World News Briefs -- May 14, 2018

The Guardian: Dozens of Palestinians killed in US Jerusalem embassy protests

Deadliest day in Gaza since 2014 war as US prepares for controversial opening of diplomatic mission

Israeli forces have killed 37 Palestinians and wounded at least 500 in Gaza, health officials said, as troops fired bullets at residents rallying against the Monday opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

Tens of thousands of people turned out at locations across the coastal enclave in what was the bloodiest day in Gaza since the 2014 war. Residents ignored warnings from the Israeli military that Palestinians risked their lives by taking part.

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Gaza clashes: Dozens killed ahead of US embassy opening in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem under lockdown as US moves its Israeli mission.

Trump calls Jerusalem embassy move 'a great day for Israel'.

Watch live: U.S. opens embassy in Jerusalem.

Arab league to meet over 'illegal' U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem: MENA.

Iran calls Trump ‘feebleminded’ for moving US embassy to Jerusalem.

Cleric Sadr, in surprise comeback, seems set to win Iraq election.

Syria talks renew in Astana amid growing regional fears.

Yemen National Army tightens grip on Taiz’s al-Burh region.

Saudi military says its forces arrive on Yemen's Socotra island.


Myanmar: 19 die in fresh clashes between army and rebels in Shan state.

Beijing condemns fighting between Myanmar army, rebels near China border.

Pompeo: US will need to give Kim Jong Un security assurances.

North Korean delegation visits China: reports.

Korean peace talks spark land grab along militarized border zone.

Philippines: Election-related violence leaves 33 dead.

Pakistan bars U.S. diplomat from leaving nation after fatal crash.

Scores dead as powerful dust storm, heavy rains strike India.

Malaysia: Ex-prime minister Najib faces new corruption complaints.


Ebola cases SURGE as 19 confirmed dead.

Sudan set for major cabinet reshuffle: state media.

Full Sahel anti-jihadist force set to deploy: minister.

South Africa direct rule for North West province.

Zimbabwe warns against cryptocurrencies.

Former rebel leader goes on trial in Uganda.

Sudan urged to pardon teenager facing death for killing husband who raped her.


US threatens European companies with sanctions after Iran deal pullout.

Mike Pompeo: US wants to work with Europe on new Iran deal.

Italy: Coalition talks nearing end as populist parties look to nominate PM.

Pro-independence candidate set to become next Catalan president.

Armenia’s Pashinian travels to Sochi for likely Putin meeting.

British spy chief: 'Reckless' Russian behavior threatens West.

German intelligence head warns of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure.

Ecuador prepares to hand Julian Assange over to UK, US - Reports.


United States opens its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem.

Americans split on Trump's handling of relations with Israel – CBS News poll.

Buckle up’: As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing .

As Venezuela exodus swells, more migrants face removal.

Nicaragua under pressure, as violence continues.

2 European bikers killed in Mexico, officials say.

New volcanic fissure opens in Hawaii; officials prepare evacuations.


Al-Qaeda leader calls for jihad on eve of US embassy move to Jerusalem.

Islamic State church bombings rip Indonesia.

Shabaab advertises its al Qaeda allegiance.


Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse.

Trump seeks to save Chinese jobs at ZTE ahead of trade talks.

Xerox aborts $6.1bn sale to Japan's Fujifilm.

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