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Demonstrators stage anti-Le Pen protest in Paris suburb

Demonstrators stage anti-Le Pen protest in Paris suburb

In all, 11 candidates are competing in the first round. French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is taking his far-left, anti-globalization campaign through the canals of Paris as his popularity soars six days before the election.


Russian army denies building up forces near North Korea: Ifax

Russian army denies building up forces near North Korea: Ifax

The 15-member council has strengthened sanctions following each of North Korea's five nuclear tests. USA and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test in violation of United Nations sanctions, something the United States, China and others have warned against.



British MPs vote in favour of early election call

The opposition Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats welcomed May's surprise call on April 18 for the early poll, while the Scottish National Party (SNP) signaled that its deputies would abstain in the vote. Opening a Commons debate on the election motion the Prime Minister told MPs it was time to "put our fate in the hands of the people and let the people decide" and that her party would provide "strong and stable leadership in the national interest".



UK Parliament Backs Snap Election

They voted 522 to 13 to authorise an early poll, with Mrs May easily securing the support of two-thirds of MPs required to dissolve the parliament and bring the election forward from the scheduled date of 2020. It was her first face-to-face clash with her main rival for power, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn , since she stunned the country by calling for a snap election today.



Presidential Election: French voters will go to the polls on Sunday

Right-wing French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was accused Friday of exploiting the fatal shooting of a Paris police officer that occurred Thursday, as the anti-immigrant candidate seeks to bolster turnout before Sunday's presidential election.


Basit told India Today Kulbhushan evidence shared; MEA says none received

Basit told India Today Kulbhushan evidence shared; MEA says none received

Jadhav was arrested in March a year ago, "for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan", according to a statement released by the Pakistan armed forces. The death sentence was confirmed by army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. Asserting that entire nation is with Kulbhushan Jhadav, who has become victim of Pakistan's conspiracy, Ramdev further said India would not tolerate such kind of act.