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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to the media following talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on June 18 in Berlin.

What to Watch in Ukraine’s Elections

Plus: The U.S. downs a drone in the Persian Gulf, more Brexit drama in the British Parliament, and the other stories we’re following today.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pictured with Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard in Mexico City on July 13, 2018.

Pompeo Heads to Latin America

Plus: A tight vote expected in Britain’s House of Commons, ethnonationalists declare a new region in Ethiopia, and the other stories we’re following today.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets supporters during a third anniversary commemoration rally of the country's coup in Istanbul on July 15.

Will Turkey Face Double Sanctions?

Plus: Hong Kong’s justice minister in China, Congo’s Ebola crisis, and the other stories we’re following today.

Central American migrants cross the Rio Bravo river in Ciudad Juarez, State of Chihuahua, Mexico, on July 15, 2019.

Trump Seeks to Shut Down Asylum at Southern Border

Plus: China's economy slows, Erdogan readies for S-400 deployment, and the other stories we’re following today.

Mexican National Guard members stand watch along the banks of the Suchiate River to prevent crossings to and from Tecun Uman in Guatemala, on July 3.

Guatemala Cancels on Trump

Plus: Iran says it will talk—if U.S. sanctions end, Italy presents a migration plan, and what to watch in the world this week.

Protesters take part in a rally in Kowloon in Hong Kong on July 7.

Can Hong Kong Export Its Protest Movement?

Plus: Russian missiles headed for Turkey, U.S. immigration raids, and the other stories we’re following today.

Iran's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Kazem Gharib Abadi give a press conference after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors meeting in Vienna on July 10.

Iran Faces New U.S. Sanctions Threat

Plus: A chemical weapons investigation in Syria, pension reform in Brazil, and the other stories we’re following today.

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in the ITV debate on July 9 in Salford, England.

The Brexit Debate Never Ends

Plus: Japan and South Korea’s diplomatic dispute, Mexico’s new finance minister, and the other stories we’re following today.

Opposition leader and president of the National Assembly Juan Guaidó speaks to supporters during a demonstration in Caracas, Venezuela, on July 5.

Will More Talks Resolve Venezuela’s Crisis?

Plus: French officials travel to Tehran, Trump attacks Britain’s ambassador, and the other stories we’re following today.

French President Emmanuel Macron waits with British Prime Minister Theresa May for the U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran on September 26, 2018 in New York City.

What Can Europe Do About Iran?

Plus: Sudan’s final transition deal, Parliament’s plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, and what to watch in the world this week.

A migrant child is pictured in front of the Mexican National Institute of Migration in Tapachula,  near the Guatemalan border, on June 28.

Where Mexico Stands on Migration

Plus: Iran pressures Europe, the EU Parliament votes on leadership, and other stories we’re following today.

Protesters rest on the road on July 2 in Hong Kong, China.

Can Hong Kong Keep Resisting?

Plus: Iran raises the stakes, the European Union hopes to break deadlock, and the other stories we’re following today.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating South and North Korea on June 30.

What to Make of Trump and Kim’s Surprise Meeting

Plus: Protests in Sudan, violence at a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong, and what to watch in the world this week.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive for a group photo at the G-20 Summit in Osaka on June 28.

G-20 Kicks Off in Osaka

Plus: Iran talks continue in Vienna, the aftermath of Ethiopia's attempted coup, and the other stories we're following today.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran on June 12.

Iran Pushes Uranium Limit

Plus: North Korea and the U.S. talk about a third summit, political maneuvering heats up in Israel, and the other stories we’re following today.

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