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Image : France's Fillon, buoyed by debate, heads for finish line

France's Fillon, buoyed by debate, heads for finish line

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 25,2016

Conservative French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon holds a final rally in Paris Friday as he seeks to clinch the nomination for the centre-right Republicans in a primary vote this weekend. Fillon, whose surge has taken commentators and

Image : S.Korea issues arrest warrants for two ex-presidential aides

S.Korea issues arrest warrants for two ex-presidential aides

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 06,2016

The scandal has sent president Park's approval rating to a record low.

Image : Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 19,2017

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan and proceeding as if court review of its decisions

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Vietnamese Gov't debt on the rise

Government debt reached more than VND1.5 quadrillion (US$66.7 billion) last year, expanding nearly 70 per cent during the 2010-15 period, the Vietnam News Agency reported yesterday. A view of Ha Noi City. Government debt reached more than VND1.5 quadrillion (US$66.7 billion) last year, expanding nearly 70 per cent during the 2010-15 period. This happened despite a year-on-year decline of 17 per cent in Government debt recorded in 2015, the agency said, citing Ministry of Finance data.Viet Nam… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

South Korea PM to retain Yoo Il-ho as finance minister: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's prime minister is expected to keep incumbent Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho for policy continuity, Yonhap News reported on Monday citing an official from the PM's office, instead of replacing him with Yim Jong-yong, current head of the financial regulator.In early November, Yim was designated as the next finance minister by President Park Geun-hye, who handed over her power to Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn following her impeachment by parliament on Friday.(Reporting… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

More prize money for African competitions

Johannesburg (AFP) - All CAF competitions will offer increased prize money from 2017, the Cairo-based African football body said Wednesday.The announcement came months after French oil-gas company Total signed an eight-year sponsorship deal with CAF reportedly worth more than one billion dollars (915 million euros).Winners of the biennial Africa Cup of Nations will receive $4 million, up from the $1.5 million pocketed by 2015 champions the Ivory Coast.CAF Champions League title-holders are… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

North Korea's Kim guides special operations drill targeting South

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defence detachment on Mahap Islet in the western sector of the front in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 11, 2016. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided a special operations drill targeting the South, the North's media reported on Sunday, as rival South Korea remained on alert for any attempt by the North to take advantage of political turmoil in the South. The North's KCNA state… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Marine photo scandal echoes past concerns of misogyny in Corps culture

In the latest challenge to the integration of women into the United States Marine Corps, hundreds of Marines are being investigated in relation to hundreds, even thousands, of nude pictures of female colleagues and veterans shared on social media.The photo sharing itself began less than a month after the first three female infantry Marines entered active service on Jan. 5. That milestone itself was made possible by the historic announcement a little over a year earlier, when then-President… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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