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Saudi women activists should be honoured, not imprisoned What the Shake-up at Kommersant Says about Russia’s Media Landscape Austria’s Strache Scandal Shows Why Media Freedom Matters Britain's May Faces Calls to Resign After Revised Brexit Plan Unveiled Angry Trump Walks Out of Infrastructure Meeting with Democrats Africa and the Fight Against Terrorism Cyprus Editor Hails Acquittal over Turkey Insult Charge 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to Be Released Africa 54 Libya's Haftar Reportedly Rules Out Cease-fire in Talks with France's Macron 5 Rights Activists Charged in Zimbabwe, Lawyers Say Swiss Propose House Arrest, Including for Teenagers, to Curb Extremism Bolsonaro Revises Decree, Bans Brazilians Carrying Assault Weapons What Baby Names Say About America Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs UN: Armed Group Kills More Than 30 in Central African Republic IS West Africa Claims Killing, Execution of 29 Nigerian Soldiers May 22, 2019 Economic valuation of ecosystem services in African biosphere reserves Austria’s government must stop posing a threat to press freedom Algeria's Army Chief Says He Has No Political Ambitions Austria's Interim Ministers Sworn in After Video Scandal Trump, Democrats Debate What to Debate: Infrastructure or Trade Iranian Lawmaker Says His Country Doesn't Want War With US Taliban Explodes Humvee-Born Bomb in Eastern Afghanistan South Africa to Extradite Ex-Mozambique Official to Home Country, Not US Pope Appoints New Auxiliary Bishops in Chile's Scandal-Rocked Church Deadly Strike Hits Syria Market as Damascus Battles Jihadists 5 Dead in Somalia Car Bomb Blast Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48 UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches South Africa's Ramaphosa Starts Crackdown on Corruption UNESCO Director-General to undertake official visit to Bulgaria on 23 and 24 May Ethiopian leader urged to consolidate press freedom's progress Manchester Marks Anniversary of Concert Bombing India's Election Commission Rejects Ballot Tampering Claims Report: Vietnam's Ethnic Minorities Need Connectivity to Catch Up Major Texas Border Station Closed for Flu Outbreak After Teen Death Deposed Istanbul Mayor Blasts 'Lies' Used to Annul Election Egyptians of All Walks of Life During Ramadan UN: Catastrophic failure as civilians ravaged by war violations 70 years after Geneva Conventions Nominate extraordinary female scientists for the 2020 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ethiopia: A renewed interest in international humanitarian law Denmark’s 'Guantanamo Bay' Fuels Migrant Debate in Europe Court Orders Resumption of Life Support for Frenchman in Vegetative State US Lawmakers Sharply Divided Over Iran Policy Embattled May Dangles Promise of New Brexit Vote US Aside, China Fears Mostly Japan’s Influence in Disputed Sea North Korea Slams Biden as 'Fool of Low IQ' Bulgaria, Greece Start Work on Gas Pipeline from Azerbaijan Seeking Energy Independence, Palestinians Open Solar Plant Clashes in Jakarta in Wake of Election Marawi conflict: Two years on, over 100,000 still have no homes to return to Hong Kong must abandon extradition bill that threatens journalists Unending Repression Under Thailand’s Military Junta Letter to House Judiciary Committee Regarding Concerns with H.R. 2820, the Dream Act of 2019 Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights Regarding His Thematic Report on Digital Technology, Social Protection & Human Rights Business is Also Ethics Brazil’s Forgotten Families Deserve More Venezuela: Free Freelance Photojournalist Denmark’s 'Guantanamo Bay' Fuels Migrant Debate in Europe On World Bee Day, Worrying Developments for the World's Pollinators Syrian TV: Two Shells Fall in Syria's Aleppo Jamie Oliver's British Restaurant Chain Collapses Washington Becomes 1st State to Allow Composting of Human Bodies US Jury: Former Somali Colonel Responsible for Torture AG Barr Says Nationwide Rulings Hampering Trump's Agenda OAS Demands Ortega Keep Promise to Free Nicaraguan Political Prisoners Research on Children's Health