Off the wire
China, Iran agree to promote Belt and Road cooperation  • U.S. Cruise liner "Empress of the Seas" arrives in Havana  • Backgrounder: Two candidates in French election runoff  • Chinese enterprises widen frontiers in Latin America winning appraisal  • Egypt, U.S. start joint naval drills in Red Sea  • FLASH: GERMAN GOV'T SPOKESMAN HAILS MACRON'S SUCCESS WITH COURSE FOR STRONG EU, WISHING HIM "ALL THE BEST"  • 3rd LD Writethru: Macron, Le Pen advance to French presidential election runoff: projections  • S. Africa's ruling party proposes organizational changes, underscores discipline  • FLASH: FRANCE'S MACRON SAYS TO PUSH FORWARD EUROPEAN PROJECT  • S. African deputy president calls for inquiry into alleged state capture  

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