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Americas
Canada
Quebecers pick their own justice and the feds are letting them do it

Ontario firefighter says his human rights were violated because he wasn't given vegan food during B.C. wildfires

Food insecurity worsens in Nunavut after Ottawa tries to help

Ottawa launches new 'digital charter’ to protect Canadians’ personal data

With high stress, anxiety and depression, 40 per cent of Canadian farmers uneasy about seeking help

Company spokesman says Huawei is ‘in a position to fulfill all contracts signed with our global customers, including Canadian customers’

USA
Trump Appeals Ruling Allowing Congress to See His Financial Records

JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, with protest

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle

The U.S. stuffed waste from nuclear bomb tests under a dome on a Pacific island. Now, the dome is cracking open

Mexico
Exhibition marks 90 years of Polish-Mexican ties

Mexico’s Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks

Mexico Tours and Activities Operators Feel the Pain of Tourism Board Demise

Barbados
Barbados Willing to Sell Most of Its LIAT Shares

Venezuela
UN: Majority Fleeing Venezuela Need Refugee Protection

US to Triple Import of Russian Oil Amid Sanctions Against Venezuela - Report

Venezuelans fleeing crisis deserve refugee status: UN

Peru
Peru FA Min to attend OECD Ministerial Council Meeting

Peru: Over 600,000 pilgrims expected for Lord of Qoyllur Riti celebration

Bolivia
Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight

Brazil
Bolsonaro Will Test His Power in Congress in The Middle of A Crisis

Study Says Brazil's Economy Is on Brink of A Depression

Companies Listed on Ibovespa Market Ignore Impending Damage of A Low GDP in 2019

Bolsonaro: "They Can Come after Me, They Won't Find Anything"

Sister Dulce Organization Wants to Increase Social Work after Canonization

Argentina
Yes, Alberto Fernández’s Son is a Drag Queen. Can We Move On Now?

Fernández de Kirchner arrives to court as corruption trial opens

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock

Chile
New Sources of Lithium Needed Outside of Chile to Meet Rising Demand

Start-Up Chile calls on female entrepreneurs to join S-Factory accelerator

Fitch: Americas copper mine production growth to flourish, Chile and Peru stand out

Asia
Japan
Striking a delicate balance, Toyota took care to draw up U.S. investment plan before China research deal

In joint resolution, LDP and Komeito rebuke lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama over 'war' comment

Foreign Minister Taro Kono to ask media to switch order of Japanese names

S. Korea
S. Korea celebrates married couple's day on May 21st

S. Korea's ICT exports dropped 10.6% y/y in April, mainly due to poor chip sales

4th inter-Korean summit not to involve much formality but focus on substance: gov't official

Temperatures in Seoul will hit 30 degrees by end of the week

OECD cuts Korea's growth forecast to 2.4%

OECD cuts Korea's growth forecast to 2.4% for 2019

China
US stocks drop due to conflict with Huawei

Chinese Clam Ships Back in Disputed South China Sea Waters: Think-tank

Xinjiang Re-education Camp Detainees Appointed ‘Crying Time’ Every Two Weeks

Trade war reminds Chinese of Korean War

Xiaomi reports 27.2% revenue growth in Q1

Shenzhen pilots 5G communication of subway trains

China unveils plan to strengthen food safety

Xi Jinping calls for ‘new Long March’ in dramatic sign that China is preparing for protracted trade war

Philippines
Concerns grow over 1.8 million children living in conflict-hit areas in Mindanao

Chinese clam harvesting fleets are back? Malacañang orders military to verify

Vietnam
PM Phúc starts official visits to Russia, Norway and Sweden

Vietnam: NA deputies look to build consensus in seventh session

Vietnam central bank says ready to sell dollars to support dong

Thailand
Pheu Thai turns to Thaksin’s son to woo Democrats and Bhumjaithai

Indonesia
Incumbent pres. Widodo wins Indonesia's election with 55.5 pct of votes

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands

Thousands rally after announcement of Prabowo-Sandiaga defeat

Pro-Prabowo retired general arrested for alleged illegal arms possession

Myanmar
Five From China Charged Over Illegal Banana Plantation in Myanmar Protected Forest

India
US-China Trade Row a Boon for India

Intolerance in India Concerns Rights Groups

Indian Air Defences Mistakenly Downed Own Military Helicopter - Reports

Militants kill Indian state lawmaker, 6 others, in northeast: police

Sri Lanka
‘Mother of Satan’ bombs show foreign hand in Sri Lanka bombings: investigators

