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Trump to sidestep Congress to clear arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia, UAE

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump is invoking his emergency authority to sidestep Congress and complete 22 arms deals that would benefit Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries, despite lawmakers’ objections to the transactions.

Iran’s foreign minister responds to Trump’s threats amid tensions with US

Iran’s foreign minister visited Pakistan on Wednesday, and responded to Trump’s twitter threats towards Iran. All of this comes ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia.

Kenya’s high court upholds ban on gay sex

Kenya’s High Court on Friday upheld laws that criminalize gay sex, declining to join the handful of nations that have recently abolished a prohibition imposed by Britain during the colonial era.

Theresa May is resigning. What happens next?

Here’s a look at how Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party goes about changing leaders.

North Korea says nuclear talks won't resume unless US changes position

North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament.

British Prime Minister Theresa May to resign on June 7

The British leader announced Friday she will step down as the United Kingdom’s Conservative leader in June, sparking contest for the country’s next prime minister.

‘Vladimir Putin’ talk show in UK prompts sharp intake of breath in Russia

The BBC’s satirical “Tonight With Vladimir Putin” uses a three-dimensional cartoon of Putin interviewing real guests in front of an audience.

Botswana ends ban on elephant hunting

Botswana has the world’s largest population of African elephants, and the decision to lift a five-year prohibition on hunting drew an international backlash.