Risks in Doubt Over EPA funds China: Free Tibetans Unjustly Imprisoned Classified Iran Briefings Fail to Unite US Lawmakers on Threats, Response Police to Return Seized Property to San Francisco Reporter Out-of-Control Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Canada Two 2 More Former White House Officials Subpoenaed Spanish Oil Giant Winds Down Operations in Venezuela Audit: US Broadcasting to Cuba Rife With Bad Journalism, Ineffective Propaganda Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago Wants to Fire Lawyers Nepali Sherpa Scales Everest Twice in Week to Break Own Record First Female President of Bangladesh Garment Group Eyes Advances Islamic State in Afghanistan Growing Bigger, More Dangerous US: Syria May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again Avenatti Expects Imminent Indictment in Nike Extortion Case Trump to Democrats: Pass Trade Deal, Then Infrastructure UN Envoy: Islamic State Revival in Iraq Must Be Prevented Mauritania: Bloggers languish in detention two months after their arrest for condemning corruption US Military: Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted off Alaska US Shoe Industry Protests Possible Tariffs on Chinese Imports Portugal's Economy Rebounds, Though Problems Persist California Sues Over $1B in Canceled High-Speed Rail Money Malawians Vote for President, Lawmakers, Local Councilors Bloomberg: US May Pay $2 Per Bushel for Soybeans to Help Farmers Thousands of Czechs Demand Justice Minister Resign Mexico to Auction Lamborghini, Other Seized Assets to Help Poor US Abortion Rights Supporters Rally Nationwide Civilian-Military Relations Improve in South Sudan’s Wau States, Cities Sue to Block Health Care ‘Conscience’ Rule Indonesian Police Break Up Election Protest with Tear Gas US Lawmakers Turn Focus to Full Range of Russian Influence Ops International Day for Biological Diversity: Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health WHO: Ebola Strategies Need Adjusting in Congo Sources: Turkey to Reduce US Import Tariffs This Week Playing Music to Ease Pain, Nourish Social Connections Former Philippine Judge Says She Was Held at Hong Kong Airport Death Penalty Possible in Myanmar Cannabis Farm Case Ukraine's Leader Disbands Parliament, Calls Snap Election Shaka: Extra Time Africa 54 Trump Renews Criticism of Mexico Over Immigration, Says Will Respond UN Warns Libya is on Verge of Full-Scale Civil War Germany Hands Israel Thousands of Kafka Confidant's Papers Bahrain Defends Decision to Host White House Mideast Meeting Trump Returns to 'Spygate' to Rally Supporters Kenya's High Court to Rule Friday on Legality of Gay Sex Civilian Casualties Mount as Fighting in Syria's Idlib Province Intensifies May 21, 2019 Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference: Toward more sustainable, resilient and inclusive societies Georgia Miners Strike for Better Working Conditions UK's May Tweaks Brexit Deal in Last-Ditch Bid to Win Support Documents Offer Rare Look Inside Syrian Government Crackdown Local MP, at Least 10 Others, Killed in NE India India's Modi Shows Confidence as Opposition Dismisses Ominous Exit Polls Fuel, Electricity Shortages Force Zimbabweans to Go Solar Bangladesh Government Blocks News Website in Fresh Blow to Media Kremlin Warns Ukraine's New Leader Against Calls for More Russia Sanctions Iraqi PM Says He Wants to End Tensions Between Iran and US Ramadan Fare Frugal in Damascus as War Saps Spending Trump Appeals Ruling Allowing Congress to See His Financial Records Polish PM Upsets Jews Calling Compensation Pay 'Victory for Hitler' Actress Priyanka Chopra Promotes Refugee Education on Ethiopia Visit Fuel, Electricity Shortages Force Zimbabweans to Go Solar Canada Sends Delegation to China to Press for Release of Citizens Pompeo Says 'Quite Possible' Iran Behind Gulf Incidents Vaccine Chief: Vaccine Doubts Online Spread Like Disease, Must Be Taken Down Turkey’s Enforced Disappearances Remembered Through Art Turkish Rights Group Turns to Art to Represent the 'Disappeared' USA: Authorities must stop criminalizing humanitarian aid Brazil: Bolsonaro administration is transforming anti-human-rights rhetoric into action Suspect in New Zealand Mosque Shootings Charged with Terrorism Jailed Deputies Allowed to Attend Spanish Parliament Session Indian Exporters Eye Gains Amid Intensifying US China Trade Dispute UN: Majority Fleeing Venezuela Need Refugee Protection Scores of Russian Journalists Pen Open Letter After Colleagues Fired Huawei Founder Shrugs Off US Blacklisting Order Malawians Vote for President, Parliament Empowering young people in Africa through media and communication Deep sea marine science is key to unlocking the potential of our oceans Terrible blow to what is left of Russian editorial independence New Zealand Coal Mine Reopened Nearly Nine Years After Deadly Accident Houthis Target Saudi Arms Depot Electronic Trade Helps Cameroonian Farmers Philippines: ICRC and UP Law Center work together to relaunch the Asia Pacific Journal on IHL F1 Champion and Aviation Entrepreneur Niki Lauda Dies at 70 House Committee Warns of 'Serious Consequences' as Trump Tells Former Counsel to Ignore Subpoena Trump Officials to Brief Congress on Iranian Threat Syria: Detention, Harassment in Retaken Areas Green Activists are Fighting the Great Fight—But are Being Dragged Down by Petty Lawsuits What if Equatorial Guinea Kept Its Promises on Human Rights? Video: Girls’ Lives Shattered by Attacks on Schools in DR Congo during Kasai Conflict Democratic Republic of Congo: Girls’ Lives Shattered by Attacks on Schools New publication on "Legacies of Slavery - A Resource Book for Managers of Sites and Itineraries of Memory" DOJ: Trump's Former Senior Adviser Not Legally Obliged to Testify Before Congress Columbine Survivor-Motivational Speaker Dies Kashmir Group Seeks UN Probe Into Torture by India Troops UN: Loss of Bees, Wild Insects Would Devastate World Food Supply Nicaragua Releases 100 Jailed Protesters to House Arrest 3 Handwritten Wills Found in Aretha Franklin's Home Chicago's First Black Female Mayor Takes Office AP Explains: US Sanctions on Huawei Bite, But Who Gets Hurt? California Eyes Health Care for Immigrants in US Illegally What Is Behind Protests Against US-Backed Forces in Eastern Syria? Famed Sherpa Climber Helps Nepal Kids Reach Greater Heights Another Chinese Activist Leaves Prison Gravely Ill Iran Quadruples Uranium Enrichment Republican Lawmaker Calling for Trump's Impeachment Draws Backlash Trump Loses Lawsuit Challenging Subpoena for Financial Records Joko Widodo Re-Elected Indonesian President California Man Arrested for Illegal Arms Deal to Nigeria Sudanese American Graduates With 5 Siblings in Attendance French Drug Smuggler Sentenced to Death in Indonesia Austrian Government Collapses Over Ibiza Video Scandal China Bars Taiwan From World Health Assembly WFP: Houthi Obstruction May Force Aid Suspension in Parts of Yemen May 20, 2019 Rapid Urbanization Presents New Problems for Africa Water Supply to Libyan Capital in Jeopardy After Attack Trump Tells Former Counsel to Ignore Congressional Subpoena Austrian Government Heads for Collapse Over Video Scandal Battle Breaks out for WikiLeaks Founder Assange's Computers Libya’s Gen. Haftar asked to shed light on fate of two missing journalists Political Reporters Quit Russia's Kommersant in Solidarity With Fired Colleagues Yemen's War: Children Paying the Price Google to Restrict Huawei From Android Operating System Populists Barnstorm Across Europe With Straightforward Message WHO Chief Pitches Universal Health Coverage Trade War Adds to Woes of European Companies in China Malawi Election Campaigning Closes Africa 54 Trump Officials to Brief Congress on Iranian Threat Guatemalan Boy Dies in US Border Custody CDC: Measles Cases in US Continue to Rise Dan David Prize awarded to Reporters Without Borders (RSF) for its contribution in the field of Defending Democracy. Ukraine: New President Should Set Rights Priorities Vietnam, EU Snub US on Trade Ukraine's New Leader Sworn In, Dissolves Parliament Latest Deportation, Disappearances Rattle Thai Dissident Diaspora 3 Guards, 29 Inmates Killed in Tajik Prison Riot Trump Says He Didn't Need to Borrow From Banks Pope Pays Tribute to Journalists Killed Denmark: Syrian Man Gets Jail