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G7 leaders end summit split on climate change, more united on trade

TAORMINA, Italy Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.

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Erdogan says EU presented Turkey with new 12-month diplomatic timetable: Hurriyet

ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the European Union had presented Turkey with a new 12-month timetable for renewing their relations, the Hurriyet daily said on Saturday.

Turkey 9:54am EDT

Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides

COLOMBO The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rose to 113, officials said on Saturday, as the country appealed for international assistance.

Philippines' Duterte jokes about rape amid concern over martial law abuses

MANILA Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to reassure soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under martial law, and jokingly said that if any of them were to rape three women, he would personally claim responsibility for it.

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British Airways cancels flights from London after global IT outage

LONDON British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two main airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused massive delays and left planes stuck on runways.

Tech, Cybersecurity 9:01am EDT

Rights group calls on Myanmar to probe alleged military abuse after beatings video emerges

YANGON Human rights advocates called on Myanmar to investigate the actions of some of its soldiers on Saturday after footage of people being treated violently by uniformed men went viral.

Myanmar 10:27am EDT

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