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Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power

/ Apr 25, 2017

Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power

Emmanuel Macron is an improbable presidential front-runner — he’s relatively young, politically untested, has no party backing and quotes philosophers in campaign speeches. And he is leading a pro-Europe campaign at a time of deep euro-skepticism. Yet the tenacious 39-year-old with strong pro-business views ...

Thousands descend on Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial

Apr 25, 2017

Thousands descend on Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial

Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz. The event, the March of the Living, is a somber memorial march ...

Apr 24, 2017

Erdogan accuses French researcher of 'inciting assassination'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s lawyer has lodged a complaint against a former French diplomat, accusing him of inciting an assassination of the Turkish leader, the state-run news agency reported Monday. The move follows comments by Philippe Moreau Defarges about the outcome of the April ...

Apr 24, 2017

Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal. Lavrov made the promise at a news conference Monday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini after talks in Moscow. An American ...