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June 24, 2017 8:11 AM Colombia's ELN frees two Dutch journalists

Officials say Derk Bolt and Eugenio Marie, abducted earlier this week, released in rural area in Norte de Santander. Colombia's Marxist ELN fighters have released two Dutch journalists they had captured earlier this week, according to officials. The ombudsman office, which handles human-rights-related issues, wrote on Twitter on Saturday that the ELN, or the National 2

June 23, 2017 1:44 PM London mosque driver charged with ‘terrorism-related murder’

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, LONDON, United Kingdom, Jun 23 – The British van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers near a London mosque this week was charged Friday with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder, officials said. Darren Osborne, 47, will appear before magistrates in central London later Friday in relation to the charges, police and prosecutors 6

June 23, 2017 6:28 AM At least 11 dead in SW Pakistan explosion

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Quetta, Pakistan, Jun 23 – An explosion targeting a police vehicle in Pakistan’s southwestern Quetta city on Friday killed at least 11 people and injured around 20 others, officials said. The explosion occurred in front of the office of the police chief in Quetta, which is capital of mineral-rich southern Balochistan, a province 1

June 23, 2017 1:38 AM Arsenal get boost in efforts to sign wanted man Mbappe

However, having already turned down a €120 million offer from Real Madrid, Monaco would now want around €130 million or €140 million for the 18-year-old France striker and there is a serious doubt over whether Arsenal would stretch that far. It leaves Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette and Mbappe's Monaco team-mate Thomas Lemar as more likely targets but any deals 3

June 22, 2017 4:59 PM Angola’s Luanda pips Hong Kong as costliest city

Paris, France | AFP | Angola’s capital Luanda has overtaken Hong Kong to become the costliest city in the world for expats, Mercer’s annual survey said Wednesday. Dethroned last year by the Chinese city, Luanda regained the dubious honour despite the depreciation of the local kwanza currency against the dollar, according to the survey by the Mercer 2

June 22, 2017 3:26 AM Macron Reports to EU From Frontline of Fight Against Populism

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to his first European Union summit in Brussels Thursday with a message for his fellow leaders: the bloc needs to do a better job of sticking up for its workers. In many ways the plea reflects France’s traditional position with the 28-nation EU. But it’s also informed by a bruising presidential election in which 3

June 22, 2017 3:01 AM World population to reach 9.8 bln in 2050, UN says

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, United Nations, United States, Jun 22 – The world’s current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India’s numbers to surpass China’s in just seven years, a UN report said Wednesday. Nigeria will overtake the United States by 2050 to become the third most populous country in the world, according to the figures 6

June 21, 2017 5:49 PM The Latest: Macron retools Cabinet after corruption scandals

French President Emmanuel Macron has brought in little-known figures to his government in a reshuffle after corruption scandals started tarnishing his young Cabinet. Macron had planned to rearrange the government after his centrist party won a majority in parliamentary elections Sunday. He was forced to make more changes than expected because four ministers 1

June 21, 2017 4:56 PM Macron faces bigger reshuffle after justice minister quits

Justice Minister Francois Bayrou's departure is the latest drama to hit Macron's presidency. He's one of four ministers who have announced this week they're leaving the government. Bayrou announced his resignation Wednesday following allegations of misuse of European Parliament funds by the centrist party he founded, the Modem. Even more embarrassing 2

June 20, 2017 7:48 PM The Latest: Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

A spokesman for Portugal's Civil Protection Agency says none of the planes fighting deadly wildfires in the center of the country are missing. A tractor is used to clear a path to slow a forest fire approaching the village of Ouzenda, outside Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Ouzenda residents were evacuated and firefighters moved 3