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France leads way as Macron lifts markets

France leads way as Macron lifts markets

Her party, the National Front, has been part of French politics for decades, and has been historically noisy in its opposition to immigration. Mr. Macron took 23.8% of the vote and is now the overwhelming favorite to win May's second round vote against second placed Marine Le Pen , whose threats to pull France out of the euro had raised fears about the future of the currency.


Labour 'would guarantee European Union nationals living rights'

Labour 'would guarantee European Union nationals living rights'

Setting out Labour's approach to Brexit, Sir Keir said the party would unilaterally guarantee the rights of European Union citizens in the United Kingdom, without waiting for a reciprocal commitment on the status of Britons on the continent.


Turkish minister says ECHR has no jurisdiction over referendum

Turkish minister says ECHR has no jurisdiction over referendum

The main opposition , including the Republican People's Party or the CHP, began a battle on Tuesday to annul the referendum which agreed to change Turkey's system of governance to an executive presidency. In its interim report , the worldwide observers said the Supreme Board of Elections had "issued instructions late in the day that significantly changed the ballot validity criteria, undermining an important safeguard and contradicting the law".


U.S., North Korea Flex Military Muscles as Tensions Remain High

U.S., North Korea Flex Military Muscles as Tensions Remain High

America's United Nations envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a USA military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile. Yonhap News reported that Kim attended North Korea's largest-ever live-fire artillery exercise east of Pyongyang, prompting South Korea's defense ministry to monitor developments in the area.


North Korea stages massive weapons drill to mark special occasion

North Korea stages massive weapons drill to mark special occasion

With typical rhetorical flourish, the ministry said North Korea "will react to a total war with an all-out war, a nuclear war with nuclear strikes of its own style and surely win a victory in the death-defying struggle against the US imperialists".


Brazil arrests eight after Paraguay cash heist; four dead

Brazil arrests eight after Paraguay cash heist; four dead

Antonio Gamarra, a retired Police Commissioner said: "This [robbery] is the largest yet and given the [explosive] devices, the number of vehicles used, the number of people and weapons, it is the biggest one". Following the raid, Paraguay's Ministry of Interior published a series of tweets related to an operation against the suspected assailants in Foz do Iguacu in Brazil, just over the border, saying three people were killed and at least four were detained.