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Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

The EU legislature lifted Le Pen's immunity in March in relation to a another French investigation over her posting of pictures of Islamic State violence on social media, an offence that in France can carry a penalty of three years in prison and a fine of 75,000 euros ($82,000).


Pakistan Supreme Court Orders Corruption Probe of Prime Minister Sharif

Pakistan Supreme Court Orders Corruption Probe of Prime Minister Sharif

The JIT would be set up within a week. The court has ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT ) to further investigate the evidence. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan addresses attendees during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York, September 30, 2015.


America's 'Mother of all Bombs' kills 90 IS terrorists

America's 'Mother of all Bombs' kills 90 IS terrorists

At least 94 Islamic State militants, including four key commanders, died in Afghanistan Thursday when the United States dropped a huge bomb on a cave complex in Nangarhar province, the provincial government said Saturday. The rocky landscape is dotted with caves and defensive tunnels, making it easy to hold and hard to attack, according to Nic Robertson, CNN's worldwide diplomatic editor, who has reported from the Afghan mountains.


Pope tells Egypt ahead of visit he comes as peace messenger

Pope tells Egypt ahead of visit he comes as peace messenger

The Pope had also received an invitation to visit Egypt from the country's president and from the Grand Imam of al Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayyeb, after his visit to the Vatican in the spring of 2016, making a thaw in Vatican-Muslim relations in Egypt.



Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine

Kiev government cites unpaid charges as reason for halting power supply to separatist-run region bordering Russian Federation. Ukraine cut gas supplies to Luhansk in 2015, also blaming unpaid debts, and imposed a trade blockade on the occupied regions in March.