Russia said it used bombs and gunfire in “warning shots” to force a British Navy destroyer to leave waters it claims in the Black Sea, but the UK rejected that account.
- by Jake Rudnitsky and Henry Meyer
Prime Minister Stefan Lofven’s ouster is the latest sign that Swedish politics have been fundamentally altered since the rise of the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats.
- by Niclas Rolander and Ott Ummelas
He’s the veteran American pollster whose advice led to the US government abandoning the term “global warming” and he’s got a new goal.
- by Edward Malnick
Boris Johnson also lines up behind Australia but warns the world would not benefit from a new Cold War with Beijing.
- by Bevan Shields
US President Joe Biden also says Beijing must “act more responsibly in terms of international norms, human rights and transparency”.
- by Bevan Shields and Eryk Bagshaw
For the first time in 12 years, Israeli lawmakers have voted to install a government led by someone other than Benjamin Netanyahu.
- by Steve Hendrix and Shira Rubin
As leaders walked down the long beach boardwalk in Cornwall on Friday for the traditional “family photo,” Trudeau trailed behind as Macron made a beeline for Biden.
- by Kait Bolongaro and Alberto Nardelli
The US President later revealed that the Queen asked him about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Windsor Castle.
- by Jonthan Lemire, Kelvin Chan and Darlene Superville
Australian frigates to join Britain in naval exercises in Indo-Pacific, as Morrison builds ties at G7
Prime Minister Scott Morrison discussed the deeper military cooperation with United States President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Group of 7 summit in Britain.
- by David Crowe and Anthony Galloway
Naftali Bennett, the head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as prime minister. But if he wants to keep the job, he will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of parties from the political right, left and centre.
- by Joseph Krauss