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Fillon to Propose Initiative on Counter-Terror Coalition with Russia, US

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. Trump tweeted hours after a gunman, identified as 39-year-old Karim Cheurti, shot dead a policema...


UK parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for snap election

The majority of 509 votes gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May her two-thirds majority, which is required to call an election under the Fixed Term Parliament Act...


South Korean presidential candidate concerned about Trump's aircraft carrier story

The US Navy also did not disclose where the aircraft carrier was heading when the incident happened. CNN also cited USA defense officials as saying the airc...


Labour eyes referendum on Brexit deal in 2017 manifesto

May added that securing the "right deal" with Brussels for Britain is her priority. Britain's next national election is now scheduled for 2020, a year after t...


'Vive Paris!' Tourists back on Champs Elysees

Cheurfi served 10 years in prison after firing on two plainclothes officers in 2001 as they tried to arrest him in a stolen vehicle. The attacker used a Kalas...


French start voting in oversea territories for presidential election

A day after a terror attack in Paris that left one dead and three wounded, Trump took to the social media site to weigh in. She wants to tighten French bord...


New England Patriots defend crowd attendance at Trump visit

Another picture that was taken Wednesday tweeted by the Patriots shows a crowd up the stairs and filling out the balcony above. On Wednesday, there were barely ...


Pro-IS note said to be found near Paris gunman

French prosecutors are investigating whether the man who killed a policeman in Paris had accomplices and links to terrorist groups. IFOP pollster Frederic D...


Harvard researchers find copy of Declaration of Independence

After seeing an image of the document and having a conversation with the conservator, she told ABC "we knew it was unlike any copy we'd seen before". Pulling ...


Is national executive meet in Odisha a warning for CM Naveen Pattnaik?

Later, BJD leaders took a dig at the BJP-led government at the Centre for ignoring the genuine demands of the state. The Chief Minister did not show the court...


Corbyn set to fight United Kingdom 'rigged system'

Corbyn has insisted that the result of the election is not a foregone conclusion and has vowed to not "play by the rules" if his party was to win the majorit...


Muslim Jakarta governor candidate ahead in election, early count shows

Indeed, while their results have varied, nearly all recent polls have shown Ahok-Djarot's numbers rise over the last month while Anies-Sandiaga have stagnated o...


United Kingdom Will Hold an Early Election in June

With Mrs May needing the support of 434 MPs - two thirds of all seats in the House of Commons - some 522 voted for the early election, with just 13 against....


French frontrunner Macron calls on France to unite and reject "fear"

Le Pen blamed "radical Islam" for the attack in a follow-up statement Friday, the last day candidates are allowed to campaign before Sunday's vote. "So it's...


Kenyans Sweep Titles in 121st Boston Marathon

Meanwhile, Kathrine went on to complete 39 marathons, and win the New York City marathon in 1974, before creating a series of women-only races (the Avon Interna...


Ontario imposes tax on overseas buyers to rein in housing prices

A good long term initiative that will not help the resale market in the short term. Overall the policies were primarily about improving rental affordability a...


Corbyn's Labour faces 'decade' in wilderness, says Nun

It's vital, the paper says, that the PM does her best to "create a sense of urgency among the voters"; "They have to understand the dangers of not coming out to...


Taliban kill dozens at army headquarters in northern Afghanistan

In the early afternoon on Friday, two army vehicles bearing men in Afghan army uniforms rolled up to the base's gate, claiming to have wounded soldiers in need ...


Amid doubts and recriminations, Putin meets with Tillerson

Ten countries were in favour of the resolution drafted by Britain, France and the US. The White House made clear Wednesday the Americans have no intention of en...


Pilot ejects from jet on US aircraft carrier headed to Korea

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is looking to address confusion over a US aircraft carrier group, saying that its schedule had been disclosed earlier to be t...


PM condemns terror attack on Afghan military base

Daulat Waziri, the spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, said the militants stormed the compound with a military vehicle and opened fire at the soldie...


11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela

A man was killed in a protest in the Venezuelan capital on Thursday, April 20, night, an official said on Friday, marking the ninth death in a wave of sometim...


French Elections A Test of Far-Right Reach

Earlier on Friday, Trump had tweeted about the attack's potential impact on the vote, writing: "Another terrorist attack in Paris ". The first round will s...


Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye Is Formally Indicted

Park Geun-hye, the former President of South Korea, was indicted on Monday on charges alleging she conspired with a confident to extort money from businesses ...


Venezuelan Opposition Insists on 'Peaceful Protest'

But pro-government marches no longer have the fervor or numbers of those of Maduro's predecessor. Slideshow: Mother of all marches in Venezuela https://t.co/dvW...


North Korea threatens 'super mighty pre-emptive strike' against US

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea on April 28 to discuss how the body can combat Pyo...


Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests despite deaths

Venezuela is trapped in a deep economic, social and political crisis that features shortages of medicine and food. It said 334 remained in jail as of Thursda...


Swedish Police Say Truck-Attack Suspect Showed IS Sympathies

A former co-worker of Akilov contacted by Reuters said Akilov had never expressed any religious views and also said that the man he shared a flat with near Stoc...


Despite Cuomo praise, Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark denied parole

Clark became eligible for parole after Cuomo, in an extraordinary decision, commuted her 75-year-to-life sentence last December - giving her the right to make h...


At least 50 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

Image Attribute: Aftermath of Attack - Photographs of 209 Shaheen Army Corps in Balkh, Afghanistan where Taliban killed more than 140 soldiers and wounded more ...


Paris shooting assailant not on security watch list

Trump offered "condolences from our people to the people of France" during a news conference Thursday with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. Sign up for...


Force India F1 team owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Following is the legal twists and turns leading up to the arrest of liquor baron Vijay Vittal Mallya in London. The Westminster Magistrate's court granted Mally...


Turkey's president Erdogan fulfils ambition, but at a cost

About 100,000 people have been fired from their jobs in the crackdown that followed on supporters of a USA -based Islamic cleric and former Erdogan ally whom th...


French PM knocks Le Pen, Fillon stance on security after Paris shooting

But French opinion polls "have consistently said that voters see unemployment and trustworthiness of politicians as bigger issues than terrorism", according to...


Paris attack: Suspect wanted by French police surrenders at Antwerp

Cheurfi, 39, a French national who lived with his mother in the eastern Paris suburb of Chelles, had been convicted for previous gun attacks on law enforcem...