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Marine Le Pen following Emmanuel Macron in French presidential election — Interior Ministry

Marine Le Pen is tailing Emmanuel Macron in French presidential election, Interior Ministry said. ______ Sputnik News told that Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is tailing her rival Emmanuel Macron in French presidential election, according to data by Interior Ministry. According to the ministry's figures after 26.1...

Marine Le Pen is leading in the election with 24.10% when 50% of votes have been counted

French far-right presidential candidate and National Front leader Marine Le Pen is leading in the election with 24.10 percent of votes, according to preliminary data as over 50 percent of votes have been counted, Sputnik News reported.  Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has gained 22.44...

More from the war — Death toll from Taliban attack on Afghan army base climbs to 170

The number of dead from a Taliban raid on a military base has increased, sources say, even as Afghanistan observed a national day of mourning on Sunday amid anger and calls for resignation of defence and army officials. ______ The figure continues to rise even as...

Macron, Le Pen shown ahead in French presidential race: projection

Macron, Le Pen shown ahead in French presidential race: projection --- Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French presidential election. The results could set up a duel between a young candidate with no electoral experience and...

North Korea said was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might

North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. ______ U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier...

Marine Le Pen is closer than ever to winning the French presidency — what will happen next

Marine Le Pen is closer than ever to winning the French presidency. In her six years in control of the Front National, she has taken a fringe political party – first spearheaded by her anti-Semitic father – detoxified it, and made it popular. ______ As voting drew...

Venezuela crisis — The opposition and the government clash in the streets of Caracas

https://youtu.be/OlStw8c_vJw As the opposition and the government clash in the streets of Caracas, Venezuelans have reverted to survival mode. The latest wave of protests was triggered by a Supreme Court decision on 29 March to take over powers from the opposition-controlled National Assembly. The national government, through...

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange announced that he may run in the UK’s June snap election

https://youtu.be/mDciGj5y5r0 Julian Assange has announced that he may run in the UK’s June snap election, mocking the country that the UN says is holding him in arbitrary detention.

Israeli attack a military camp in Syria leaving three Syrian forces dead

Three Syrian forces have been killed in a fresh Israeli attack on a military camp near the southwestern city of Quneitra, a military official says. ______ The attack hit the al-Fawwar camp on Sunday, wounding two others, the unnamed official told the French news agency AFP. It...

US citizen being detained recently by North Korea — reports

North Korea has detained a US citizen, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three. ______ The man, a Korean-American in his 50s identified only by his surname Kim, had been in North Korea for a month to discuss aid and...