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Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos

Anna Jean Kaiser, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 10:07pm

After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings.

Trump downplays North Korean missile threat

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:22pm

In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan.

Trump and Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions

Darlene Superville and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 5:09pm

Golf never seems to be far behind whenever President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe get together.

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 4:53pm

Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an air flight.

From Elton to Elle, the best images of Cannes

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 3:27pm

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival drew to a close Saturday, but it left behind a trail of memorable moments, from a sparking Elton John to Quentin Tarantino's return to the Croisette.

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush

Sam Olukoya, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 2:09pm

Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's northeast.

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 1:28pm

Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges.

Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 1:27pm

Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for talks aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country, the Norwegian government said Saturday.

Norway says Venezuela's political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 1:16pm

Norway says Venezuela's political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort.

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 12:01pm

Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's commercial hub, Blantyre.

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 10:04am

Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest Saturday to demand the prime minister's resignation as the European Union and the U.S. warned them to avoid violence and to hold talks instead to resolve the country's political deadlock.

Baghdad offers to mediate with US as Iran's FM visits Iraq

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 9:43am

Iraq's parliament speaker said Saturday that Baghdad is ready to mediate between the United States and Iran if it is asked to do so.

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:33am

New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia's army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago.

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:19am

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place.

Albinism pageant in Zimbabwe joyfully breaks down prejudice

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:32am

Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called "yellow" or "white" by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to her by her actual race.

India's president appoints Modi as premier for 2nd term

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:22am

India's president on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi as the prime minister, soon after newly elected lawmakers led by Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party chose him as their leader following a thunderous victory in national elections.

Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

Rahim Faiez, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:12am

An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday.

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 6:38am

A military-aligned candidate won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker on Saturday, signaling further dominance of the army in the next government, five years after it staged a coup.

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 6:25am

The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local):