Macron vs. Le Pen: Opposing styles and visions for France

Macron vs. Le Pen: Opposing styles and visions for France

Here's a look at just a few of the ways the two candidates diverge

Outgoing President Hollande urges people to vote Macron, calls Le Pen 'risk' for France
Outgoing President Hollande urges people to vote Macron, calls Le Pen 'risk' for France

Macron and Le Pen, leader of the National Front, go head-to-head on May 7 after taking the top two places in Sunday's first round.

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan to meet Donald Trump at White House in mid-May
Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan to meet Donald Trump at White House in mid-May

The invitation came from Trump; the two would discuss Syria, Iraq and the potential extradition of Gulen

Pentagon chief visits Afghanistan after deadly Taliban attack
Pentagon chief visits Afghanistan after deadly Taliban attack

Mattis' visit also comes after the US dropped "Mother of All Bombs", on Islamic State hideouts in eastern Nangarhar province, killing nearly 100 militants, according to unverified figures from Afghan officials.

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Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen won 21.30 percent, conservative candidate Francois Fillon 20.01 percent and far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon 19.58 percent

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Here's a look at just a few of the ways the two candidates diverge

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Macron and Le Pen, leader of the National Front, go head-to-head on May 7 after taking the top two places in Sunday's first round.

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"There's not been enough ability for people to switch, we haven't seen the competition we were hoping to emerge amongst the energy companies," Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told BBC radio.

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All 100 senators have been asked to the White House for the briefing.

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The removal happened early in the morning in an attempt to avoid disruption from supporters who want the monuments to stay, some of whom city officials said have made death threats.

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"I'm on the ground to meet the French people to draw their attention to important subjects, including Islamist terrorism, on which Mr Macron is, to say the least, weak," Le Pen said.

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Troops taking part in "Balikatan" will simulate a response to a devastating super typhoon in the central Philippines, modeled on typhoon Haiyan in 2013, which killed at least 6,300 people and left more than 200,000 families homeless.

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The invitation came from Trump; the two would discuss Syria, Iraq and the potential extradition of Gulen

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The GPU said Ukraine was treating the incident, which wounded two others, as a "terrorist act"

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Sri Lanka and India are expected to sign an agreement to jointly operate an oil storage facility at the strategic eastern port town of Trincomalee.

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Kim Sang-Duk was arrested at the capital's airport on Saturday as he was about to leave after teaching at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) for several weeks.

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Afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday following a Taliban attack over the weekend killing more than 100 military and other personnel.

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The Rodong Sinmun newspaper --the mouthpiece of the ruling Workers' Party -- said the North's forces were undeterred and called the US strike group's imminent arrival "undisguised military blackmail".

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Del Grande was handcuffed by Turkish police on April 9 as he was interviewing people who had fled the war-torn neighbouring country.