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L'ONU élit l'Arabie Saoudite à la Commission des droits des femmes

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UN Watch, l'ONG de défense des droits de l'homme située à Genève, a sévèrement critiqué la décision. Outre l'Arabie saoudite, 12 autres pays commenceront leur mandat à la Commission de la condition de la femme de l'ONU en 2018: l'Algérie, les Comores, la République démocratique du Congo, le Ghana, le Kenya, l'Irak, le Japon, la Corée du Sud, le Turkménistan, l'Equateur, Haïti et le Nicaragua. Read More »

Marine Le Pen n'est (provisoirement) plus présidente du Front national

En troisième position, François Fillon a obtenu 20,01% des voix, devant Jean-Luc Mélenchon à 19,58% et Benoît Hamon à 6,36%, selon ces chiffres incluant le vote des Français de l'étranger. Pendant deux semaines (et plus, si elle devait être élue à l'Elysée), Marine Le Pen ne sera plus la présidente du FN. Invitée à dire ce qu'elle allait changer pour tenter de réunir les voix nécessaires à une victoire face au favori Emmanuel Macron , Mme Le Pen a répondu sur France 2: " Je pense que nous ... Read More »

Scientists Just Discovered Powerful Ice Waterfalls in Antarctica

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Two radar images from April 7 and 14, 2017 were combined to create this so-called interferogram showing the growing crack in Antarctica's Larsen-C ice shelf. "When the ice shelf calves this iceberg it will be one of the largest ever recorded - but exactly how long this will take is hard to predict". Melt streams were discovered in Antarctica during the early 20th century, and since then a network of 700 seasonal systems of ponds, channels, and streams have been discovered. Read More »

Trump and Italian PM stress importance of defeating ISIS

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President Trump's joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni Thursday included an awkward moment when Trump said there was no role for the U.S.in Libya - moments after Gentiloni outlined what that role would be, and called it "critical". Read More »

Présidentielle J-2, sondage: Fillon et Mélenchon reviennent fort sur Le Pen

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Non seulement une telle déclaration risque d'être mal accueillie par les Français mais elle ne règle en rien la menace gravissime qui pèse sur la France. Quand Marine Le Pen "demande la restauration immédiate de nos frontières nationales [.] elle fait mine d'ignorer que c'est ce gouvernement qui a rétabli le contrôle aux frontières", a martelé le chef du gouvernement, évoquant les "105 millions de personnes contrôlées" et les 80 000 refoulées depuis le 13 novembre 2015. Read More »

White House to Host Entire Senate for North Korea Briefing

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Senior-level USA government officials go to Capitol Hill quite often in order to take part in briefings and discussions regarding the country's foreign policy. But the unusual location left many staffers scratching their heads. The senior Administration official confirmed that Trump offered the White House complex as a location and McConnell accepted. Read More »

Former AG Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russia probe

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It will mark her first appearance on Capitol Hill since she was sacked in late January after refusing to defend President Donald Trump's travel ban. Flynn is among the Trump associates being investigated by Congress and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

PM: New Australians must pass English test, commit to 'our values'

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After the Australian Government announced that it will abolish the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers-a move that spells uncertainty for many Indians working there-India said that it is looking into the consequences. Pauline Hanson, leader of the One Nation party, said Turnbull was "finally acting on the suggestions I made to him about the citizenship test". Under the proposals, new arrivals would face a tougher citizenship test which would assess their commitment to Australia and their ... Read More »

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is back

In addition to carrying the update to Android 7.0 Nougat, the new firmware also comes in with performance enhancements, bug fixes and a bunch of other unconfirmed additions. The company is also ensuring that it runs rigorous checks on the battery so that the incidents that doomed the original Note 7 are not repeated. This implies that the Galaxy S8 isn't receiving the proper amount of charge from Samsung itself. Read More »

Elysée 2017 : deux émissions spéciales avec Marine Le Pen et..

