- French Election Will Signal Nation's Commitment to Economic Reform
Wall Street Journal, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 02:53 PM
Voters are picking between presidential candidates who blame the economic malaise on the EU or austerity measures. Yet France’s problems long predate the euro crisis and the austerity that followed.
- Head of Germany's Anti-Immigrant Party Pushed Aside
Wall Street Journal, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 12:47 PM
At the national convention of the Alternative for Germany party, Frauke Petry’s motion on political strategy for upcoming national elections isn’t even considered.
- More Venezuelans struggle in US as their country implodes
Associated Press, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 12:16 PM
People crowd outside a church near Miami's international airport, chatting about family and friends left behind in Caracas, Valencia and Maracaibo as they wait more than an hour to receive rice, beans, yogurt and other food for their families.
- Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world
Associated Press, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 09:25 AM
As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they're making a choice that will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U. N. Security Council.
- Blogger found stabbed to death in the Maldives
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 07:02 AM
- France's Tense Presidential Election Gets Under Way
Wall Street Journal, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 06:47 AM
French voters headed to the polls Sunday for the first round of a closely contested presidential election that has turned into a referendum on the future of France’s generous entitlement system and on the nation’s place in the European Union, amid heightened security days after a terror attack in the capital.
- Pence Says China Has Power to Calm Korean Peninsula
Wall Street Journal, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 02:47 AM
A peaceful end to growing tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic-missile ambitions remains possible thanks to China, U. S. Vice President Mike Pence said.
- The Latest: French campaigns halt prior to presidential vote
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 04:49 PM
- Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital
Hartford Courant, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 03:32 PM
President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan. "When I heard about this and I wanted to do it myself," Trump said during a brief ceremony at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington. He
- Social media time out as French election reaches final stage
Associated Press, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 03:14 PM
The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout.
- Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists
Associated Press, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 12:27 PM
Pope Francis has comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute to the courage of modern-day Christian martyrs.
- France Pauses for Breath on Eve of Unpredictable Election
Wall Street Journal, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 10:47 AM
A day before the first round of a tightly fought presidential election, French voters used the sudden quiet provided by the end of official campaigning to ponder how to wield their ballots.
- After Ebola, Liberians slowly embrace mental health care
Associated Press, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 06:04 AM
Drawn-out deaths. Communities torn apart. Survivor's guilt. Patrick Fallah says his memories of the days when the Ebola virus swept through Liberia are so awful that he sometimes has trouble focusing on the present.