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Poll shows third of French satisfied with Philippe nomination

Poll shows third of French satisfied with Philippe nomination

Mr Philippe began his political life as a Socialist activist, before switching sides and serving as Mr Juppe's campaign spokesman during the Republicans party primary. Le Drian, taking over from predecessor Jean-Marc Ayrault on Wednesday, said he sees continuity between his previous position as head of the French defense ministry and his new diplomatic job.



Russian president Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' N Korea

The session had been requested by the United States and Japan on Sunday , shortly after North Korea's test launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile. USA officials said the missile hit the water around 60 miles (around 100 kilometers) from eastern Russia's Vladivostok. The North seems to be trying to develop a new delivery means for its nuclear weapons after a series of failed missile launches, the ministry said.



Passenger Ship Linking N. Korea and Russia Sets Sail

An estimated 40 passengers boarded the boat for the maiden voyage. In April, a representative of Russia's InvestStroiTrest company told Sputnik that the Mangyongbong-92 ferry would run between Vladivostok and Rason since May with approximately six trips a month.


Macron unveils new French cabinet

Macron unveils new French cabinet

A large group of onlookers, some carrying European flags, stood outside the chancellery as Macron arrived. Macron and Merkel were all smiles inside, and the German leader declared that "Europe will only do well if there is a strong France, and I am committed to that".



Erdogan visits Trump, amid friction between US, Turkey

Besides, Turkey's wish for a role at the expense of the Kurds further complicates the problem. "I hope this mistake will be reversed as soon as possible". Reports said Erdogan's aides were told by US officials about the decision on May 8, one day before the move was made public. "There is a huge question mark over which way the relationship is going to go", he said.


Syria 'categorically' denies United States accusations of mass killings

Syria 'categorically' denies United States accusations of mass killings

On Monday, the U.S. State Department confirmed that such a thing exists, and that it has been used to dispose of the bodies of an estimated 50 prisoners a day, hanged at the nearby Saydnaya military prison. There has been no official response to either the crematorium claims or the mass killings from the Assad regime . Jones also charged that the " atrocities " were carried out "with unconditional support" from Russian Federation and Iran.