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Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:42pm

Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:41pm

The Trumps and Japan's new emperor and empress exchanged photos and other gifts at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Emperor Naruhito on Monday presented President Donald Trump with a traditional Japanese pottery and porcelain bowl, as well as a photo. Mrs. Trump presented Empress Masako with a photo and custom White House desk set featuring a fountain pen made from a red oak tree that stands on the grounds of Harvard University where the empress studied economics.

Pakistan arrests 3 suspects in 2 raids on militant hideouts

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:38pm

Pakistan's provincial counter-terrorism department says security forces have arrested three suspected militants in two separate raids in eastern Punjab province, foiling possible attacks.

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions

Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:09pm

Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital.

The Latest: Trumps and emperor, empress, exchange gifts

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 6:43pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local):

Trump says he backs Japan's efforts to talk with Iran

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

President Donald Trump on Monday backed the Japanese prime minister's interest in using his country's good relations with Iran to help broker a possible dialogue between the U.S. and its nemesis in the Middle East.

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 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.