for Terror Planning Ford to Cut 7,000 Jobs, 10% of Global Staff Director-General condemns killing of journalists Ali Sher Rajpar and Malik Amanullah Khan in Pakistan Zuma Seeks Dismissal Of Corruption Charges Sweden Requests Detention Order for WikiLeaks' Assange Ukraine's New Leader Gets Sworn in, Dissolves Parliament Egyptian Forces Kill 12 Suspected Militants in Raids Zarif Suggests Trump 'Try Respect' Instead of Threats Community media: Not just for developing countries Coast Guard Gives US New Tool in Disputed South China Sea USS Preble Sails Near Scarborough Shoal in South China Sea News of two foreign journalists missing in Saudi Arabia Vietnam, EU Eye Trade Alternative to US UK: Welfare Cuts Mean Families Go Hungry Storms, Tornadoes Sweep Through Central States US Senator Convening Meetings to Warn Business, Academia of China Threat Trump Attacks Fox News in Latest Sign of Strain Frenchman Pagenaud Takes 1st Indianapolis 500 Pole Brazil Officials: 11 Killed in Bar Shooting Women Honored at Cannes as Gender Parity Drive Draws Scrutiny US Ambassador to China Visiting Tibet This Week The Man Behind the Morehouse College Surprise 16 Hurt in Egypt Tour Bus Attack Near Giza US, Bahrain to Host Palestinian Economic Conference US Sudan Envoy Criticized for Dining With Darfuri Warlord Report: Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions for Watchdog Vast Gasoline Lines Form in Oil-Rich Venezuela Billionaire Pledges to Pay Student Debt for 2019 Morehouse Graduates Saudi, UAE See Sufficient Oil Supplies, Rising Stocks Trump: Fighting the US Will Be 'Official End of Iran' Trump Denies Plans to Fly Migrants From Border to Florida Sudan Military, Opposition Resume Talks After Street Violence As States Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws, Questions Surface Kenya, Cameroon Militaries Fighting Terrorism Through Development Egypt: Bomb Attack Targets Tour Bus Near Giza Tens of Thousands Rally Against Nationalism Before EU Votes As Tensions Rise, US Lawmakers Await Briefings on Iran As Tensions Rise, US Lawmakers Await Briefings on Iran India Election: Exit Polls Indicate Modi Heading for 2nd Term Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws, Safeguard EU Relations Torture Thrives in Climate of Impunity in DR Congo Iraqi Officials Call Exxon Withdrawal 'Unacceptable' Sri Lanka President Vows to Eliminate Jihadist Threat Trump, to a Degree, at Odds with Restrictive New State Abortion Laws Trump Assails Republican Lawmaker Who Called for Impeachment Convicted Russian Agent Butina Appeals for Money May 19, 2019 France's Macron Forced to Curb his Ambitions for Europe Australia Prime Minister Has 'Miracle' Election Win Jimmy Carter Finds Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble US, Taliban Blame Each Other for Acting Against Afghan Peace Kenya, Cameroon Military Fighting Terrorism Through Development UN Tells Italy Proposed Decree Violates Migrants' Rights Egypt: Bomb Targets Tour Bus Near Giza Iraq Oil Minister Calls Exxon Mobil's Evacuation of Foreign Staff 'Unacceptable' Saudi Arabia to Iran: We Don’t Want War, Will Defend Ourselves Ex-CIA Chief Brennan to Brief House Democrats on Iran Swiss Head to Polls to Weigh Tougher Gun Limits Boeing Admits Flaw in 737 MAX Simulator Software The Neon Attraction of Las Vegas Company Touts the Value of Ice Cream Made with Insects Five Foreigners Die in Plane Crash off Honduras Belfast Marchers Call for Same-Sex Marriage Rights ‘Real Democracy’ the Goal in Sudan, General Says Malawi Race for President Tight as Election Nears Curtain Comes Down on India’s Marathon Election Sanctions Threaten North Korea’s Old and New Elites Once Vulnerable, Genocide Survivor Aims to Empower Rwandan Women Radio Telescope Explores Cosmic Mysteries Scientists Building Proteins See a World of Possibilities Huawei Founder Sees Little Effect From US Sanctions War of Will Wins Preakness, Holds Off Riderless Horse Argentine Political Fixer Mounts Surprise Presidential Bid Michigan GOP Lawmaker: Trump Conduct Is 'Impeachable' Former Armenian Leader Freed From Pretrial Detention Maltese Soldiers Questioned in Shooting Death of Migrant