UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to reassure international Jewish community leaders on Sunday that he would stand up against any perceptions of anti-Israel bias at the world organization.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro called Sunday for local elections in Venezuela — but not at the presidential level, which millions in his strife-torn nation are demanding.
Russia became the world’s third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday.
Emmanuel Macron’s youthful supporters wept tears of joy and shouted themselves hoarse on Sunday as projections from France’s presidential election suggested their champion was well on track for power.
Former premier Francois Fillon was one of the early favourites to become president, but in the end he led the French right to a historic defeat, as a fake jobs scandal engulfed his campaign.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday emerged as the projected winners of a nail-biting first round presidential vote in France.
Police clashed with leftwingdemonstrators in Paris on Sunday shortly after early projections from the France’s presidential elections showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen had made it to a runoff vote.
Donald Trump pressed for the funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on the president’s 100th day in office.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened to destroy those who call for the destruction of Israel, in a speech to mark the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.
“Neither of the right, nor the left” in his own words, Emmanuel Macron is a 39-year-old former banker whose sensational political career, unorthodox marriage and promises to modernise France have captivated the country.
Hundreds of supporters of the ‘No’ campaign and Turkey’s main opposition party protested in Istanbul on Sunday against the narrow victory in last week’s vote on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers.