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05/18/2017 at 17:51. Facebook
Iran will vote on Friday in an election that will dictate the direction of an economy still recovering from years of crippling sanctions.
Iran will vote on Friday in an election that will dictate the

Election to determine fate of Iran’s economic rebound

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05/18/2017 at 12:51. Facebook
Brazil’s Michel Temer is facing the biggest crisis of his short presidency after one of the country’s leading newspapers alleged he had been taped endorsing bribes to buy the silence of a former coalition ally in corruption investigations.
Brazils Michel Temer is facing the biggest crisis of his short presidency

Brazil’s President Temer hit by bribery allegations

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Jack Hunnaball
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05/15/2017 at 11:34. Facebook
Businesses must brace for further cyber attacks this week on a potentially “significant scale”, British intelligence officials have warned, less than 48 hours after the debilitating WannaCry infection swept across the world.
Businesses must brace for further cyber attacks this week on a potentially

Global alert to prepare for fresh cyber attacks

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J Thomas Gaffney
The dismissal marks the latest in a series of sensational episodes that raise questions about the relationships Mr Trump and his campaign aides may have had with Russia.
The dismissal marks the latest in a series of sensational episodes that

Trump fires FBI director James Comey

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Sally Yates, an Obama-era appointee who served as acting attorney-general early in the Trump administration, said she told senior White House officials that Mr Flynn had left himself open to being compromised by Russia because he had lied to Mike Pence, the US vice-president, about discussions he had held with the Russian ambassador.
Sally Yates an Obamaera appointee who served as acting attorneygeneral early in

Trump warned twice on risk of Russia blackmailing Flynn

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Macron’s victory is a phenomenal achievement for the 39-year-old former Rothschild banker, who has never before held elected office and whose political movement En Marche was set up barely a year ago. He becomes the youngest French president.
Macrons victory is a phenomenal achievement for the 39yearold former Rothschild banker

Emmanuel Macron sweeps to victory in French presidential election

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Emmanuel Macron has swept to emphatic victory in France’s presidential election, beating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and clinching 66 per cent of the vote, according to estimates.
Emmanuel Macron has swept to emphatic victory in Frances presidential election beating

Emmanuel Macron sweeps to victory in French vote

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Analysts believe turnout is key to an election that has already defied expectations.
Analysts believe turnout is key to an election that has already defied expectations

Liberté, egalité or stay away? French voters prepare to abstain

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Matheus Brum
There can be no doubt that the EU’s €100bn demand to settle Britain’s exit dues is one of the biggest political dangers in the Brexit process.
There can be no doubt that the EUs 100bn demand to settle

FT breakdown: the €100bn Brexit bill

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Nick Hindley
Danny Woodhouse
Jan Gustafsson
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have clashed over how to handle the challenges facing France
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have clashed over how to handle

Macron vs Le Pen: battle of the policies

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Described in the German press as the “Black Forest Phantom”, Sergej W sought companionship in a local Christian group but, according to prosecutors, succumbed to the promise of easy money — even at the price of a spectacular bomb attack that could have killed several of Germany’s best-paid football players.
Described in the German press as the Black Forest Phantom Sergej W

The enigmatic loner suspected of Dortmund bus bombing

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A report published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung portrayed last Wednesday’s dinner between Mrs May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker as a disaster.
A report published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung portrayed last

Critics round on Theresa May after Brexit dinner leak

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Bartosz Krzysztof Wawrowski
Danny Woodhouse
Nick Timothy Knight
Experts warned this week that the continent will struggle to contain the threat posed by the 3.4cm caterpillars that have no known effective predator.
Experts warned this week that the continent will struggle to contain the

Invasion of fall armyworms ravages crops in 20 African countries

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Campaigning in his home town of Amiens, the independent centrist was greeted with whistles and burning tyres as he visited Whirlpool workers protesting about the relocation of their factory to Poland.
Campaigning in his home town of Amiens the independent centrist was greeted

Macron meets ‘unhappy’ France to counter elitist image

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Until now the oldest proven records of human activity in the western hemisphere date back no more than 15,000 years.
Until now the oldest proven records of human activity in the western

‘North Americans’ believed to be at least 100,000 years older than thought

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China is stepping up pressure on educational institutions, including many that run joint programmes with leading western universities, as President Xi Jinping’s ideologically infused anti-corruption campaign takes aim at the country’s intellectual establishment.
China is stepping up pressure on educational institutions including many that run

Ideological purge hits China universities with western ties

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Phạm Thị Thu Hằng
As an independent centrist who stands for measured domestic economic reform, a flourishing EU and a liberal international order, Emmanuel Macron, embodies the hopes of those who feared that this same order was crumbling after last year’s British vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s presidential election victory in the US.
As an independent centrist who stands for measured domestic economic reform a

French first-round result brings Macron a step closer to coronation

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Nick Timothy Knight
Macron to go head to head with Le Pen in France's presidential run-off - the first time in decades neither of the established parties will fight the second round
Macron to go head to head with Le Pen in Frances presidential

Macron to fight Le Pen in French presidential run-off — estimates

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Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s centrist president, will face tough competition to hold on to office for a second term after Tehran allowed six candidates — almost equally divided between pro-reform and hardline forces — to run in next month’s presidential election.
Hassan Rouhani Irans centrist president will face tough competition to hold on

Hassan Rouhani cleared to fight for re-election in Iran

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Uganda Business Network
In the final days of the campaign, the dynamic rookie politician has lost some of his sparkle, slipping in the polls as Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a 65-year-old hard-left veteran, supplanted him as the election’s latest sensation.
In the final days of the campaign the dynamic rookie politician has

Macron strives to win over waverers as French vote draws near

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