Rien à voir avec les foules qui s'étaient mobilisées en 2002 contre la présence de Jean-Marie Le Pen au second de la présidentielle . La majorité de la classe politique, à droite comme à gauche, tout comme plusieurs syndicats et le Medef, principale organisation patronale, ont déjà appelé à "faire barrage" à Marine Le Pen . Read More »

Les Républicains appellent à voter "contre Marine Le Pen"

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Marine Le Pen est depuis mardi matin à l'aube au marché de Rungis à la rencontre des travailleurs qui se lèvent tôt. Les marchés financiers, à commencer par la Bourse de Paris qui évoluait au plus haut depuis janvier 2008, ont salué par de très fortes hausses sa performance au premier tour en pariant sur cette victoire. Read More »

Marine Le Pen : "Nous allons gagner"

Très satisfait de ses résultats, Jean Marie Le Pen, n'a pas tardé à réagir. L'ex-président du FN, dont la qualification inattendue pour le second tour de l'élection présidentielle le 21 avril 2002 avait provoqué un électrochoc en France, a été exclu de sa formation politique en août 2015 après ses déclarations répétées sur les chambres à gaz nazies, "détail de l'histoire de la Seconde Guerre mondiale" selon lui. Read More »

United States carrier group heads for Korean waters

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U.S. President Donald Trump talked on the phone with both Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday. North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threat is perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting Trump. Read More »

Le Pen en congé de la présidence du FN pour mener campagne

Elle en a profité pour rappeler que le président de la République est celui de tous les Français en insistant que ce sont des convictions profondes. Près d'un électeur sur deux de François Fillon au 1er tour (48%), 62% de ceux de Jean-Luc Mélenchon et 79% de ceux de Benoît Hamon se reporteraient sur Emmanuel Macron au second, contre respectivement 33%, 9% et 4% en faveur de Marine Le Pen . Read More »

Egypt's tourism officials insist popular sites are safe

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The number of tourists visiting Egypt during the first quarter of 2017 rose by 51 percent compared to the same period a year ago, an official source at the tourism ministry told Ahram Online late on Sunday. While officials claim the region is safe, Egypt's Tourism Authority chairman Hicham al-Demairi said that numbers have declined drastically. The uprising, however, decimated Egypt's multibillion dollar tourism industry, which is a vital pillar of the country's economy and employs millions of ... Read More »

Donald Trump has one real measure of success

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But, it turns out, Spicer could do much worse than argue with his press pool about the relative merits of Nazi strategy and Donald Trump still wouldn't make him pack up his office. He did express some sympathy for Spicer on the subject of anonymous criticism by White House colleagues. WaPo reports that the president was critical of Spicer early on for wearing an ill-fitting gray pinstripe suit to his first White House press briefing on January 21, just after the inauguration. Read More »

Cavaliers sweep Pacers, Rockets put Thunder on the brink

Indiana, which never previously was swept in a seven-game series, took a 102-100 lead on a Thaddeus Young tip-in with 1:31 to play, but the Cavaliers scored the game's final six points to advance to the second round. He made 1 of 2 free throws to account for the final score. Roberson was just 2 of 12 from the line before Thunder coach Billy Donovan removed him. Over in the Eastern Conference, Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points as Boston Celtics beat Chicago Bulls 104-95. Read More »

North Korea says don't mess with us as USA plans next move

Another official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss an intelligence matter, said the missile was a Scud variant that the US calls a KN-17. He did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in a massive parade in the capital city on Saturday celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. Read More »

Sling TV's cloud DVR feature comes to Apple TV

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Sling TV subscribers with an Apple TV can purchase 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage for $5 per month, which is a fee in addition to the standard Sling TV subscription cost. As for what else is available to users through the Cloud DVR "First Look" check it out below. Apple TV now joins newly added Roku streaming media players, Roku TVs, Android TVs, and Android mobile devices, as well as the already-supported Amazon Fire TVs and Fire tablets. Read More »

Putin outlined causes of worsening Russia-US ties at meeting with Tillerson

Trump said it was possible but "probably unlikely" that Russian Federation did not know about the chemical weapons attack in advance. "And it was very, very successfully done, as you well know", he said . Trump recently confirmed a significant shift in his positions since taking office almost three months ago, reaffirming support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, suggesting the alliance was "no longer obsolete". Read More »