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Le Pen, Macron face off in final French presidential debate

Front pages of various US newspapers reporting on the French presidential election are viewed April 24, 2017, in Washington, DC. The battle to become France’s president comes down to a clash of two visions — Emmanuel Macron is pro-globalisation and pro-EU, while Marine Le Pen rages against both. As the ...

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IS attack kills dozens at Syria camp

The violence left at least 46 people dead and came as another surprise IS attack on Tuesday killed 10 soldiers in Iraq, to the south along the border. A jihadist assault led by suicide bombers killed dozens Tuesday at a camp for the displaced near Syria’s border with Iraq, as ...

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Clinton: FBI chief and Russia cost her election

The Democrat, speaking at a women’s forum in New York, said she took “absolute personal responsibility” for a series of campaign blunders that contributed to her loss against Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton on Tuesday laid the blame for her defeat in last year’s White House race squarely at the feet ...

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IMF says still need 'credible' debt relief for Greece

Greece Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said he hoped to see a final deal in time for the May 22 meeting of eurozone finance ministers, which must approve the agreement. Despite an agreement reached Tuesday on a reform package, Europe still needs to provide “credible” debt relief to Greece before the ...

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German FM says Libya camps no solution to migrant woes

Germany will not back a proposal establishing camps in Libya to corral migrants heading for Europe, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Tuesday at the African Union’s headquarters. His comments indicate a potential abandonment of a deal worked out in February between Italy and Libya’s UN-backed government where the European Union ...

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Eight Malian soldiers killed in central Mali attack

Eight Malian soldiers were killed Tuesday by armed assailants in a central area of the country that is regularly targeted by jihadist groups, a Malian military. Eight Malian soldiers were killed Tuesday by armed assailants in a central area of the country that is regularly targeted by jihadist groups, a ...

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More die as mysterious illness spreads to Liberia capital

Liberian health workers receive refresher training to remain prepared for Ebola. PHOTO:WHO/M. Winkler More people have died following the outbreak of a mysterious illness that began in southeastern Liberia but has spread to the capital, with 12 unexplained deaths so far, health authorities told AFP Tuesday. Liberia’s health ministry and ...

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Ivanka Trump publishes women's self-help book

Ivanka Trump during a roundtable discussion on women entrepreneurs and business leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Ivanka Trump releases her new book “Women Who Work,” on May 2, 2017, seeking to fend off ethics concerns by declining to attend promotional events and promising to ...

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