Middle East
Pakistan
Pakistan to discuss US-Iran tension with world powers

Pakistan condemns Houthi missile fire towards Makkah

Federal minister for narcotics passes away

Pakistan: Total debt getting close to size of economy

Afghanistan
A third of Afghans have migrated or been displaced since 2012: IOM

Russian FSB Chief Warns Of IS Threat From Afghanistan

Kazakhstan
Kazakh Protesters Demand Debt Forgiveness Ahead Of Snap Presidential Poll

Kyrgyzstan
500 million soms allocated for financing of state mortgage in Kyrgyzstan

Head of State Committee of Information Technology and Communications resigns

Ministry of Agriculture explains why Kyrgyz vegetables and fruit are returned

Tajikistan
Tajik Prison Riot Puts Spotlight On Alleged Role Of Turncoat Police Colonel's Son

Armenia
EU-Armenia Partnership Implementation Report: EU is a crucial partner for Armenia’s reform agenda

Newly elected President of Ukraine receives Armenian Deputy PM

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan may change state fees for work permits for foreigners

President Ilham Aliyev received president of Russian Academy of Sciences

Iran
Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington

Potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold,' threats remain: acting Pentagon chief

Iran 3rd largest honey producer: FAO envoy

Offering oil at IRENEX to continue: Zanganeh

Iran writes to UN on alarming security situation in Persian Gulf

Iraq
Iraqi PM Says He Wants to End Tensions Between Iran and US

Syria
Pontoon bridge across Euphrates restored in Syria — Russian reconciliation center

Thousands of smuggled documents expose Syria's shady security agencies

Turkey
Press review: Zelensky takes presidential reins and Turkish Red Sea presence rattles Gulf

Lebanon
Choucair: Cabinet determination has produced reformist austerity

Khalil: rumors aimed to disrupt valuable reform project

Progress made in demarcation talks between Israel and Lebanon - report

Israel
7 days in May: Moshe Kahlon’s chance to save Israeli democracy from Netanyahu

Ultra-Orthodox parties suspect PM’s son nixed their state comptroller candidate

Netanyahu doubles down on West Bank annexation after ex-generals speak out

Palestine
Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference

Palestinians to shun US-led economic conference, say they were not consulted

Jordan
In Kuwait, King reiterates support for Arab Gulf in safeguarding stability

Senate president with Archbishop of Bella reviews King’s anti-Judaisation efforts

Razzaz makes surprise visit to west Amman Land Registration directorate

Kuwait
Kuwait: His Highness Amir holds iftar banquet in honor of defense min, army chief of staff

Iraqi PM to visit Kuwait Wed.

Protecting GCC from terror groups requires int'l coordination - Kuwaiti Amb.

Bahrain
Jordan urged not to join US-led confab in Bahrain

Diplomat says Netanyahu seeking to turn Bahrain into an Israeli island

Saudi Arabia
Bukhari tweets: I had the honor to represent King Salman

Iran slashes Saudi 'trouble-making policies' in region

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

U. A. E.
Freed Filipino hostages arrive in Manila via Abu Dhabi

Yemen
Houthis target Saudi civilian facility in Najran with explosives-laden drone

Europe
United Kingdom
Britain's May Offers New Brexit Deal to Win Support

Theresa May offers MPs vote on second referendum - if they back her new Brexit deal

Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock

British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake

Thomas Cook asks hoteliers for price cuts

Ireland
Dublin TD Maria Bailey who fell off swing wasn't holding on properly, hotel claims

‘Pathetic’, ‘total coward’, and ‘rare talent’ – Dáil descends into name-calling as TDs focus on elections

Green light for €100m redevelopment of one of Ireland's oldest shopping centres

Portugal
Portugal: Minister of defence calls for investment in European military

Portugal: Job seeker numbers fall 14.6%

Portugal: Very high fire risk in eight municipalities

Spain
Iran seeks peace in region: Envoy in Spain

Jailed Catalan separatists sworn in to Spanish parliament

Row over Catalans’ oaths sets the tone as Spanish Congress convenes

Podemos attacks Zara owner’s €320 million healthcare donation

France
French doctors resume life support for man in controversial right-to-die case

Belgium
Donald Tusk accused of meddling in British politics after backing Change UK candidate

The Council of the European Union Has Adopted New Rules on Single-Use Plastics

Netherlands
Dutch politician resigns over asylum seeker crime report

Ho Chi Minh City officials in Netherlands for flood control experience

Germany
US, Germany, UK, Poland block UN SC emergency session on Ukraine's language law

Denmark
Danish liberal parties clash over Rasmussen’s border control remarks

Copenhagen’s new Metro line delayed until September

Could Denmark’s Christian Democrats make surprise return to parliament?

