France’s ultra-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has highlighted themes such as immigration and national identity to excite her supporters at a Paris rally as she leads a tight race with her three top rivals.
US General Joseph Votel, the commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), has secretly headed to Northern Syria to meet US-backed militant groups, two days after announcing that Washington was mulling more US boots on the ground in the Arab country.
Thirty-seven top US scientists, including some of the world’s leading experts in the fields of nuclear science and arms control, have written to President-elect Donald Trump, calling on him to abide by the nuclear agreement with Iran when he takes office on January 20.
A ban on France's top two women tennis players Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for their behavior at the Rio Olympics was lifted by the French Tennis Federation (FFT) on Saturday, but the suspension of male teammate Benoit Paire extended.
Brazil strengthened its position at the top of the FIVB Senior World Ranking — Men after its gold medal finish at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, while world champion Poland cemented its hold on second spot and Iran took a leap of three places to gain seventh position.