2019 Panamanian general election
Centre-left candidate Laurentino Cortizo finishes two percentage points ahead of rival Rómulo Roux.
2019 North Macedonian presidential election
The country changed its name to overcome objections from Greece, allowing North Macedonia to join NATO and possibly the European Union.
LGBT rights in Brunei
The nation has been facing a backlash after introducing the strict new rules last month.
2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis
Venezuelan opposition leader tells the BBC he is evaluating "all options" to oust Nicolás Maduro.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Seven Venezuelan military officers were killed on Saturday when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside...
Aeroflot Flight 1492
On 5 May, an Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B (RA-89098) departed from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport for flight SU1492 towards Murmansk. Shortly into the flight, the pilots requested to return to Moscow for an emergency landing as a fire was located on board after a lightning strike. 30 minutes after take-off, the aircraft returned to Moscow where …
The US is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region in the Middle East in response to "troubling" warnings from Iran, the White House announced Sunday.
War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
Children are among the dead after militants attacked a compound in the northern city of Pul-e-Khumri.
Gaza–Israel clashes (May 2019)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "massive attacks against terrorist elements" in Gaza will continue after militants in the coastal enclave fired approximately 600 rockets towards Israel.
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