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An extra element of uncertainty entered the campaign late Thursday when Islamic State claimed responsibility for that left one policeman dead and two others injured after a shooting in the center of Paris. He said he believed in an "independent France orientated towards peace". "Several Europes are possible, it doesn't have to be just their Europe", said Melenchon, a eurosceptic who has pledged to renegotiate treaties with the bloc.
  • Wall along Mexico border will be built, insists Trump

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    Since much of the border lies on private lands, a wall would require the use of eminent domain - which Republicans say they despise. As to who will pay for it, it turns out Mexico is not particularly interested in doing that, leaving USA taxpayers on the hook ― if and when work actually starts.
  • Malaysia insists on playing North Korea at a neutral venue

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    The statement reiterated China's opposition to THAAD and called on the US and South Korea to halt its deployment. "China is the key to this", said Republican Sen. In the past two weeks, Trump has ordered high-powered USA military vessels - including an aircraft carrier - to the region in a show of force to deter the DPRK from more nuclear and missile tests.
  • Iran condemns Turkish airstrikes in Kurdistan Region

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    In reality, the bombings only underscore the fact that, in the name of the "war on terror", Washington, Turkey and Russian Federation are all intervening in Syria to further their own, opposing interests. The diplomatic fallout from Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria appeared to be growing with angry Turkish reactions to the USA rebukes over Turkey's actions, which risk undermining the battle against the Islamic State.
  • Macron campaign for French presidency off to slower start than Le Pen

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    The 39-year-old Macron, seeking to counter-attack, later turned up at the site in his hometown and was met with hecklers. Tyres were set ablaze in protest. The centrist Macron faces far-right, anti-immigration candidate Le Pen in a May 7 runoff. Le Pen's has denounced the legal probe as political interference and described the allegation against her as a "bare-faced lie".
  • Venezuela to Quit OAS, Comes under EU Pressure

    Venezuela to Quit OAS, Comes under EU Pressure

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    Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez called for the OAS withdrawal after a brief but contentious meeting at the group's Washington headquarters in which its permanent council voted in favor of holding a special session to evaluate Venezuela's crisis, adding to mounting global pressure for Maduro to schedule delayed elections and free detained political activists.
  • Tony Blair refuses to back Jeremy Corbyn for prime minister

    Tony Blair refuses to back Jeremy Corbyn for prime minister

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    Mr Blair said he would be voting Labour at the General Election but refused to say that "hand on heart" Jeremy Corbyn was the best person to lead the country. "To have a debate among the opposition parties doesn't meet that objective at all". There could be no avoidance of opposing Brexit, which was "the dominant election issue".
  • Early French Presidential Polls Show Macron In Double Digit Lead

    Early French Presidential Polls Show Macron In Double Digit Lead

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    The National Front leader is facing pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron in the May 7 presidential runoff. Macron added that he had not arrived to make big promises, but the candidate did warn Whirlpool employees that if Le Pen was elected president, the factory would surely be shut down.
  • North, S. Korean women urge Trump to stop war rhetoric

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    Pressed for preemptive strike options, the commander said the USA has "a lot of pre-emptive options" against the North, but declined to elaborate in an open hearing. The leader has previously spoken of striking US cities, and this week, North Korea threatened to sink the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier. The US and South Korea previous year agreed to deploy the THAAD system to counter the threat of missile launches by North Korea.
  • Ukip leader Paul Nuttall to stand for Parliament

    Ukip leader Paul Nuttall to stand for Parliament

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    Ukip wants to introduce mandatory medical checks for teenage girls from communities "at risk" of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and also wants to place a ban on the opening of any new Muslim faith schools. The khimar is a long veil that fall to just above the waist. Ukip leader Paul Nuttall will make a second attempt to win a seat in Westminster less than five months after being rejected by the voters of Stoke.
  • Mattis: US Must 'Confront' Russia Over Weapons Support for Taliban

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    Mattis' visit followed a Taliban raid on an Afghan base last week that killed over 100 soldiers and military personnel. The Trump administration expects to confront Russian Federation for supplying the Taliban with weapons and strategic support to undermine the American-led coalition in Afghanistan, senior military officials said Monday.