Europe's voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts
Europe's voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts

Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU's future.

8 hrs 2 mins ago
Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru
Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 has struck in north-central Peru.

4 hrs 2 mins ago
Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet
Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet

More than 1,000 people have attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan's capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions.

7 hrs 42 mins ago
New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings
New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings

New evidence has emerged linking the head of Colombia's army to civilian killings more than a decade ago as he faces mounting pressure to resign over orders for troops step up attacks.

21 hrs 42 mins ago
Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns hero
Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns hero

Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record.

23 hrs 32 mins ago
Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos
Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos

Supporters of Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, are organizing street acts in favor of the far-right leader.

8 hrs 12 mins ago
Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks
Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition will return to Oslo for mediation.

16 hrs 52 mins ago
Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, US
Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, US

Iran's president suggests country could hold referendum over its nuclear program amid tensions with United States.

4 hrs 42 mins ago
Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush
Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush

Suspected Boko Haram extremists kill at least 20 soldiers, civilians in Nigeria ambush.

16 hrs 12 mins ago
Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize
Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

History could be made when the top award of the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or, is handed out Saturday.

May 25th, 2:01 AM CDT
Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric
Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric

The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easing sometimes harsh rhetoric.

5 hrs 22 mins ago
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as the tariffs war with China.

May 24th, 9:11 PM CDT
The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations
The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European elections.

20 hrs 32 mins ago
High-stakes European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations
High-stakes European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections.

May 25th, 1:21 AM CDT
'Huge' challenges as Ramaphosa takes oath in South Africa
'Huge' challenges as Ramaphosa takes oath in South Africa

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa's president; has vowed to fight corruption in 5-year term.

May 25th, 4:31 AM CDT
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Japan is ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome President Donald Trump on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego.

May 24th, 11:31 PM CDT
Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon
Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon

French police were hunting a suspect following an explosion that wounded 13 people in a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon.

May 25th, 4:31 AM CDT
Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan
Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province.

20 hrs 52 mins ago
The Latest: Bong Joon-ho's satire "Parasite" wins Palme d'Or
The Latest: Bong Joon-ho's satire "Parasite" wins Palme d'Or

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.

17 hrs 52 mins ago
EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests
EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests

The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock.

20 hrs 12 mins ago

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Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon
Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon

French police were hunting a suspect following an explosion that wounded 13 people in a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon.

May 25th, 4:31 AM CDT
Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan
Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province.

20 hrs 52 mins ago
The Latest: Bong Joon-ho's satire "Parasite" wins Palme d'Or
The Latest: Bong Joon-ho's satire "Parasite" wins Palme d'Or

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.

17 hrs 52 mins ago
EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests
EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests

The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock.

20 hrs 12 mins ago
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relations
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relations

Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations.

May 24th, 9:01 AM CDT
UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths
UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths

The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030.

May 23rd, 4:21 AM CDT
Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to "hiring a hitman"
Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to "hiring a hitman"

Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term.

May 25th, 6:31 AM CDT
US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit
US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit

The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week.

May 25th, 6:51 AM CDT
UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors
UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors

A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors.

May 25th, 6:11 AM CDT
May to quit as party leader June 7, opening race for new PM
May to quit as party leader June 7, opening race for new PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date.

May 24th, 3:01 AM CDT
The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM
The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM

Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader _ and as the next prime minister.

May 24th, 4:51 AM CDT
Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea
Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea

Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies drifting in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta.

May 25th, 4:31 AM CDT
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US

Iran's foreign minister, under fire at home, in Pakistan on critically timed visit amid tensions with US.

May 24th, 1:41 AM CDT
Official: 29 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot
Official: 29 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot

A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising.

May 24th, 2:51 PM CDT
Volcano on Bali erupts, briefly disrupting flights
Volcano on Bali erupts, briefly disrupting flights

Bali's airport has canceled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread ash over the south of the Indonesian island.

May 24th, 1:31 PM CDT

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