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Macron criticizes Russian media for "attempted meddling" in French election

He said that's why he banned their reporters from his campaign headquarters during the race for the French presidency, which he went on to win May 7. He explained that while public abuse was not his intention at all, he wanted to make it very clear that when it comes to bilateral talks, no one should expect him to be a push over.



Trump's overseas trip revealed a lot about his foreign policy

Kushner spoke with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA, about creating the secret line to make it easier to hold sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria, according to a person familiar with the discussions. Most Washington insiders seemed skeptical that Trump would agree to the Twitter vetting process, according the Journal. Mr Trump wants the members to spend at least 2% of the GDP of the members; he said that only five members make that contribution to the North ...


In a first, Swiss court fines man for 'liking' posts on Facebook

In a first, Swiss court fines man for 'liking' posts on Facebook

The social media posts were accusing the president of the animal rights association Vereins gegen Tierfabriken , Erwin Kessler , of racism and anti-Semitism as part of discussions about which animal welfare groups should be allowed to take part in the festival.


USA climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

USA climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

According to the expedition organisers, 52-year-old Sangeeta S Bahl, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, Argentine climbers Andres Esteban Pariz and Ricardo Dario Birn were airlifted from Camp II. 'The climber breathed his last at an altitude of 7500m on the Tibetan side when he was descending to lower camps, ' Tibetan Mountaineering officials told the Himalayan Times .



Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team

The report cited "a source familiar with the matter". Friday: The Washington Post reported that Kushner and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak discussed setting up a secret communications back channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin in December.



Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods exceeds 200

Responding to a request from the Sri Lankan Government, Australia will provide LKR 57 million (A$500,000) to meet urgent needs, including the deployment of high-grade inflatable boats and outboard motors to expedite search and rescue efforts.