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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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What are Marine Le Pen's policies?

Since the triumphs of Brexit and Trump, the Front National leader has been increasingly seen as a serious contender in the 2017 French presidential election.

Since the triumphs of Brexit and Trump, the Front National leader has been increasingly seen as a serious contender in the 2017 French presidential election.

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French Presidential campaign mired in scandal

Fillon Allegations surrounding embattled French right-wing presidential candidate, Francois Fillon continue to roll in.

Fillon Allegations surrounding embattled French right-wing presidential candidate, Francois Fillon continue to roll in.

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French left-wing presidential hopefuls take part in first TV debate

Seven candidates have taken part in the first French left-wing TV debate ahead of a primary to choose a candidate for this year's presidential race

Seven candidates have taken part in the first French left-wing TV debate ahead of a primary to choose a candidate for this year's presidential race

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Macron: the euro may not exist in ten years

The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.

The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.

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Gambian president rejects election result

Having conceded defeat, the Gambian president now says that he rejects the outcome of this month’s election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow.

Having conceded defeat, the Gambian president now says that he rejects the outcome of this month’s election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow.

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Socialist Rumen Radev is Bulgaria's new president

As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.

As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.

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People are shocked and still reeling from this loss - Stefan Grobe

What is the feeling on the streets? How realistic is it to expect a smooth political transition? And how long will it take for Trump's policies to bed in?

What is the feeling on the streets? How realistic is it to expect a smooth political transition? And how long will it take for Trump's policies to bed in?

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Democrats unite in anger against FBI chief

Leading Democratic Party figures and Hillary Clinton’s top aids have lambasted the FBI’s Director for revealing the bureau’s new inquiry into her email use.

Leading Democratic Party figures and Hillary Clinton’s top aids have lambasted the FBI’s Director for revealing the bureau’s new inquiry into her email use.

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Two more women allege Trump groped them in the past

The separate complaints concern alleged unwanted sexual advances the Republican presidential candidate made in the early 1990s and in 2007. He denies misconduct.

The separate complaints concern alleged unwanted sexual advances the Republican presidential candidate made in the early 1990s and in 2007. He denies misconduct.

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Tight security after Gabon court upholds Bongo election victory

There was heavy security in Gabon’s capital Libreville on Saturday to deter potential unrest after a court ruling upholding the election victory of President Ali Bongo in…

There was heavy security in Gabon’s capital Libreville on Saturday to deter potential unrest after a court ruling upholding the election victory of President Ali Bongo in…

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Republicans play down apparent 'plagiarism gaffe'

The plagiarism accusation over Melania Trump’s speech spilled over onto day two of the Republican Convention.

The plagiarism accusation over Melania Trump’s speech spilled over onto day two of the Republican Convention.

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Obama and Clinton together for the first time on presidential campaign trail

Obama side-by-side with Clinton on campaign trail “Trump is unqualified to be president” FBI criticised over Clinton email probe President Barack Obama has appeared on stage with Democratic presid

Obama side-by-side with Clinton on campaign trail “Trump is unqualified to be president” FBI criticised over Clinton email probe President Barack Obama has appeared on stage with Democratic presid

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Hillary Clinton wins D.C. primary

Democrat Hillary Clinton won the District of Columbia primary on Tuesday, capturing the party’s last presidential nominating contest as Democrats turn their focus to the…

Democrat Hillary Clinton won the District of Columbia primary on Tuesday, capturing the party’s last presidential nominating contest as Democrats turn their focus to the…