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Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

Association of groceries, trade unions of auto drivers and local vegetable markets had also extended their support towards the shutdown. Stalin had said yesterday that on Sunday, when Palaniswami reached Delhi for the Niti Aayog meeting, the farmers should ask him if he could arrange a meeting with the Prime Minister and then call off their stir to take part in the April 25 bandh.


What happened today in France's presidential race

What happened today in France's presidential race

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen urged supporters six days ahead of the presidential election to rally behind her, saying the country's most unpredictable vote in decades was a choice between her rivals' "savage globalisation" and her patriotism.



Global leaders throw their support behind Macron

NEW YORK, April 24 Global equity markets rallied on Monday, boosting a gauge of world stocks to a record high, while the euro briefly jumped to a five-month peak against the US dollar as the first round of an election in France went to the market's preferred candidate.



Former Trump aide Michael Flynn 'may have broken law' over Russian payments

Kelner said in March that Flynn is willing to testify in a United States counter-intelligence investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the election to help Trump, in exchange for immunity. "He was supposed to seek permission and receive permission from both the secretary of state and the secretary of the army prior to travelling to Russian Federation to not only accept that payment but to engage in that activity", Chaffetz told reporters.



US VP says aircraft carrier Carl Vinson steams toward Sea of Japan

Two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson and two other U.S. warships as they continued their journey north in the western Pacific Ocean, the U.S. United States officials have repeatedly warned that "all options are on the table" including military strikes to curb the North's nuclear ambitions.


Right-wing AFD's Petry says she won't lead the party into German elections

Right-wing AFD's Petry says she won't lead the party into German elections

According to Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, more than 3,500 attacks were recorded against refugees, migrants, and their shelters in 2016, a sharp rise from previous years. Despite earlier fears, by noon most of the left-wing rallies in Cologne were peaceful. As the congress began, AfD co-leader Frauke Petry failed in her bid to rally members behind a more moderate-sounding programme based on pragmatic "Realpolitik" meant to shut down the party's more extremist voices.