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Trump fetes first Easter Egg Roll with crowd of 21,000

/ Apr 18, 2017

Trump fetes first Easter Egg Roll with crowd of 21,000

Opening his first White House Easter Egg Roll, President Donald Trump extolled the strength of America as thousands of kids, and some adults, reveled in the time-honored tradition of rolling hard-boiled eggs across the manicured lawn in his back yard. “This is the 139th ...

French presidential hopefuls hold Paris rallies

/ Apr 18, 2017

French presidential hopefuls hold Paris rallies

As France’s unpredictable presidential campaign nears its finish with no clear front-runner, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen hope to rally big crowds in Paris with their rival visions for Europe’s future. Meanwhile, far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, enjoying a late ...

/ Apr 18, 2017

Trump attacks leading Democrat in key Georgia congressional race

President Donald Trump is attacking the leading Democratic candidate for a special election in a typically conservative Georgia congressional district, with Republicans bidding to avoid a major upset. On Twitter, Trump said Monday that “The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow ...

Is Erdogan Turkey's omnipotent sultan?

/ | Apr 17, 2017

Is Erdogan Turkey's omnipotent sultan?

If there were a global contest for winning elections, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would see himself as the undisputed and undefeated heavyweight champion of the world. In the 15 years since his ruling party came to power, Erdogan has taken part in 11 ...

Western leaders cautious on Erdogan's thin win, expanded powers

/ Apr 17, 2017

Western leaders cautious on Erdogan's thin win, expanded powers

Western leaders reacted cautiously, but with some concern, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “Yes” campaign emerged as the winner of Sunday’s referendum on expanding the powers of his office. Some capitals, such as London, were holding fire until hearing the opinion of the ...