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French election: How the pollsters got the last laugh

26 min 10 sec ago
After Trump and Brexit, polling companies get it right.

The Latest: Migrant dies in Greece after smugglers chased

26 min 10 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

26 min 10 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

26 min 10 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

56 min 9 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

56 min 9 sec ago
The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

Congo government: UN experts’ murders filmed on cell phone

1 hour 26 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.

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

1 hour 56 min ago
A report says Angola has set its presidential election for Aug. 23.

Philippine troops kill militants, seize jungle camp in south

1 hour 56 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.

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

2 hours 26 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

2 hours 26 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month.

French president: Marine Le Pen’s platform would devastate economy, threaten French liberty

2 hours 26 min ago
French president: Marine Le Pen’s platform would devastate economy, threaten French liberty.

French president urges voters to choose centrist Macron in presidential runoff to keep out nationalist Le Pen

2 hours 26 min ago
French president urges voters to choose centrist Macron in presidential runoff to keep out nationalist Le Pen.

1 killed, many hurt in grenade explosion at school in Russia

2 hours 56 min ago
Police in the Russian republic of Dagestan say at least one person has been killed and 11 injured in a live grenade accident at a high school.

Venezuela’s unrest claims 21st victim as new protests loom

3 hours 26 min ago
Weeks of political unrest have claimed another victim as Venezuela’s opposition prepares for another mass protest.

French analyst probed over Erdogan “assassination” comments

3 hours 26 min ago
Turkey’s state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched an investigation into a French former diplomat and analyst over accusations that he allegedly called for the assassination of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Police say Maoist rebels have killed at least 24 paramilitary soldiers in an attack in central India

3 hours 56 min ago
Police say Maoist rebels have killed at least 24 paramilitary soldiers in an attack in central India.

Russian FM: No proof for reports on persecution of gay men

3 hours 56 min ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow is concerned about human rights violations but has no reason to believe reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya.

EU Commission throws weight behind Macron in French election

3 hours 56 min ago
The European Union’s head office has thrown its weight behind Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential runoff against Marine Le Pen, arguing it is a choice between the defense of the EU or those seeking its destruction.

Germany sees new rise in far-right offenses, hate crimes

3 hours 56 min ago
Violent crimes in Germany with far-right motives rose 14.3 percent last year after a bigger increase in 2015, and the country also saw another increase in hate crimes, authorities said Monday.

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