PARIS— The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election:. Emmanuel Macron is celebrating his victory in France's first-round presidential election at a Left Bank eatery frequented by Ernest Hemingway and other artistic dignitaries. Near-complete French presidential election results show that centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right...
*Candidates Le Pen and Fillon declare tough lines. *Poll: Macron on 24 pct; Le Pen 21.5; Fillon 20: Melenchon 19.5. Le Pen- narrowly trailing frontrunner Emmanuel Macron in opinion polls- said she would take steps to beat "Islamist terrorism" if elected, including introducing tougher immigration and border controls.
South Korea said on Friday it was on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea.
WASHINGTON, April 20- The United States wants new commitments from Saudi Arabia to improve its targeting procedures to minimize civilian casualties in its part in the Yemen civil war as it weighs resuming sales of precision-guided munitions to Riyadh, U.S. officials told Reuters. Nearly 4,800 civilians have been killed in Yemen since the latest round of...
The governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay are "energetically condemning" the violence in Venezuela and lamenting that international calls for the ongoing demonstrations to be peaceful have been ignored. A day after Venezuela seized a General Motors plant, President Nicolas Maduro has ordered an...
MANILA, April 20- The Philippine environment minister said she has been given the green light by President Rodrigo Duterte to work with communist rebel fighters to help rehabilitate and develop the country's mining areas. The decades-long conflict between the New People's Army rebels and the Philippine government has killed more than 40,000 people.
*Philippines is world's top nickel ore supplier. MANILA, April 20- The Philippine environment minister said she has been given the greenlight by President Rodrigo Duterte to explore an unorthodox strategy to rehabilitate and develop the country's mining areas: recruit communist rebel fighters to help. The plan of Environment and Natural Resources...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States was looking at ways to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program as North Korean state media warned the Americans of a "super-mighty preemptive strike."
FRESNO, Calif.— One man had just started a new job with the gas company and was riding in a utility truck. He said he did not like white men and said white people were responsible for keeping black people down, " Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said. Zackary Randalls was the first to die when Muhammad, 39, walked up to a Pacific Gas& Electric truck and fired into the passenger...
NEW YORK— Over the years, "The O'Reilly Factor" was a forum for heated exchanges led by host Bill O'Reilly and, appearing elsewhere on Fox News Channel, he was often ready with a barbed remark. —2003: Jeremy Glick, the son of a Port Authority worker killed in the 9/ 11 attack on the World Trade Center, proposed that CIA support of anti-Soviet Afghan fighters in the late 1970 s...
Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced a military restructure of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to transform it into a leaner fighting force with improved joint operations capability, state media said.
TILLERSON SAYS IN STATEMENT- IRAN IS COMPLIANT THROUGH APRIL 18 WITH ITS COMMITMENTS UNDER NUCLEAR DEAL BUT THERE ARE CONCERNS ABOUT ITS ROLE AS A STATE SPONSOR OF TERRORISM.
Here are the five main ways North Korea gets their funding.
Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly speaks on the threats to America at a moderated discussion at George Washington University.
French far-left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is on stage along with six holograms that enable him to hold seven simultaneous rallies across France. The 65- year-old is holding a rally in Dijon, in eastern France, while his image is projected by satellite to crowds in six other cities, including one on the island of La Reunion.
Paul Donovan, global chief economist at UBS Wealth Management, discusses the investment environment in Turkey following its referendum over the weekend.
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai called the U.S.'s recent use of the largest-ever non-nuclear bomb "an immense atrocity against the Afghan people."
The United States has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" is over.
The Kremlin said on Friday it favoured diplomatic methods of resolutions of all crises.
The Pentagon said it used the largest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal against ISIS, prompting questions about what exactly this weapon is.