Protesters take to French streets after Emmanuel Macron victory Play

Protesters take to French streets after Emmanuel Macron victory

Protesters who didnt believe in either of the candidates in the French presidential election took to the streets on 7 May to voice their frustration in having to vote for someone they did not support. The victory for Emmanuel Macron over Marine Le Pen comes amid one of the lowest turnouts in recent French history with 25% of voters abstaining. May 8, 2017
Chinese navy ship that foiled pirate attack on bulk carrier hands over suspects to Somalia Play

Chinese navy ship that foiled pirate attack on bulk carrier hands over suspects to Somalia

Three suspected pirates were handed over to Somali authorities by the Chinese navy. The pirates had tried to attack a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden when they were captured.Indian and Chinese naval vessels nearby responded to the crews call for help. The three suspects will be tried on piracy-related charges.The number of attacks have declined since 2013, following tightened security on shipping but attacks spiked again this year following a severe drought in Somalia. May 6, 2017