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  • French Presidential Election 2017
    French_presidential_election_2017_polls 2017-04-23 05:19:08 UTC
    Who will win the French presidential election? PARIS — France has seen its most extraordinary presidential election campaign in recent history. Beyond politics as usual, it points to a deep institutional crisis. The French are going to the pol...
  • Death toll in Venezuelan protests reaches nine
    Venezuela's_opposition_renewed_nationwide_protests 2017-04-21 14:22:19 UTC
    A man was killed in a protest in the Venezuelan capital on Thursday night, an official said on Friday, marking the ninth death in a wave of sometimes violent demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's government. Melvin Guaitan died of a...
  • French Presidential Election: Le Pen Loses Ground To Macron
    2017_french_presidential_election-_le_pen_loses_ground_to_macron 2017-04-21 03:47:32 UTC
    PARIS — French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron spoke with former U.S. president Barack Obama on the phone on Thursday, in an apparent sign of support just three days before the first round of an uncertain presidential election. Macron sa...
  • Paris Attack Quickly Claimed By Terror Group ISIS
    Paris_attack_quickly_claimed_by_terror_group_isis 2017-04-21 02:56:36 UTC
    Picture: Other policemen engaged and shot and killed the attacker. PARIS — One police officer dead, two injured in Paris attack, one of the attackers also killed - Interior Ministry. It took place on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris. ISIS ...
  • Venezuela's opposition renewed nationwide protests
    Venezuela's_opposition_renewed_nationwide_protests 2017-04-20 17:52:06 UTC
    CARACAS — Venezuela's opposition renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, a day after three people were killed in similar demonstrations. ...
  • British PM Theresa May Called For An Early Election On June 8
    Theresa_may 2017-04-18 17:52:39 UTC
    By Elizabeth Piper, Kylie MacLellan and William James | LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by bolst...
  • Greece Needs To Implement Reforms To Secure A New Loan
    Greece_needs_to_implement_reforms_to_secure_a_new_loan 2017-04-18 07:45:33 UTC
    The International Monetary Fund will not take part in a bailout program for Greece if it deems the country's debt is unsustainable, the international lender's chief Christine Lagarde said in an interview published on Tuesday. Greece needs to im...
  • Turkish people bang pots and pans in protest at vote outcome
    Turkish_people_bang_pots_and_pans_in_protest_at_vote_outcome 2017-04-16 20:26:59 UTC
    Residents in several neighborhoods of Turkey's largest city Istanbul banged pots and pans from their windows on Sunday in a traditional form of protest as President Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in a tightly-fought referendum. Residents protes...
  • US: "Mother of All Bombs" Sends Message to North Korea & Iran
    Us-_%22mother_of_all_bombs%22_sends_message_to_north_korea___iran 2017-04-14 20:36:45 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The United State commander in Afghanistan said on Friday that the decision to use -"Mother of All Bombs"- one of the biggest conventional bombs ever used in combat was purely tactical. U.S. Experts said that while the use of the bo...
  • Japan discusses how to evacuate its citizens from South Korea, If needed
    Japan_discusses_how_to_evacuate_its_citizens_from_south_korea__if_needed 2017-04-14 06:40:56 UTC
    Japan's National Security Council discussed how to evacuate its nearly 60,000 citizens from South Korea in the event of a crisis, a government official said on Friday, amid rising concern over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. North Korea ...
  • US dropped a GBU-43/B (MOAB) "MOTHER OF All BOMBS"
    Us_dropped_a_gbu-43_b_(moab)__nicknamed_the_%22mother_of_all_bombs%22_ 2017-04-14 05:58:27 UTC
    <h2>BREAKING NEWS:</h2><h3>U.S. 'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants: defense ministry.</h3> The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on ...
  • 51% of Turks will vote "Yes" to grant Erdogan new powers: Poll
    Poll-_51__of_turks_will_vote__22yes_22_to_grant_erdogan_new_powers 2017-04-13 08:39:33 UTC
    A narrow majority of Turks will vote "Yes" in Sunday's referendum on changing the constitution to grant President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, an opinion poll published on Thursday showed. The April 16 plebiscite will decide on the bigge...
  • Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution On Syria Chemical Attack
    Russia_vetoes_u.n._resolution_on_syria_chemical_attack 2017-04-12 20:06:07 UTC
    By Michelle Nichols | NEW YORK, UN — Russia cast a veto at the United Nations Security Council to shield Syrian President Assad, blocking a Western bid to condemn a deadly gas attack and push the Syrian government to cooperate with investigato...
