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Democratic Republic of Congo: Girls’ Lives Shattered by Attacks on Schools 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! 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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 Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Trump Biography Venezuelan, Opposition Envoys in Norway for Talks Woodstock 50 Festival Says Show Back on After Winning Court Ruling Trump's Military Brinkmanship and Reluctance to Enter Conflict Using Garbage to Rebuild Tired Soil A Van Gogh Painting is Authenticated in Connecticut Alabama Passes Near Total Ban on Abortions Consumers Start to Feel Pinch From US, China Trade Standoff EU: Parliamentary Candidates’ Views on Rights Morocco: Law Misused to Silence Reporters Israel’s Eurovision: ‘Dare to Dream’ Unless You’re Caged in Gaza Docket No. CFPB-2019-0006 - Human Rights Watch Comment on CFPB Proposal to Rescind Provisions in the Rule Governing Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee Review of India France: guarantee press freedom Prosecute DR Congo’s General Amisi Bahrain: Suspend Death Penalty Chronicling the Yemen conflict: 6 photographers tell their stories Operational update on Cyclone Kenneth: Reaching communities cut off from aid New York Latest to Turn its Back on Natural Gas Fourth Migrant Child Dies in US Custody Pakistani Authorities Arrest Islamist Leader Pilot Escapes Nearly Unscathed After NYC Helicopter Plunge US Suspends Commercial Flights to and from Venezuela AP Explainer: Court Fight Ahead Over Abortion Rights Iran Criticized for Threat to Deport Afghan Refugees Iran's Oil Output Falls to Lowest Level in 5 Years, Study Shows Official: Iran Showing Restraint, US Sanctions ‘Unacceptable’ Acting FAA Chief Defends Agency's Safety Certification Process German Biscuit Heiress Apologizes for Nazi Forced Labor Remarks US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions in Damage from Bird Strike Transmission Lines Blamed for Deadliest Wildfire in California History Smog-ridden Mexico City Suspends School Classes Due to Pollution In Trump's Immigration Plan, Skills Matter More than Family Lawmakers Seek Probe on US Hacking Services Sold Globally El Salvador: Victims of armed conflict must not wait any longer for truth, justice and reparation Turkey-Cyprus Tensions Escalate With Naval Exercise Europe's Catholic Hierarchy Issues Pre-Election Warnings About Populism Elections in Malawi - Straight Talk Africa Putin Says Iran Should Stay in Nuclear Deal UK's May 'Deeply Concerned' for British Council Staffer Jailed in Iran World Leaders, Tech Execs Pledge to Curb Online Violence FAA Grilled Again Over Boeing 737 MAX Crisis May 15, 2019 Germany's Merkel Welcomes European Unity Over Iran Costs Mounting in US From Trump's Tariff Fight With China Islamic State Announces 'Pakistan Province' White House to Congress: No 'Do-Over' of Mueller Probe Russia to Release Killer Whales in New Habitat, Despite Expert Advice Venezuela's Opposition-Led Congress Returns to Chambers Mobile App Promises to Detect Child's Ear Infections Without Doctor Visit Thousands Protest Against Cathedral Plan in Russian City Trump Signs Order to Safeguard US Telecom Networks Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is A Dark Day for Women Hope, Skepticism as Sudan's Military, Opposition Reach Deal Niger Loses 17 Soldiers in Ambush Near Mali Border Happy 130th Birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser Show for Iron Lady AP Explains: Brazil's Environmental Changes under Bolsonaro US Births Fall to Lowest Rate in Decades Ford: More Lincolns to Be Built for Chinese Market Locally Africa 54 US Lawmakers Want to Tighten Visas for Chinese Students, Researchers Poll: Biden Expands Lead Over Rivals for 2020 US Presidential Nomination Colombia's FARC Party Accuses Far-Right of Attacks on Members US Plans to Send Transportation Security Staff to US-Mexico Border US Orders Non-Emergency Staff to Leave Iraq Sri Lanka Says Hardline Buddhist Groups Likely Behind Anti-Muslim Attacks China Fully Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia UN Confirms Yemen's Houthi Rebels Redeploy Away From Critical Port Yemen Inquiry Poses Direct Threat to Press Freedoms Uzbekistan unblocks many independent news sites Follow promises with action, DRC’s president urged Economy Dominates Final Days of Australian Election