- Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Little has changed at the scene of the al-Jadida airstrike that killed more than 100 civilians more than two months ago and ratcheted up pressure on the U.S.-led coalition to address allegations of mounting civilian casualties in the fight against the Islamic State group.
- Israel's Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced a series of goodwill gestures for Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day after it warned Gaza's already meager electricity supply could be further reduced following a spat between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory.
- Civilians bear brunt as fresh Syria strikes kill 35, says UN
BEIRUT (AP) — A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, state media and a monitoring group reported Friday, as the U.N. human rights chief said civilians are increasingly paying the price of escalating attacks against the Islamic State group in the country.
- Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — President Donald Trump's views on climate change are "evolving" following discussions with European leaders who are pushing for him to stay in the Paris climate accord, a top White House official said Friday.
- G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies on Friday put pressure on internet companies and social media sites to do more to stop the spread of "hateful ideology," appealing to their sense of social responsibility to more swiftly identify and remove terror propaganda.
- Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Security forces rounded up more suspects Wednesday in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of additional attacks.
- UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.
- The Latest: Head of world track attends Manchester event
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local):
- Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday
- The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investment
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):