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By By VANESSA GERA | May 25, 2015 10:30 am
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote
  • Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 10:24 am
    Nigeria's federal high court Monday ordered drug agents to release a newly elected senator and suspend its extradition proceedings on 20-year-old drug charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."
  • South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 10:18 am
    The rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.
  • Bombs kill 11 in Afghanistan as Taliban, IS supporters clash
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 10:06 am
    A suicide truck bomb attack and a separate roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan killed 11 people and wounded dozens more on Monday, as the Taliban clashed with supporters of the Islamic State group in the west, officials said.
  • Independent candidate rides hated of politics in Mexico
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 9:42 am
    Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname.
  • Opposition leader claims Burundi not ready for polls
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 9:36 am
    Burundi is not ready for parliamentary or presidential elections next month because the government is curtailing freedoms including preventing the opposition from campaigning, a leading opposition candidate said, as protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term continued in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura.
  • UK leader Cameron outlines who can vote in referendum on EU
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 8:48 am
    Britain's prime minister on Monday outlined who will be allowed to vote in a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, opting to exclude most voters from the other 27 EU nations living in the U.K.
  • Burkina Faso to exhume grave of Thomas Sankara, colleagues
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 8:36 am
    Burkina Faso started exhuming the graves of 13 people on Monday, including revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, whose death nearly 30 years ago in a coup has remained a mystery.
  • French president revives political duo with his ex
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 8:30 am
    A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president's ex-companion and mother of his four children.
  • Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 8:18 am
    Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.
  • Study: Europeans to suffer more ragweed with global warming
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 8:12 am
    Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says.
  • United Arab Emirates launches national space agency strategy
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 8:06 am
    The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry.
  • Tornado kills 10 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 8:00 am
    A tornado raged through the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna early Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying homes and upending cars and other vehicles.
  • China cuts import tax on clothes, other goods
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 7:49 am
    China announced Monday it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half in a new tactic to spur consumer spending and economic growth.
  • New parties to play key role after Spanish local elections
    Associated Press | May 25, 2015 7:48 am
    Two new parties have carved out a kingmaker role in many Spanish cities and regions following local elections that dealt a serious blow to the governing conservative Popular Party.
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