Austria
Austrian President Says All FPO Ministers Except Foreign Minister Quitting

Vienna warmly welcomes giant panda from China

Switzerland
One in five Swiss women 'a victim of sexual assault'

Zurich 'world’s most expensive city for dating'

Italy
What is Italy doing about the shocking level of plastic pollution on its coastline?

'They're taking Italians for a ride': Five Star Movement stalls League's anti-migrant decree

Albania
CEC registers Democratic Conviction candidates for local elections among debates

Greece
Greece: Anarchist group member arrested over Parliament vandalism

OECD warns of impact on economic progress from handouts

Romania
Iohannis: PSD tries to bend laws to save leader; referendum providing stamp that it is no longer acceptable

President Iohannis: Romanian political scene to reconfigure after election; opposition should gather its force

Viorel Stefan, appointed member of the European Court of Auditors

Romania, UNICEF sign action plan providing for new action guidelines

Hungary
Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds

Hungary depriving asylum seekers of food - Council of Europe

Council of Europe accuses Hungary of widespread rights abuses

Hungary opens test track for self-driving cars

Slovakia
eKasa: How to get the new cash registers and work with them

Czech Republic
Czech Party: 'Only Way' to Become 'Independent and Free' Again is to Exit EU

Poland
Polish PM announces public inquiry into pedophilia

Polish sextuplets in 'satisfactory' condition

Poland proposes wide-ranging plan to reform EU: report

Ukraine
Ukraine opens high treason case against Poroshenko over Kerch Strait incident

President Zelensky appoints new chief of Ukrainian army's general staff

Ukraine's defense minister decides to remain in office for now

Attacks on schools quadruple in conflict-hit eastern Ukraine – UNICEF

Belarus
Mogilev Oblast, Austria eager to advance economic cooperation

Belaruskali starts building another mine

Russia
US imposed non-proliferation measures against three Russian entities

New 57mm caliber to help Russia’s armor securely strike foreign armored vehicles — expert

Russia to float out latest minesweeper on May 30

Kremlin assures possible US sanctions will not affect Nord Stream 2

US Jets Intercept Russian Bombers During Scheduled Flight Along Alaska - NORAD

Kremlin Is Spending $43M to Renovate Imperial Mansion for Orthodox Patriarch, Media Reports

Russian Millennials Worry Most About Corruption and Inequality, Study Says

200 Russian Journalists Protest 'Clampdown on Free Speech' After Kommersant Firings

Iran, Russia discuss nuclear deal, regional issues

Lithuania
Secretary Perry Meets with Presidents of Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia

Estonia
Could right-wing populism push integrated Estonia back towards Russia?

Estonia to get additional representation on two EU committees

Finland
How Finland is fighting fake news in the classroom

Measles and drug-resistant bacteria on the rise in Finland

Sweden
Defense Ministry orders anti-tank munition worth €4m from Sweden

Swedish MFA: New EU-Azerbaijan agreement to deepen bilateral relations

Swedish court schedules Assange detention hearing for June 3rd

Norway
New probe sought into oil rig disaster

Africa
Libya
UN Warns Libya is on Verge of Full-Scale Civil War

UN envoy warns of ‘long and bloody war’ in Libya

Senegal
Iran, Senegal discuss cooperation in education field

Nigeria
MTN Nigeria's Stock Exchange Listing Under a Cloud

Kidnappings Add to Nigeria's Security Woes

Ethiopia
African Agriculture has a Branding Problem: Here's How to Fix it

Uganda
30 Feared Dead in Uganda's Lake Albert Accident

Tanzania
Tanzania Legislator Wants Govt to Legalise Use of Marijuana

Malawi
Malawians Vote for President, Parliament

Voters head to the polls in Malawi presidential elections

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's small businesses reel from power cuts

Zimbabwe to subsidise public transport as inflation accelerates

Zimbabwe hikes diesel, petrol prices by up to 47% – energy regulator

South Africa
Zille's 'black privilege' tweet referred to DA top brass: 'It's going to stop', says Maimane

Malusi Gigaba, Baleka Mbete withdraw names from ANC's parliamentary list

Oceania
Australia
Analysis: Chisholm elects first female Chinese-Australian MP but historic win leaves a community divided

'I won't have to discount': Apartment king Triguboff welcomes Morrison's re-election

New Zealand
New Zealand police charge Christchurch shooting suspect with terrorism

'Harmful Behaviour' Confirmed: Report On Bullying In Parliamentary Workplace

NZ Govt - More than 1300 families off housing waiting list

Papua New Guinea
After the recently-held Australian elections, suicide attempts and self-harm have spiked among refugees in Papua New Guinea

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