AP Explains: What lies ahead for UK after May's resignation
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will step down as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, starting a process that will lead to a Conservative Party leadership contest and a new British prime minister who will lead the government during the Brexit process.
4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election
BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots Saturday in European Parliament elections.
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China
TOKYO (AP) — When President Donald Trump visits Japan, he'll be able to point to Tokyo's streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles.
Official: 29 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 29 prisoners dead, an official said.
Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote
LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of the North Sea and the blue skies above.
May's relationship with EU was often rocky
BRUSSELS (AP) — As British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her departure with a Brexit plan nowhere near success, European Union leaders offered kind words.
Fire in tutoring center kills 19 students in western India
NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 19 teenage students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, a top state official said.
The Latest: Trump says he is "feeling badly" for UK's May
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and Britain's political crisis (all times local): 6:25 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he is "feeling badly" for British Prime Minister Theresa May who announced Friday that she would resign.
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran's foreign minister lashed out at President Donald Trump on Friday during a critically timed visit to Pakistan amid a simmering crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia over the region's tensions.
May to quit as party leader June 7, opening race for new PM
LONDON (AP) — Theresa May ended her failed three-year quest to lead Britain out of the European Union on Friday, announcing that she will step down as Conservative Party leader June 7 and triggering a contest to choose a new prime minister who will try to complete Brexit.
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relations
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights activists across Africa where dozens of countries have similar laws.
Theresa May: A prime minister defined and defeated by Brexit
LONDON (AP) — Theresa May became prime minister in 2016 with one overriding goal: to lead Britain out of the European Union. Three years on, the U.K.
Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament
BERLIN (AP) — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament.
Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Friday extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine charged with espionage, who complained in court about abuse in custody.
Going Back: Faces of the men who fought at Normandy
The men who fought on D-Day, June 6, 1944, are now in their 90s or 100s, wrinkled and often moving with the help of a cane or wheelchair.
The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader — and as the next prime minister.
NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament.
Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan rushed to get married Friday, the first day a landmark decision that legalized same-sex marriage took effect.
Timeline of Brexit and events leading to May's departure
LONDON (AP) — A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: British voters elect a majority Conservative government.
Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections
BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands.
Analysis: Economy, Hindu-first impact are Modi's challenges
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi described his first term as "filling in potholes" — shorthand for addressing the country's basic needs.
India's Modi paints image of Hindu ascetic called to power
NEW DELHI (AP) — The man in the saffron robe sat cross-legged with his eyes closed, back to the wall of a cave framed by the Himalayas.
A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people
MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near the capital.
Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platform
NEW DELHI (AP) — Charismatic but polarizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi surged to a landslide victory in Indian elections, propelling his Hindu nationalist party to back-to-back majorities in parliament for the first time in decades.
UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snakebites, aiming to halve the number of people killed or disabled by snakes by 2030.