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Author: 0 French judges to European Parliament: lift Le Pen's immunity

If it comes down to a match-up between Le Pen and Melenchon, all bets are off. While polls suggest the younger Le Pen would also lose in the run-off, they point to a much closer fight this time. Living and breathing politics from her youngest years, Le Pen has said her childhood was deeply marked by the explosion of a bomb that destroyed the family apartment when she was eight years old in an incident that remains unsolved.

Author: 0 Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after deadly blast

Syria's main armed opposition condemned the bombing, with groups fighting under the banner of the Free Syrian Army saying it was a "treacherous terrorist attack". The evacuation from Foah and Kefraya was a part of an agreement, popularly referred to as the "Four Towns" Agreement meant to facilitate humanitarian access to the people in need in those besieged towns.

Global Media Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter
Author: 0 Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Suicide bombers caused explosions at St Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria and Mar Girgis Church in the northern city of Tanta on April 9. The militant group also warned of more attacks in the future. Though no one announced the Tanta news, Sami said he could hear the sadness in the pope's voice. I would really encourage people not to turn this into a conversation on presidency issues, security policies and forget the people who lost their lives yesterday where they were going to celebrate ...

Author: 0 'Taking all measures to gain consular access to Jadhav'

Pakistan said they were involved with three Indian army and RAW officers - Major Ranjeet, Major Sultan and an unnamed officer, police told Pakistan-based Geo News. Mr Aziz recalled that India too had not been granting Pakistani requests for access to its nationals detained there. A delegation from Pakistan led by its Maritime Security Agency (MSA) was to visit New Delhi April 16-19 to discuss issues related to the frequent arrests of fishermen transgressing maritime borders.

Author: 0 Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication'

President Assad made a number of questionable claims during the exclusive AFP interview, during which he repeatedly denied Syria's responsibility for the deaths in Khan Sheikhun. Doctors at hospitals near the scene told CNN that victims had died of asphyxiation . White House officials say they drew on reports from aid agencies, video evidence, laboratory analysis of samples from victims and classified intelligence to draw that conclusion.

Author: 0 Venezuela bans key opposition leader in tense crisis

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are calling on demonstrators to flood the streets of Caracas on Saturday as part of a weeklong protest movement that shows little sign of losing steam. The ban capped a turbulent 10 day-crackdown that saw pro-government groups attack several opposition leaders. Saturday's protests came after ten days of intense unrest, sparked by the Supreme Court's decision last month to strip the country's Parliament from most of its powers.

Global Media Syria: 100 killed as bomb hits buses with evacuees
Author: 0 Syria: 100 killed as bomb hits buses with evacuees

Al-Foua and Kfraya, in the north-west Idlib province, have been the focus of fighting and attacks by Islamist rebels since the civil war began. About 100 people were killed Saturday in a vehicle bomb explosion targeting pro-regime evacuees leaving besieged Syrian towns, a volunteer rescue agency said.

Author: 0 Afghan Officials: Massive US Bomb Death Toll Rises To 94

Dubbed the Mother Of All Bombs, the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast was used in combat for the first time on Thursday. The U.S. assessment is still in progress, a Pentagon official tells NPR's Tom Bowman, adding that there's a chance the death toll might include results from two other smaller operations against ISIS-K that took place Thursday night.

Author: 0 North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade

It has also fired numerous missiles, including a new intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), called the Pukguksong-2. Timed one day after the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung, the country's founder and the grandfather of current Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, the failed launch represents yet another act that increases tension between North Korea and the U.S.

Author: 0 State exempted from 500-m cap on liquor vends

It further modified the 500-metre cap rule for Himachal Pradesh and local areas which are alongside highways with a population up to 20,000, and said that they may have liquor vends at a distance of 220 metres from the highways. The states have contended that the order should not be made applicable to bars and restaurants as it affects economy and business. The bench said liquor shops can be set up at a distance of 22 metres from the national and state highways.

Author: 0 Mumbai NGO appeals to Pakistani activists to save Jadhav

Amid fresh turmoil in ties with Pakistan over the death sentence to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, India has chose to put on hold all bilateral exchanges. The report of Court Martial General will be included in the dossier. India has accused Pakistan of not getting consular access to Jadhav, despite having sent 14 such requests - the most recent being on Friday.

Author: 0 US vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil along the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its growing nuclear and defense capabilities. The autocratic nation will celebrate one of its most important holidays Saturday to mark the 105th birthday of its founder, Kim Il-sung - grandfather of current leader Kim Jong-un.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson warning on Syria

Assad said the incident could not be taken seriously because the source of the information, he claimed, was al-Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria, Nusra Front. On Wednesday, Russia vetoed a UN Security Council resolution demanding a probe, prompting Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to say Moscow had put itself "on the wrong side of the argument".

Author: 0 Kremlin says no positive shift yet on Russia-US ties

The attack was launched just a day after he accused , without a shred of evidence, President Bashar al-Assad of being behind last week's suspected chemical weapons attack, which killed over 80 people in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province.

Global Media Attorney calls for Ga. officers to be criminally charged
Author: 0 Attorney calls for Ga. officers to be criminally charged

Hollins is facing charges of driving with a suspended or revoked license, operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked registration, failure to signal, having a brake light that's not in good fix, obstructing a law enforcement officer and having less than an ounce of marijuana.

Author: 0 Russia vetoes UN Security Council's Syria resolution

After the vote at the UN, French President Francois Hollande said Russian Federation "bears a heavy responsibility" for continuing to protect Assad and blocking a united worldwide response. But Mr Lavrov warned against an worldwide effort to oust Mr Assad from power, saying his removal would help Islamic State. He also said war-crime charges could be possible "the longer time goes by".

Author: 0 Clinton chides Trump on Syrian refugee ban after strike

Speaking Friday in Houston , the former secretary of state says she hopes the Trump administration will follow Thursday's strike on a Syrian air base with a "broader strategy". Two and a half months after the inauguration, President Trump attacked Syria last night, firing 59 Tomahawk missiles at them. "What [Vladimir] Putin wanted to do was sow distrust and confusion as well as influence our election", she said and added that its time U.S.