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Albania opposition rallies, demands prime minister resign

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:27am

Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters called for the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama during an anti-government protest in the capital Saturday, accusing him of links to organized crime.

Bangladesh detains 100 suspects in anti-drug crackdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:20am

Security officials in Bangladesh say they've raided an area in the capital as part of an anti-drug crackdown and detained at least 100 suspects.

Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:18am

Ebola vaccinations will begin Monday in the two rural areas of Congo where the latest deadly outbreak was declared this month, the health ministry said Saturday, as the number of confirmed Ebola cases rose to 35, including 10 deaths.

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise 2nd summit

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:13am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday, holding a surprise summit at a border truce village to discuss Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump, Moon's office said.

22 killed in Uganda when speeding bus strikes beer truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:54am

A police spokesman says 22 people are dead after a speeding passenger bus struck a tractor and then a beer truck on its way to Uganda's capital.

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:33am

A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least five people while more than 30 remain missing, officials said.

Chinese official: Destroy terrorism 'breeding ground'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:57am

China's top anti-terrorism official has called for closer international cooperation to "destroy the breeding ground of terrorism," along with a ramping-up of already overwhelming counterterrorism measures at home.

Burkina Faso resumes ties with China after Taiwan break

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:55am

The West African Nation of Burkina Faso formally resumed diplomatic ties with China on Saturday after breaking off relations with Taiwan, which now has just 18 diplomatic allies.

US warns Syrian government not to advance on south

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:50am

The United States warned it would take "firm and appropriate measures" to protect a cease-fire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad's forces move against rebels there.

World War I battle of Belleau Wood was turning point for US

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:45am

It was the spring of 1918, and the German army was making a final push toward Paris. The only thing in their way was a contingent of Allied troops, including untested U.S. forces near the Marne River in northern France.

The Latest: Oman airport to open Sunday after storm closure

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:39am

The Latest on the cyclone battering Oman and Yemen (all times local):

Pakistan's army summons former spy chief over book

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:31am

Pakistan's army has summoned a former spy chief over a book he co-authored with his former Indian counterpart.

Spanish rescuers help 94 migrants crossing Mediterranean

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:25am

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 94 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from African to European shores.

The Latest: North and South Korean leaders meet again

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:21am

The Latest on diplomatic efforts involving the Koreas (all times local):

Seoul: North and South Korean leaders meet again at border village to discuss U.S.-North Korean summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:04am

Seoul: North and South Korean leaders meet again at border village to discuss U.S.-North Korean summit.

Africa slowly turning to cremations, though long taboo

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:07am

Wailing women, long speeches, livestock slaughtered for a feast. For many in Africa, funerals are multi-day gatherings and deeply traditional, with elaborate burial rites to emphasize the belief that the dead are not really dead.

Struggling in parliament, German far right takes to streets

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:01am

A German far-right party that swept into parliament last year on a wave of anti-migrant sentiment is staging a march Sunday through the heart of Berlin to protest against the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing it of ruining Germany by allowing the mass immigration of refugees.

Ethiopia releasing British national detained in 2014

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:36am

Ethiopia says it is releasing an Ethiopia-born British national detained in Yemen in 2014 under the country's infamous anti-terror law.

Cameroon sentences Anglophone activists on terror charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:25am

A military tribunal in Cameroon has sentenced seven Anglophone activists to prison on terrorism and other charges as the government continues to crack down on protests in the country's English-speaking regions.