1. Hong Kong is readying a contentious property market change  |  ( cnbc )
Hong Kong wouldn't be the first to implement such a scheme — it would follow cities such as Singapore and Vancouver —but experts expressed doubt about whether such a levy by itself is enough to do the trick in Hong Kong.
2. Meituan-Dianping files for Hong Kong IPO, said to seek over $4 billion  |  ( cnbc )
It made a 2.85 billion yuan adjusted net loss last year, smaller than losses of 5.35 billion yuan in 2016 and 5.91 billion yuan in 2015.
3. Melania Trump promotes 'kindness, compassion, and positivity' at youth conference  |  ( cnn )
It outlined three predominant avenues of focus: health and well-being, kindness and safety online, and highlighting the effects of the opioid crisis on children.
4. Takei: Trump's immigration rhetoric 'grotesque'  |  ( cnn )
Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
5. Dozens of Farmers and Herders Killed in Nigeria Clashes  |  ( time )
Deadly clashes between herders and farmers in central Nigeria are a growing security concern in Africa’s most populous country, which is roughly split between Muslims in the north and Christians in the south.
6. Nicaragua's unlikely opposition faces rocky road to defeat Ortega  |  ( reuters )
One of Central America’s last remaining leftist leaders, Ortega has increased control over the courts, national assembly and electoral council.
7. Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims victory in dual elections as opposition urges caution on results  |  ( cbs news )
The main opposition party that nominated him for the presidency, the CHP, said it was waiting for the commission's official announcement.
8. Migrants 'knock at front door' for asylum after Trump crackdown  |  ( reuters )
A Honduran migrant child plays with a football at the Senda de Vida migrant shelter in Reynosa, in Tamaulipas state, Mexico June 22, 2018.
9. Social impact artisan fashion line Payatas, Philippines  |  ( cnbc )
Work, for her, meant long days spent weaving hand-crafted rugs for a daily wage equivalent to 20 cents — barely enough for a bag of rice.
10. Supreme Court has six cases remaining -- and eyes on Anthony Kennedy  |  ( cnn )
The Supreme Court allowed it to go into effect last December pending appeal.
11. Uber begins appeal against London licence ban  |  ( sky news )
Uber is starting its appeal to overturn a decision stripping it of its licence in London after being ruled unfit to run a taxi service in its most important European market.
12. Turkey's Erdogan wins presidential election, opposition yet to concede  |  ( reuters )
The main opposition party did not immediately concede defeat.
13. Man falsely convicted of killing 2 cops is freed after 36 years in prison  |  ( upi )
June 24 (UPI) -- A Chicago man has been freed after 36 years in prison for the murder of two police officers after a judge ruled police tortured him to get a confession.
14. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns home from hospital with new baby  |  ( cbs news )
New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has taken over as the acting prime minister until Ardern returns to work.
15. Saudi air defenses intercept missiles above capital, coalition says  |  ( reuters )
At least six loud blasts were heard and bright flashes were seen in the sky over the Saudi capital, a Reuters witness said.
16. The US has a long history of separating families  |  ( cnn )
Native American boarding schoolsIn the 19th century, the US government began a campaign to assimilate Native American children into white American society by separating them from their families and stripping them of their language and culture.
17. As trade war looms, China's PBOC is boosting its banks' lending  |  ( cnbc )
The combined 700 billion yuan liquidity injection exceeded market expectations of 400 billion yuan.
18. US to give North Korea post-summit timeline with 'asks' soon -official  |  ( cnbc )
North Korea is expected to be among the top items on Mattis' agenda during his talks with senior Chinese officials.
19. Trump is reportedly planning new restrictions against China  |  ( cnbc )
Read about President Donald Trump's new plans to restrict Chinese investment and technology exports to China in The Wall Street Journal.
20. U.S. to give North Korea post-summit timeline with 'asks' soon: official  |  ( reuters )
North Korea is expected to be among the top items on Mattis’ agenda during his talks with senior Chinese officials.
22. Mexico town's entire police force detained after murder  |  ( bbc )
The town's 27 police officers and the local public security secretary were detained by federal forces in the early hours of Sunday.
23. Erdogan proclaimed winner of Turkey's presidential election  |  ( cnbc )
The presidential and parliamentary elections, held more than a year early, complete NATO-member Turkey's transition from a parliamentary system of government to a presidential one in a process started with a referendum last year.
24. Mexican leftist consolidates presidency vote lead: poll  |  ( reuters )
FILE PHOTO: Mexico's presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) greets supporters in Oaxaca, Mexico June 16, 2018.
25. Japan wants to revive its mutual funds industry  |  ( cnbc )
He pointed to an example: The returns from pension funds will not be sufficient to support Japan's retirees unless there's real change, he said.
26. Jeff Sessions' pastor addresses 'firestorm' over church charges against AG  |  ( cnn )
"This tension is not new in the United Methodist Church," Wines preached on Sunday.
27. Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and herders kill 86  |  ( bbc )
Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Nigeria has seen decades of intermittent violence between Berom farmers and Fulani herders (file picture)At least 86 people have died in central Nigeria after violent clashes broke out between farmers and cattle herders, police in Plateau state said.
28. MP's bid to make homophobic chants at football matches illegal  |  ( sky news )
In a statement, Mr Collins said: "When the Football Offences Act came into force, it made racialist abuse within football stadia illegal.
29. trade tensions, dollar moves in focus  |  ( cnbc )
Shares of Commonwealth Bank fell 1.92 percent as of 9:47 a.m. HK/SIN.