Intolerance in India Concerns Rights Groups Fan Votes Lift The Netherlands to Eurovision Song Contest Win 3 Killed in Suspected IS Attack Outside Libyan Oilfield Sanders Unveils Plan to Overhaul Public Education US OKs Possible $314M Missile Deal for S. Korea Video Sting Brings Down Austrian Government Syrian State Media: Projectiles Fired From Israeli Territory May Plans 'New Bold Offer' on Brexit Report: Trump May Pardon Some Linked to War Crimes Erdogan Tells of Two Missile Defense Deals With Russia Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Mideast Developments 2 Guards Killed in Suspected IS Attack Outside Libyan Oilfield 3 Months After Birth is Critical For Mom's Health Filly Dies on Track at Pimlico Day Before Preakness China's Top Diplomat Calls for US Restraint on Trade, Iran Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity Stunning Election Win for Australian Conservatives US Warns Airliners Flying in Persian Gulf Amid Iran Tensions Ebola Containment Efforts in DRC Threatened by Insecurity, Underfunding Exxon Evacuates Foreign Workers From Iraqi Oil Field Proposed Amendment Would Compel Hong Kong to Hand Criminal Suspects to China Iran Dismisses Possibility of Conflict, Says Does Not Want War Malawi Race For President Tight As May 21 Poll Nears Survivors of Nazi Commune in Chile: Germany's Compensation Not Enough Austria's Vice Chancellor Resigns Escalating Violence in Syria’s Idlib Province Could Turn into Bloodbath Once Again, Iraq Caught up in Tensions Between US and Iran France's Le Pen Predicts Historic Vote for Populist Parties North Korea Asks UN to Address Ship Seizure by ‘Gangster’ US Scientists Build Microbial Map to Trace Where an Object Has Been Vietnam's Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives Sri Lanka Marks 10 Years Since Civil War’s End Scientists Use DNA of Dust to Trace Where an Object’s Been Counting Starts in Australian Poll with Opposition Confident Chinese Entrepreneurs Assess Impact of Trade Tensions with US Lawbreakers to Lawmakers? The 'Criminal Candidates' Standing in India's Election Deep Sea Explorer Finds Life and Garbage in the Mariana Trench 'Constitutional Crisis' or Confrontation? Democrats and Republicans Disagree Acting US Defense Secretary Faces Challenges Ahead of Confirmation Thailand: No Justice 9 Years After ‘Red Shirt’ Crackdown USA Police Week - More Officers Won't Solve Policing Problems France Should Stop Fueling Saudi War Crimes in Yemen ‘Flying Ginsu’ Missile Won’t Resolve US Targeted Killing Controversy Rights Groups: 3 Iranian Writers Free, Plan to Appeal Sentences Australian Voters Tipped to Elect Labor Government US to Fly Migrants From Texas to San Diego Venezuela's Maduro Says Norway Talks Sought 'Peaceful Agenda' with Opposition US Navy Veteran Killed in Nicaraguan Prison Ex-CIA Officer Gets 20 years for Spying for China Sri Lanka: Failed Pledges Mar 10 Years Since War’s End Governor to Fight US Plan to Fly Migrants to Florida Reeling in Syria, Iraq, Islamic State Tries to Surge Online Government Audit: Carson's $40K Office Purchases Broke Law US Says It May Scale Back Some Huawei Trade Restrictions US Jakarta Embassy Issues Security Warning for Indonesia Venezuelans Add Hours in Line for Fuel to List of Woes Austrian Leader Calls Crisis Meeting After Deputy Filmed Discussing Deals Former Colombian Guerrilla Arrested Minutes After Leaving Jail Tunisia: End Persecution of LGBT People May 17, 2019 Trump Lifts Tariffs on Mexico, Canada, Delays Auto Tariffs Missouri Assembly Passes Restrictive Abortion Bill Western Powers Clash at UN with Russia, Syria over Syrian Hospital Attacks Stateless Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Receive Identity Documents for First Time UN Decries Surge in Attacks on Hospitals in Syria's Idlib Tracking Fires from the Earth, Air and Space Spotting Fires from the Earth, Air and Space 'Vanilla' Preakness Still Has Intrigue Without Derby Winner Iranian Writers Remain Free Pending Appeals House Approves Bill to Expand Gay Rights US Police Evict Protesters From Venezuelan Embassy in Washington Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day First UNESCO