World: News and Reviews from Fox News

Officers look on as smoke from Fort McMurray's raging wildfires billow into the air after their city was evacuated, May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Topher Seguin

Here is the latest World News from Fox News.

Poland charges Russian-born lawyer with spying for Moscow
A prosecutor says Poland has charged a lawyer with dual Polish and Russian citizenship with spying for Russian military intelligence.

Spain: Town that changed anti-Semitic name suffers vandalism
An ancient Spanish town that voted to change its name because it was deemed anti-Semitic has come under attack from extremist groups who have daubed the town’s signposts and buildings with offensive right-wing symbols and messages protesting the change.

Corruption allegations hound Binay in Philippine election
In a poor Southeast Asian country with a soft spot for the underdog, Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay has tried to turn online jokes about his dark complexion and small stature to his advantage by portraying himself in campaign ads as an everyman who understands the struggles of the underclass.

Kenya: Woman found alive after 6 days in collapsed building
A Kenyan official says a woman has been found alive after six days in a collapsed building and rescuers are working to free her.

Armenia to vote on recognizing separatist enclave
Armenia’s government has given the go-ahead for the country’s parliament to vote on recognizing the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist enclave that is officially part of neighboring Azerbaijan.

Sri Lanka suspends 2 lawmakers over fistfight in parliament
Sri Lanka’s Parliament has suspended two lawmakers for one week for getting into a fistfight that left several lawmakers injured earlier this week.

Lawyer: Canadian to leave Nepal after work visa revoked
A lawyer says a Canadian man will leave Nepal on Thursday after a court failed to hear his appeal for the revocation of his work visa over critical social media posts.

Uncertainty over vote on EU membership weighs on UK economy
A key indicator shows that the U.K. economy slowed in April and is close to stagnating amid fears of the looming referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union.

Al-Qaida withdrawing from 2 cities east of Yemen’s Aden port
Yemeni security officials and witness say al-Qaida forces are withdrawing from two coastal cities east of the key port of Aden following tribal-led negotiations.

Turkey eyes visa-free travel to Europe but hurdles remain
Visa-free travel to Europe may be finally within Turkey’s grasp, but the remaining benchmarks it must meet by June are not easy hurdles to clear.

AP Was There: Remembrance march at Auschwitz in 1990
EDITOR’S NOTE: Twenty-six years ago some 4,000 young people from around the world took part in the second March of the Living, a somber remembrance march of 3 kilometers (2 miles) from the Auschwitz concentration camp to the remains of Birkenau, where more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, were killed in gas chambers.

Italy: Don’t want to take migrants? Then you pay
A top aide to Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says Rome supports a proposal by the European Union’s executive to fine nations for refusing migrants they were supposed to accept.

Dozens of billboards honoring Stalin put up in Russian city
Billboards honoring Soviet dictator Josef Stalin have appeared across Russia’s third-largest city ahead of Monday’s celebration of victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

Some howl over Alibaba’s place in anti-counterfeiting group
The prospect of sitting in a Hyatt Regency ballroom in Florida and listening to Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, deliver the keynote for the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition’s conference this month did not sit well with Michael Kors’ general counsel.

Former Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Maurice Sinet dies at 87
Maurice Sinet, a former cartoonist for French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo who often created controversy with his blunt views, has died.

Uganda government bans press coverage of protest movement
Uganda’s government is banning media coverage of a protest movement against the disputed re-election of the country’s long-time president.

Myanmar anti-Muslim activist arrested for post about Suu Kyi
A head of a Buddhist nationalist group says a prominent anti-Muslim activist has been arrested for posting a provocative statement on Facebook about Myanmar’s army commander and the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

Zimbabweans hunt for US cash as shortages bite
Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers.

Japan’s Abe: Leaving EU could hurt Japanese investment in UK
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Britain will be a less attractive destination for Japanese investment if it leaves the European Union.

Turkey’s prime minister to resign
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country’s president to pursue a tighter grip on power.

Russia threatens to respond to NATO’s military buildup along eastern border
Russia threatened Wednesday it will retaliate to NATO’s planned buildup of its eastern border by creating three new divisions to counter the alliance’s European military expansion.

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed
This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands.

US airstrike in Iraq kills ‘most dangerous’ Australian Islamic State operative
Australia’s most dangerous known Islamic State movement operative had been killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, the government said Thursday.

Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment
The Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff has drawn a rebuke from hawkish Israeli ministers for comparing pre-Holocaust Germany to trends in Israel today.

Israel launches airstrikes on Hamas targets in Gaza
The Israeli military says it carried out airstrikes on four Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to mortar rounds fired at Israel.

IS continues to hit Turkish border town with rockets
Turkey’s state-run agency says a salvo of rockets has struck southern Turkey, wounding four people.

Bus falls into dry river bed in central India, killing 16
Police say a passenger bus fell into a dry river bed after crashing through the railing of a bridge in central India, killing 16 people.

The Latest: State TV reports 2 explosions in Homs province
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 11 a.m.

Reports: Turkish PM to announce he is stepping down
Turkish media reports say Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will call an emergency convention of his ruling party and announce that he is stepping down as premier, amid a growing rift with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines agree to boost sea security
Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines have agreed to run coordinated patrols to boost maritime security following the kidnappings at sea of Indonesians by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants.

UK votes in local elections expected to deal blow to Labour
Britons are voting in local and regional elections expected to deal a blow to Britain’s main opposition Labour Party.

Pressure mounts on Polish government to save WWII museum
Poland’s conservative government is coming under growing pressure to permit the opening next year of a major new museum on World War II — an ambitious project with an international approach that the country’s nationalistic new leaders dislike.

US Embassy says American targeted in attempted kidnapping in Kabul
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul said in a statement Thursday that an American was targeted in an attempted kidnapping in the Afghan capital this week.

Australia says most dangerous Australian IS operative killed
Australia’s most dangerous known Islamic State movement operative had been killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, the government said Thursday.

Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staff
A bleeding pregnant woman dropped dead at the gates of Haiti’s largest public hospital after failing to get help Wednesday amid a weeks-old strike by resident doctors, nurses and other staff.

Canadian province declares state of emergency over wicked wildfire
Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.

South Korea’s latest online celebrities: Stray cats eating
The stars of the latest online trend in South Korea stay out of sight most of the day.

Plunder complaint filed against presidential front runner
A Philippine senator has filed a corruption complaint against the front runner in the country’s presidential race, alleging he charged salaries for 11,000 non-existent government employees.

Kenya: Baby rescued from collapsed building out of danger
A Kenyan hospital official says a baby who survived for nearly four days under the debris of a collapsed building is out of danger.

Egypt extends suspension of capital gains tax
Egypt has extended the suspension of a capital gains tax on the stock market until May 2017.

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