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French voters in Slovakia elected Macron

French voters in Slovakia elected Macron

Repeating an idea that was shared by nearly all candidates in the French presidential election, Macron also said that Europe "should protect" workers and ensure "coherence and cohesion in an increasingly uncertain and unsettled world". Vowing not to be "accommodating" with Russian Federation, he said last month, "We need an extremely demanding dialogue". (Forward!) movement, a party official said yesterday.


Ireland qualify for U17 Euros quarter-final despite heavy loss to Germany

Ireland qualify for U17 Euros quarter-final despite heavy loss to Germany

Colin O'Brien's side were always going into Wednesday's third group match as the underdogs against a strong Germany side, and with a win and a defeat under their belts in their first two matches, they knew that they would nearly certainly be needing Bosnia & Herzegovina to do them a favour against Serbia in the other match.



Russia-backed Syria de-escalation zones quaked by fighting

The de-escalation zones' deal went into effect in Syria at midnight Saturday. There were no immediate reports of casualties. But Lavrentiev seemed to sketch out a broader geographical no-fly zone for USA and coalition military planes. Russian Federation said soon after the deal was signed that it would do everything it could to ensure a prohibition of flights over those areas. Some representatives of the Syrian armed opposition walked out of the meeting, according to media reports.



James Comey and the definition of a 'constitutional crisis'

As Politico reported , several people "familiar with the events said Trump had talked about the firing for over a week, and the letters were written to give him rationale to fire Comey". Destroying them would be a crime. The White House denies everything about this, of course, though I imagine they'll scramble to reverse course when Trump fires off a 3 am tweet saying that he fired Comey because he was a double-crossing backstabber or something.


Relatives of jailed Venezuelan dissident seek global action

Relatives of jailed Venezuelan dissident seek global action

Former president Leonel Fernández (Dominican Republic), Martín Torrijos (Panama), and Ernesto Samper (Colombia) along with former head of the Spanish government José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, are attempting to relaunch talks between the government and the opposition, after the latter the withdrew from the talks in October, accusing the Government of breaking the agreements reached.