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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2014 file photo, Venezuela's then Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez speaks during a press conference backdropped by an image of independence hero Simon Bolivar, in Caracas, Venezuela. Ramirez, Venezuela's former oil czar, said on Friday, May 25, 2018, that crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro’s re-election. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse acceleratingVenezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election
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President of Spanish agency EFE Jose Antonio Vera, left, and CEO of German news agency DPA Peter Kropsch, attend a meeting heads of international news agencies with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2018. (Mikhail Metzel/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)
Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around TrumpPutin: 'We are hostages to this internal strife in the United States' around Trump
The Associated Press20 hours ago
A man covers his head under the rain in Salalah, Oman, Friday, May 25, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu pounded the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea on Thursday morning, lashing it with heavy rain and strong winds as the powerful storm remained on a path to strike Oman this weekend. At least 17 people were reported missing. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girlCyclone Mekunu's outer bands have dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman, a sign of the approaching storm's power after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this photo provided by the United Nations, Matthew Nimetz, Personal Envoy of the Secretary General for the talks between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, speaks to the media at United Nations headquarters, Friday, May 25, 2018. The U.N. mediator trying to resolve a 25-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's name says the issues "have been narrowed" and both sides are determined to reach an agreement. At right is Nikos Kotzias, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece and Nikola Dimitrov, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is center right. (Eskinder Debebe/The United Nations via AP)
UN says issues 'narrowed' over Greece-Macedonia name disputeThe U.N. mediator trying to resolve a 25-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's name says the issues "have been narrowed" and both sides are determined to reach an agreement
The Associated Press23 hours ago
2 Nations Hold Russia Responsible for Downing Jet"The only conclusion we can reasonably now draw is that Russia was directly involved in the downing of MH17," Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Friday—a day after investigators concluded the missile system used to bring the plane down over eastern Ukraine in 2014 belonged to the Russian military...
Newser23 hours ago
2 French secret agents suspected of treason, handed chargesTwo retired members of the French secret services are suspected of being double agents for an unnamed foreign power, and have been given preliminary charges along with a suspected accomplice, authorities said Friday
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Libya: Car bombing near hotel in Benghazi kills 7Car bombing on a busy street in eastern Libyan city of Benghazi kills at least seven people, including a girl
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pulloutIran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout, threatens own withdrawal otherwise
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Egypt has opened Rafah for the duration of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, temporarily easing a border blockade of Gaza that it has enforced, along with Israel, for the past 11 years.
Gaza officials: 86 hurt by Israeli fire in border protestGaza's Health Ministry says dozens of Palestinians were hurt along the border with Israel
The Associated Press1 day ago
Monitor: Suspected Israeli strike targets Hezbollah in SyriaSyrian war-monitoring group says suspected Israeli strikes hit a Hezbollah base in central Syria
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hezbollah calls on Lebanon to reject US sanctionsThe leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group has called on the Lebanese state to stand up for Lebanese individuals who are being slapped with sanctions by the United States
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2017 file photo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Sheldon Adelson, attends the Republican Jewish Coalition annual leadership meeting, in Las Vegas. Guatemalan foreign minister said during a radio Friday, May 25, 2018 radio show, that the United States casino magnate provided its official delegation a Boeing 767 to travel to Israel for the relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Guatemala minister: Sheldon Adelson flew officials to IsraelThe Guatemalan government says United States casino magnate Sheldon Adelson provided its official delegation a Boeing 767 to travel to Israel for the relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
The Associated Press1 day ago
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