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by | April 14, 2017 | 19:07

She has been joined on the list of investors' concerns by far-left veteran Jean-Luc Melenchon, who has surged in the polls after strong performances in two candidates' debates. The allegations appear to have little impact on Le Pen's campaign, being dwarfed by the bigger scandal engulfing her conservative rival Francois Fillon .

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:08

Libyan coastguards on Thursday rescued 23 immigrants off the coast of the capital Tripoli after their inflatable boat sank, carrying almost 120 migrants. So far this year, of an estimated 26,886 refugees who have crossed into Italy, more than 600 are known to have drowned at sea. Last week, the Italian coast guard rescued about 550 migrants making the journey across the Mediterranean.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:40

Meanwhile, Labour's shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti said she was "horrified" by the way Mr Livingstone had behaved in the aftermath of the latest suspension. I am horrified by Ken Livingstone's lack of contrition and repeated offence which could be potential grounds for further investigation by the party.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:29

Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes , front left, thanks Sen. "This election, this special election tomorrow, makes a difference". Kansas 4th District congressional Democratic candidate James Thompson, right, does some last-minute campaigning at The Anchor, a popular downtown restaurant, in downtown Wichita , Kan., over lunchtime Monday, .

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:31

Bush advisor Elliott Abrams is offering some unsolicited advice for President Trump: Dump Steve Bannon as chief political strategist. Speaking to Michael Goodwin of the New York Post , President Trump appeared to downplay his relationship with Chief Strategist and former Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon .

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:31

Last weekend, the two top aides held a peace negotiation session at the behest of Trump, who has expressed irritation about anonymous sniping in the media between the two camps, officials said. "As Breitbart grew, Mr. Trump was constantly in touch with Steve about news articles and doing interviews with his reporters", David Bossie, president of the conservative advocacy nonprofit Citizens United, told RealClearPolitics.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:26

Malaysian prosecutors have so far charged two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - with killing Jong Nam using VX nerve agent . Media reports said a coffin was put on board a Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines plane Thursday evening. With all the North Korean suspects in the attack now apparently out of Malaysia it is not clear how the investigation can move forward. A foreign wire yesterday reported that at the initial stage of the case, Malaysian authorities had wrongly identified the ...

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:26

On an annual basis, industrial production growth accelerated to 1.2 percent in February from 0.2 percent in January, revised down from a growth of 0.6 percent reported earlier. Indicates that the growth remains fragile in manufacturing and need continued efforts to make the sector competitive. The non-durable consumer goods output shrank by 8.6 percent in the month over a contraction of 4.9 percent year ago.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:30

The legislation, seen as the latest attack on organisations supported by the philanthropist George Soros, would also force CEU to open a campus in NY and prevent it from issuing U.S. The university now enrolls over 1,400 students from 108 countries. The government did not immediately respond to questions seeking comment. The ministry said the amendment of the Act on Hungarian education did not affect the work of the Hungarian part of the CEU, which could continue to work as a Hungarian ...

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:26

According to state television , in a ten minute interview after the formalities, Ahmadinejad declared that he did not intend to run for presidency but was only there to show his support for his friend and trusted adviser Hamid Baqaei. The council normally does not approve dissidents or women for the formal candidate list. "It was just advice and his advice does not prevent me from running", he added .

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:21

The agreement was made following a meeting of Palestinian factions in Sidon on Tuesday, during which a senior Fatah official announced that the Badr extremist group must be removed. Salah al-Ali, a resident of the camp, said there was damage from shelling inside the camp. "Only Israel benefits from the ongoing sedition. and on top of the events is Ain al-Hilweh clashes", Berri said.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:18

Dr Stella Nyanzi, a single mother of three, has repeatedly criticized President Yoweri Museveni and the First Lady Janet Museveni , who is also the Education and Sports Minister, for the government's failure to fulfil its commitment to provide sanitary pads to all schoolgirls.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:49

South Korea will enhance its policy coordination with the U.S.in a way that the latest U.S. Three main reasons can be mentioned for the attack. He could allegedly also repeat China's opposition to the on-going deployment of the USA air defense system, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, in South Korea.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:50

Another ANC veteran, former cabinet minister Barbara Hogan, said Mr. Zuma has become a "rogue" president and the ANC is beginning to distance itself from him. South Africa's new ministers and deputy ministers will be sworn in at 1600 GMT on Friday, President Jacob Zuma's office said. Gordhan was seen as a bulwark against corruption in an administration that is facing growing criticism for maladministration stealing from the coffers of the State.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:49

President Donald Trump. Convened at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's estate in Florida, the meeting was billed as an informal relationship-building exercise and was created to frame the relationship in the best possible light. "(We) are prepared to chart our own course if this is something China is just unable to coordinate with us", said Tillerson. "We would like to see more results-oriented outcomes coming out of these new dialogues and fewer laundry lists", said Beijing-based Jacob Parker, vice ...

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:44

He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. On the other hand, responding to North Korea's nuclear program poses a more urgent issue, he said . But Chinese commitment on greater market access as a result of Xi's visit really only emphasised the potential for greater United States involvement in China's One Belt, One Road initiative to build regional infrastructure.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:43

It was the president's first social-media acknowledgement of the missile strike on Syria's Shayrat airbase. Although China is not implicated in the Syrian war, Trump's actions resonate widely, not least in the debate over how to tackle North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:41

President Donald Trump's decision to strike Syria sent a powerful message to a number of world leaders, including Chinese President Xi Jinping, the president's dinner guest during the bombing. Trump and Xi also established a new and cabinet-level framework for negotiations, he said. "We have engaged in deeper understanding, and have built a trust", he said.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:32

US warships fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airfield in Syria during Trump's Thursday night dinner with Xi at Mar-a-Lago. The statement may have lacked specifics, but was significant in that it committed the United States - at least temporarily - to continue cooperating with the worldwide community in looking to blunt North Korea's drive to become a viable nuclear power.

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:10

The 170th edition of the race got underway in front of a sell-out crowd of 70,000 at the second attempt after an initial false start, when horses burst the tape too early. Jack Berry House got him back. "The dream for most racehorse owners would be to win the Grand National and we are lucky we found a horse to do it". "What a fantastic day we had - it was just incredible", she said on At The Races.