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French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

It is a challenge for French pollsters, which have a near-perfect record in forecasting the vote share for the top five finishers in the first rounds in 2007 an...


Theresa May seeks Parliament's approval for snap election

May has already won approval from Queen Elizabeth for the snap election. "It is about the crisis her Government has plunged our National Health Service into, ...


Withholding CSR Funds Could Push More Health Plans Out

The leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, and the head of the moderate Tuesday Group, New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthu...


Trump to attend ASEAN, APEC Summits this year

In early December, Duterte phoned Trump to congratulate the latter on his election victory. Duterte had a hard relationship with Trump's predecessor, Barack O...


IPL 10: Mumbai Indians hosts 18000 underprivileged kids against Gujarat Lions

Jos Buttler scored his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) half-century to provide the flawless start to Mumbai Indians' run chase against Kings XI Punjab at th...


Pence says working with allies to put pressure on North Korea

Pence also said that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation, and assured Asian allies that the Washington is ready to work...


Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment

On Tuesday, Spicer said Syria's chemical weapons attack on civilians was worse than anything Hitler did. The comment drew an instant rebuke from critics, wh...


France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

The patients were transferred to a hospital in Irbil for treatment of symptoms of a chemical attack, including blisters, burns, respiratory problems, irritation...


Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after deadly blast

Rami Abdurrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, and Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV said 3,000 people were to be evacuated from Foua ...


Russia Vetoes UNSC Condemnation of Assad's Chemical Attack

Moscow has stood by Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad, saying the poison gas belonged to rebels, an explanation Washington dismisses as beyond credible. "The...


Georgia voices concern over Russian FM's Abkhazia visit

According to President Raul Khajimba, the route's opening will also positively impact the country's economy. Speaking about the Geneva International Discussio...


French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

Her rival candidates were happy to let "immigrants turn France into a enormous squat", she argued. The first round of the elections is on Sunday, April 23. Two ...


Trump to meet with Palestinian president

The Palestinian Authority, meanwhile, apparently does not object to the resumption of talks with Israel, as such a step is seen as a "goodwill gesture" ahead of...


Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

He says he was once pulled over in West Virginia because he went exactly 55 miles per hour in a work zone where that was the posted speed limit, and a law enfor...


N. Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

Other senior officials joining Kim at the parade podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his ...


More than 1 000 Palestinian prisoners begin hunger strike

Barghouti's call for the strike has given it added credibility, with the 57-year-old serving five life sentences over his role in the second Palestinian intifa...


Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins

It's not clear if any other groups are in the running. Jeter retired from baseball after 20 seasons with the Yankees in 2014. Jeb Bush participates in the...


Russian Federation warns of serious consequences from United States strike in Syria

Iran has provided crucial military and economic assistance to Assad throughout Syria's six-year civil war. The governor of Homs, a city roughly 160 kilometers...


Palestinian anger at Israeli refusal to talk to hunger striking inmates

Barghouti, founder of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and former head of Fatah's armed Tanzim wing, is being kept in solitary confinement at Kishon Prison after b...


Jakarta on Alert as Voters Head to Polls to Choose Next Governor

But the governor - known by his nickname Ahok - lost a once-unassailable lead after a controversy erupted past year over claims that he had insulted Islam, a gr...


Documents provide play-by-play of dam crisis response

But that, too, began breaking apart, and almost 200,000 people were suddenly ordered to evacuate. Scroll through the photos and charts to see just how close to ...


UK MPs back plans for 8 June poll

However, the attacks on her decision continued hours later tin the Commons. May also wants an election now so she doesn't have to be preparing for one in 2019...


N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

He then stepped up to a podium and clapped with senior government officials to address the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim ...


SDLP MP rules out Sinn Féin pact in general election

I think only emphasises the need for unionists to get their act together and for the two main parties to come to an understanding on which seats we contest and ...


Russia: Putin Explained to Tillerson Why Relations Have Deteriorated

It was the eighth time that Russian Federation has used its veto power to block action directed at Damascus. " Russia , as their closest ally in the conflict,...