With just over 6 per cent of the vote, Benoît Hamon's score for the mainstream socialists was the worst achieved by a centre-left candidate since 1969. It reduces the prospect of an anti-establishment shock on the scale of Britain's vote last June to quit the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as USA president.
Former marathon victor Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson tweeted: "Matthew Rees refuses to give up helping David Wyeth across the line". "It was clear he wouldn't be able to do this alone, so I thought 'stick with him" to make sure he did reach that finish line".
The prime minister was speaking after her call for an early election was overwhelmingly backed by MPs. Mrs May said she would not take part in any televised leaders' debates, leading to criticism from Mr Corbyn and other party leaders she was "running scared".
During the conflict, the Assad regime was accused by many global actors of targeting Syrian civilians by chemical weapons. It said the new measures were meant to help pressure Syria to "immediately stop the repeated and heinous attacks against its own people".
He expressed solidarity with the Afghan security forces and brotherly resilient Afghan nation. "Now we have a much more reliable Afghan partner and we have reduced considerably the degree and scope of our effort". "There was gunfire and explosions everywhere", Reuters reported the officer as saying. He said it also was likely that the attackers had help in advance from Afghan troops on the base.
Later on Sunday, the Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the twin church bombings on its so-called "Amaq" news website. Assiut has a significant Christian population. A Vatican official said April 10 that Pope Francis would visit Egypt as planned this month despite the bombings. IS named the two attackers, whose noms de guerre suggest they were Egyptians.
He said there may have been at least two attackers, and that he suffered minor injuries while wrestling with one of them. But the former Perth teen has amnesia and cannot remember what happened in the attack that killed her parents Martin and Teresa , and brother Rudi .
Sales hit record levels in 2017, despite boycotts and several stores limiting her merchandise. It hit record sales this year, and last year its US imports - most of which went to China - jumped 166%, according to data from the trade tracking firm Panjiva.
On Friday, Trump ranted on Twitter that the 100 day mark, on which he staked many promises during the campaign , was a " ridiculous standard ". Trump and his aides worked for several weeks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi to secure the freedom of Hijazi, 30, a USA citizen, as well as her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, who is Egyptian, and four other humanitarian workers.
The handing out of candies to children by the Coptic Pope, Tawadros II, before the start of Easter Mass on Sunday will also be cancelled. Al-Sisi has declared a three-month state of emergency for the country, and ordered troops to help police secure public spaces.
The White House is expected to address another Trump campaign promise this week with a Wednesday announcement (Thursday, NZ time) on tax reform that Mulvaney said would offer "governing principles, some guidance, also some indication of what the rates will be".
President Trump's reset with Egyptian officials, as well as inviting al-Sisi to the White House, may have been a factor in the reversal from Egyptian authorities. "WELCOME HOME, AYA! #GodBlessTheUSA ", tweeted President Trump along with a video that features a montage of him and Aya at the White House. Their release and the freedom of four other humanitarian workers were quietly negotiated by Mr.
Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon, who was far behind in Sunday's results, quickly conceded defeat. Polls in the dying days of the campaign put all the candidates roughly on between a fifth and a quarter of the vote, with around five percentage points or less separating them - threatening the margin of error for polling companies.
The 20-year old appears to have lost his place in the Manchester City team, as he is predominantly on the bench if he is not completely excluded from their match day squad and the Nigeria global says he is aware of what Nigerians have been saying about his lack of game time, but says he is not anxious about the comments .
Trump administration officials in recent days have said the Obama administration's strategy of "strategic patience" is over. Mr Mattis said Sunday's missile test had not involved an intercontinental ballistic missile but had still been reckless.
Xi told Trump that China hoped "all parties will exercise restraint and avoid aggravating the situation" on the Korean peninsula, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, which released details of the call on Monday morning. Pyongyang also detained an American professor as he was preparing to leave the country, officials said on Sunday, bringing the number of United States citizens being held to three.
The ministry did not give a breakdown of the casualties, many of whom were young recruits in training, in the hours-long attack near Mazar-i-Sharif city on Friday. Mattis also is visiting the headquarters of Operation Resolute Support, the NATO-led mission to train and advise Afghan security forces. It also came five months after a suicide bomber managed to enter the main USA military base at Bagram, near Kabul , killing four people.
Kim may be alleged to have done that is not related to his teaching work and not on the PUST campus". The former US-Korean professor was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport on Friday, where he stayed for almost a month to work on humanitarian activities, the Yonhap news agency reported.
In the call with Mr. Xi, Mr. Trump criticized North Korea's continued belligerence and emphasized that Pyongyang's actions are destabilizing the Korean Peninsula, according to the White House. Last year, North Korea conducted two nuclear tests, which would have improved its knowledge in making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles.
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll showed his approval ratings to be at a record low for a modern USA president at a point in office when most have still enjoyed a honeymoon. Congressional Democrats, whose votes would be needed in the Senate and possibly also the House to pass such a spending bill, have said they won't support money for Trump's border wall.
Rouhani made the remarks in his meeting with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili on Saturday in Tehran, noting the great capacities Tehran and Tbilisi maintain in economic, scientific and cultural fields. Iran's parliament Speaker Ali Larijani also welcomed Georgia's reforms that lead to good investment conditions for Iranian businessmen. For his part, the visiting Georgian prime minister expressed Tbilisi's willingness for the expansion of relations with Iran in all fields.
An AFP reporter saw police fire live rounds as well as tear gas and water canon to try to disperse the protestors. One photojournalist was injured in clash between students of SP Higher Secondary School and police personnel. Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British rule in 1947. Anti-India sentiment runs deep in the valley, where most people favour independence or a merger with predominantly Muslim Pakistan.
Sharif and his children had been accused of graft in an ongoing case that had threatened to topple the prime minister and captivated Pakistan after the Panama Papers leak past year linked the family to offshore business. Regardless of the outcome, he said, the case was important for Pakistan, which ranked a lowly 116th out of 176 countries in a corruption index released by Transparency International in January.
He said: "He's already said that he would not use the nuclear weapons that we have in this country, should that need ever come to be". "I want us to achieve a nuclear free world, to adhere to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, and take part in negotiations around that", he said.
The snap election announced by Theresa May yesterday, has been approved by MPs. The EU's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said during a visit to Beijing the negotiations would be hard. Theresa May's Conservatives now hold 330 of the House of Commons seats while Labour has 229. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed the election and says all Labour MPs will face a ballot to earn their seats.
Other decrees issued at the same time appointed one of Salman's sons, Prince Khaled bin Salman, ambassador in Washington and another, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, state minister for energy affairs. Prince Khaled is a former F-15 pilot who graduated military-aviation training from Columbus Air Force Base in MS in 2009 and took part in anti-IS strikes in 2014 as part of the US -led coalition.
Under the new reforms unveiled by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, the applicants must be permanent residents for at least four years - three years longer than at present - and must be committed to embrace " Australian values ". "They're pointed at people who might think that domestic violence is okay". "So today we are announcing changes to strengthen citizenship, to make for a stronger Australia, stronger citizenship, stronger citizens".
The official was not authorized to discuss the case by name and requested anonymity. According to the Egyptian laws, the maximum period for pretrial detention is two years. While the Obama administration did try to negotiate their release, it was ultimately President Trump who sealed the deal. But on Friday, she entered the White House as a free woman, having flown home on a US government plane after being acquitted in a Cairo court.
The top two vote winners, Macron and Le Pen, qualified for the 7 May runoff. Scandal-hit conservative François Fillon and far-left wildcard Jean-Luc Mélenchon trailed in third place and were knocked out of the closely-fought race. "She inherited her father's party and we will undoubtedly have Le Pens running for the next 20 years, because after we had the father, we have the daughter and we will doubtless have the niece", he said.
An estimated 50,000 police officials were on hand to answer the call for heightened security after Thursday's Champs Elysees attack. French voters have started casting ballots for the incredibly tense first-round poll in the race for the presidency.
The statement came just hours after a North Korean daily said Pyongyang was ready to take out a United States aircraft carrier conducting drills with Japanese destroyers near the Philippines. Instead of a nuclear test, Pyongyang held a military parade and attempted a mid-range missile test that failed. Envoys on the North Korean nuclear issue from the United States, South Korea and Japan are due to meet in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Returning to Anfield for the first time since sealing his £30 million exit, Benteke pounced just before half time to covert Yohan Cabaye's cross at the far post. Our job is to squeeze everything out of the season we can squeeze. The Reds are bound to be related to a host of players in the coming weeks and months as the summer transfer home window draws ever nearer.
The acts included 720 harassment and threat incidents, an increase of 41 percent over 2015; 510 vandalism incidents, an increase of 35 percent; and 36 physical assault incidents, a decrease of 35 percent. "What they seem to be objecting to is what they perceive as anti-Israel sentiments on campuses and I think they are probably right in the sense that there is a growing support among university students in the United States for the pro-Palestinian movement and for the movement to divest ...
President Donald Trump has said if Republicans fail to reach a consensus, he hasn't ruled out working across the aisle on health care reform. Feeling pressure to deliver results, Trump wants to revive a troubled health care measure from House Republicans to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Macron, who has never held elected office, acknowledged widespread anger at traditional parties and promised "new transformations" in French politics. The two will now face a run-off to determine who will be president on May 7. "The truth is when they were in power, they did not deliver and people are fed up", Jerome Riviere, a former Republican MP and now senior defence adviser to Le Pen told the BBC Today program.