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France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms

France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms

France's far right is reaching out to voters who backed the defeated far-left contender, hoping to peel away voters from the extremes of the political spectrum. Marine Le Pen said the "survival of France" was the real decision the French will face when they head back to the polls on May 7. Marine Le Pen's supporters celebrate at a rally in Henin-Beaumont, France on April 23, 2017.


Labour seeks to create four patron saints' day bank holidays

Labour seeks to create four patron saints' day bank holidays

Corbyn started his campaign for the upcoming June 8 snap general election, the BBC reports. Mr Blair, who said he will vote Labour, told BBC Radio 4's The World This Weekend: "I feel for the first time since I first came into politics, I look at the British political scene at the moment and I actually nearly feel motivated to go right back into it".


Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Head To Court To Protect Prison Evidence

Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Head To Court To Protect Prison Evidence

Neither the family attorney nor the family had any idea Aaron was going to kill himself. Once that is complete the brain will be released to Boston University . Shayanna Jenkins, girlfriend of Aaron Hernandez entered the court room. Hernandez reportedly used cardboard to block his door and keep officers from coming into his cell.


Exit polls predict victory for BJP, drubbing for AAP in Delhi

Exit polls predict victory for BJP, drubbing for AAP in Delhi

Attributing the positive survey results to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tiwari said, "PM Modi has won hearts of people from sections of society". The results will be declared on April 26. Saying the complaints against EVMs were not a cause of worry, Srivastava said, "The total number of complaints against EVMs add up to 0.14% of the total machines used in the polls".


Mugabe's party 'not threatened' by Zimbabwe opposition pact - pro-govt papers

Mugabe's party 'not threatened' by Zimbabwe opposition pact - pro-govt papers

The turmoil within the opposition has been a boost for Mugabe, whose party has ruled Zimbabwe since independence from Britain in 1980 amid charges of rigging recent elections. His party has split four ways since it was formed in 1999. But Ms Mujuru said she will lead the political committee and Mr Tsvangirai the diplomatic committee, while People's Democratic Party leader Tendai Biti will head the legal committee.



Saudi king names son as US envoy

Top of the agenda, according to the same sources, is the issue of a maritime border demarcation deal signed during King Salman's visit to Cairo in April a year ago. Moscow is a staunch supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while Riyadh is a key backer of the rebels who are fighting his government. Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees on Saturday night, announcing several domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle.