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Euro jumps, Asian shares rally on French election relief

Euro jumps, Asian shares rally on French election relief

The result curbs risk for the euro zone after a year of polling upsets and political turmoil driving currency volatility, from the USA elections to Italian and British referendums. Addressing the battle ahead, he declared he would seek to break with a system that "has been incapable of responding to the problems of our country for more than 30 years".


Arunachal Leaders Slam China for Renaming Places in State

Arunachal Leaders Slam China for Renaming Places in State

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay also asserted that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India. The protest was led by the Arunachal Pradesh Students Union. "If India wants to continue this petty game, it will only end up in paying dearly for it", it added. The ministry of civil affairs in Beijing issued an order on April 14 saying that, "The official names of the six places using the Roman alphabet are Wo'gyainling, Mila Ri, Qoidengarbo Ri, Mainquka, Bumo La and ...



Poll gives May's Conservatives commanding lead ahead of June election

Corbyn spoke to the STUC conference in Scotland today were he repeated his vow to ban zero-hour contracts and improve employment policies. The newspaper said the Conservatives would pledge to protect workers' rights and cap more household energy prices in a bid to help those hit by rising inflation and muted wage growth.


Asian stocks mixed as investors mull French election outcome

Asian stocks mixed as investors mull French election outcome

And while the White House insists that it had no desire to put a finger on the scale of a foreign election, Trump has left little doubt about whom he wanted to win, even if his tweet on Sunday ahead of the results was cryptic: "Very interesting election now taking place in France ".


Partial French official results show Macron, Le Pen in second round

Partial French official results show Macron, Le Pen in second round

Francois Fillon, the Republican candidate, once said he was certain the French public would "not place their fate in the hands of a man with no experience, who had demonstrated nothing". France's legislative election in June now takes on a vital importance, with huge questions about whether Le Pen and even the more moderate Macron will be able to rally sufficient lawmakers to their causes.



After Meeting With President Trump, Egyptian President Frees Detained US Charity Worker

President Donald Trump meets with Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American aid worker, in the Oval office of the White House in Washington , Friday, April 21, 2017 . Trump sent a military aircraft to Cairo to bring Hajazi and Hassanein back to the U.S. They were escorted by deputy national security adviser Dina Powell, who is Egyptian-American, and had already planned to visit the Middle East this week with Defense Secretary James Mattis.