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British PM boycotts TV debate as election looms

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May boycotted a primetime television debate Wednesday, just days before the June 8 general election, prompting accusations of a floundering campaign as polls slashed her ruling Conservative party’s lead. The pound wobbled overnight after a shock projection forecast that May …

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Youth, trade top agenda at first AU election debate

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP |  Five candidates running for African Union chief took part Friday in the bloc’s first leadership debate, calling for more youth involvement in the grouping and greater integration between member nations. The candidates from Kenya, Senegal, Chad, Botswana and Equatorial Guinea took to the stage …

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The final Clinton-Trump debate: Four key moments

Las Vegas, United States | AFP |  The third and final debate of the caustic 2016 US presidential election started with a sober tone… but ended up with Donald Trump questioning the fundamental underpinnings of the nation. Here are four key moments: November 9  If Americans entered the debate concerned …

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Clinton says Trump would be Putin’s ‘puppet’

  Las Vegas, United States | AFP |  Democrat Hillary Clinton warned Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is rooting for Donald Trump in the race for the White House because the Republican would be his “puppet.” In a ferocious debate exchange, Clinton cited reports from US intelligence agencies that …

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DEBATE: Trump threatens to imprison Hillary Clinton if he wins

Trump berates and threatens in incendiary debate St. Louis, United States | AFP | Donald Trump launched a scorched-earth bid to salvage his faltering campaign during a caustic presidential debate Sunday, vowing to put Hillary Clinton in jail and accusing her husband of sexual misconduct. Before tens-of-millions of viewers and …

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DEBATE: Trump defiant over assault boasts, targets Bill Clinton

St. Louis, United States | AFP | Donald Trump dismissed his predatory remarks about groping women as “locker room talk,” and took a swipe at Hillary Clinton’s husband Bill over past sexual misconduct in a fiery second US presidential debate on Sunday. The Democrat Hillary Clinton, facing a deeply wounded …

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