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Large majority for Macron in French parliament

Large majority for Macron in French parliament

Sunday's high abstention rate means Macron will also have to tread carefully with reforms in a country with muscular trade unions and a history of street protests that have forced many a government to dilute new legislation. Then again, it's the biggest majority in the Assembly since the 1968 elections and the result also confirms the destruction of the Socialist party and the disarray of the Republicians.


Australia suspends air operations over Syria

Australia suspends air operations over Syria

The incident prompted a harsh response from Russia , Assad's chief global ally, which threatened to cut channels with the USA created to prevent their air forces from inadvertently targeting one another. Russian Federation should also be wary of any further escalation, Stevenson said, as that could push its military into a situation in which its forces are overstretched in such a way that they would not be able match the capabilities of the United States - "essentially having a bluff ...



Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria's civil war that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the Islamic State group in its stronghold of Raqqa is gaining ground.



IS militants killed in Syria

A U.S Air Force F-15 shot down the Iranian-made drone, according to the official. Russian Federation made clear it was changing its military posture in response to the United States downing of a Syrian military jet on Sunday, which, according to Damascus , is the first such incident since the start of the conflict in 2011.


Rajnath, Naidu to meet Sonia today over presidential polls

Rajnath, Naidu to meet Sonia today over presidential polls

Advani as the most deserving candidate for the post of President, saying he is physically fit and has the ability to "understand the complexity of the Constitution". "In the last Lok Sabha polls, the BJP got 31 per cent vote share and with all the NDA parties it was 39 per cent, while the opposition got 61 per cent vote share".



Japan, S. Korea foreign ministers agree to boost pressure on N. Korea

A spokesman for Hamilton County Coroner Dr Lakshmi Sammaraco said the office "accepted the case" of the 22-year-old college student who died on Monday in a Cincinnati hospital. Spicer said the USA is continuing to work with China to apply pressure on North Korea and said the U.S. has seen "positive movement" with China. Moon said in an interview with CBS television broadcast today that Warmbier's death showed "we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime", but ...