The Latest: Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well'
The Latest: Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well'

Trump says negotiations over a potential summit with the leader of North Korea are "going along very well." Trump told reporters, "We're doing very well in terms of the summit with North Korea," adding that "there are meetings going on as we speak.".

Russia says 4 of its soldiers have been killed in Syria
Russia says 4 of its soldiers have been killed in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry says four of its soldiers have been killed in a clash with "terrorists" in northeastern Syria.

No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president
No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president

For decades, Colombia's bloody conflict with leftist rebels influenced decisions in the ballot box.

1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12
1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

Congo's health ministry says there has been another death of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities to 12.

The Latest: Spain rescues 366 migrants in Mediterranean
The Latest: Spain rescues 366 migrants in Mediterranean

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 366 migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea this weekend.

US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle
US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle

High-ranking military officials from the U.S., France and Germany have taken part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in northern France to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a key moment in Marine Corps history.

Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US
Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US

A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges.

The Latest: Irish PM plans to move quickly on legal abortion
The Latest: Irish PM plans to move quickly on legal abortion

Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban.

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport
Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

British meteorologists says up to 20,000 lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport is reporting flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was damaged.

German nationalists plan Berlin march, face counter-protests
German nationalists plan Berlin march, face counter-protests

Supporters of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party are gathering for a march in central Berlin against Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, while opponents are mobilizing for counter-protests.

Abbas doctor says Palestinian leader to stay in hospital
Abbas doctor says Palestinian leader to stay in hospital

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' doctor says the 83-year-old is staying in the hospital, abruptly reversing a previous announcement that he would be discharged.

Austrian leader backs role for EU border agency in Africa
Austrian leader backs role for EU border agency in Africa

Austria's chancellor says European border guards should be allowed to go to north Africa to prevent migrants from setting off across the Mediterranean Sea in rickety boats.

US warns Syrian government not to advance on south
US warns Syrian government not to advance on south

The United States warned it would take "firm and appropriate measures" to protect a cease-fire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad's forces move against rebels there.

Israeli soldier badly wounded in West Bank arrest raid dies
Israeli soldier badly wounded in West Bank arrest raid dies

The Israeli military says a soldier who was seriously wounded in action this week has died.

Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry
Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths, as vaccinations continue.

Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels
Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels

Newly declassified State Department cables show that when Alvaro Uribe was making his rise to Colombia's presidency in the 1990s, U.S. officials were frequently told he had ties to the nation's then-powerful drug cartels.

'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland
'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban.

Detained Iranian-British woman to face 'security charges'
Detained Iranian-British woman to face 'security charges'

Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that an Iranian-British woman detained in Tehran is to face trial on "security charges.".

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit
The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit

White House says a team is still heading to Singapore this weekend to work on logistics for a possible summit between Trump and North Korea's leader.

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing
Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

Cyclone Mekunu has blown into the Arabian Peninsula, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain and cutting off power lines.

With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit
With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program.

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'
Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.

Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating
Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election.

Syria says it has named a constitutional committee
Syria says it has named a constitutional committee

Syria's Foreign Ministry says it has handed a list of the members it has named to a committee to review the national constitution to the Russian and Iranian ambassadors in Damascus.

Egypt's top court orders temporary suspension of YouTube
Egypt's top court orders temporary suspension of YouTube

An Egyptian court has ordered the suspension for one month of video-sharing website, YouTube, and others sharing a video found to be insulting the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect
Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.

22 killed in Uganda when speeding bus strikes beer truck
22 killed in Uganda when speeding bus strikes beer truck

22 killed in Uganda when speeding bus strikes tractor, beer truck, police say; 14 hurt.

Iran detains professor over insulting Sunni Muslims
Iran detains professor over insulting Sunni Muslims

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's authorities have detained a university professor over insulting Sunni Muslims.

Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout
Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran.

Libya: Car bombing near hotel in Benghazi kills 7
Libya: Car bombing near hotel in Benghazi kills 7

Car bombing on a busy street in eastern Libyan city of Benghazi kills at least seven people, including a girl.

Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump
Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump

Putin says politically motivated sanctions cause the global economy to suffer.

Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North Korea
Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North Korea

President Donald Trump's withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program.

Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse
Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.

The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion ban
The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion ban

A plane carrying Irish voters trying to return home to vote in the abortion referendum has collided with another plane on a taxiway at a London-area airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.

Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban
Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17
Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

The Netherlands and Australia are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing nearly four years ago of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board.

Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant
Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant

Canadian police say an explosion set off deliberately in a restaurant has wounded at least 15 people, some of them critically.

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples
Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples.

2 French secret agents suspected of treason, handed charges
2 French secret agents suspected of treason, handed charges

Two retired members of the French secret services are suspected of being double agents for an unnamed foreign power, and have been given preliminary charges along with a suspected accomplice, authorities said Friday.

US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads
US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads.

Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl
Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

Meteorologists are warning that Cyclone Mekunu is expected to be "extremely severe" when it makes landfall on the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra.

49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River tributary
49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River tributary

At least 49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River; unclear how many were aboard.

UN says issues 'narrowed' over Greece-Macedonia name dispute
UN says issues 'narrowed' over Greece-Macedonia name dispute

The U.N. mediator trying to resolve a 25-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's name says the issues "have been narrowed" and both sides are determined to reach an agreement.

Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia
Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia.

N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation
N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

North Korea said it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" just hours after Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un.

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