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Global News 5/28/19 – The aftermath of tense EU-wide election, 55 dead after Brazil prison gang fights, and extremist attacks on Afghan schools triple

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s interior minister and leader of the anti-migrant League Party, in Milan, Italy, on Monday. Credit Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s interior minister and leader of the anti-migrant League Party, in Milan, Italy, on Monday. Credit Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters

Global News 5/23/19 – Modi wins historic India election, British microchip-maker suspends all work with Huawei, Europe holds crucial vote

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India in New Delhi on Thursday. His success mirrors the rise of right-leaning populist figures around the world. Credit Money Sharma/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India in New Delhi on Thursday. His success mirrors the rise of right-leaning populist figures around the world. Credit Money Sharma/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Global News 5/20/19 – Google restricts Android use for Huawei, Trump ratchets up Iran tensions, exit polls suggest Modi reelected as India PM

A Huawei product presentation in Paris in March. While the Chinese company’s products have effectively been blocked in the United States, its business has grown rapidly in Africa, Asia and Europe. Credit Eric Piermont/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

A Huawei product presentation in Paris in March. While the Chinese company’s products have effectively been blocked in the United States, its business has grown rapidly in Africa, Asia and Europe. Credit Eric Piermont/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Global News 5/6/19 – One million species face extinction due to humans, fragile ceasefire takes hold between Gaza & Israel, and Trump ups pressure on China

Fishing nets and ropes are a frequent hazard for olive ridley sea turtles, seen on a beach in India’s Kerala state in January. A new 1,500-page report by the United Nations is the most exhaustive look yet at the decline in biodiversity across the globe. Credit Soren Andersson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Fishing nets and ropes are a frequent hazard for olive ridley sea turtles, seen on a beach in India’s Kerala state in January. A new 1,500-page report by the United Nations is the most exhaustive look yet at the decline in biodiversity across the globe. Credit Soren Andersson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Global News 4/24/19 – Navy SEALs warned against reporting war crimes, Trump signs law punishing websites for sex trafficking, & Mexico detains Central American migrants

Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher during a deployment in Iraq in 2017, in a photo provided by his lawyer. (NY Times)

Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher during a deployment in Iraq in 2017, in a photo provided by his lawyer. (NY Times)


This Wednesday, Navy SEALS were warned against reporting their chief for war crimes, Trump signs law to punish websites for sex trafficking, Mexico begins detaining Central American migrants in caravans, industrial-scale snooping, exported to the world, and more news out of Sri Lanka.