Thatcher admirer Fillon wins French Conservative presidential ticket

Philippe Wojazer

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Ingrid Melander and Michel Rose

Hardline reformist Francois Fillon scored a resounding win in France’s conservative primaries on Sunday, making him favourite to win a presidential election five months from now against the popular far-right and a deeply divided left.

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Nigeria quickly forgets her own

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Prince Charles Dickson

A man is wearing black, black shoes, socks, trousers, and, gloves. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards him, its lights off but somehow manages to stop in time. How did the driver see the man?

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As Zimbabwe’s money runs out, so does Mugabe’s power

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Ed Cropley

In Zimbabwe, where worthless $100 trillion (80.36 trillion pounds) notes serve as reminders of the perils of hyperinflation, President Robert Mugabe is printing a new currency that jeopardizes not just the economy but his own long grip on power.

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Another one bites the dust…

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Siddhartha Rastogi

 

This time the SECOND most powerful Woman on Earth

 

Over 220 years ago several revolutionaries fought for a cause and laid the foundation of a Nation founded by Immigrants on three basic principles; Equality, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

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