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Nicolas Sarkozy convicted by French court in campaign financing case

Image Source : AP Nicolas Sarkozy convicted by French court in campaign financing case Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was found guilty Thursday of illegal campaign financing of his unsuccessful 2012 reelection bid. Sarkozy wasn’t present at the Paris court for the verdict’s announcement. He is accused of having spent almost twice ...

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Factories idled in China as country faces acute power crisis; shortages of global goods foreshadowed

Image Source : AP Steam billows out of the cooling towers at a coal-fired power station in Nanjing in east China’s Jiangsu province. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of Christmas after power cuts to meet official energy use targets forced Chinese factories to shut down and ...

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ISIS, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist groups gain in strength in Syria: India

Image Source : TWITTER/@INDIAUNNEWYORK Gotru said ISIS has also targeted energy infrastructure in some instances while Hayat Tahrir al-Sham continues to have a dominating influence in Idlib. Designated terrorist groups such as ISIS and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham have continued to gain in strength in Syria, India has said, reiterating that ...

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Japan’s ex-top diplomat Fumio Kishida to become new Prime Minister

Image Source : AP Japan’s ex-top diplomat Fumio Kishida to become new Prime Minister Japan’s former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has won the governing party leadership election and is set to become the next prime minister. Kishida replaces outgoing party leader Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who is stepping down after serving ...

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