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Netanyahu Will Cancel Meeting With German Foreign Minister If He Meets With Ngos

Sigmar Gabriel will have to choose between meeting the Israeli Prime Minister and meeting human rights groups. He is in Israel to commemorate the Holocaust but says he will push against Israeli settlements.

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Russian Politicians See Le Pen As A 'Hope For Change' But Expect Macron Victory

Following Francois Fillon's defeat in the first round of the French presidential race, Moscow is taking a close look at the two candidates left. Among many Kremlin politicians, Marine Le Pen is the new preferred choice.

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France Faces Existential Questions Ahead Of Final Vote

More than half of French voters did not choose Macron or Le Pen in the first round. For some, voting in the run-off goes against their ideals, while others see the poll as a referendum on France's place in the world.

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Obama Makes First Public Speech Since Leaving Office

In his first major address since leaving office, Obama urged young people to help bridge political divides. He spent most of his time on stage listening to comments from students at the university where he once lectured.

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Triumph And Tears Mark Night Of French Political Theatre

Flag-waving supporters cheered French centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen's accession to the second round of France's presidential elections on Sunday (23/04) night as downcast supporters of France's two main traditional parties quietly slipped out of their near-empty headquarters.

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Abu Dhabi, Malaysia Conditionally Agree On 1MDB Debt Deal

Abu Dhabi and Malaysia have reached a conditional agreement under which Malaysian state fund 1MDB will pay $1.2 billion to settle a debt dispute that had led to arbitration proceedings in London.

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Marwan Barghouti's Health In Serious Decline: NGO

Marwan Barghouti's health has declined over the past week after the leading Palestinian political figure joined a hunger strike with 1,100 other prisoners in Israel, an NGO said.

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New Tech Offers Innovative Solutions To Indonesia’s Construction Industry

Indonesia construction companies, like their global peers, are beginning to adapt to new challenges brought on by climate change and to innovate how they conduct business.

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Parisians React To First Round, Mull Le Pen's Chances

Paris, France - French citizens have chosen centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen to contest the final round of the presidential election, set to take place on May 7.

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WHO: Malaria Vaccine To Be 'Real Life' Tested In Africa

The world's first malaria vaccine will be available in selected areas of Ghana, Kenya and Malawi from 2018, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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