  • North Korea Willing To Use Nuclear Weapons If Provoked
    North_korea_willing_to_use_nuclear_weapons_if_provoked 2017-04-11 19:38:20 UTC
    By Sue-Lin Wong | PYONGYANG — North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of American aggression as a U.S. Navy strike group steamed toward the western Pacific. U.S. President Donald Trump...
  • Separatists called for strike as India clamps down on Kashmir transport
    Separatists_called_for_strike_as_india_clamps_down_on_kashmir_transport 2017-04-10 05:43:45 UTC
    By Fayaz Bukhari | SRINAGAR — Indian police on Monday imposed curfew-like curbs on movement of people across several parts of disputed Kashmir, a day after clashes with protesters during a by-election killed eight people and injured more tha...
  • Protesters marched through Caracas and cities across Venezuela
    Protesters_marched_through_caracas_and_cities_across_venezuela 2017-04-08 19:18:07 UTC
    By Alexandra Ulmer and Girish Gupta | CARACAS Protesters marched through Caracas and cities across Venezuela on Saturday as the government's banning of a top opposition leader from office breathed life into a fractured movement and fueled the fir...
  • Police Arrested One Person After Stockholm Truck Attack Kills 4
    Police_arrested_one_person_after_stockholm_truck_attack_kills_4 2017-04-07 21:11:33 UTC
    By Johan Ahlander | STOCKHOLM — Swedish police said on Friday that it had identified a person arrested in a Northern Stockholm suburb and who resembled the picture and description of a man that police went public with after the truck attack. ...
  • Trudeau spoke with Trump about the airstrikes on Syria
    Canada-politics-justin-trudeau-1 2017-04-07 18:27:55 UTC
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday about the air strikes on Syria, adding that Canada had been informed about the strikes about an hour before they occurred on Thursday. "Last night t...
  • US Says 'Steps Are Underway To Remove Assad'
    Us_says_'steps_are_underway'_to_remove_assad' 2017-04-06 21:44:40 UTC
    Syrian Civil War — U.S. President Trump's comments were his strongest suggestion yet that the United States may be edging toward a stronger stance against Assad, whose country has been torn apart by six years of civil war. "I think what Ass...
  • Trump's anti-immigration stance focusing on H1B Visa
    Trump's_anti-immigration_stance_focusing_on_h1b_visa 2017-04-04 16:18:54 UTC
    By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced steps on Monday to prevent the fraudulent use of H1B visas, used by employers to bring in specialized foreign workers temporarily, which appeared to fal...
  • St. Petersburg Metro Blast Kills At Least Nine People
    St._petersburg_metro_blast_kills_at_least_nine_people 2017-04-03 16:21:41 UTC
    By Denis Pinchuk | ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA At least nine people were killed and 20 were injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St. Petersburg metro tunnel on Monday, and Interfax news agency said the blast may have been cause...
  • Emmanuel Macron Singled Out The Far-Right National Front
    Emmanuel_macron_singled_out_the_far-right_national_front_ 2017-04-01 18:15:36 UTC
    By Marc Leras and Simon Carraud | MARSEILLE/BIGUGLIA, FRANCE France's centrist presidential contender Emmanuel Macron singled out the far-right National Front as his chief rival on Saturday, vowing to win the first round on April 23 as a new poll...
  • Germany May Sue The U.S. With International Trade Rules
    Germany_may_sue_the_u.s._with_international_trade_rules 2017-04-01 08:09:32 UTC
    BERLIN: The German government has criticized the Trump administration's new trade policy and is insisting on compliance with international trade rules. Germany is considering suing the US before the World Trade Organization (WTO). "The US g...
  • US Gen. Votel says Iran is the greatest danger to peace
    Us_gen._votel_says_iran_is_the_greatest_danger_to_peace 2017-03-31 04:07:58 UTC
    <h3>WASHINGTON — The commander of U.S. Central Command looked beyond the current conflicts in the greater Middle East today and told the House Armed Services Committee that Iran is the greatest danger to peace in the region.</h3> Army Gen. Jose...
  • French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is favorite to win
    French_presidential_candidate_emmanuel_macron_is_favorite_to_win 2017-03-31 04:05:37 UTC
    <h3>Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he expected to be able to form a parliamentary majority in the June legislative elections should be elected to the presidency in May.</h3> Macron is favorite to win, but...