this photo made available by Ministry of Presidential Affairs, President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, right, receives the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi at the Presidential Airport, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (Hamad Al Kaabi/Ministry of Presidential Affairs via AP)
June 28

Cameroon's separatists suspected of rural attack killing 30

Suspected separatist rebels in western Cameroon attacked rural villages, killing at least 30 people
June 28
June 28

Hamas releases video of captive Israeli in hospital bed

Gaza's Hamas rulers have released a video of a captive Israeli citizen it has held incommunicado since 2015
June 28
June 28

Draghi: G-20 presidency says Putin won't go to Bali meeting

Italian Premier Mario Draghi says the Indonesian presidency of the Group of 20 nations has ruled out in-person participation by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the November meeting of the group in Bali
June 28
Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi addresses a media conference during the G7 summit at Castle Elmau in Kruen, Germany, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. The Group of Seven leading economic powers are concluding their annual gathering on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
June 28

Police rule out foul play after boy lost in sewer for 8 days

Police say there are no signs of foul play in the case of an eight-year-old boy who was found in a rainwater sewer more than a week after going missing in northern Germany
June 28
June 28

G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

Leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies have struck a united stance to support Ukraine for “as long as it takes” as Russia’s invasion grinds on
June 28
From left, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, US President Joe Biden, European Council President Charles Michel before a round table as Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appears on screen to address the G7 leaders via video link during their working session at Castle Elmau in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Monday, June 27, 2022. The Group of Seven leading economic powers are meeting in Germany for their annual gathering Sunday through Tuesday. (Kenny Holston/Pool via AP)
June 28

Prosecutors demand life sentences for leaders of Dutch gang

Dutch prosecutors have demanded life sentences for five alleged gangsters accused of six murders, four attempted murders and plotting four more hits, in a long-running trial that exposed the grim reality of the Netherlands’ violent criminal underworld
June 28
June 28

Germany: Over 2,700 antisemitic incidents reported in 2021

A group tracking antisemitism in Germany says it documented more than 2,700 incidents in the country last year, including 63 attacks and six cases of extreme violence
June 28
Benjamin Steinitz, executive director of the 'Bundesverband RIAS', shows the annual report at a press conference to present the annual report 'Anti-Semitic Incidents in Germany 2021' during a press conference in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday June 28, 2022. The RIAS group tracking antisemitism in Germany says it documented more than 2,700 incidents in the country last year including 63 attacks and six cases of extreme violence. (Carsten Koall/dpa via AP)
June 28

Ukraine to start electricity trading with EU neighbors

Ukraine will start trading electricity with neighboring European countries later this week
June 28
June 28

Historic Cairo houseboats facing demolition

Some date back to the early 20th century, holding significant historic value.
June 28
A view of the Nile from Ahdaf Soueif's houseboat in Cairo.