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French consulate in US evacuated after bomb threat

The French consulate in New York, where thousands of expatriates were registered to cast ballots in their presidential election on Saturday, was briefly evacuated following a bomb threat, officials said, reports AFP.

North Korea detains third US citizen: Yonhap

North Korea detained a US citizen on Friday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three.

France prepares to vote for new president amid high security

France prepares to vote for new president amid high security

France is preparing to vote in presidential elections on Sunday, amid high security after a fatal assault on a Paris policeman three days ago, report BBC.

Afghan base attack death toll rises to 140, officials say

Afghan base attack death toll rises to 140, officials say

The attack was launched near a mosque on the base in Mazar-i-Sharif, as soldiers were leaving Friday prayers, said army spokesman Nasratullah Jamshidi.

Trump has 'dangerous mental illness'

Trump has 'dangerous mental illness'

Donald Trump has a "dangerous mental illness" and is not fit to lead the US, a group of psychiatrists has warned during a conference at Yale University.

Cop killed in Paris 'terror attack', IS claims responsibility

Cop killed in Paris 'terror attack', IS claims responsibility

One policeman has been shot dead and two others wounded in central Paris on Thursday night in an attack carried out days before presidential elections, French police say, with their suspected attacker killed by security forces, BBC reported

Pakistan apex court orders probe into graft charges against PM

Pakistan apex court orders probe into graft charges against PM

Pakistan's top court on Thursday ordered the prime minister be investigated for corruption, in a highly anticipated decision that granted Nawaz Sharif a temporary reprieve as judges there was insufficient evidence to oust him from power

3 killed at anti-government protests in Venezuela

3 killed at anti-government protests in Venezuela

At least three people have been killed in Venezuela in protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, BBC reported.