PARIS Emmanuel Macron’s party is set to win the biggest parliamentary majority for a French president since Charles de Gaulle’s 1968 landslide, a survey of voter intentions for the coming legislative elections showed on Tuesday.
As all parties cranked up their messages on investment in police numbers following Saturday’s terrorist attack in London, Abbott was once again left red-faced, unable to point out which recommendations from a recent counterterrorism report she did not feel comfortable with.
DOHA/DUBAI Kuwait’s ruler will travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, hoping to heal a damaging rift between Qatar and powerful Arab states over the former’ s alleged support of Islamist militants and of political and religious rival Iran.
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani postponed an address to his country on the recent crisis on Tuesday in order to give Kuwait time to mediate in the ongoing crisis, Qatar’s foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told Doha-based Al Jazeera.
The video is shot entirely in what is presumably Knight’s constituency office in East Yorkshire. It opens with Knight in an ill-fitting jacket speaking awkwardly to a shaky camera, reading from a cue-card just to the left of the lens.
HUKOUMIYA, Syria The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday it had launched a battle to capture Raqqa, Islamic State’s de facto Syrian capital, piling pressure on the jihadists whose self-declared caliphate is in retreat across Syria and Iraq.
John Hawksworth and Jamie Weir feature on this week’s Sky Sports Golf podcast, looking back at another action-packed week in the sport.
Khan’s appeal comes after Trump targeted the London mayor on social media for his response to the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. Khan said the UK should retract the state visit, scheduled for October, during which Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II.
MOSCOW A Russian Su-27 jet fighter intercepted a U.S. B-52 strategic bomber on Russia’s border over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, Russian news agencies quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying. The bomber was flying along the Russian border but over neutral waters, RIA cited the ministry as saying.
Speaking at the Geneva forum Tuesday afternoon, Haley condemned the council’s “chronic anti-Israel bias,” adding that the US sees “some areas for significant strengthening,” according to Reuters. ‘Right now, #NorthKorea is trying to pose a threat in every way possible’ – #NikkiHaleyhttps://t.co/OuyyS1KjLn— RT America (@RT_America) May 16, 2017