Melenchon, Fillon bridge gap on top two in France election

A supporter reacts after applying a campaign poster of French presidential election candidate for the far right-wing Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen over a poster of French presidential election candidate for the left-wing French Socialist (P... More..

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Protests Take Place in Paris Ahead of Marine Le Pen's Election Rally

In an interview in Le Parisien newspaper on Sunday, 65-year-old Melenchon, who is threatening to quit the euro and massively increase public spending, vowed he would be a safe pair of hands on the eurozone's ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Trump's son-in-law lands 16km from Mosul

Speaking anonymously, the executive said that Kouchner wanted to see Iraq with his own eyes and expressed its support for the Iraqi government. "It soon became clear, however, that unless Trump makes drasti...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Is Breitbart Brat Steve Bannon About to Be Out on His Arse?

Allies of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon have reportedly told him to "lay low" as stories swirl about a possible shake-up at the top ranks of the Trump administration. Bill Daley, a former White ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

USA and South Korea agree 'early' deployment of THAAD missile defence system

US Vice President Mike Pence used a visit to the heavily militarised border between the two Koreas Monday to declare "all options are on the table" in dealing with Pyongyang, the day after the North's latest ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days

Mosul , the largest city in northern Iraq, was captured by the ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim fighters in mid 2014. The war between Islamic State militants and Iraqi forces is taking a heavy toll on several hund...More..

Abu Sayyaf captive beheaded in Philippines, says army
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Abu Sayyaf captive beheaded in Philippines, says army

Malacañang on Monday condemned Abu Sayyaf's beheading of one of its captives, as the terrorist group grapples with intensified military offensives and the loss of one of its leaders during a foiled attack in po...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Massachusetts Planned Parenthood sees disregard for women's health

No word on whether he popped a Tic Tac in his mouth first. While congressional Republicans have overturned several Obama-era rules easily under the CRA - which allows lawmakers to nullify regulations within 6...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Trump headed to Mar-a-Lago for Easter weekend

It's the same church where President Trump and First Lady Melania were married in 2005 and most recently attended Christmas Mass. Reports say the president left for his golf course around 9:30 a.m. His firs...More..

U.S. confirms 'failed' North Korea missile test
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

U.S. confirms 'failed' North Korea missile test

Tensions reached new heights in the run-up to the weekend as North Korea uttered a fresh outburst of bellicose rhetoric, and as the USS Carl Vinson strike group continues to sale towards the Korean peninsula. T...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

The North Korea problem is "coming to a head", McMaster says

Mr Pence voiced impatience with the unwillingness of Kim Jong-Un's regime to move towards getting rid of its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Amid speculation that Pyongyang may attempt another nuclear...More..

FAIL: North Korean Missile Explodes On Launch
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

FAIL: North Korean Missile Explodes On Launch

North Korea had attempted to test an unidentified type of missile from the "Sinpo area, in South Hamkyong Province", the South Korean defence ministry said . Ahead of Pence's arrival, North Korea's vice foreig...More..

Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a scheduled visit to Moscow next week, his office announced on Saturday, saying "developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally". Russia...More..

Turkey Approves Presidential System in Tight Referendum
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Turkey Approves Presidential System in Tight Referendum

Beyond changing the government system, the vote could also have even wider implications for the key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, which for the last half-century has set its sights on joining the E...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Fallon: Russia responsible for gas attack deaths

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Sunday praised President Donald Trump's actions in Syria but reiterated his stance that troops on the ground will be needed to stop Bashar al-Assad and the Islamic State. Th...More..

India's wholesale prices up 5.7 percent in March
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

India's wholesale prices up 5.7 percent in March

According to the official data released today, food prices saw a sharp rise of 3.12 per cent in March compared to 2.69 per cent in the previous month. Segment-wise, the price of high-speed diesel rose by 26.24 ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Le Pen Campaign Director Targeted by French Probe, Canard Says

He said "I am entitled to the presumption of innocence". Le Pen lobbed several punches at Macron, her chief rival. He clashed with Le Pen during the debate over her focus on the tensions created by religion...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Pentagon investigating possible Russian involvement in Syrian chemical attack

Later this week US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Moscow , while Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will garner support at a G7 summit of foreign ministers. "Developments in Syria have changed ...More..

Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt

But because of the recent bombings, it will not include Easter's usual celebrations and visits from famous people. Nearly all of them live in Egypt . "I believe the main point we should focus on (to solve this...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

New weapons are normally unveiled at these occasions, and today a submarine-launched ballistic missile has been shown for the first time, likely to be the same model as the SLBM that was successfully test-fired...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Russian Federation won't 'shield anyone' in chemical probe

The meeting , which lasted nearly two hours, comes after officials in Moscow initially said Putin would not meet with Tillerson during his first visit to Russian Federation, later hedging to say a sit down w...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

North Korea rolls out missiles at parade to celebrate founder's birthday

This development comes amidst speculations that the regime was preparing to conduct a nuclear test. Kim Jong Un did not speak during the huge event, which celebrates the birthday of North Korea's founding r...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

According to Baker's order, Kelley said Arkansas did not obtain its execution drugs directly from any manufacturer, though she wouldn't say who provided the drugs, citing a state law that allows her department ...More..

Egypt's Coptic Church buries seven victims of Alexandria bombing
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Egypt's Coptic Church buries seven victims of Alexandria bombing

Nearly 49 Christians, including many parents with children, were killed in the blasts. In Cairo, the cabinet said it has approved President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi's decision to declare a three-month state o...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Erdogan tells opponents 'it's too late now' after Turkey referendum win

ANKARA: Turkish citizens gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers in a historic referendum on Sunday, transforming Turkey's political system from parliamentary to presidential and restructuring...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Meet Some of the Terrible Companies Clamoring to Build Trump's Border Wall

Technically, it's still in the United States , because the border wall doesn't exactly follow the actual border, but there's still "a feeling of isolation" when you punch in your code and enter the fence, sa...More..

Pence warns NKorea not to mistake US resolve
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Pence warns NKorea not to mistake US resolve

During the parade, North Korea showed off new missiles and other military hardware. Earlier this week, Donald Trump's national security advisor said the North Korean "problem" was "coming to a head" and said ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

United Airlines adds insult to injury for beaten passenger

Delta customers can now be offered almost $10,000 for giving up their seats on overbooked flights. According to a memo obtained by TMZ , United Airlines crew members are no longer eligible to bump a passenge...More..

Banks won't quit France if it's out of euro - Le Pen
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Banks won't quit France if it's out of euro - Le Pen

I come from a region that is full of graveyards". French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was attacked from all sides over Europe as presidential candidates went head to head in the second live TV debate. In ...More..

South Africa Court to Decide on Secret No-Confidence Ballot on Zuma
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

South Africa Court to Decide on Secret No-Confidence Ballot on Zuma

Opposition parties are ramping up pressure on the ANC to act against President Jacob Zuma , uniting in a campaign calling for his removal. Save SA describes itself as a campaign made up of organisations, civ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Historic Referendum In Turkey Grants More Power to President

Speaking in the southern Antalya province, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said there was a "new Turkey in the true sense" after Sunday's referendum outcome. Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said the "Yes" ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Zarif calls USA bombing of Syria unacceptable

The United States responded to the gas attack by firing 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian air base. Both Syria and Russian Federation have denied that forces loyal to the Assad regime carried out the toxic gas...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Egypt Church curtails Easter celebrations after bombings

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has extended heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of the Arab Republic of Egypt following two deadly bombings that targeted Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sund...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

United Airlines to save evidence in dragged passenger case

United Airlines has updated its policies after the airline was harshly criticized following an incident where a passenger was dragged off a flight earlier this week. By Tuesday, United's stock prices had plumme...More..

Marine Le Pen denies France's role in rounding up Jews during WWII
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Marine Le Pen denies France's role in rounding up Jews during WWII

It is not France". Le Pen has said repeatedly that France would leave the European Union under her leadership, while Melenchon has said he would pull the country out of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. W...More..