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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not pictured) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Friday, May 17, 2019. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP)
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with USIran's foreign minister, under fire at home, in Pakistan on critically timed visit amid tensions with US
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Two same-sex couples pose for a photo at the household registration office to register their legal marriage in Xingyi District in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 24, 2019. Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
Same-sex couples start registering marriages in TaiwanHundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect
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India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah displays the victory sign as he arrives at the party office in new Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party claimed it had won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the pro-business Hindu nationalist leader. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platformIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party surged to a landslide election victory
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2018, file photo, an African Bush Viper venomous snake is displayed for reporters at the Woodland Park Zoo, in Seattle. The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, announced on Thursday, May 23, 2019, aiming to halve the number of people killed or disabled by snakes by 2030. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deathsWHO 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
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A surveillance camera made by China's Hikvision is mounted on top of a street against a huge TV screen in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. The Chinese video surveillance company says it is taking concern about the use of its technology seriously following a report that the U.S. may block several Chinese surveillance companies from buying American components. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slumpTrump administration prepares another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade wars
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Trump Offers Farmers Caught in Trade War $16B in New AidWith more than a dozen farmers at his side, President Trump announced a $16 billion aid package to compensate farmers for their losses in the trade war with China. "This support for farmers will be paid for by the billions of dollars the Treasury takes in" from China, he said....
Newser7 hours ago
A woman walks past campaign posters for European elections in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, southwestern France, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
The Latest: Exit poll sees fractured result in Dutch EU voteAn exit poll published by Dutch national broadcaster NOS shows that the Labor Party has won the most seats in a Dutch European Parliament election that delivered a fractured result
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom, center, arrives at a polling station to cast his vote in the European elections in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU votePro-European Dutch parties are predicted to win most of the country's seats in the European Parliament, with right-wing populist opponents of the European Union managing to take only four of the nation's 26 seats
The Associated Press10 hours ago
'Shame on You': Cop Teaches Lesson to GawkersAs rubberneckers gawked at a fatal accident on the Autobahn, a fed-up German police officer shamed them in an incident that's since gone viral. The scene caught on video for a documentary (video was originally posted only in German; see the version with English subtitles here ) shows officer Stefan...
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German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distressThe German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea
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Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 deadMore than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic's volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday.
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FILE - In this March 3, 2013 file photo elephants drink water in the Chobe National Park in Botswana. Botswana's government says it has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, a decision that is likely to bring protests from wildlife protection groups. (AP Photo/Charmaine Noronha, File)
Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some angerBotswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, bringing anger from wildlife protection groups
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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