Hollande's popularity soars after French jihadi attacks

Jan 20, 2015

Hollande's popularity soars after French jihadi attacks

Once France’s most unpopular postwar president, Francois Hollande has experienced a dramatic surge in approval ratings over his widely praised response to the Islamist attacks in Paris. An opinion poll carried out by the Ifop polling company showed Hollande’s ratings jump by a massive ...

Security Council resolution: Ebola threatens world peace

Sep 19, 2014

Security Council resolution: Ebola threatens world peace

The U.N. Security Council on Thursday adopted a resolution declaring the Ebola outbreak a threat to world peace and security, and calling on countries to provide urgent aid. The resolution was adopted unanimously after U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that the number of Ebola ...

Jul 11, 2014

Compromise surfaces on Obama border request

Outlines of a possible compromise over President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency border spending request were emerging Thursday in Congress, which would involve making policy changes to allow the minors streaming to the border from Central America to be sent home more quickly. The ...