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French far right fails to win any regions – election exit polls

By Ingrid Melander & Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters) – Marine Le Pen's National Front failed to win any regions in French elections on Sunday as Socialist tactical voting handed power…

Marine Le Pen: fiery but pragmatic, and defiant in defeat

A fiery orator yet moreover a pragmatist, Marine Le Pen has steered France's far-right National Front (FN) from pariah status into the mainstream. Despite her party's defeat in regional elections…

Atletico pulls even with Barca at top of Liga, Madrid loses

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid lost 1-0 at Villarreal to fall five points behind the Spanish league's two frontrunners on Sunday, after Atletico Madrid pulled level with leader Barcelona…

French far-right fails to win a single region in elections

France's far-right National Front (FN) failed to win a single region in elections Sunday despite record results in the first round, as voters flocked to traditional parties to keep them…

National Front Collapses In Regions – Exit Poll

The National Front failed to build on first round leads in the French regional elections & did not win any councils, according to exit polls. Marine Le Pen's far-right group…

Saudi-led air strikes kill 19 Yemeni civilians – residents

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi-led air strikes killed 19 Yemeni civilians in bombings of homes & a market on Sunday, residents said, a day before a U.N.-brokered ceasefire is set to…

Anger in Baghdad over Turkish troops in Iraq

A mass demonstration was held in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, as tensions escalated between Iraq & Turkey over the deployment of Turkish troops in northern Iraq since the beginning of…

Palestinian refugee thrives at Britain's poshest school

Wearing a white tie & coattails, Ammar Mustapha sits near the manicured grounds of Britain's most prestigious school, a world away from the Palestinian refugee camps he grew up in…

IMF stays, Grexit risk not over: EU

Greece cannot remove the IMF from its economic bailout, the head of the EU's rescue fund said Sunday, adding that the possibility of a Greek eurozone exit remains if reforms…

Afghan forces battle to hold off Taliban in Helmand district

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Afghan forces are battling to hold Marjah district centre in the volatile southern province of Helmand that Taliban insurgents have cut off as part of…