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Trump bashes Clinton, says won’t be boring

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump attacked his top Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Friday, calling her "crooked," and promised his supporters that he would not bore them by becoming overly presidential.

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Lebanon's Hariri eyes power-sharing plan for presidency

Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Al Hariri said on Sunday he would continue to pursue a power-sharing solution to the country's 18-month presidential vacuum with politician Suleiman Franjieh, a Maronite Christian he backs for the role.

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UEFA's Infantino to enter Fifa presidency race

UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino has agreed to stand as a candidate for the Fifa presidency, European soccer's governing body said on Monday, adding that he had its full support. The announcement came on deadline day fo

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Jordan's Prince Ali submits candidature for Fifa presidency

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan has formally submitted his candidature to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, he said in a statement.   "This time of crisis at Fifa is an opportunity for positive cha

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Bahrain’s election to UN session vice-presidency hailed

Bahrain’s election to the vice-presidency of a UN General Assembly session was hailed yesterday (July 7) as a major diplomatic achievement and international recognition. Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa sa

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Blatter wins fifth Fifa term as challenger concedes

Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of Fifa for a fifth term on Friday after his only challenger conceded defeat in an election overshadowed by allegations of rampant corruption in world soccer. Blatter won despite demands that

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Prince Ali of Jordan to stand for Fifa presidency

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan said on Tuesday he would stand for the presidency of world soccer's governing body Fifa later this year. The current Fifa vice-president and head of the Jordanian and West Asian Football Fed

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Sisi to face leftist in run for Egyptian presidency

The former army general who toppled Egypt's first freely elected president will face a leftist politician in next month's presidential election, as they were the only candidates to enter, the committee organising the vote said.

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Qatar Gulf’s first to preside UNCTAD

Qatar became the first country in the Middle East to preside over the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) since its inception in 1964, after it officially took over presidency for the next few years. During a high-l

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Egypt’s Brotherhood names candidate in U-turn

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, in a policy U-turn, said on Saturday it would back its deputy leader for president, an endorsement that guarantees Khairat Al-Shater a place among the frontrunners after the group initially said it would not field a can

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