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Afghanistan: Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 30 Police Trainees

A suicide bomber on June 30 attacked a bus carrying trainee policemen around 20 kilometers (12 miles) west of Kabul, killing at least 30 of them, unnamed Afghan officials said, AP reported. Read more…

Cameroon: Suspected Boko Haram Bombing Kills At Least 10

A Boko Haram suicide bomber killed at least 10 people late June 30 in northern Cameroon, a security source said, AFP reported. Read more…

Philippines: Duterte Sworn In As President

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as president of the Philippines on June 30, The Manila Times reported. Read more…

U.S., Mexico, Canada: Leaders Meet, Vow Solidarity

The leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada met June 29 in Ottawa, where they vowed to deepen economic ties against the backdrop of political and economic uncertainty in the European Union, AP reported. Read more…

Russia: Moscow Agrees To Russia-NATO Summit

Moscow agreed to another Russia-NATO Council following NATO's upcoming Warsaw summit on July 8, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said June 29, Reuters reported. Read more…

EU: Summit Continues Without U.K. As Leaders Seek Unity

The first EU summit in the wake of the Brexit referendum continued June 29, a day after the departure of British Prime Minister David Cameron, who left after attending a June 28 dinner event, AP reported. Read more…

Syria: Fighting Continues Around Eastern Syrian Town

Fighting continued on June 29 between U.S.-backed Syrian fighters and the Islamic State around the eastern Syrian town of Boukamal, near the border with Iraq, a source with the New Syrian Army said, AP reported. Read more…

China, Philippines: Court To Rule Over South China Sea Case July 12

The U.N. Permanent Court of Arbitration announced June 29 that it will issue a verdict July 12 in the case brought by the Philippines over its dispute with China in the South China Sea, Reuters reported. Read more…

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