International News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/int International News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:32:56 EDT Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:35:19 EDT 5 Trump's Mideast team gets close-up view of peace obstacles http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20180620/21c2d82c-73b5-448e-8f87-99de215e12ac AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — On their current Mideast tour, senior Trump administration officials are getting a close-up view of some of the towering obstacles to their yet-to-be-released blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:32:56 EDT 20180620/21c2d82c-73b5-448e-8f87-99de215e12ac By KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH Associated Press Hundreds pray at Indonesia lake as search for bodies resumes http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20180620/1b3166fb-6716-452b-b62e-acf2105b5a95 TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia's Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than 190 people unaccounted for after a ferry sinking continued for a fourth day. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:23:30 EDT 20180620/1b3166fb-6716-452b-b62e-acf2105b5a95 By BINSAR BAKKARA and NINIEK KARMINI Associated Press North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20180620/2e53296b-b14c-4d14-83c9-19a798f7db5c PANMUNJOM, North Korea (AP) — Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:29:17 EDT 20180620/2e53296b-b14c-4d14-83c9-19a798f7db5c By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press Cuba slightly loosens controls on state media http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20180620/22a41a1e-101a-40f3-aaba-991ebe9cee85 HAVANA (AP) — Minutes after a plane carrying 113 people crashed on takeoff from Havana airport, Cuban state media filled with minute-by-minute updates, cellphone video from the accident and an interview from the scene with newly named President Miguel Diaz-Canel. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:02:50 EDT 20180620/22a41a1e-101a-40f3-aaba-991ebe9cee85 By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press Detainees held without charges decry Emiratis' sexual abuses http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20180620/3b57f0c3-9cc5-4465-815b-b410b9f0cbca CAIRO (AP) — The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind headdresses, but their accents were clearly foreign — from the United Arab Emirates. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:59:23 EDT 20180620/3b57f0c3-9cc5-4465-815b-b410b9f0cbca By MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press