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Ukraine's lawmakers react during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Party leaders at Ukraine's parliament have rebelled against the new president's decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law. The face off between Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who was sworn in on Monday, and the Supreme Rada came a day after parliament leaders sat down with the president and publicly supported his initiatives including holding snap elections under new rules. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Ukraine's parliament snubs new president on election lawUkrainian lawmakers have turned down the newly-sworn president's proposal to amend the election law, a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament
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South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks to members of parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. (AP Photo)
South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruptionSouth African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term
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Austria: photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in ViennaPhotos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders
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A supporter of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto runs during a clash with the police in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Supporters of the unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday after the release of official election results.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
6 die in Indonesia riots, Widodo says he won't allow unrestIndonesia's president says the situation in the country's capital is under control after six people died in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month's presidential election
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 file photo, a man holds the new Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. Two British mobile phone companies, EE and Vodafone, said Wednesday May 22, 2019, they are putting on hold plans to sell new 5G mobile phones from China's Huawei. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
UK, Japan mobile operators suspend Huawei 5G phone launchesBritish and Japanese mobile phone companies say they're putting on hold plans to sell new devices from Huawei, in the latest fallout from U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company
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Indonesian police check burnt buses in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
The Latest: Widodo says he won't tolerate security threatsIndonesia's President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the capital Jakarta under control following riots by supporters of his rival in last month's presidential election
The Associated Press3 hours ago
French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic77-year-old French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic; pope leads prayers for her
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Somali women walk past a destroyed building after a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Wednesday, May 22, 2019. A police spokesman said the attack killed at least six people and injured more than a dozen, while Islamic extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the blast, saying it targeted vehicles carrying government officials. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia's capitalIslamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia's former foreign minister, near the presidential palace in the capital on Wednesday, police said
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Russia's Air Force Has Been Busy Off the Coast of AlaskaUS fighter jets are staying busy this week, thanks to a slew of Russian aircraft off the coast of Alaska. Per CNN , NORAD is reporting that American F-22 jets have intercepted Russian Tu-95 bombers and Su-35 fighter jets—not once, but twice over a two-day span. The first incident happened...
Newser4 hours ago
Austrian Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Valerie Hackl attends an inauguration ceremony at Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after the resignation of his vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache from the Freedom Party spelled an end to his governing coalition. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber)
Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandalAustria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a video scandal surrounding its leader
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UN Expert: Risk of Nuclear War Is Real, Mostly IgnoredThe International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons may have pushed 122 countries to sign the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons treaty, but a top UN security expert says "the risks of nuclear war are particularly high now, and the risks of the use of nuclear weapons … are higher now than...
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Minister Asks World to Write Japanese Names DifferentlyJapanese foreign minister Taro Kono—first name Taro, last name Kono—would like the world's media to start calling him Kono Taro. The minister said Tuesday that, as a new royal era dawns in Japan, it is time for the international media to start putting the family name first in...
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