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Trump is first head of state to meet Japan's new emperor

Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 6:22pm

President Donald Trump got the red carpet treatment Monday at Japan's Imperial Palace where he made history, becoming the first world leader to meet with the new emperor of Japan.

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

Franklin Briceno, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 4:10pm

A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death.

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini's right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 3:06pm

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini's right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election.

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 3:03pm

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss.

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 2:21pm

Fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas on Sunday, and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control, authorities said.

Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:28pm

Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake.

Belgium's national election split along linguistic lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:23am

A far-right, anti-immigrant party made huge gains in Belgium's northern Flanders region, according to near-complete results late Sunday. The result looks set to complicate a national coalition government.

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:51am

The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election.

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:04am

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right.

Car bomb in northwestern Iraq kills 5, wounds 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 9:30am

Iraq's military says a car bomb has killed five people and wounded eight in a northwestern village near the Syrian border.

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent; 350 detained

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:40am

A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people.

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:22am

A leading Sudanese opposition party said Sunday it has refused a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan.

Pakistan's PM calls Indian counterpart on election victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:05am

Pakistan's prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party's winning a second mandate.

Explosions in Nepal's capital leave 3 dead, 8 wounded

Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 6:52am

Three explosions killed three people and wounded at least eight in different parts of Nepal's capital on Sunday, with police suspecting that an outlawed communist group was responsible.

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 6:17am

A Baghdad court on Sunday sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group, an Iraqi judicial official said. They were the first French IS members to receive death sentences in Iraq, where they were transferred for trial from neighboring Syria.

Pakistan: Pashtun group attacks security post, wounding 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 5:33am

Pakistani military says supporters of a local, minority Pashtun group attacked a security post in the country's northwest near the Afghan border, wounding five soldiers.

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 5:22am

A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group.

Thousands in Hong Kong commemorate 1989 Tiananmen protests

Katie Tam, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 5:01am

More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed.

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 4:18am

Syrian government forces regained control of a northwestern village on Sunday, just days after losing it to militants, state media and an opposition war monitoring group said.