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Security tight in French presidential vote

Security tight in French presidential vote

In January 2015, gunmen targeted the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine and a Jewish supermarket, which was followed by atrocities around Paris including at the Bataclan concert hall in November of the same year. He had shown " no signs of radicalization " while in custody, said France's anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins. Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve accused Le Pen of attempting to make political hay out of the killing, saying she was "seeking, as she does after every ...


French election: Macron and Le Pen through to run-off

French election: Macron and Le Pen through to run-off

But, he now has the backing of some defeated rivals, including Francois Fillon. The US president, Donald Trump, who had suggested the recent terror attack in Paris could have an impact on the vote, had yet to comment. Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon, who was far behind in Sunday's results, quickly conceded defeat . Second, I'm very happy because I was voting for Emmanuel Macron, and it's good news for France.


Afghan defense minister, army chief resign after deadly Taliban attack

Afghan defense minister, army chief resign after deadly Taliban attack

The attack was launched on Friday noon as hundreds of Afghan soldiers had attended the Friday prayers. In an online statement, Ghani condemned the deadly attack and called it "cowardly", and the work of "infidels". The army did not confirm that. "Special prayers will be held in the Presidential Palace mosque and at mosques across the country and the national flag will be at half-mast at home and Afghan diplomatic missions overseas", the statement said.



Hollande endorses centrist presidential candidate

Protesters waved red flags and sang "No Marine and No Macron!" in anger at the results of Sunday's first-round presidential election. The outsiders have taken the first round of French presidential elections. "Either we continue on the path of complete deregulation, with no borders and no protection. mass immigration and free movement of terrorists. or you choose France", she added.


France Braces for Runoff Between Nationalism and Globalism

France Braces for Runoff Between Nationalism and Globalism

Mr. Fillon might have fared better if not for his personal scandals, but voters also remember the promise and failure of the last Republican President, Nicolas Sarkozy, six years ago. "He is a hysterical, radical 'Europeanist.' He is for total open borders". "It is time to liberate the French people", she told supporters at a rally Sunday.


Third US citizen detained in North Korea : Yonhap

Third US citizen detained in North Korea : Yonhap

The man was said to be a Korean-American in his fifties, who was in the country to discuss relief work. The North has arrested and jailed several U.S. The Swedish embassy confirmed to multiple news organizations that an arrest took place Saturday but did not immediately respond to a request for more information from USA TODAY.