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Macron team announces candidates for June parliamentary election

Macron is working to obtain a majority in the lower house of parliament in June elections. Mr Macron's newly renamed "Republique en Marche" (the Republic on the Move) movement reacted warily to the announcement. Valls said Macron's victory Sunday over far-right leader Marine Le Pen it was a blow to populism across Europe that gave a "terrific" image of France to countries overseas. Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Folder Smartphone Spotted in Leaks

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This device is basically for those who want to have a stylish flip phone without compromising on high-end features offered by a smartphone. Stay tuned with us for more detailed updates on Samsung's plans regarding their Samsung Galaxy folder smartphone. Read More »

North Korea fails in ballistic missile test-fire

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Trump's comments came two days after he told Reuters in an interview that a "major, major conflict" between the US and North Korea was possible, though he said he would prefer to resolve tensions in the region peacefully. The unsuccessful test comes as the United States pushed for tougher sanctions to curb the country's nuclear threat. This was not a nuclear test, which he was expected to do three days ago. Read More »

Pakistan to sell 52 Super Mushshak aircrafts to Turkey

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What differs the deal from all other military agreements signed by Pakistan is the fact that it will be the first time a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation country will use a Pakistani-built training plane. Erdogan said , according to the Indian Express. "We should strengthen multilateral dialogue". Bringing worldwide attention to the issue is something Pakistan has wanted for some time, according to the Fair Observer. Read More »

Syrian 'de-escalation' zones must not mean forcible return of refugees

Russia , Turkey and Iran agreed to a Moscow-proposed deal Thursday to establish the so-called "de-escalation" zones in Syria to try to end the six-year conflict. Russian Federation announced that the safe zones, which went into effect overnight, are now officially closed to all warplanes , and United States officials are livid at the idea, insisting they have no intention of respecting that. Read More »

Acting FBI director contradicts White House's claim about Comey's support within bureau

Remarkably, the president of the United States told NBC's Lester Holt that he asked Comey point blank if the FBI is investigating him as part of its Russian election meddling probe. Trump's story aligns with a claim he made in a letter to Comey on Tuesday dismissing the director. That's far different that the White House's initial account in the hours after Comey's firing. Read More »

North Korea accuses USA and South Korea of assassination attempt

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China, North Korea's largest trading partner and main benefactor, suspended imports of North Korean coal in line with United Nations sanctions earlier this year and has recently been urging its traditional ally to stop nuclear and missile activities amid US pressure to use its leverage to resolve the nuclear standoff. Read More »

United Nations hopes Trump will preach human rights to Duterte Featured

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Nevertheless, Duterte said relations with the United States were improving now that Trump had taken over from Barack Obama, who criticised the Philippine president for his anti-drug war that has claimed thousands of lives. Trump invited Duterte for a visit after a "very friendly" call on Saturday. -Philippine alliance "is now heading in a very positive direction". Duterte had threatened to " break up " with his American allies amid USA criticism over Duterte's alleged human-rights ... Read More »

USA ready to consider new N. Korea sanctions if necessary: Tillerson

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Tillerson called on foreign ministers of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN , to "minimize" the diplomatic relations with Pyongyang, "so that North Korea does not gain benefit from its diplomatic channels for its nuclear and missile aspirations", senior State Department official Patrick Murphy said after Thursday's meeting at the State Department. Read More »

Mattis meets with Turkey PM amid row over arming Syrian Kurds

The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces "as necessary" to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa . The Levant Liberation Committee, which often fights alongside of rebels against Syrian pro-government forces, says the so-called "de-escalation" agreement signed between Russia, Turkey, and Iran earlier this month is a "betrayal" of Syria's 2011 uprising. Read More »

May Day 2017: Paris police clash with protesters as demonstrations turn violent

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The similarity in the speeches was pointed out by the Ridicule TV YouTube channel , initially set up by Fillon's supporters to attack Macron before the first round of voting that saw Fillon eliminated from the contest. Seeking to remind voters of the National Front's dark past, Mr Macron paid homage to a Moroccan man thrown to his death in the Seine River on the sidelines of a far-right march more than two decades ago. Read More »

