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Police had Champs-Elysees attacker in their grasp

The French president, François Hollande, said the Champs Élysées attack was "terrorist in nature" and promised "utmost vigilance" by security services to ensure...


US VP in Indonesia sends conciliatory message to Islamic world

He met with the country's president, Joko Widodo, and toured the largest mosque in the region. Pence is expected to largely discuss trade with his counterpart...


Euro, stocks rise ahead of French election; bonds dip

France will hold its first round of elections on Sunday, followed by a runoff between the top two vote-getters on May 7. Édith Cresson became the country's firs...


UN Security Council Blasts N. Korea Missile Test, Threatens Sanctions

Trump's answer comes the United States faces increasing tensions with North Korea over its nuclear program. "It is a situation where a lot of exercise equip...


Euro steady below 3-week high, focus on French election

In five years, when not a thing has changed in France, they will start the whole wearisome rigamarole again. The election has been one of the most unpredictab...


Paris shooting: ISIS claims 'fighter' carried out attack

The attack came only days before the start of a presidential vote that could reverberate across Europe, and as the 11 candidates were having their final quasi-d...


Paris shooting casts shadow over final day of French election campaign

President Donald Trump is taking the unusual step of weighing in publicly ahead of a foreign presidential election , predicting that the latest attack in Paris...


North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first

State television showed Kim, wearing a black suit and white shirt, stepping out of a black limousine and saluting his honour guard before walking down a red car...


Israel vows not to negotiate with Palestinian hunger strikers

Israel's Public Security Minister, Gilad Erdan, had strong words for the strike's ringleader, Marwan Barghouti, saying he was "instigating mutiny and leading th...


North Korea: What we know and don't know about their nuclear program

His plane touched down Tuesday at the US military's Atsugi base outside Tokyo. Pence also took part in an economic dialogue with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso....


United Kingdom heads for surprise general election

The general election was due in 2020 but the Fixed Term Parliaments Act allows for this to be held earlier provided there is support from a minimum of two-t...


NASSCOM calls Trump's bluff on H-1B row

Trump said in his speech. Trump will also instruct the Department of Homeland Security to ensure that H-1B visas are not used to undercut U.S. workers and wag...


France says to provide proof on Syria govt chemical weapons use

Two police officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation, said the attacker had been flagged as an extremist. Israel has ...


Day after ex-NFL star Hernandez's death, fight over his brain

The death of former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez was officially ruled a suicide on Thursday (20 April), the Worcester County District Attorne...


Australia to abolish temporary work 457 Visa programme

Canberra, April 18:Adopting a new "Australians first" approach to skilled migration, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that he will be abolishing th...


Democrat Congressional Candidate Exceeds Expectations

Jon Ossoff , the Democratic candidate, won about 48% of the vote, while Karen Handel , his closest Republican challenger, secured roughly 20% in a more crowded...


Arrests following killing of French police officer

Two police officers have reportedly been killed in Paris by a gunman who was then shot dead. A second suspect handed himself over to police in Belgium on Frid...


Chevron loses appeal against $260 million Australia tax bill

Chevron said it would review the decision and could appeal to the High Court. The parent company registered in a lower-taxing jurisdiction, DE in Chevron's c...


United States establishment rallies behind Trump after military strikes

If the USA is trying to send a political message with the use of the MOAB, Harmer said, "It's a sign of overkill". President Barack Obama was notorious for hi...


Iran not living up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal

This group includes some key allies of the USA on a variety of worldwide issues. "We don't know whether or not they're able to do that, but I have absolute co...


UK PM May defends decision to seek snap election

In her speech outside Downing Street yesterday, the prime minster said an election was in the country's best interest following last year's vote to leave the Eu...


UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch

The UN Security Council has adopted the amended version of the condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test, which includes a Russia-backed call for a dial...


Fatal terror attack: Champs-Elysees in Paris

A prosecutor said his identity had been been verified and police said at least one location in the eastern Paris suburbs was being searched. "It is too earl...


Opposition alleges "widespread fraud" in Turkish referendum vote

The People's Republican Party (CHP) said Deputy Chairman Bulent Tezcan would present the appeal to the YSK at 2.30pm local time. Controversy has mounted sin...


Trump may miss deadline on Russian Federation report

Politico reports that with the 90 days now up, "there is no team, there is no plan, and there is no clear answer from the White House on who would even be work...


Two dead and three injured following train derailment on Vancouver Island

Don Demens, the company's president and chief executive officer, said in a statement Western Forest Products is co-operating with authorities in the investiga...


UK Labour leader comes out fighting

Britons voted by 52-48 percent in June 2016 to leave the European Union , and May says re-electing her with a bigger majority will strengthen the U.K.'s hand i...


Nara Chandrababu Naidu get special wishes from KCR

After the complaint was lodged by the assembly secretary, Kiran was picked up by the police and was questioned. "They didn't tell me anything". They further s...


May says June election result 'not certain' despite front-runner status

At the event, May criticised her opponents the Labour Party, the Scottish National Party and the Liberal Democrats as, she said, they "want to do everything to ...


US and China working 'closely' on North Korea, says Mattis

US Vice President Mike Pence kicked off talks with Japan that Washington hopes will open doors for US goods and attract infrastructure investment. Japan, a ...


Will Smith death: Man who killed NFL star sentenced to 25 years

Cardell Hayes , the 29-year-old tow truck driver convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of retired National Football League player Will Smith , was se...


China puts cruise missile bombers on 'high alert' amid North Korea fears

South Korea and the United States have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North routinely criticizes as a prelude to invasion. The ...


Russian planes detected off Alaska 4 times this week

In both instances, the Russian aircraft entered the U.S. Air Defense Identification Zone, a virtual buffer surrounding U.S. air space that allows the military t...


UK Snap Election Called to Strengthen May's Mandate for Brexit Talks - Lawmaker

The snap elections will likely shift those numbers to 389 seats for the Conservative Party and just 170 seats for the Labour Party. The next general election ...


Iran FM slams 'worn-out' US nuclear accusations

Trump didn't specifically weigh in on the French election, nor would he say outright whether he supported countries staying in the EU. As president, Trump cal...