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French artists back Macron at free concert French artists back Macron at free concert
- May 05, 2017

Protesters, police, and politics collided on the streets of Paris. The nominal victor of the first round of the presidential election Emmanuel Macron stated in an interview for BBC that he is pro-European, and for the period of the presidential election he defended the European idea and the EU's policy as he believes it is very important for the French people and for country's place in globalization, but half of France is angry at this European idea. (more...)
For The Deal-Making Trump, Compromise Seems To Be A Dirty Word For The Deal-Making Trump, Compromise Seems To Be A Dirty Word
- May 05, 2017

It was not clear if Abella was quoting Trump as praising the anti-drugs campaign specifically, or Duterte's performance as president in general. In Manila, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told reporters that Duterte referred to China's important role in promoting peace on the Korean Peninsula during Wednesday's call in a bid to encourage Beijing to broker peace in the region. (more...)
Jane Goodall is none too pleased with Ivanka Trump quoting her.
- May 05, 2017

In it, she reveals Vogue editor Anna Wintour called her up during Trump's senior year of college to offer her a job. In her book, Trump included a quote from Goodall about the impact a person can make. She encouraged Ivanka Trump to "stand with us to value and cherish our natural world". "Portfolio is proud to be publishing WOMEN WHO WORK: Rewriting the Rules for Success by Ivanka Trump ", Adrian Zackheim, Portfolio's president and publisher, told ABC News in a statement. (more...)
Damascus accepts Russian proposal of creating de-escalated zones Damascus accepts Russian proposal of creating de-escalated zones
- May 05, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin , right, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reach out to shake hands Peace talks sponsored by Russia , Iran and Turkey are taking place in Kazakhstan this week. During the meeting, Putin and Erdogan also discussed ways of addressing the Syrian conflict and reiterate their shared pledge on working together to end the crisis in the war-torn country. (more...)
Turkey's president rejoins ruling party after referendum win
- May 03, 2017

Baykal realizes that you can not run for the presidency, a position that will give executive powers, without the backing of a political party. The president is expected to chair the ruling party as well. If you open, then great. The "chapters" are the policy areas that are being addressed in the long-running membership talks. "You (Europe) will keep your promises". (more...)
Houston Chef Again Wins James Beard Award
- May 03, 2017

The only local chef to win a prestigious James Beard award in 2017, Furstenberg was named "Outstanding Baker" last night. ATLANTA, GA -Atlanta chef Steven Satterfield of Miller Union has won the 2017 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southeast, Patch has learned. (more...)
Turkey says US, Russia informed of strikes on Kurd militia
- May 03, 2017

Ankara claimed it had targeted militants of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) who were preparing attacks in Turkey . Turkey conducted airstrikes this week in Syria and Iraq that killed partner forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , giving little notice and making no effort to coordinate the strikes, a spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolvesaid Wednesday. (more...)
Modi salutes worker's determination on Labour Day
- May 01, 2017

Labour Day celebrations have its origins in the historic Eight-hour day movement that advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest. May Day was formally recognised as an annual event at the International's second congress in 1891. In the eyes of conservatives at the time, unionization and the demand for workers solidarity in the face of capitalism was tantamount to a communistic threat to the nation. (more...)
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
- May 01, 2017

Erdogan's comments come ahead of a meeting with President Donald Trump on May 16 in the United States , their first face-to-face summit since the American leader took office in January. had "a singular dilemma" on the future of its relationship with the YPG. In Iraq, at least 5,000 USA troops are advising the Iraqi army in the fight against Isis. (more...)
Deal reached on funding government through September Deal reached on funding government through September
- May 01, 2017

Congressional leaders have reached a deal to fund the government through September. The bipartisan agreement includes policy victories for Democrats, whose votes will be necessary to pass the measure in the Senate, as well as $12.5 billion in new military spending and $1.5 billion more for border security requested by Republican leaders in Congress. (more...)
Defeated French Socialists and Republicans urge votes for Macron Defeated French Socialists and Republicans urge votes for Macron
- May 01, 2017

A gunman shot a. Just days after coming second in the first round of voting for the French Election, Marine Le Pen announced she's temporarily stepping down as the leader of the National Front . The statement said the result of the poll would not amount to an endorsement. "The answer to what is happening to you is not ending globalization and closing the borders, do not be mistaken, those who are telling you that are lying", Macron said as quoted by the outlet referring to Le Pen's ... (more...)
Palestinians say dozens wounded at protests for prisoners Palestinians say dozens wounded at protests for prisoners
- April 30, 2017

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces following a protest in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, north of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, on April 27, 2017. (more...)
Kevin O'Leary quits leadership race Kevin O'Leary quits leadership race
- April 30, 2017

Wednesday. "This can not be allowed to happen", O'Leary said Wednesday. "Like the other candidates, I have worked like hell on this campaign and I want the DNA of my policies and objectives to survive into the general election", he said in a news release. (more...)
Obama Dings Trump Over Twitter Usage Obama Dings Trump Over Twitter Usage
- April 30, 2017

According to TMZ , Goodwin asked Obama how he handled frustrating moments at the White House. Goodwin reportedly offered a historical take on presidential frustration, noting that Abraham Lincoln would write angry letters and, instead of sending them, file them away in a desk drawer. (more...)
After attack, France looks toward weekend presidential vote After attack, France looks toward weekend presidential vote
- April 28, 2017

France has lived under a state of emergency since 2015 and has suffered a spate of Islamist militant attacks, mostly perpetrated by young men who grew up in France and Belgium, and that have killed more than 230 people in the past two years. (more...)
French court refuses to extradite Kosovo ex-prime minister French court refuses to extradite Kosovo ex-prime minister
- April 28, 2017

Haradinaj's lawyer, Rachel Lindon, told AP the court denied the extradition request because it did not believe the former prime minister would have a fair and balanced trial in Serbia. Known as "Rambo" for his stocky build and military prowess, he is seen as a hero my many at home for his efforts to win independence for Kosovo from late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic. (more...)
US Says Turkish Airstrikes In Syria, Iraq Kill Partner Counter-ISIS Fighters
- April 28, 2017

Ilham Ahmed, a senior Kurdish politician who co-chairs the political wing of the SDF, said they wanted the United States to provide aerial protection against Turkey. The Turkish attacks killed at least 20 Syrian Kurdish fighters in the People's Protection Units, or YPG. The YPG is a key component of the Syrian Democratic Forces - backed by the United States in the fight against ISIS in Syria. (more...)
Body of missing Joliet toddler found in mother's home
- April 28, 2017

Will County Sheriff's Department Deputy Chief Rick Ackerson speaks Thursday, April 27, 2017, during a news conference on the death of 1 ½-year-old Semaj Crosby in Joliet , Ill. Ackerson said nothing investigators had learned indicates that the girl did not wander off on her own. Semaj was last seen wearing a gray, long-sleeve shirt with a cat face; and blue jeans, according to the sheriff's office. (more...)
Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum
- April 28, 2017

Some voters had been unable to cast their ballots in private, he added. "It would be better to have (a) face-to face meeting and take forward our relationship", Erdogan said. Hundreds of people lined up outside election board offices in Ankara and Istanbul to submit petitions requesting the board reverse its pronouncement. (more...)
India says will 'explore all options' to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back India says will 'explore all options' to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back
- April 27, 2017

Jadhav an on-duty officer for the Indian Navy confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement televised by the ISPR past year following his arrest. "I want to tell the house that the government will do whatever it takes to make sure Kulbhushan Jadhav gets justice", Singh said. Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subramanian Swamy said India must recognise Balochistan as an independent country if Pakistan went ahead with Jadhav's execution. (more...)