The Latest: Iran doesn't seek war but will act if…

Iran says it does not seek war but reserves its right under the U.N. Charter "to take all appropriate necessary measures against any hostile act violating its territory."

UK Treasury chief issues stiff 'no-deal' Brexit…

Britain's Treasury chief is urging Conservative Party leadership contenders to be honest with the public and spell out what they would do if their plans for departure from the European Union falter

Drone Shootdown Raises US-Iran Mistrust Even…

Iran says it shot down a U.S. surveillance drone after it violated Iran's borders — while the U.S. insists the drone never left international airspace

UN food agency starts partial suspension of Yemen food aid

The U.N. food agency says it has started a partial suspension of food aid in areas controlled by Yemen's rebels

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal

European Union leaders have failed to agree unanimously on a decision to make the bloc's economy carbon neutral by 2050

China's Xi Jinping Visits North Korea With Eye On…

The summit between a global economic power and a country with the 134th-ranked economy may be a pursuit of negotiating leverage with President Trump.

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Patriots owner pledges $20 million to fight…

Israel honored New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with the 2019 Genesis Prize for his philanthropy and commitment to combatting anti-Semitism

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament

Police have fired a volley of tear gas at a massive throng of protesters outside the Georgian national parliament, who are trying to storm the building and are demanding the government's resignation

UK Conservatives Narrow Down Prime Minister…

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face off in the final vote for Conservative Party leadership in the U.K.

Bank of England to mull access for likes of…

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is open to the idea of letting new payment services such as Facebook's upcoming Libra hold funds with the central bank _ something previously limited to commercial banks.

Aldo Dávila set to be Guatemala's 1st openly gay…

Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to take up a seat in Guatemala's congress in January, making history as the first openly gay man elected to the country's legislature.

Southwest Pilots Union Seeks Reimbursements From…

The union says its pilots have lost money after Boeing's 737 MAX planes were grounded.

EU to chair high-level meeting on Iran nuclear…

The European Union will chair a meeting of the nations involved in the embattled Iran nuclear deal in Vienna on June 28

North Korea's Kim meets China's Xi, says awaiting…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, meeting with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, says his country is waiting for a desired response in stalled nuclear talks with the United States

New Zealand Launches Plan To Buy Back Now-Illegal…

The government announced the details of the buyback for weapons that were banned after deadly attacks on two mosques earlier this year.

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EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia

European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine

Trump on Drone: 'I Find It Hard to Believe It Was…

Another day, another ratcheting up of the tension between the US and Iran. What's not in dispute is that Iran shot down an unmanned American drone over the Strait of Hormuz. Both sides disagree on a crucial point, however: Iran says the drone was over Iranian territory, while the US...

Malaysian PM Denounces Findings Of MH17…

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told reporters that the findings are based on "hearsay."

Trump, Canada's Trudeau talk trade at White House…

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line

Duke and Duchess of Sussex to start new foundation

Kensington Palace says the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be starting their own foundation to support their charitable endeavors, formally spinning off from the entity Prince Harry and Prince William established together a decade ago

Chinese President Xi Jinping Makes Historic Trip…

It's the first official visit to North Korea by a Chinese president in more than a decade.

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt in runoff for UK prime…

Britain's next prime minister will be a man in his 50s who went to Oxford University _ either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the two finalists selected in a race to lead the governing Conservative Party

Senate Bucks Trump on Saudi Arms Sales

The Senate officially isn't happy with President Trump's planned arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but not by a big enough margin to overcome an expected veto. Seven Republican senators joined Democrats in voting 53-45 on two resolutions to disapprove of the sales, reports the Hill . They were Susan Collins, Lindsey...

US Confirms Iran Shot Down An American Military…

U.S. officials said the drone was flying in international airspace when it was shot down.

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Hunt pledges to put 'heart & soul' into Tory race

The challenger: Jeremy Hunt pledges to put "heart &soul" into giving Boris Johnson "the contest of his life."

Ukraine high court approves president's early…

Ukraine's constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president's order to dissolve the parliament and call snap elections

Mexico Becomes First Country To Approve Trade…

Lawmakers voted 114 to four in support of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.