WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

French election: How the pollsters got the last laugh

THE WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 53 sec ago
After Trump and Brexit, polling companies get it right.

The Latest: Migrant dies in Greece after smugglers chased

THE WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 53 sec ago
The Latest on the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe (all times local):

Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fight

THE WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 53 sec ago
Nigeria’s air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south.

Albania opposition blocks main roads before June 18 vote

THE WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 53 sec ago
Albanian opposition supporters blocked the country’s main roads Monday, demanding that a caretaker Cabinet be allowed to govern until the parliamentary election in June.

Diplomats representing ancient civilizations meet in Athens

THE WASHINGTON POST - 50 min 52 sec ago
Diplomats representing ancient civilizations have met in the Greek capital for the first time as part of a new 10-member international club.

The Latest: Syrian activists say airstrike kills 8

THE WASHINGTON POST - 50 min 52 sec ago
The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

Boat carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece sinks; 16 dead

AP - 50 min 52 sec ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A migrant boat sinking in the eastern Aegean between Greece and Turkey left at least 16 people dead, including two children, Greek authorities said Monday, while two people were rescued. Patrol boats and helicopters were searching for several more people believed missing. 2017-04-24T07:54:00-04:00 2017-04-24T11:54:38-04:00
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France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoff

AP - 50 min 52 sec ago
PARIS (AP) — France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism. 2017-04-24T07:52:00-04:00 2017-04-24T11:52:12-04:00
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UK election cuts time for Brexit talks, key EU lawmaker says

REUTERS - 58 min 27 sec ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The snap general election called by British Prime Minister Theresa May will reduce the already limited time available to negotiate a Brexit deal, an influential EU lawmaker said on Monday.

US-Israeli man, 18, in court over threats against Jewish centres

BBC WORLD NEWS - 58 min 29 sec ago
Prosecutors say Michael Kadar made hoax calls to airlines, hospitals and Jewish schools worldwide.

Congo government: UN experts’ murders filmed on cell phone

THE WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 20 min ago
Congo’s government has obtained a five-minute cell phone video that shows the gruesome murders of two United Nations experts who were killed last month while investigating human rights abuses.

French election: Voters take yellow chair challenge

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 22 min ago
Sit down and tell us where you stand on the election.

US toddler survives fall from bus

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 27 min ago
The four-year-old escaped with a broken jaw after the incident in Arkansas.

Arkansas prepares for first US double execution in 17 years

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 37 min ago
Lawyers for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams are seeking stays on grounds of poor health.

Angola plans Aug. 23 vote, signaling end to dos Santos rule

THE WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 50 min ago
A report says Angola has set its presidential election for Aug. 23.

Philippine troops kill militants, seize jungle camp in south

THE WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 50 min ago
The Philippine military says troops backed by aircraft have captured a jungle camp belonging to an extremist band allied with the Islamic State group and killed several militants in the country’ south.

Young pretender

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 57 min ago
Emmanuel Macron could become the youngest ever president of France at just 39. Who else has achieved at such a young age?

Venezuelan opposition seeks new strategy as unrest enters fourth week

REUTERS - 2 hours 14 min ago
CARACAS (Reuters) - Barricading roads with trash and even bathtubs, small groups of protesters held "sit-ins" around Venezuela on Monday in an effort to maintain momentum as anti-government unrest entered a fourth week.

UKIP seeks ban on face-covering veils, new Muslim schools

THE WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 20 min ago
Britain’s anti-EU U.K. Independence Party says it will promote social unity by banning face-covering veils and barring the opening of new Islamic schools.

Putin criticizes opponents’ corruption fight in Russia

THE WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 20 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month.

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