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Trump at historically low approval rating after 100 days

WashingtonPresident Donald Trump has hit an historically low public approval rating after his first 100 days in office, the lowest of any US president since World War II, according to survey.

Muslim professor caught faking anti-Muslim threats

Terre HauteA Muslim professor at Indiana State University, in Terre Haute, Indiana, faked receiving threatening emails and being attacked on campus, according to police.

Le Pen wins more departments than Macron

ParisFrench patriotic presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen won in 47 French departments in the first round of election, while her rival independent candidate Emmanuel Macron could only secure victory in 42, David Rachline, campaign manager for Le Pen, said on Monday.

French Socialist mayor blames Putin for latest terror attack

ParisFrench Socialist politician and mayor of the 4th District of Paris, Christophe Girard published and quickly deleted a tweet, in which he hinted that Russian President Vladimir Putin should be blamed for the recent terror attack on the Champs Elysees in Paris.

AfD elects pro-NATO candidate to lead

CologneGermany's Eurosceptic party Alternative for Germany has elected two new top candidates for the September general election.

Turkey-EU migrant deal could collapse if EU denies Turks visa-free entry

BrusselsThe migrant deal between Turkey and the EU to limit the flow of migrants into Europe will be off the table if Brussels fails to agree on Ankara's new visa liberalisation scheme, the Turkish Minister for EU Affairs has warned.

Wilders: ‘We are being colonized’

The HagueGeert Wilders, Dutch anti-immigration politician, issued a warning to Europeans after the latest terrorist attack in Paris, and as the French head to the polls to vote.

Le Pen calls for closing of all Islamist mosques

ParisFrench presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has called for immediate action to bolster French national security to end Islamic terrorism to Europe.

Low labour productivity, a South African headache

PretoriaLabour productivity remains a thorn in Africa's side. Africa has registered only slow growth in labour productivity since 2000, according to a study undertaken by Rand Merchant Bank in South Africa.

Oz PM: Speak English and respect our values!

CanberraLonger waiting periods, "Australian values" and good English could soon become neccessary requirements for Australia's immigrants.