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The 11 candidates included frontrunners Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen and François Fillon as well as those with less than 1% support at the polls . Fillon, the one-time leading man, has fallen spectacularly from grace - and in the polls - lurching from one disaster to the next at seemingly breakneck speed.
  • FT: China offers concessions to avert trade war with U.S

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    The progress had the USA host beaming. "They recognize that shows our clear determination to crack down on this sort of activity", Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters. Syria denies it carried out the attack. Xi wished to establish the basis of a personal relationship with President Trump to show that growing a strong China-U.S.
  • Way ahead for Kulbhushan Jadhav: Appeal in Supreme Court to persuasive diplomacy

    Way ahead for Kulbhushan Jadhav: Appeal in Supreme Court to persuasive diplomacy

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    India typically shies away from involving third parties in its territorial dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir - the core bone of contention between the two nuclear armed neighbors. The party's city unit President Ashish Shelar met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was here, and requested him to intervene in the matter. Jadhav, who was arrested in March a year ago by Pakistan and accused by the country of spying, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court yesterday.
  • Xi Urges Peaceful Resolution of N. Korea Tensions in Trump Call

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    The United States has warned North Korea of consequences on not halting nuclear programme by sending its aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, to the Sea of Japan. The 100,000 ton Nimitz-class vessel is powered by two nuclear reactors and carriers nearly 100 aircraft. Its strike group also includes guided-missile destroyers and cruisers.
  • Gas pump prices up 19% from last year - and rising

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    McTeague says the minimum price will be 121.9 cent/litre by midnight. The current average price in the area is about 115.9 cents per litre. However, Roger McKnight, a senior analyst at En-Pro International, told BNN the expected hike in gas prices has nothing to do with summer gas versus winter gas.
  • President Trump: If China Can't Solve Problems with North Korea, "We Will"

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    Japan is considering holding a joint drill in the East China Sea with US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson which is heading to waters off the Korean Peninsula in a show of force against North Korea, government sources said Wednesday . It is still unclear what exactly transpired during their meet as the Chinese leader did not offer any commitment on North Korea . Trump wrote in an earlier tweet.
  • US senator blasts Russia for interference in Balkans

    US senator blasts Russia for interference in Balkans

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    The Putin government has denied the accusation, Newsweek reports. After Trump put his signature on the ratified the protocol on the expansion of the alliance, the procedure of verification remains to be finalized in the Netherlands and Spain.
  • Leftist Moreno heading to disputed win in Ecuador election

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    The council said it would provide results at 8 p.m. local time (0100 GMT). Although he backs Assange's continuation at the embassy, Moreno said he would ask him to to "be very delicate when he addresses worldwide politics, especially regarding countries with which we have good relations", according to Latin American news outlet teleSUR.