Top news stories from around the world for Sunday, May 17, 2015

Top ISIS Leader Killed in US Raid in Syria from ABC News

Saudi Arabia talks to Pakistan about nukes, Prince Harry advocates for national service, Egyptian judges assassinated, US-led raid in Syria takes on ISIS, reporters arrested for Qatar World Cup reporting

  1. Saudi Arabia had made the “strategic decision” to purchase a nuclear weapon from Pakistan amid the ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, a former American defense official said said in a report today in The Sunday Times.
  2. Prince Harry calls for U.K. to ‘bring back national service’ because joining army helped keep him out of trouble
  3. Egyptian judges shot dead in Sinai hours after former president Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death.
  4. US raid in Syria killed 32 IS members, including 4 leaders: monitor
  5. Arrested for reporting on Qatar’s World Cup laborers

Iraqi forces leave Ramadi, Carl Sagan’s solar sail prepped for go, vp of Anbar province in Iraq testifies about ISIS actions in region, political candidate killed ahead of Mexican elections, protests in PRC over railway project

  1. Iraqi forces abandon posts in Ramadi
  2. Carl Sagan’s Solar Sail Is Ready For Its First Test Flight
  3. The vice president of the Anbar provincial parliament in Iraq, Falih el-İsavi, has said the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has executed 503 people, including civilians and soldiers
  4. Another Political Candidate Killed Ahead of Elections in Mexico
  5. Massive protests in Southwestern China over railway project. Videos and pictures show violent clashes with police

Will Saudi Arabia build their own nuclear weapon? from CNN
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