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South Korea on alert over nuke fears

With escalated tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the vice president signaled that the Trump administration will not tolerate a nuclear DPRK . "An unchecked Iran has the potential to travel the same path as North Korea and take the world along with it", said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.


Trump Predicts Deadly Paris Shooting Will Have 'Big Effect' On French Election

Trump Predicts Deadly Paris Shooting Will Have 'Big Effect' On French Election

In a Friday news conference, prosecutor Francois Molins said that a note defending ISIS was found near Cheurfi's body and had apparently fallen out of his pocket, The Associated Press reported . "He shot straight at the police officer". The Champs-Elysees, Paris' most iconic boulevard, was returning to its normal activities Friday, after a gunman killed one policeman and wounded two others on the world-famous street.


Macron fades in final BVA French election poll

Macron fades in final BVA French election poll

Le Pen has been caricatured as the French equivalent of Trump both because of her nationalist positions and perceived underdog status in the race. There was a near photo finish between Ms Le Pen and her closest rival, centrist Emmanuel Macron, as the last polls of the election campaign were published.



Macron calls on France to reject 'fear'

Le Pen, who said on Friday that the fight against terrorism "must" be France's "absolute priority" and has advocated for strict immigration control, has been steadily rising in French polls as her center-right opponent, Francois Fillon, battles corruption charges.


U.S. will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

U.S. will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , second right, speaks with Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, third left, during a lunch reception for Australian and U.S. "President Trump has made it clear that we'll honor the agreement - that doesn't mean we admire the agreement", Pence said during a joint press conference with Turnbull.


US VP Mike Pence Praises Jokowi over Investment Policies

US VP Mike Pence Praises Jokowi over Investment Policies

Mr Turnbull sidestepped a question about whether Australia would ever join possible future military action against North Korea and said Australia's commitment was focused on public and private diplomacy. The timing of his Australia visit comes against a backdrop of North Korea's nuclear ambitions and increasing tensions between the USA and Russian Federation over the Syrian war.