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“At the negotiating table, the U.S. government presented a number of arrogant demands to China, including restricting the development of state-owned enterprises,” Chinese state media said, adding that “the [U.S.] is trying to invade China’s economic sovereignty and force to damage its core interests.”

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Latin America

The evidence shows that the Colombian officer in 2005 authorized at least seven payments to supposed informants whose names and IDs didn’t match, turning out to be Colombian soldiers related to “false positive” operations. 

The quake, rated as one of "intermediate depth" at around 110 kilometers, was felt around the country, and as far off as Colombia and Ecuador.

Representatives of the Venezuelan government and the opposition will be arriving for the second round of talks next week.

World

Asked about her own role as a trailblazer at Cannes, Diop told reporters the news had "quite honestly made me sad at first because we had to wait this long."

“At the negotiating table, the U.S. government presented a number of arrogant demands to China, including restricting the development of state-owned enterprises,” Chinese state media said, adding that “the [U.S.] is trying to invade China’s economic sovereignty and force to damage its core interests.”

The anti-immigration League of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini could find itself the biggest single party in the EU legislature if it can top the 28 seats polls indicate have been won by Merkel's Christian Democrats and their allies.

Nepal emerged from a decade-long Maoist civil war in 2006 and the main group of the former rebels has joined the party that runs the government now.

Sport

After several star women runners contracted by Nike come out that they are penalized for become pregnant, Nike backtracks to include leave-time terms in contracts.

While multiple news outlets reported the news last week, on May 20, Ronaldo's management agency Gestifute affirmed that the story is false. 

Officially named Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, the team was established in 1936 as part of a nationalistic Zionist strategy. Since then the team has become a Zionist symbol and hub for far-right sentiments and fans in Israel.

Culture

"I think it's a brilliant year for Brazilian cinema at the festival and I think, I hope, that this is not in any way challenged by what we're going through in the country," the director said.

The Gunditjmara people constructed what is thought to be one of the world’s oldest aquaculture systems, configured into channels and weirs to trap migrating eels for food.

The recent love affair between Hollywood producers and the U.S. state of Georgia, with its low taxes and affordable lifestyle, is suddenly in jeopardy.

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