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French Mathematician, Villani Swaps Equations For Politics

Top mathematician Cedric Villani’s career took an unexpected turn when he decided to swap equations for politics, becoming a parliamentary candidate for French President Emmanuel Macron’s party. A newcomer to politics, Villani joins the ranks of Macron’s 525 parliamentary candidates …

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Protesters Demonstrate Against British PM, Theresa May

A large crowd of media assembled outside Number 10 Downing Street on Friday waiting for British Prime Minister Theresa May to appear, following Thursday’s general election which saw her Conservative Party losing its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain’s …

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Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack

The websites and digital platforms of Al Jazeera Media Network are undergoing systematic and continual hacking attempts. These attempts are gaining intensity and taking various forms. However, the platforms have not been compromised. Last month, Qatar’s official news agency was …

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UK PM Loses Voter Confidence In Constituency

Despite Theresa May’s predicted win of a larger parliamentary majority in Thursday’s election, some voters in her constituency of Maidenhead have lost confidence in the prime minister after a tricky seven-week campaign. May has been a Member of Parliament (MP) …

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Military plane carrying 116 passengers goes missing

   A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source.  “Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm …

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