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Kenya court to rule if gay relations are criminal actsKenya court to make landmark ruling on whether to decriminalize same sex relationships
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CEO of Deutsche Bank Christian Sewing, right, and head pf supervisory board Paul Achleitner are on their way to the annual shareholders meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Deutsche Bank ready for more cuts as share price sagsThe CEO of Deutsche Bank is saying he is ready to make "tough cuts" as he aims to strengthen the struggling bank's profitability and raise what he called a "disappointing" share price
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People walk by Chinese-made surveillance cameras installed along a street in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. The Chinese video surveillance company Hikvision says it is taking concern about the use of its technology seriously following a report that the U.S. may block several Chinese surveillance companies from buying American components. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with USChina seeks support from Central Asian neighbors, Russia in trade fight with US
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2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protestTwo U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in an apparent show of support for the government of the self-ruled island, which China claims as its own
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate at BJP headquarters in, Lucknow, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019.  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party were off to an early lead as vote counting began Thursday following the conclusion of the country's 6-week-long general election, sending the stock market soaring in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader.(AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Modi's party has commanding lead as Indian votes are countedPrime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have a commanding lead as votes are counted in India's massive general elections
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Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leaveA lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece's supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for new temporary leave from prison, which had earlier been rejected
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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, second from left, arrives at Tokyo District Court for a pre-trial meeting Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Tokyo. Ghosn, who is out on bail, has been charged with under-reporting his post-retirement compensation and breach of trust in diverting Nissan money and allegedly having it shoulder his personal investment losses. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo courtNissan ex-chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Iran’s supreme leader has publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP, File)
Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talksGerman envoy in Tehran to press Iran to continue to abide by the landmark nuclear deal despite US pullout, sanctions
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Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns homeItaly's defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy
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Official says Pakistan to get Saudi oil on credit as of JulyPakistani official: Much-anticipated Saudi buy-now-pay-later oil to start flowing to Islamabad as of July
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2013 file photo, actor Geoffrey Rush poses at the photo call for the film The Best Offer at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin. Oscar-winning actor Rush has been was awarded 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages in a defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behavior toward an actress. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
Geoffrey Rush awarded $2 million in Sydney defamation caseOscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been was awarded 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages in a defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behavior
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Monks Father Leonard Norman, left, and Father Mark Caira from the Sancta Maria Abbey in Garvald, Scotland, arrive at a polling station to cast their votes for the European Parliamentary election. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
Dutch, UK polls open, starting 4 days of European electionsVoters in Britain and the Netherlands are the first to cast their ballots in the four-day election for members of the European Parliament
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