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    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    PARIS (AFP) – Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, on Sunday clinched the rightwing nomination for next year’s presidential election with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe.Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favourite to be France’s next leader after winning...

    UN Security Council Seats Taken by Arms Exporters
    Nov28

    UN Security Council Seats Taken by Arms Exporters

    The UN Security Council. Credit: UN Photo/Evan SchneiderBy Lyndal RowlandsUNITED NATIONS, Nov 28 2016 (IPS)Nine of the world’s top ten arms exporters will sit on the UN Security Council between mid-2016 and mid-2018.The nine include four rotating members — Spain, Ukraine, Italy and the Netherlands — from Europe, as well as the...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    French member of Parliament and candidate for the right-wing primaries ahead of France’s 2017 presidential elections, Francois Fillon delivers a speech following the first results of the primary’s second round on November 27, 2016 © AFP / Eric FeferbergPARIS, Nov 28 – Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the...

    5 things Italians vote on this week
    Nov28

    5 things Italians vote on this week

    FLORENCE, Italy — When they go to the polls on December 4, Italians will be voting on more than a constitutional reform. The contest has effectively become a choice between center-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who favors the EU despite his recent criticism of Brussels, and Beppe Grillo, the comedian-turned-politician and leader of the...

    Students use computer keys for Steve Jobs portrait
    Nov28

    Students use computer keys for Steve Jobs portrait

    stevejobs.jpg A Ukrainian university student has created a portrait of late Apple founder Steve Jobs out of keyboards. Photo: Reuters screen-grab. Three Ukrainian IT students have paid tribute to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs by making his portrait with computer keyboard keys. …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    The Fake News Fake Story
    Nov28

    The Fake News Fake Story

    “Fake stories” are in the news. The narrative goes something like this: fabricated accounts that misrepresent “the truth” are proliferating on the internet, and once they appear on a social networking site, they are frequently spread far and wide, often doing serious damage along the way to whatever or whomever was the target of the initial...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    PARIS: Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, on Sunday clinched the rightwing nomination for next year’s presidential election with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe. Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favourite to be France’s next leader after winning the US-style...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    PARIS: Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, on Sunday clinched the rightwing nomination for next year’s presidential election with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe. Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favourite to be France’s next leader after winning the US-style...

    Brexit on the agenda as British PM welcomes Polish delegation
    Nov28

    Brexit on the agenda as British PM welcomes Polish delegation

    LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May (pix) on Monday welcomes her Polish counterpart Beata Szydlo to Downing Street, where Brexit will be high on the agenda of talks with ministers. The high-level meeting will see the Polish and British leaders accompanied by a total of 14 ministers, in what London described as the first such meeting of its...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    PARIS: Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, on Sunday clinched the rightwing nomination for next year’s presidential election with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe. Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favourite to be France’s next leader after winning the US-style...