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Iran state TV declares Rouhani wins vote for second term

May 20, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state television has declared incumbent President Hassan Rouhani the winner of the country's presidential election, giving him a second four-year term to see out his... more »»

At WEF, entrepreneurs seen as solution for Mideast troubles

May 20, 2017

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — More than 1,100 politicians and business people came together Saturday to find ways to transform stagnant economies of the troubled Middle East and North Africa. more »»

Iraq: Suicide attack near oil-rich Basra kills at least 8

May 20, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as the Islamic State group took the fight against Iraqi forces deep into the country's south, a... more »»

Cambodians rally ahead of polls as US warns of intimidation

May 20, 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's main opposition party believes it has momentum on its side in next month's local elections, which will gauge the support for Prime Minister Hun Sen ahead of... more »»

Iran incumbent Rouhani holds commanding lead in vote tally

May 20, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's incumbent President Hassan Rouhani had a commanding 59 percent lead over his rivals in an initial and partial count of votes in the election, according to official... more »»

Food cart shut down? Turn to Egypt's president on live TV

May 20, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Beaming, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sat before an audience next to a young TV presenter who praised him for his transparency and straight talk. more »»

Taiwan's Tsai keeps domestic focus amid China's isolation

May 20, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — After a year in office, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's administration is shunned by an angry China and facing even greater international isolation. more »»

President's scandal has Brazilians pondering new government

May 20, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Many Brazilians are already looking ahead to the likelihood of a new government after two days of corruption allegations battered President Michel Temer and produced a strea... more »»

US protests intercept by Chinese jets; China blames US

May 20, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China denied U.S. more »»

Venezuelan leader to Trump: 'Get your pig hands out of here"

May 19, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivered his most scathing critique of U.S. more »»

Iraqi officials: Car bombings in Baghdad kill 11 people

May 19, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two car bombs in southwestern Baghdad killed 11 people, including four police officers, and wounded at least 20 late on Friday night, according to Iraqi police and hospital... more »»

Brazil's top prosecutor accuses Temer of obstructing justice

May 19, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top prosecutor is accusing President Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice, according to an investigation released Friday by the supreme court,... more »»

The Latest: Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit

May 19, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on Brazil's political crisis (all times local):

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Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched vote

May 19, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Millions of Iranians voted late into the night Friday to decide whether incumbent President Hassan Rouhani deserves another four years in office after securing a landmark... more »»

Rape inquiry dropped, WikiLeaks' Assange remains in embassy

May 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange no longer is the subject of an active rape investigation in Sweden, but he remains holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London facing an unclear future... more »»

20,000 flee latest fighting in Central African Republic

May 19, 2017

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Gunmen looted humanitarian compounds as fighting gripped the Central African Republic town of Bria while more than 20,000 people have fled to a nearby U.N. more »»

Inarritu debuts groundbreaking VR exhibit at Cannes

May 19, 2017

CANNES, France (AP) — You walk along a high metal fence that once divided Arizona and Mexico and into a small holding cell where you are asked to take off your shoes and socks. more »»

Macron calls for countries' support in fighting extremism

May 19, 2017

GAO, Mali (AP) — On his first official trip outside Europe, new French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday highlighted his determination to crush extremism but said "other countries can do more"... more »»

Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age children

May 19, 2017

MILAN (AP) — The Italian government on Friday made 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending school up to age 16 in an effort to combat what it characterizes as misinformation about vaccines. more »»

The Latest: Macron says intel-sharing with US to continue

May 19, 2017

GAO, Mali (AP) — The Latest on French president's first official trip outside Europe (all times local):

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