The former French president is the subject of an inquiry into whether his 2007 campaign took money from the government of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.
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Ahmed Hassan, an 18-year-old asylum seeker from Iraq, wanted “to kill as many members of the British public as possible,” the judge said.
A gunman in the town of Trèbes, in southwest France, killed three people and took hostages. He said he was acting on behalf of the Islamic State. He was killed by police.
Two years ago, mass demonstrations defeated an attempt to outlaw abortion. Now the governing party is pushing a new bill.
The assailant, described as a petty criminal, claimed to be acting on behalf of the Islamic State when he opened fire in a supermarket.
Prime Minister Theresa May won “unqualified solidarity” from Brussels, which said Moscow was the only plausible culprit for a nerve agent attack.
In announcing tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump bypassed the body founded 23 years ago to keep the peace in global commerce.
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President Trump’s new national security adviser is known as an uncompromising, often undiplomatic conservative. Some of his views were once out of the mainstream, but not anymore.
Parliament began enforcing a law prohibiting lawmakers from carrying guns or explosives, after a member arrived this month with hand grenades.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across the country as civil servants and railway workers angry with President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms went on strike.
Protesters successfully pressured the prime minister and others to resign, but no elections were called and the ruling party remains in control.