• France on edge as presidential vote looms

    France on edge as presidential vote looms

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    In 2003, the man was convicted of attempted homicide in the shootings of two police officers, the Associated Press reported. After Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Champs Elysée shooting, and identified the attacker as "Abu Yousif the Belgian", some media outlets reported a Belgian connection involving a supposedly risky individual called Osri who was en route to France on the Thalys.
  • Macron, Le Pen continue to lead in poll as voting day looms

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    That's largely because opinion polls suggest that the electorate was still divided nearly evenly between four leading candidates ahead of Sunday's first round vote, with a large number of undecided voters who could break for the anti-Muslim candidate of the far-right, Marine Le Pen , if fear of terrorism spikes.
  • Houses develop cracks in Kurram Agency due to 'mother of all bombs'

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    The bomb - known officially as a GBU-43B but nicknamed the "mother of all bombs" - unleashes 11 tons of explosives. The bombing in Afghanistan was the second major incident when the U.S. "No civilian has been hurt and only the base, which Daesh used to launch attacks in other parts of the province, was destroyed", Waziri said in a statement.
  • General election: SNP lawmaker attacks Labour for 'not giving people hope'

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    Labour trails a long way behind Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in opinion polls , and many within the party believe 67-year-old socialist Corbyn is too left-wing to connect with voters. Speaking at a Tory marginal in Croydon, the Labour leader signalled that the party's manifesto will include an assault on the rich. "We could be facing a situation where Labour drop well below 200 seats.
  • Parade Of Missiles Through Pyongyang North Korea

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    China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) shakes hand with his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault during a press conference after their meeting in Beijing on April 14, 2017. intelligence officials. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the results of the policy review and requested anonymity. The U.S. seeks nothing more than a "stable and economically prosperous Korean peninsula", not military conflict, the official said.
  • Gold Prices Remain High as French Election Nears

    Gold Prices Remain High as French Election Nears

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    He said her stated opposition to marriage equality is likely a ploy to appeal to social conservatives. With polling just two days away, and campaigning banned from Friday at midnight, they would have no time to recover before polls open on Sunday.
  • As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed towards Australia

    As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed towards Australia

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    It is not clear why the carrier strike group never left Southeast Asia, or why the Trump administration did not clarify where she was. On April 11, U.S. President Donald Trump also touted the dispatch, saying the U.S. is sending an "armada" to waters off Korea. "We seek peace always as a country, as does Japan, but as you know and the United States knows, peace comes through strength and we will stand strongly with Japan and strongly with our allies for a peace and security in this ...