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Paris mayor praises Malian 'hero' for scaling building to save child

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday praised the heroism of a Malian immigrant who scaled the facade of a four-storey building in the north of capital to save a child hanging from a ledge, saying the city will support his effort to settle in France.

Colombia's right-wing Duque, leftist Petro go to presidential runoff

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian right-wing candidate Ivan Duque on Sunday won a place in June's presidential runoff with leftist Gustavo Petro, deepening fears a fragile peace accord with Marxist rebels could be unravelled or the business-friendly economy overhauled.

Trump says U.S. officials arrive in North Korea to prepare for talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday his team arrived in North Korea to arrange for his possible meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.

Italy's 5-star leader says president should be impeached

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's 5-star leader Luigi Di Maio on Sunday said President Sergio Mattarella should be impeached for betraying the state because of his rejection of a eurosceptic as economy minister.

Leaders of Spain's Podemos win confidence vote after house purchase queried

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Two leaders of Spain's left-wing Podemos party, which was born out of opposition to austerity during the financial crisis, won on Sunday a confidence vote called after they bought a house for over 600,000 euros (525,287.44 pounds) near Madrid.

Italy's 5-star leader says rejection of economy minister unacceptable

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's 5-star leader Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday President Sergio Mattarella's rejection the eurosceptic professor Paolo Savona as economy minister was "unacceptable".

Italy's president says rejected candidate for economy minister

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's President Sergio Mattarella said on Sunday he had rejected demands by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far-right League to name an economy minister because he might have pushed Italy out of the euro.

Trump's 'Spygate' is a 'diversion tactic' - U.S. Senator Flake

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, who has not ruled out running against Donald Trump for the White House, on Sunday criticized as a "diversion tactic" the president's unsubstantiated allegation last week of an FBI "spy" being planted in his election campaign.

Italy's League leader says coalition should be able to name ministers it wants

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's far-right League leader Matteo Salvini said on Sunday that the coalition of his party and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement should be able to name the ministers it wants.

U.S. officials in summit planning talks with North Korea at Panmunjom - State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. delegation is meeting with North Korean officials in Panmunjom, at the border between North and South Korea, about a possible U.S.-North Korea summit, a State Department spokeswoman said on Sunday.