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Emmanuel Macron may have won the French presidency, but challenges await him

Furthermore, 2017 is also a record year for blank votes with around 9% favouring neither candidate. Mr. Macron, though the victor of the presidential election on Sunday, could be facing an uphill battle next month as many doubt his new party, Le Republique En Marche!, will be able to form a majority in the National Assembly. [Full Article...]

World leaders react to Macron's win

Macron ran as a confident and unflinching advocate of pluralism and openness, and he will become, instantly, a major global voice for those values. Despite Le Pen's efforts to purge her National Front (FN) party of the anti-Semitism which became its trademark under the leadership of her father Jean-Marie Le Pen, the party continues to court controversy over the issue. [Full Article...]

UN Urges Nigerians to Embrace Freed Schoolgirls

President Muhammadu Buhari received them at the State House that evening, just before he left the country for London. Hill shared a list of the names of the 82 released girls, which was taken from an announcement by the office of the president of Nigeria and was sent to her by a leading EYN member who is active in efforts for education in Nigeria. [Full Article...]

Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty

Saleh on Tuesday said 11,000 rebels had been killed and more than 25,000 injured in the past two years. Since March 2015, the Saudi kingdom has been waging a brutal aerial campaign against Yemen in an attempt to reinstall Hadi - a staunch ally of Riyadh who resigned as president in 2015 - and crush the popular Houthi Ansarullah movement, which is now playing a key role in defending the nation ... [Full Article...]

Pentagon head makes clear US commitment to protecting Turkey

Turkish officials say the US decision to arm a Kurdish militia battling the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria is " unacceptable " and will have a "negative outcome" for Washington. The post Erdogan urges United States to "immediately" reverse decision on arming Syrian Kurds appeared first on The Independent Uganda:. The United States regards the YPG as a valuable partner in the fight... [Full Article...]

US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats The security situation in Afghanistan will continue to deteriorate and the Taliban will make ongoing gains, especially in rural areas. According to Defense One , Coats spoke to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and talked about the growing number of threats facing the homeland and potentially shrinking the agencies that handle them. [Full Article...]

Rajasthan: Uncemented wall led to 26 deaths at marriage

Rajasthan: Uncemented wall led to 26 deaths at marriage But the district administration and Municipal Corporation have no answer as to why this illegal marriage garden was allowed to host functions. "The second will conduct a survey of all the marriage homes to check their safety and security measures and the third will probe whether there was any delay in treatment or any kind of laxity on part of the RBM Government Hospital staff where the victims we... [Full Article...]

Girl, 11, dies after falling out of ride at water park

Girl, 11, dies after falling out of ride at water park The Splash Canyon ride where Evha Jannath fell into the water. "The theme park staff tried to help her and an air ambulance airlifted her to a hospital nearby", George Bryan, company director of Drayton Manor, said in a statement . "The school will ensure specially trained staff are in school to provide our pupils and staff support at this hard time". "We are devastated that we will not see our... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong-un, claims North Korea

Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong-un, claims North Korea Kim during a public event using a delayed-action biochemical poison. KCNA also said two intelligence services "ideologically corrupted" and bribed a North Korean surnamed Kim and turned him into "a terrorist full of repugnance and revenge against the supreme leadership of the DPRK". [Full Article...]

Man Wanted In Crash That Critically Injured FHP Trooper Surrenders To Authorities

Man Wanted In Crash That Critically Injured FHP Trooper Surrenders To Authorities The family was planning to leave the home. The boy's parents rushed him to Nemours Children's Hospital. Vargas was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, Montes said. "(That's) the way we're investigating it. FHP said Olivares was texting while driving and traveling 70 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone when he lost control and hit Rosario. [Full Article...]

Trump speaks with new South Korean president

Moon expressed his hope to visit Trump and Xi in the near future, pledging cooperation with both in denuclearizing North Korea. U.S. officials have expressed concern that Moon's advocacy of engagement with North Korea could undercut USA efforts to increase pressure through further isolation and sanctions. [Full Article...]

Judge Merrick Garland To Replace James Comey As FBI Director?

They also react to dozens of anonymous government sources suggesting the firing of James Comey was about Russian Federation and that the deputy attorney general allegedly threatened to resign because the administration claimed the firing was his idea. [Full Article...]

Protestors wary, European Union triumphant over Macron victory

Protestors wary, European Union triumphant over Macron victory Marine Le Pen may have claimed a "historic, massive result" for Front National in her concession speech as Emmanuel Macron won France's presidency, but voting figures show she could have come third in this two-person race if abstentions had been taken into account. [Full Article...]

Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant

Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant On May 6, 2017, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum confirmed that Ismail Abdulsalam Ahmed Haniya, 54, had been chosen as the leader of the movement, replacing Khaled Meshaal. He was released in 2011, as part of a group of more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners whom Israel freed in exchange for a captive soldier. Last month, it executed three people accused of collaborating with Israel, though their case... [Full Article...]

Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office

Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office Also, the new document rejects the Oslo Accords, under which the Palestine Liberation Organization recognized the right of Israel to exist. It also says its struggle is not against Jews due to their religion but against Israel as an occupier. [Full Article...]

Who will run Louisiana's investigation into the Alton Sterling shooting?

Who will run Louisiana's investigation into the Alton Sterling shooting? Lawyers for the family said USA officials told them Salamoni was recorded on video threatening to kill Sterling less than 90 seconds before firing the fatal shots. Officers said that Sterling was attempting to pull a loaded gun out of his pocket when Salamoni opened fire, according to the Justice Department summary. [Full Article...]

President Trump meets with Russian officials amid Comey scandal

Tuesday evening, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, ostensibly for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The president himself seemed outwardly untroubled by the furor or the comparison to Nixon, even bringing in former Nixon Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, an old friend, for consultations on Syria and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Oil Producers Have Consensus to Extend Cuts, 2 OPEC Members Say

State-owned Saudi Aramco will also reduce oil supplies to Asian customers by about 7 million barrels in June, a source told Reuters, as part of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' deal to reduce production. Calling on United States to join in the rebalancing of global oil market, OPEC said "a large part of the excess supply overhang contained in floating storage has been reduc... [Full Article...]

Malaysian FA asks govt to make call onN Korea trip

Malaysian FA asks govt to make call onN Korea trip The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) decided on Tuesday that North Korea can host Malaysia in the capital on June 8 as there are no longer any travel restrictions in place. Apart from that, Malaysia will also be slapped with a US$50,000 and will be eliminated from the qualifying stages of the Asian Cup. "The question is what can we do?" The situation could turn tricky for the Malaysian team ... [Full Article...]

ABC journalist Mark Colvin dead at 65

Mr Colvin presented the ABC Radio program PM for 20 years. Mr Colvin's family released a statement , thanking those who supported their "beloved Mark". "And so it was that a mere two months later, on what was effectively cadet work experience in Canberra, with most of my colleagues at lunch in the late lamented non-Members' bar, I found myself writing the ABC News story of the double dissolut... [Full Article...]


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