Campaign US Wants Swift End to Istanbul Consulate Staff Trial Facebook Limits Livestreaming Ahead of Tech Summit in Paris Palestinians Mark Anniversary of Mass Displacement Saudi Paper Urges Palestinians to Consider Trump Peace Plan Trenches, Blockades in Malawi Save Communities from Cyclone Flooding Turkey Denies Delaying Russian S-400 Deal AP Interview: EU Elections Could Be Boon for Conservatives Taliban Overrun District Center in South Afghanistan Sudan's Army, Protesters Strike Some Deals in Negotiations Japanese Space Startup Aims to Compete With US Rivals Kolkata Clashes Spark Indian Election Row Border Crossings: Caroline Jones Four young women are making education a reality for indigenous girls and women in Guatemala Brazil Court Delay Leaves Zika Families in Limbo Brazil Court Delay Leaves Zika Families in Limbo Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt With US Farmers Food Safety, Pollution Top Vietnam’s Latest Survey of Public Concerns Indonesia Government Looks for Alternatives to Overcrowded Prisons Alabama Legislature Approves Ban on Nearly All Abortions IFAP supports a pilot project in Albania to counter online violent extremism and cyber bulling San Francisco Bans Police Use of Face Recognition Technology Jerusalem Embassy Anniversary Marked with Trump Tweet, Arab Silence Ex-Somali Army Officer Facing US Civil Trial Over Human Rights Abuses US, Russian Officials Signal Desire to Improve Relations Beijing Readies 2 New Aircraft Carriers Iran: Labor Activists Detained Since May Day In the eyes of 6 photographers: Conflict in Yemen United Kingdom: RSF welcomes the launch of an investigation on Chinese state channel CGTN Malawi: Beyond elections, authorities should tackle impunity for attacks on people with albinism Lebanon: School Staff Beating Children Liberia: Video Appeal for War Crimes Court The High Cost of Failure in Idlib AI, Space Technology to Help With Early Diagnosis of Bowel Cancer Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt in US Farmers At the invitation of President Xi Jinping, UNESCO Director-General attends International Dialogue on Asian Civilizations Trump: 'Spying' Investigation by Barr Not Requested by Me Explorer Dives to Deepest Depths, Takes Time to Take it in Pompeo Says Trump Wants Better Ties With Russia, But Disagreements Remain Netanyahu Given 14 More Days to Form Israeli Government Amnesty International Accuses Maduro of Crimes Against Humanity Christians Displaced From Afrin Rebuild Lives, Church Court Ruling Moves Temer Closer to Leaving Jail US Military Beefing Up Arsenal to Counter Potential Iran Attack Are Coastal Home Values Feeling Drag of Climate Change? Mexico: Deal to Repeal US Steel Tariffs Could Be Close US House Democrats Probe Justice Department's Handling of Police Shootings Border Wall Going Up in National Monument, Wildlife Refuge Report Finds Threats to Freedom in Some African Countries Duterte Allies Appear to Have Won Philippine Senate Seats Savanna’s Act Would Fight Indian Country Deaths with Data Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Venezuela: Crimes against humanity require a vigorous response from the international justice system Director analyses the nexus of freedom of expression, disinformation and artificial intelligence Wheelchair basketball to support Social inclusion in Syria In the eyes of 6 photographers: Conflict in Yemen International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Education in Beijing Aid to education falls slightly in 2017, shifts away from primary education Iran: Parliament OKs Nationality Law Reform Attackers freed after beating Turkish columnist with baseball bats Photographer temporarily spared deportation from East Jerusalem Liberia: Video Appeal for War Crimes Court Syria: Reveal Fate of Missing Victims of ISIS Pakistan: Course on trauma care leads to improved emergency treatment Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Working with police to strengthen emergency response China: Protect 7 North Koreans Fleeing Oppression Open Letter to States Quasi Ban Imposed on Award-Winning Indonesian Film “I Don’t Want My Child to Be Beaten” Syria: Tell Families of Missing the Fate of Loved Ones Witness: Abused in Class for Being Sick The contribution of humanitarian action to peace Malaysia: Thai Asylum Seeker Forcibly Returned China: Protect 7 North Koreans Fleeing Oppression Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso