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Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi's BJP election sweep

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:31am

Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi's BJP election sweep.

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:14am

An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt's reputation.

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:49am

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news.

2 migrants die after found hiding in truck tank in Serbia

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:43am

Serbian authorities say two migrants are dead and two others are in serious condition after hiding in a truck tank in a bid to reach Western Europe.

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:02am

Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic.

Sudanese protesters plan mass rally as talks stall with army

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:53am

Sudan's protest leaders are calling for mass rallies across the country amid deadlocked negotiations with the ruling military over its handover of power.

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:33am

Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared to challenge the result in court.

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:28am

Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to death.

The Latest: Merkel's party offers talks with YouTube critic

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:07am

The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local):

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:20am

The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030.

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:05am

A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece's supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a temporary leave from prison, which had earlier been rejected.

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:51am

A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington.

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo

Renata Brito, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:49am

Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild.

Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stage

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:14am

British Prime Minister Theresa May was hunkered down with close allies on Thursday as she considered whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership.

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:52am

Pakistan's military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

AP PHOTOS: Fascist legacy endures in Rome's architecture

Andrew Medichini and Beatrice Larco, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:48am

While Germany systematically wiped out traces of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime after World War II, the legacy of his Axis ally, Benito Mussolini, remains present in Italy even today.

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:34am

A banner emblazoned with the words "Honor to Mussolini," unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator's body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Italy's right-wing interior minister skipping commemorations for the 74th anniversary of the country's liberation from Nazi occupation.

'War is ugly': For French vet, D-Day's lessons are timeless

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:44am

There were countless times on D-Day and in the fighting in Normandy that followed when Leon Gautier could have been killed or grievously wounded.

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss

Fares Akram, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 11:54pm

Two years ago, Gaza resident Saleh Abu Serdanah took out a small loan in order to get married and start a family. These days, the 31-year-old construction worker is on the run, hiding from police in a tiny rental apartment and unable to repay the money he borrowed.