Japanese authorities say they're wrapping up their investigation into last month's collision of a freighter and a U.S. naval destroyer without any verdict into what caused the accident, which left seven Navy sailors dead.
Taking a snipe at the United States in his state of the nation address, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked America to return three church bells seized as spoils of war from the eastern Philippine village of Balangiga more than a century ago.
Poland's president says he will veto two contentious bills that are widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system and are part of a planned legal overhaul by the ruling party that has sparked days of nationwide protests.
The Maldivian opposition says the military has locked down parliament on the orders of the country's president in a bid to prevent lawmakers from taking part in a vote to impeach the parliamentary speaker.
Poland's democracy icon and former president, Lech Walesa, has applauded President Andrzej Duda's decision to reject two controversial bills seen as an assault on judicial independence, calling it "difficult and courageous.".
Journalists and staff from a Turkish newspaper staunchly opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have gone on trial in Istanbul, accused of aiding terror organizations _ a case that has added to concerns over rights and freedoms in Turkey.
A Vancouver police officer scolded a mother for leaving her children, ages 3 and 6, in a hot car while she grocery shopped on the afternoon of July 3. Police said they received multiple emergency calls about two children, who were said to be in distress while alone inside the locked car as the alarm also went off. The mother was reportedly inside the grocery store for 20 minutes.
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