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Iran, Indonesia condemn US air strike in Syria as Britain, Australia give support

Iran condemned a US strike on a Syrian airbase on Friday (Apr 7) as Britain and Australia gave their support, with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull describing it as a “proportionate and calibrated response” to the use of chemical weapons. US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly… Read More »

France's Macron seen defeating Le Pen, Hamon losing support: BVA poll

PARIS: French Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon continued to lose support in an opinion poll on Saturday that showed centrist Emmanuel Macron likely to win the presidential election. In a BVA poll for Orange, Hamon fell 1 percentage point in a week to 12.5 percent, coming fourth in the first round behind far-right leader Marine Le… Read More »

Sweden's Moderates support falls after reaching out to anti-immigration party

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s Moderates lost support in two opinion polls on Thursday after the party last month called on the centre-right opposition to unite to bring down the minority coalition government with help from the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats. The Moderates, the second biggest party in parliament, fell to 18.5 percent in a Demoskop poll published by… Read More »

Singapore reiterates support for Israel-Palestine talks after Paris summit

SINGAPORE: Singapore has reiterated its support for talks to resume between Israel and Palestine and for a two-state solution to the conflict, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday (Jan 17). The MFA statement came after the conclusion of the Conference for Peace in the Middle East in Paris on Sunday. “Singapore reiterates… Read More »

Mexico boosts support for its migrants in the US after Trump win

MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s foreign ministry announced fresh steps on Wednesday to provide support to Mexican citizens living in the United States following the victory in last week’s U.S. presidential election by Donald Trump, who has promised to crack down on immigrants in the country illegally. The ministry said it was acting to help Mexicans avoid… Read More »