RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) - Attacks on Saudi tankers and other vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this week expose vulnerabilities in the security of a key oil-shipping route amid rising tensions between the United States, Iran and Gulf Arab ...

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SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) - Britain’s Brexit Party is on course for a big win in the country’s European Parliament elections, leader Nigel Farage said on Sunday ahead of the release of official results. “The intelligence I get is that the Brexit ...

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(KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The ...

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The two sumo wrestlers, 785 pounds of flesh between them, paused as the American president walked in from the corner of the ring waving, clapping and pointing to the crowd, who stood to applaud. This was the moment 11,500 spectators — and much of the ...

EU Elections Primer: How They Work, What Happened
BRUSSELS (AP) — European voters have turned out in record numbers to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years. More than 400 million voters in 28 nations had the right to vote over the past four days.   U.S. News & World Report  
Venezuela's Guaido defends planned talks with Maduro representatives
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday defended his decision to send delegates to Oslo for talks with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government, warning that critics of the move risk becoming accomplices of his rival's "dictatorship.   AFP on MSN.com  
Japan sets aside worries about trade and North Korea as Trump attends a sumo match
The two sumo wrestlers, 785 pounds of flesh between them, paused as the American president walked in from the corner of the ring waving, clapping and pointing to the people in the crowd, who stood to applaud. This was the moment 11,500 spectators — and ...   Los Angeles Times  
Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests
HONG KONG – More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Demonstrators took to the streets Sunday afternoon holding yellow umbrellas that read "Support ...   Fox News  
Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban
KABUL/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said. While the ...   Reuters  
Libya post-Kadafi: Lurching from one crisis to another
On paper, Libya should be booming. It’s one of the world’s top 10 countries in oil reserves. It has more than a thousand miles of coastline on the Mediterranean. And it serves as a vital conduit linking Africa, Europe and the Middle East. But since the ...   Los Angeles Times  
Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; at least 2 deaths confirmed: reports
Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a likely tornado struck in El Reno, Okla., on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports. The powerful gust leveled the second story of a motel and killed at least two people at a mobile ...   Fox News  
Tens of thousands of anti-Netanyahu Israelis protest in Tel Aviv
Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv on Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges. The protesters outside the city's ...   Los Angeles Times  
President Trump Arrives In Japan For Inaugural State Visit
President Trump is in Japan for his first official state visit since new Japanese emperor, Naruhito, assumed the throne. The president and first lady Melania Trump have already dined with Japanese business leaders, and will attend a sumo wrestling match ...   NPR  
Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says
OSLO (Reuters) - Representatives of Venezuela’s government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. “We announce that the ...   Reuters