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Le Pen's Paris headquarters searched by police

FN officials have told the Reuters agency the search is connected to an inquiry into the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

FN officials have told the Reuters agency the search is connected to an inquiry into the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

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Guilty or not, Francois Fillon says he'll run for president

Francois Fillon has changed his mind, he will press ahead with his presidential bid even if investigators charge him over claims his wife had a fake parliamentary…

Francois Fillon has changed his mind, he will press ahead with his presidential bid even if investigators charge him over claims his wife had a fake parliamentary…

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North Korean held over Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

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Samsung boss arrest rocks South Korea's highest levels of power

The arrest of Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee - caught up in the corruption scandal swirling around the president - has sent shock waves through South Korea.

The arrest of Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee - caught up in the corruption scandal swirling around the president - has sent shock waves through South Korea.

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DNA samples sought from family of slain Kim half-brother

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

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North Korea's Malaysian murder mystery

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

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Hong Kong spooked by billionaire's disappearance

The mysterious disappearance of a Chinese-born businessman in Hong Kong has sent shivers through the global financial centre.

The mysterious disappearance of a Chinese-born businessman in Hong Kong has sent shivers through the global financial centre.

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Lisbon ferry crash leaves 34 injured

The boat was travelling from Barreiro on the other side of the Tagus when the accident occurred.

The boat was travelling from Barreiro on the other side of the Tagus when the accident occurred.

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Italy: 5-star Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi in 'abuse of office' probe

Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…

Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…

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BT shares plummet on deepening Italian accounting scandal

UK telecoms firm BT has cut its revenue, earnings and cash flow forecasts due to a worse than thought accounting scandal at its Italian business.

UK telecoms firm BT has cut its revenue, earnings and cash flow forecasts due to a worse than thought accounting scandal at its Italian business.

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FBI and Justice department to be investigated over the Hillary e-mail affair

The US Justice Department is to investigate its and the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail affair some blame for wrecking her run for the White House.

The US Justice Department is to investigate its and the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail affair some blame for wrecking her run for the White House.

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Israeli special forces dismantle funeral tent of truck attacker

Israeli special forces have dismantled the funeral tent of Fadi Qunbar, the man accused of being behind Sunday’s deadly truck attack in which four Israeli soldiers were…

Israeli special forces have dismantled the funeral tent of Fadi Qunbar, the man accused of being behind Sunday’s deadly truck attack in which four Israeli soldiers were…

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Kardashian: At least 15 arrests in Paris over robbery

At least 15 people have reportedly been arrested in Paris on suspicion of robbing Kim Kardashian at gunpoint last October. Robbers forced their way into the serviced apartment where Kardashian was sta

At least 15 people have reportedly been arrested in Paris on suspicion of robbing Kim Kardashian at gunpoint last October. Robbers forced their way into the serviced apartment where Kardashian was sta

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Terrorism 'not ruled out' in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting investigation

Investigators are pursuing all angles to determine why suspect Esteban Santiago opened fire in the baggage claim area of Florida's Fort Lauderdale airport, killing five people and wounding eight other

Investigators are pursuing all angles to determine why suspect Esteban Santiago opened fire in the baggage claim area of Florida's Fort Lauderdale airport, killing five people and wounding eight other

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Turkish police "closing in" on Reina attacker

Turkish police say they are closing in on the man alleged to have killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day.

Turkish police say they are closing in on the man alleged to have killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day.

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German authorities detain Tunisian in connection with Berlin attack

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

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George Michael: Cause of death may not be known for weeks

Further tests are needed to establish the cause of singer George Michael’s death after a post-mortem examination was ‘inconclusive’.

Further tests are needed to establish the cause of singer George Michael’s death after a post-mortem examination was ‘inconclusive’.

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"The flaps, hell" - the last words of Russian plane crew

Russian investigators say faulty flaps on the wings of one of their Defence Ministry planes caused it to crash into the Black Sea with the loss of all 92 people on board on Sunday.

Russian investigators say faulty flaps on the wings of one of their Defence Ministry planes caused it to crash into the Black Sea with the loss of all 92 people on board on Sunday.

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Russian crash probe points to wing flap failure - reports

Russian investigators probing the Christmas Day Sochi plane crash believe a fault with the aircraft’s wing flaps is to blame, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing an investigative…

Russian investigators probing the Christmas Day Sochi plane crash believe a fault with the aircraft’s wing flaps is to blame, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing an investigative…