recommendations to combat gender bias in applications using artificial intelligence Challenges of megacities related to water and climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean #LoveWins in Taiwan Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Trump on Ending DACA Airstrike Kills, Injures Dozens of Civilians in Yemeni Capital Germany Green-Lights E-Scooters on Roads, Not Pavements Africa 54 Australian Leader Says 2 Rwandans No Longer Massacre Suspects Uganda Remembers AIDS Victims US Imposes Drug-Related Sanctions on Mexican Judge, Former Governor (Im)migration Weekly Recap, May 12-17 Palestinian Demonstrators Cancel Weekly Protest 'Caine Mutiny,' 'Winds of War' Author Herman Wouk Has Died Courts Weigh Trump's Plan to Tap Pentagon Funds for Border wall Iran’s Regional Proxies Ensure It Will Never Fight Alone Egypt's President Pardons Hundreds, Including Prominent Journalist Britain's Labor Party: No Chance of Brexit Ratification by July Somaliland Celebrates Independence Despite Lack of International Recognition Stories and objects from Yemen bring crisis to life in Manchester Interview: Five questions on equitable, inclusive and transparent use of AI in education An Ocean Science Decade to meet the needs of all Under Chinese pressure, Nepal sanctions three journalists over Dalai Lama story Singapore’s premier urged to drop lawsuit against blogger Officials: US Airstrike Kills 17 Afghan Policemen in Helmand After Huawei Blow, China Says US Must Show Sincerity for Talks India's Modi Takes No Questions at 1st Press Conference Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Has Died at Age 7 Algeria Election May Be Postponed, Protests Continue Former French President Sarkozy Set for Trial Over 2012 Campaign VOA Our Voices 125: The Fear of African Foreigners Iranian Military Official: Missiles Capable of Striking Warships in Gulf Council of Europe to Allow Russia to Vote Again Norman Rockwell's Images of Freedom Revisited 75 Years Later Warren Unveils Abortion Rights Platform Following New Laws Lloyd's Raises Gulf Insurance Risks After Ship Attacks Report: Ohio State Leaders Knew About Team Doctor's Abuse Togo authorities urged to investigate attack on journalist’s car Don’t Be Fooled by Azerbaijan at Europa League Football Final Labour: Brexit Talks Are Dead South Korea Waits Out US-China Trade War Norway Pushes Venezuela Mediation Effort Trade Tensions Seen Tightening Job Market for Chinese Graduates New recommendations to improve gender equality in digital professions and eliminate stereotypes in AI applications Six months of "yellow vest" protests and police violence against journalists: at least 54 reporters injured and 120 incidents listed Khashoggi Fiancee: Lack of US Stand Endangers Journalists Mass Weddings Planned as Taiwan OKs Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law Ukraine Ruling Coalition Breaks Up; Snap Elections Likely In Trade War, How Much Can Beijing Fight Back? South Korean, 3 Filipinos Freed After Months in Libya Officials: Coalition Airstrike Kills 17 Afghan Policemen in Helmand Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage after historic bill passes Australian Political Hero Dies, Overshadowing Saturday’s Vote US Standoff With Iran Conjures Specter of Iraq War What Do Young Voters Expect In Indian Elections? Trump Wants Highly Skilled Migrants, No Green Card Lottery Taiwan Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Belarus: Media Under Attack as European Games Loom Angola: Abusive Arrest of Activist Bangladesh: New Arrests Over Social Media Posts They Tried to Reach Europe and Were Turned Back. Now They're Trapped in Libya's Crossfires “Out of crisis, brilliant art will come out” – reviving creative expressions in Mosul Our Water for Our World: the UNESCO International Water Conference calls for a paradigm shift towards water security for sustainable peace Brazil's President Blasts Media, Prosecutors Over Probe Diplomat Confirms Limits on Ramadan in Xinjiang Russia Presents UN Measure to Rein in Chemical Weapons Watchdog Schiff Plans 'Enforcement Action' Against DOJ Over Mueller Report Trump’s Washington Hotel Took In Nearly $41M in 2018 Court Puts Guatemala Vote, Anti-Graft Fight in Doubt Huawei Offers to Sign 'No-Spy' Agreements Three Prominent Writers In Iran Sentenced To 18 Years Oregon OKs Largest Expansion of Federal Free Lunch Program Tech Startups Move Forward in Africa Khashoggi Fiancee: World 'Still Has Not Done Anything' 4th Death of Migrant Child Since December Raises New Alarms Flynn Told of Efforts to Interfere With His Cooperation Chinese-American Pei, Famed Architect, Dies at 102 Taiwan to Vote on Formal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage Putin Calls for Compromise in Cathedral Standoff May 16, 2019 Retail Chiefs Dismiss AI Job Threat, Promise More Training Turkey Struggles to Balance Ties With US, Russia US Sanctions Chechen Group, Russians for Alleged Human Rights Abuses EU Defends Military Reforms Against US Criticism Burkina Faso Seeks Broad Sahel Anti-Terror Coalition Trump Administration Cancels $1B for California Rail Project In Cannes, 'Les Miserables' Rings Alarm for Paris Suburbs US Trade Warriors Pursue Some Obscure Cases Mexican journalist murdered while under federal protection Eastern European Cybercrime Network Taken Down Facebook Busts Israeli-Led Campaign to Sway Elections 'I Hope Not,' Trump Says on Possibility of War With Iran NTSB: Autopilot Was in Use Before Tesla Hit Semitrailer Saudi Arabia Accuses Iran of Ordering Drone Attack on Oil Pipeline Africa 54 Fate of Dadaab Refugee Camp in Limbo as Kenya Presses for Closure EU Elections: Populists Hope to Do Well in Suburbs Cameroon Villagers Arrest Suspected Separatists Putin Calls for Compromise Over Cathedral Standoff Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms A Look Inside a Bastion of Russia's Far Right Philippines ‘Drug War’ Top Cop Elected to Senate Zarif: Iran Has Right to Respond to 'Unacceptable' US Sanctions China Formally Charges 2 Canadians with Stealing State Secrets Thai Election Body Advises Disqualifying Major Party Leader Who Is Hoping to Be Britain's Next Prime Minister? India's Election Commission Curtails Campaign After Violence Inauguration of Ukraine President-Elect Set for May 20 Moody's: Turkey Needs Credible Economic Plan to Avoid Downgrade US Housing Starts Rise in April; Supply Challenges Remain US, EU Dismantle Global Cybercrime Syndicate Germany's Merkel Squelches Speculation about Future EU Job Facebook Busts Israeli-Led Campaign to Disrupt Elections UK's May to Agree Departure Timetable After 4th Attempt at Passing Brexit Deal Fears of US War With Iran Weigh on Spain Trump's Immigration Plan Moves Away from Family-Based System Sudanese Protesters Divided Over Barricade Removal Order Ex-President Jimmy Carter Home From Hospital After Breaking Hip Basque Militant ETA Chief Arrested in France after 17 Years Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition Director-General condemns murder of journalist Telésforo Santiago Enríquez in Mexico A successful transition to democracy in Sudan needs press freedom US: Keep Strong Controls on Payday Lending Shanghai Building Collapses, Killing at Least 5 People Trump Denies Iran Policy 'Infighting,' Lawmakers Want Briefing on Threats Panama Sees Surge in Migrants Crossing Perilous Darien Gap Foreign Firms Face Scrutiny as UN Looks to Isolate Myanmar Generals Huawei Seeks to Win Over 5G Security Concern Skeptics Sudanese Military Suspends Talks with Civilian Protest Leaders Biden Grows His Lead in Democratic Field Early in Race Hong Kong Democracy Activist Sent Back to Jail NYC Mayor de Blasio Seeking Democratic Nod for President Missouri is Latest US State to Approve Anti-Abortion Bill Saudi-Led Airstrikes Hit Yemen's Capital Biden Surging as Democratic Front-Runner for 2020 Sudan: A historic return to Raja! Over-subscribed! Journalists in Saint Kitts and Nevis flock to UNESCO social media workshop 2 Climbers Die, 1 Missing on Nepal Mountain Shanghai Building Collapses, at Least 9 Trapped in Rubble Trump Denies Iran Policy ‘Infighting’; Lawmakers Want Briefing on Threats RSF urges Japan to renew war correspondent’s passport Italy: Reject Anti-Rescue Proposals Philippines: Tireless doctor treats without any breaks or bias