Comey's firing, blow by blow

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The White House said on Tuesday night that Rosenstein had independently recommended that Trump relieve Comey of his responsibilities because of his mishandling of the Clinton email investigation. "In ordering you to write the memo", the Times says, Trump "exploited the integrity you have earned over almost three decades in public service, spending down your credibility as selfishly as he has spent other people's money throughout his business career". Read More »

Trump attacks on fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief meet resistance; Russian Federation probe proceeds

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The administration official also said the White House had been misled about the role of the Russian photographer. He launched the slam shortly after the White House released photos of Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russia's foreign minister - a full day after Moscow put out its own photos of the meeting in the form of smiling images of Trump and his Russian visitors. Read More »

Microsoft unveils a big Windows update and virtual reality hand controllers

We know this because features that were originally slated for Redstone 2, i.e. the Creators Update , but missed the deadline are now in testing through the latest Insider Preview build of Windows 10 (as of this writing): Build 16188 . Rather than a massive shift, though, Fluent Design is all about helping enable similar experiences across many different types of devices, Microsoft says. Read More »

Top 5 things announced at Microsoft Build 2017

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Windows 10 is getting another update , and that's just ONE of the major announcements Microsoft made at its Build 2017 developers conference. Here's what the company is working on next. There are also a number of third-party tools that do automatic editing, like Replay. Microsoft will offer iTunes in its Windows Store at the end of this year. Read More »

DC's superhero fighter Injustice 2 is out right now on Android

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, alongside DC Entertainment, have announced the release of Injustice 2 for mobile devices. Injustice 2 mobile app is now available to download for free. The game can be downloaded for iOS here, and over on Google Play here . Every iconic DC character can be leveled up with a combination level and star rating system. Read More »

Trump to receive Russias foreign minister this week

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A White House statement after the meeting omitted any mention of Kislyak's presence, instead focusing on Trump's conversation with Lavrov, which the President described as "very, very good". The U.S. isn't party to the deal and has reacted cautiously, especially given its misgivings about Iran's role. A main focus is Syria, where both governments want to end a civil war that has killed up to 400,000 people, contributed to a global refugee crisis and allowed the Islamic State group to emerge ... Read More »

Supreme Court to consider CS Karnan's plea for sentence recall

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Khehar, which agreed to look into it. Justice Karnan, who was staying at the State Guest House at Chepauk on Tuesday, even before the Supreme Court passed orders awarding him six months jail term, is missing since Wednesday morning. Under the Contempt of Courts Act, what could constitute criminal contempt is "publication" which scandalises, or tends to scandalise, or lowers or tends to lower, the authority of any court, the judge contended in his petition. Read More »

Icon signs biography of French president-elect Macron

Haddad told VOA that the election showed that the two main political parties in France did not find public support in this election. FORMER French prime minister Manuel Valls announced his defection to president-elect Emmanuel Macron's party yesterday. Read More »

Parents Cheer Planned Return to School of 24 Chibok Girls in Nigeria

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Although many families are elated, the impactful social media movement, #BringBackOurGirls, is still in effect for the 113 girls who are still captives. The handover took place early Sunday, May 7, ending negotiations of several months in which the government of Switzerland and the International Red Cross were involved. Read More »

No joke: Linux is coming to Microsoft's app store

It's not like you can't already install iTunes on Windows. You can even start making an video with Story Remix on an iPhone, but if you want to finish creating it on a Windows 10 PC, you can do that too. The returning feature, named Files on Demand, will work in a similar fashion to Windows 8.1's placeholders, showing users files stored both locally and on OneDrive, allowing them to download files and folders to the device and keep them in sync with OneDrive. Read More »

Moon et Trump veulent coopérer étroitement sur la Corée du Nord

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Il devançait nettement son plus proche rival, le conservateur Hon Joon-pyo, à 25,5%. La Corée du Sud vient de changer son logiciel à l'égard de sa sœur et voisine du Nord. Le président américain Donald Trump a promis d'empêcher le régime de Pyongyang de se doter de missiles balistiques intercontinentaux aptes à transporter une charge nucléaire dans un rayon englobant le territoire des Etats-Unis. Read More »

Flynn kept security clearance post warning of Russia blackmail risk

Flynn resigned February 13 after being asked to step down. "Former U.S. President Barack Obama warned then-President-elect Donald Trump not to give the post of national security adviser in his administration to Michael Flynn who was eventually fired in a controversy about ties to Russian Federation, a former Obama aide said". Read More »