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Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

Their strategy has been to urge voters to make sure the opposition will be big enough to have some clout in parliament . It had been expected that the conservative Les Republicains (The Republicans) would be mobilized to form the largest bloc in the National Assembly.



Comey Tapes or Not? Trump Promises to Tell in 'Very Near Future'

Trump's declaration in the Rose Garden, where he was appearing with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, represented a dramatic new development a day after Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed the president had improperly attempted to influence the investigation into the Trump campaign's communications with Russian officials.



Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

On Thursday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said his country could last "forever" despite the sanctions. Saudi Arabia , UAE, Bahrain , Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania, and Senegal have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar , accusing the kingdom of being a haven for terror financiers, while Jordan and Djibouti have downgraded relations.


May failed to get the mandate she sought

May failed to get the mandate she sought

With results in from all 650 House of Commons seats after Thursday's vote, May's bruised Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority and well down from the 330 seats they had before May's roll of the electoral dice.


Iran kills man behind deadly Tehran terror attacks

Iran kills man behind deadly Tehran terror attacks

Alavi maintained that 42, 43 terrorists were identified and arrested following the June 7 terrorist attacks, saying some of them were in connection with the Tehran twin attacks and some of them were planning for terrorist acts in the future.


Iran's Khamenei says attacks will increase hatred toward USA and Saudi Arabia

Iran's Khamenei says attacks will increase hatred toward USA and Saudi Arabia

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. ISIS and its media arm Aamaq shocked the global community with the four-minute video released on Thursday. President Tony Tan Keng Yam sent a condolence message to his Iranian counterpart, Mr Hassan Rouhani , after Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Teheran, which the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned as "reprehensible".