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Global Media Joe McHugh declares his support for Leo Varadkar for Taoiseach
Author: 0 Joe McHugh declares his support for Leo Varadkar for Taoiseach

I will continue to carry out my duties as Minister for Finance until a successor is appointed . "Did his country much service", Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin, who served with Kenny in coalition until past year, said on Twitter. Education minister Richard Bruton is also reported to be assessing the possibility of entering the race. Leadership hopeful Varadkar, now Minister for Social Protection, visited Donegal last week.

Author: 0 DPRK poses threat to China, Russia

North Korea has made no secret of the fact that it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the USA mainland and has ignored calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes, even from China, its lone major ally.

Global Media Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

In January, one of Barack Obama's final acts as president was to commute Manning's sentence, which allowed the whistleblower to go free on May 17. Manning, who announced that she was transgender after her sentencing, attempted suicide twice while incarcerated in a male military prison at Fort Leavenworth, where she has spent large stretches in solitary confinement.

Global Media French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls
Author: 0 French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls

Earlier in the trading session, the euro had jumped above $1.10 to a six-month high as it became clear Macron won nearly two-thirds of the votes in the second round of the election in France. Guillaume Balas, who co-ordinated Hamon's platform, said Valls "excluded" himself from the party with his allegiance to Macon's movement. "The National Front is a tool that will evolve to be more efficient, bring even more people together after the number of voters we reached last night".

Global Media More Prisoners Join Palestinian Hunger Strike in its Second Month
Author: 0 More Prisoners Join Palestinian Hunger Strike in its Second Month

Similar clashed broke out east of Jabalia town in northern Gaza Strip, east of al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, and east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza Strip, according to witnesses and paramedics. Meanwhile, activists have also announced that several of the Palestinian prisoners had been moved to a civilian hospital after falling into a critical health condition.

Global Media Re-elected Rouhani vows Iran's more interaction with world and 'no' to extremism
Author: 0 Re-elected Rouhani vows Iran's more interaction with world and 'no' to extremism

Rouhani, a cleric whose administration struck the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers, decisively won a second term in Friday's election. Major joint ventures were signed between French vehicle makers and their Iranian counterparts, hundreds of business delegations flew in to explore opportunities, and the government revived its aging fleet of jetliners, with multibillion-dollar purchases from Boeing Co.

Author: 0 Girl rescued from Canadian harbor after sea lion yanks her underwater

Seconds later, the girl turns her back to the water, sits on the edge, and the sea lion lunges again to pull her into the water - this time successful. College student Michael Fujiwara recorded the terrifying scene at the Steveston Fisherman Wharf in Richmond, B.C., with his cell phone, according to the station.

Author: 0 Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press

In his reaction, Jazayeri urged the USA for, what he called, an end to the "aggressive and terrorist operations against independent states" by the assistance of "reactionary regimes" in the region. In January 2016, Saudi Arabia severed all of its ties with Iran after its embassy in Tehran was stormed by angry Iranian protesters. He underlined the need for slapping tough economic sanctions against Iran.

Global Media China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea
Author: 0 China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

Xi made the remarks during a meeting with Lee Hae-chan, who is visiting China from Thursday to Saturday as ROK President Moon Jae-in's special envoy. South Korean businesses have faced boycotts, especially the retail group Lotte which provided the land on which the system is being constructed. On Thursday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Lee that Seoul must "remove the obstacles that have been placed on the road to good relations between our two countries".

Global Media General Election 2017: Register to vote by midnight on Monday
Author: 0 General Election 2017: Register to vote by midnight on Monday

People are advised they may need their National Insurance number or their passport if they are a British citizen living overseas. An Electoral Commission spokesman said: "With the registration deadline in sight, the commission is advising everyone who has not yet registered to do so as soon as possible to ensure that they can have their say on 8 June".

Author: 0 Iran: Rouhani Secures Second Term With Sweeping Mandate

In 2013, Rouhani won the presidential election with almost 51 percent of the vote. The contentiousness of the campaign could make it more hard for Rouhani to secure the consent of hardliners to carry out his agenda, said Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies program at Stanford University.

Global Media North Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test
Author: 0 North Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test

The rocket was sacked from an area near the North Korean county of Pukchang, in South Phyongan Province, and flew eastward about 310 miles, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. But he added: "Our position is that the stable re-entry of the warhead needs more verification". The two missile tests complicate plans by South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in to seek ways to reduce tension on the peninsula.

Global Media Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest
Author: 0 Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest

Officially venue bidding has yet to kick off in Portugal, however preparations are well and truly underway within the 63rd Eurovision host country, with RTP eagerly anticipating next year's competition. Kiev barred Russia's singer Yuliya Samoilova because she had illegally entered Crimea to perform there after Moscow's disputed annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine.

Author: 0 Chinese state media says US should take some blame for cyber attack

China is arranging to apply an extensive-reaching cyber security rule that US corporate groups say will loom the processes of overseas firms in China with stern native statistics stowage rules and strict investigation necessities. (These are the most important patches that the company recommends users install immediately). "They're going to end up going above and beyond and some vendors are going to start extending support for out-of-support things that they haven't done before", said Greg ...

Global Media Pemberton Festival Cancelled, Bankrupt
Author: 0 Pemberton Festival Cancelled, Bankrupt

Meanwhile, tickets are still available for purchase on their website . "We are extremely disappointed for our fans, artists, and all of our partners who have supported the festival over the years", said Huka Entertainment. That has since been remedied, but it's clear that things in the Pemberton Music Festival camp are more than a little out of sorts at the moment. The document says there will be no automatic refunds for ticket holders, who may have to wait weeks to learn whether they will ...

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Author: 0 European Parliament President: "New UK government could reverse Brexit"

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to put wealth "in the hands of the people of Britain" as he turned his fire on big business and the rich in his first major speech of the general election campaign. And Labour in this election will be part of a movement of the British people to make that change". A number of Labour MPs have announced plans to step down, including Alan Johnson, a former Home Secretary, and Tom Blenkinsop, the MP for the northeast constituency of Middlesborough South, who cited ...

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