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21 April, 2017 9:17 PM After Paris Attack, Donald Trump Weighs In On France Vote

Washington: US President Donald Trump said Friday a deadly attack in Paris would have a "big effect" on France's presidential election and praised far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on immigration, in unusually candid comments before the vote. Trump, who enjoyed breaking with political convention on his way to the White House, likes ruffling political 237

21 April, 2017 3:24 PM Tourists Venture Back To Champs Elysees After Attack: 'Vive Paris!'

Paris: Tourists were back on the Champs Elysees early Friday with a mixture of shock and defiance, a day after a terrorist shot dead a policeman on the world-famous avenue on the eve of France's election. "I needed to get out, to come back here and see the sunshine and that everything was OK," said Lebanese tourist Zeina Bitar, 45, who was shopping on the boulevard 180

21 April, 2017 10:30 AM Fears Champs Engulf French Election After Policeman Shot In Paris

Paris: The killing of a policeman on Paris's Champs Elysees claimed by the ISIS group rocked France's presidential race Friday with just two days to go before one of the closest races in recent memory. Bloodshed had long been feared ahead of Sunday's first round of voting after a string of terrorist atrocities since 2015, and shooting on the world-renowned 75

21 April, 2017 7:16 AM Second suspect in Paris shootings surrenders in Antwerp

A suspect, who the Belgian authorities had flagged to their French counterparts over possible involvement in Thursday's Paris shootings, turned himself in to police in Belgium's northern city of Antwerp, news agency Belga said on Friday. Speaking on France's Europe 1 radio after the shootout on the Champs Elysees shopping street, French Interior Ministry 98

21 April, 2017 5:29 AM A catalogue of terror in France

Thursday's attack on the Champs Elysees in Paris saw a gunman kill a policeman and wound two others in bloodshed claimed by the Islamic State group just days before an election. Observers had long feared bloodshed ahead of Sunday's vote and the violence is likely to thrust security to the front of voters' minds. Here is a recap of major attacks and foiled 129

20 April, 2017 11:28 PM ISIS Claims Attack On French Police That Left 1 Dead, 2 Wounded

PARIS: A gunman opened fire on French police Thursday on Paris' best-known boulevard, killing one officer and wounding two others before being fatally shot himself in an incident that raised the specter of renewed terrorism just three days before voters go to the polls to elect a new president. The Islamic State, through its affiliated Amaq news agency 214

20 April, 2017 8:43 PM 1 Cop Killed In Shooting At Paris's Champs Elysees, Gunman 'Neutralised', Says Police

Paris: One police officer was killed and two others wounded Thursday in a shooting on Paris's Champs Elysees, just days ahead of France's presidential election, police said. France's interior ministry said the attacker was also killed after opening fire on the officers in the early evening on the world-famous boulevard. The bustling shopping street in the heart 170

13 April, 2017 11:32 AM Malala becomes honorary Canadian

Urges lawmakers to prioritise girls’ education when the country’s Parliament hosts G7 summit next year. Malala Yousafzai is using her honorary Canadian citizenship to call on the country’s leaders to take real action to improve educational opportunities for girls. The teenage Nobel prize winner spoke to the Canadian Parliament after becoming an honorary 26

10 April, 2017 11:48 PM Likely murder-suicide at California school kills 2 adults, 1 student

San Bernardino: A gunman opened fire at an elementary school in the California city of San Bernardino, killing a teacher and an eight-year-old boy before turning the gun on himself, police said. Another child caught in the crossfire was rushed to a hospital and said to be in critical condition. "This does appear to have been a murder-suicide with both male adult 64

8 April, 2017 3:23 AM Malala to become youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace

Yousafzai, 19, will be appointed on Monday by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and will help promote girl's education around the world as part of her new role. The Pakistani education activist came to prominence when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012 as punishment for campaigning for girls to go to school which defied 46