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French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen - BBC News
French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen
President François Hollande has called on French voters to reject far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and back Emmanuel Macron to succeed him. The pair will face each other in a run-off vote on 7 May after taking the top places in Sunday's first round
European leaders cheer Macron victory in first round of French election
The Latest: Macron marks slaying of Armenians anniversary
Relief for Euro After French Election Posed Existential Question
New York Times
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Eastern Europe failing on Jewish restitution pledges, study finds - The Guardian
Eastern Europe failing on Jewish restitution pledges, study finds
Jewish Poles surrender to German soldiers after the collapse of the resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. Photograph: AP. Holocaust. Eastern Europe failing on Jewish restitution pledges, study finds. Poland in particular accused of not meeting Terezin
Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel's WWII museum
Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day
Immigrants from Holocaust regions have higher suicide rates
Jerusalem Post Israel News
WQOW TV News 18
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China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat - BBC News
China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat
China's president has urged restraint on North Korea in a call with Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang threatened to sink a US aircraft carrier. The telephone conversation is the second between the two leaders since they met in Florida earlier this month.
China's Xi urges Trump to use caution in handling North Korea
Los Angeles Times
North Korea: Chinese President Xi Jinping asks for restraint during call with Donald Trump
North Korea says it's ready to strike a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might
Foreign Policy (blog)
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Shark attacks British woman off Ascension Island - BBC News
Shark attacks British woman off Ascension Island
A British woman has been attacked by a shark while snorkelling near a remote island in the South Atlantic. She was in English Bay off Ascension Island, part of St Helena, and a source told the Times her husband punched the shark to scare it away.
As British wife is mauled by shark, the world's most dangerous spots to swim are revealed
Husband Punches Shark to Save Wife Attacked While Snorkeling near British Ascension Island
British woman bitten by shark off Ascension Island named
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Portuguese cop says hope of finding Madeleine McCann alive fading as case is 'thorn in his side' - Mirror.co.uk
Portuguese cop says hope of finding Madeleine McCann alive fading as case is 'thorn in his side'
The odds of finding Madeleine McCann alive are narrowing, say Portuguese police, as they confirmed they are no closer to solving the girl's mysterious disappearance. A senior police officer admitted that the longer that the investigation goes on the
Madeleine McCann may have been kidnapped by slave traders and sold, claims ex-Scotland Yard detective
Madeleine McCann sold to wealthy buyer from Middle East says ex-cop
Madeleine McCann could have been kidnapped by slave traders for rich family, says ex-cop
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction
2014 warmest year since records began
COP20 — Lima Climate Conference
Ebola Outbreak In West Africa
Foreign aid: rebounds in 2013 to highest levels ever despite budget pressures, but still way below promised amounts
Foreign aid: shortfall since 1970 almost $5 trillion; greater than aid given
75% of the world’s large carnivores are now in decline while rhino poaching continues to soar
Tobacco kills. Higher taxes and advertising controls work
COP19 - Warsaw Climate Conference
Global warming has not paused, unfortunately
Surveillance State: NSA Spying and more
World military spending in 2012 was just over $1.7 trillion. This was the first fall, albeit a small one, since 1998, despite economic conditions
Austerity and Structural Adjustment for Europe
19% of reptiles under threat of extinction and 100 million sharks being killed each year
Even a small increase in global temperature will have a severe impact on coral reefs
Rhino hunting on increase
The world is awash with money; trillions hidden offshore
Global arms sales sharply increased in 2011 compared to 2010
COP18 - Doha Climate Conference
Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development
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French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen
The president says Emmanuel Macron will "defend the values which will bring French people together".
The land that used to belong to so-called Islamic State
BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.
Arthur Collins in court over London nightclub 'acid attack'
Arthur Collins was walking on crutches as he appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court.
London Marathon runners on that special moment
David Wyeth and Matthew Rees recall their inspiring encounter at the London Marathon finish line.
Article 308: Jordan to scrap marriage loophole for rapists
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.
UN warns of schools lost in conflict
Warfare and conflict are preventing 25 million young people from getting any access to school, says Unicef.
Man arrested over Mike Samwell's car theft murder
The ex-Royal Navy officer is thought to have been hit by his own car as he confronted thieves.
Croydon tram crash: Drivers 'fell asleep' on fatal line
Drivers say a "dead man's handle" safety device often does not stop trams when drivers fall asleep.
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Suspected Maoist rebels kill 24 troops in Chhattisgarh
At least 24 troops killed in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police say.
Al-Qaeda's Zawahiri calls for 'guerrilla war' in Syria
Online audio message by Zawahiri calls on opposition to prepare for 'long war against Crusaders and their Shia allies'.
Israel punishes hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners
Israeli authorities look to quell mass hunger strike through solitary confinement and punitive measures.
Venezuela braced for new protest in wave of unrest
A test of government tolerance after days of running street battles with rubber bullets and Molotov cocktails.
Refugee boat sinks between Greece and Turkey, 16 drown
Search operation continues after two people are rescued and 16 bodies are recovered off Greece's Lesbos island.
The lonely pyramids of Giza: Egyptian tourism's decline
The recent Coptic church bombings could further damage the already crippled tourism sector in the country.
April storm Arlene sets Atlantic record
Storm Arlene is the first named storm of 2017 and becomes only the second April tropical storm on record.
Iran's election: It's not about moderates or hardliners
Presidential election is going to determine whether the rationalisation and normalisation of Iran is going to continue.
Afghan officials resign after Taliban attack
Army chief and defence minister forced to step down as country mourns loss of 130 lives in Taliban assault on army base.