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Champs Elysees attack: What we know

French President Francois Hollande said he is convinced the circumstances of the Paris shooting points to terrorist act, the Associated Press reported . French Interior Ministry spokesperson Pierre-Henry Brandet has said that French authorities were looking for a second suspect in connection with the shooting.



Will France Leave The EU? It Depends On Who Wins Sunday's Election

It just never ends. Although France has been battered by a series of terrorist attacks - most recently an attack last week in Paris , admitted by ISIL - security was not the main topic for the French election. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. "If Le Pen or Melechon were to win then all bets are off", she said . French authorities previously foiled an ISIS attack Tuesday, though it is unclear if it is related to the Thursday shooting.


Donald Trump criticised for congratulating Recep Tayyip Erdogan on winning Turkish referendum

Donald Trump criticised for congratulating Recep Tayyip Erdogan on winning Turkish referendum

The powers granted could potentially keep the Turkish president in office until 2029, scrap the job of prime minister and allow the president to directly appoint top public officials. Mr Erdogan rejected criticism from global monitors who said he had been favoured by an "unequal campaign". In contrast to the tensions with the EU, Trump called Erdogan to " congratulate him on his recent referendum victory ", the White House said in a statement .



Jeremy Corbyn: Labour gaining huge amount on Tories amid election fight

Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at claims he has little chance of becoming prime minister, saying he overcame 200-1 odds on being Labour leader. Millions of words must have been written and broadcast this week about exactly why Theresa May chose to reverse her decision of a few months ago, and call a snap general election for 8 June; but in truth, it only takes a glance at the opinion polls to understand why the general election option must have seemed irresistible to a leader who is constantly ...



Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack

Reports conflicted on the death toll, but at least two sources within the army corps and a provincial security official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak with the media, told The Associated Press more than 130 people were killed and at least 80 others were wounded.