US – #WeeklyAddress: May 6 – May 12: San Francisco journalist says police raided his home after he refused to identify source Mobilization at the highest level at UNESCO to meet the challenge of access to water First funding announcement from the National Society Investment Alliance End A Dissident’s Ordeal in Turkmenistan Arms shipment to Saudi Arabia flouts multiple EU states’ Arms Trade Treaty obligations Mobilisation au plus haut niveau à l’UNESCO pour relever le défi de l’accès à l’eau Registration Open – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum Lebanon: School Staff Beating Children UN: Shine Spotlight on Brutality in Cameroon On Mother’s Day, Protect Women’s Rights in Disaster Zones Qatar: Families Arbitrarily Stripped of Citizenship Florence Nightingale Medal: Honoring exceptional nurses and nursing aides - 2019 recipients Photographer’s Death in Central African Republic Still Unsolved A Victory for Bosnian Children Update: Supreme Court Withdraws Zika Case Human Rights Watch Urges Members of Congress to Reject the White House’s Request for Increased Immigration Funding Brazil: Mothers at Risk of Illegal Detention Open Letter regarding the Zimbabwe Education Amendment Bill of 2019 Rules in War – A Thing of the Past? Earlier today, opening of the UNESCO International Water Conference on Facebook RSF et Active Watch appellent les autorités roumaines à prendre des mesures pour protéger les journalistes Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more Romania urged to protect all journalists with same speed as in Sercan case Fear Returns to Sri Lanka After Bombings Hellenic Parliament, ICRC address humanitarian needs of missing migrants, families Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Turkey: ‘Appalling’ violence used against students holding Pride march Delivering water security in a changing world Watch the UNESCO International Water Conference on Facebook Live US – Trump administration prosecutes third whistleblower under Espionage Act Romania urged to protect all journalists with same speed as in Sercan case New Report Warns that Invasive Species Causing Environmental Decline Honor Flight Takes US War Veterans to Nation's Capital Russia Probe Debate Likely Won't be Resolved Until 2020 Election US Voters to Have Mueller Report Final Say in 2020 Election World’s Top Business Group Joins Critics of Hong Kong Extradition Bill South Africa’s ANC Expected to Win National Election Remains of Nazi Victims to be Buried in Berlin China 'Fed Up' With US Criticism of Belt and Road Uganda Legislator, Musician Vows to Continue Anti-Government Songs Ugandan Legislator-Singer Vows to Continue Protest in Music Medical Teams Adapt to Prolonged Rohingya Refugee Crisis Is it Curtains for Daylight Saving Time? China Files Formal Charges Against Former Interpol Chief US Military: Airstrike Kills 13 IS Fighters in Somalia Nigeria Losing $1B Annually to Medical Tourism, Authorities Say A Fixer Pays the Price for Press Freedom Burundi Commissioner: Free Press Should Be Barred From 2020 Poll Trump Tweets Out US Plan as Tariffs on Chinese Products Kick In VOA Our Voices 124: Motherhood and Maternal Bonds Google Says Singapore's Fake News Law Could Hamper Innovation Saudi journalist Hatoon al-Fassi freed provisionally Zimbabwe: Add Key Protections to Education Bill China: Transgender people risk their lives with dangerous self-surgery The Chinese transgender individuals forced to take treatment into their own hands Venezuela: The Defection That Turned into Exile Movilización al más alto nivel en la UNESCO para hacer frente al reto del acceso al agua RSF urges reenactment of French reporter’s murder five years ago in CAR Man Accused of Killing New Wife Added to FBI's Most Wanted Alabama Lawmakers Postpone Vote on Abortion Ban Bill EU Leaders Denounce Threats From Iran to Bolster Nuclear Program 2 Russians, Others Sentenced in 2016 Montenegro Failed Coup Thai Vote Results Put Military Proxy on Verge of Victory US Seizes N. Korean Vessel for Violating Sanctions Still Most Visited Place, Orlando Had 75 Million Visitors in 2018 May 9, 2019 Argentine Lawmaker Wounded, Aide Killed in 'Mafia-Style' Attack Brazil Ex-President Temer Surrenders to Police Following Arrest Warrant Trump: Paperwork Started for New Tariffs on Chinese Products US Prosecutors Add Hate Crime Charges in Synagogue Shooting Pelosi: White House Obstructing Justice 'Every Day'