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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 5/21/19 – South Korea to send aid to North Korea, EU says Hungary migrant abuse is 'matter of urgency,' UN warns food aid to Yemen could be suspended

Cornfields in South Hwanghae, North Korea, in 2015. Severe drought and a weak harvest last fall have brought urgent warnings of a food crisis in the North. Credit Wong Maye-E/Associated Press

Cornfields in South Hwanghae, North Korea, in 2015. Severe drought and a weak harvest last fall have brought urgent warnings of a food crisis in the North. Credit Wong Maye-E/Associated Press

Global News 5/9/19 – North Korea launches short-range missiles, Guiadó's deputy arrested in Venezuela, and Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels

A television showing file footage of North Korean missiles during a South Korean news broadcast at the Seoul Railway Station on Thursday. Credit Jung Yeon-Je/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

A television showing file footage of North Korean missiles during a South Korean news broadcast at the Seoul Railway Station on Thursday. Credit Jung Yeon-Je/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

This Wednesday, North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles, South’s military says; deputy of Venezuela’s Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck; Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor; trade war: Trump says China ‘broke the deal’ in trade talks; South Africa election: ANC leads as votes counted.

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 4/29/19 – Socialists win Spain election, Sudan military & opposition agree on joint council, Algeria top general target of protests

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain delivering a speech at an election night rally in Madrid on Sunday. His party claimed victory after winning 123 of the 350 seats in Parliament. Credit Javier Soriano/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain delivering a speech at an election night rally in Madrid on Sunday. His party claimed victory after winning 123 of the 350 seats in Parliament. Credit Javier Soriano/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

This Monday, Socialists win Spain election amid far-right breakthrough, Sudan’s military and opposition agree on joint council after Bashir ousting, Algeria’s army chief a top target in 10th week of protests, synagogue shooting keeps religious leaders on edge: ‘No one should be gunned down in worship,’ and Iran says leaving nuclear treaty one of many options after U.S. sanctions move.