WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

French president: Marine Le Pen’s platform would devastate economy, threaten French liberty

THE WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 22 min ago
French president: Marine Le Pen’s platform would devastate economy, threaten French liberty.

French president urges voters to choose centrist Macron in presidential runoff to keep out nationalist Le Pen

THE WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 22 min ago
French president urges voters to choose centrist Macron in presidential runoff to keep out nationalist Le Pen.

The Latest: Macron marks slaying of Armenians anniversary

AP - 2 hours 22 min ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2017-04-24T06:32:00-04:00 2017-04-24T10:32:06-04:00
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Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

AP - 2 hours 22 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's army chief and defense minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over the weekend that struck a northern army base, killing more than 100 military and other personnel, officials said. 2017-04-24T06:19:00-04:00 2017-04-24T10:19:20-04:00
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Munch inspired by 'screaming clouds'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 2 hours 31 min ago
A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art ever produced.

China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

BBC WORLD NEWS - 2 hours 32 min ago
President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang threatened to sink a US aircraft carrier.

Germany's 'Love Parade' organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

BBC WORLD NEWS - 2 hours 40 min ago
A stampede in a tunnel at a German music festival in 2010 led to 21 deaths.

Kenya arrests suspects in shooting of conservationist

REUTERS - 2 hours 47 min ago
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has arrested an unspecified number of suspects and recovered a gun linked to the shooting of Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann at her conservation park over the weekend, the interior minister said on Monday.

Top U.S. general says 'not refuting' reports Russia supplying Taliban

REUTERS - 2 hours 49 min ago
KABUL (Reuters) - The head of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan said on Monday he was "not refuting" reports that Russia was providing support, including weapons, to the Taliban.

1 killed, many hurt in grenade explosion at school in Russia

THE WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 52 min ago
Police in the Russian republic of Dagestan say at least one person has been killed and 11 injured in a live grenade accident at a high school.

Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

AP - 2 hours 52 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's army chief and defense minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over the weekend that struck a northern army base, killing more than 100 military and other personnel, officials said. 2017-04-24T02:38:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:38:40-04:00
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French election: Macron backed by mainstream parties to shut out Le Pen

BBC WORLD NEWS - 3 hours 10 min ago
Beaten Republican and Socialist rivals back Emmanuel Macron to stave off a far-right victory.

India Maoist rebels kill 24 CRPF policemen in Chhattisgarh

BBC WORLD NEWS - 3 hours 16 min ago
The police were guarding road workers in Chhattisgarh when they came under attack themselves.

Merkel ally Seehofer staying on for 'difficult' German election

REUTERS - 3 hours 20 min ago
MUNICH (Reuters) - Bavarian state premier Horst Seehofer said on Monday he would stay on as leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) to fight what he expects to be a "very difficult" national election in September and a state poll next year.

Venezuela’s unrest claims 21st victim as new protests loom

THE WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 22 min ago
Weeks of political unrest have claimed another victim as Venezuela’s opposition prepares for another mass protest.

French analyst probed over Erdogan “assassination” comments

THE WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 22 min ago
Turkey’s state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched an investigation into a French former diplomat and analyst over accusations that he allegedly called for the assassination of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The Latest: Italy populists denounce both French candidates

AP - 3 hours 22 min ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2017-04-24T05:35:00-04:00 2017-04-24T09:35:17-04:00
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Egypt sentences 20 to death in police killings

AP - 3 hours 22 min ago
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences against 20 suspected Islamists convicted of murder in the deaths of 15 people, including 11 police, during an attack on a police station in 2013. 2017-04-24T05:34:00-04:00 2017-04-24T09:34:06-04:00
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Police say Maoist rebels have killed at least 24 paramilitary soldiers in an attack in central India

THE WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 52 min ago
Police say Maoist rebels have killed at least 24 paramilitary soldiers in an attack in central India.

Russian FM: No proof for reports on persecution of gay men

THE WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 52 min ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow is concerned about human rights violations but has no reason to believe reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya.

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