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France's Macron got 10m more votes than Le Pen in election

Paris: Emmanuel Macron won a resounding victory in the French presidential election but the focus shifted immediately Monday to whether he can govern the country without the support of a traditional party. FILE - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes Head of the European Commission, President Jean-Claude Juncker to Downing Street in London, April 26, 2017.



Trump's Kurdish gamble in Syria

Placing the defeat of Daesh before all other foreign policy concerns in the region, Trump and the Pentagon have now opted to give weapons to the YPG, and Erdogan, on a sudden visit to plead with Trump to reverse the order, may well have a tough time making a convincing argument.


France Has a New Prime Minister (for Now)

France Has a New Prime Minister (for Now)

Philippe, the mayor of the Normandy port of Le Havre, is a trained lawyer and an author of political thrillers. Previous year he was part of Juppe's unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans' primaries, and then joined the presidential campaign of Francois Fillon, the party's nominee.


Chris Cornell, pioneer of grunge, singer of Bond theme, dies unexpectedly

Chris Cornell, pioneer of grunge, singer of Bond theme, dies unexpectedly

No details about the death are yet known, and the family has asked for privacy as medical examiners attempt to determine the cause of death. The Grammy award-winning, Golden Globe nominated singer also started the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation to support children facing poverty and abuse.


India hopes for sovereign, independent, united Palestine: Modi

India hopes for sovereign, independent, united Palestine: Modi

Modi referred to India's support for a Palestinian state from the 1940s and insisted New Delhi's position had not changed, after an hour of talks with visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas here today. Abbas had said, terming the Jewish settlements in the Palestinian territories a problematic issue. "India is undertaking project assistance for a flagship techno-park project in Ramallah", he said.


Nikki Haley Believes Kottel 'Part of Israel'

Nikki Haley Believes Kottel 'Part of Israel'

The White House did not respond to a request for comment. Netanyahu's office expressed shock, said an official speaking anonymously because he was not authorised to discuss the matter. "The tricky part is where the Palestinians come in on this and where the Israelis comes in on this", Haley said. "The President is being very careful to understand how such a decision would impact a peace process", Tillerson told NBC's Meet the Press .