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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 are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges.

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week

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

Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Norway for a mediation effort 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.

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 PM for second 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 from the ruling alliance, led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, elected him as their leader after 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 in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government.

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):

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 6:16am

Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record.

Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army

Omar Akour and Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 5:35am

Sudan's protest leaders on Saturday issued a call for a two-day general strike next week in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led authority.

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 5:05am

A U.N. maritime tribunal ruled Saturday that Russia must immediately release three Ukrainian naval vessels it captured in November and free the 24 sailors it detained.

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 4:59am

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors.

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 4:50am

An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail.

UK race to succeed Theresa May heats up with focus on Brexit

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 4:22am

The race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May is heating up, the field of Conservative contenders is quickly growing and the focus is squarely on how to handle Brexit.