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

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:54am

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

Police say fire kills 15 students in western India

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:13am

At least 15 students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a four-story building in the western Indian city of Surat, police said.

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:55am

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat.

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:27am

Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior.

UK's May says she'll quit as Conservative leader June 7

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:19am

Bowing to the inevitable, Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader in two weeks, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest to replace her as prime minister.

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight

Joseph Wilson and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:01am

The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia's separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a lawmaker in Spain while judges consider whether he is guilty of rebellion for attempting to divide the country's territory.

South Africa's Zuma must wait 3 months for court decision

Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:59am

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will hear in three months' time whether corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against him might be dropped.

Spanish parliament lower chamber suspends Catalan separatist lawmakers jailed pending rebellion trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:58am

Spanish parliament lower chamber suspends Catalan separatist lawmakers jailed pending rebellion trial.

Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:47am

A Russian court on Friday extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine charged with espionage, who complained in court about abuse in custody.

Woman accused of Chile kidnaps asks for bail in Sydney court

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:44am

A lawyer for a woman wanted in Chile on kidnapping charges dating back to the country's 1973-1990 military dictatorship denied in a Sydney court on Friday that she was involved in the disappearances of seven people and argued she was working in a mundane secretarial job at the time.

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:38am

Hong Kong's leader summoned the German consul on Friday to complain about Germany granting political asylum to two Hong Kong political activists, in a rare case of diplomatic intervention by the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:15am

A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government's strong efforts to discourage immigration.

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:53am

Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country's intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories.

Theresa May is latest Conservative leader swamped by Europe

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:42am

Theresa May has joined the ranks of Conservative prime ministers whose time in office has been overwhelmed — and cut short — by the issue of Europe.

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy

Ahmed Al-Haj and Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:34am

Yemen's internationally recognized president sent a letter to the U.N. chief, criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, the president's office said Friday.

As UK's May announces exit date, a look at what happens next

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:13am

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to replace her as party chief and U.K. leader.

The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 3:51am

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. These are some of the most prominent names on a list of contenders that is expected to grow in the coming days.

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 3:37am

North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament.

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup

Tassanee Vejpongsa and Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 3:33am

Thailand's king on Friday addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions will affect national security and the people's well-being.