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Former French president Sarkozy joins AccorHotels' board
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been appointed as a director of AccorHotels and will chair its newly created international strategy committee, Europe’s largest hotels group said on Tuesday.
Macron takes French presidential campaign to London
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged expats in London to bring their talents home to France, following a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May.
Trump, other world leaders 'demonising' entire groups, says Amnesty
US President Donald Trump and other leaders whose policies "demonise" entire groups of people pose a growing danger for the world, Amnesty International said Wednesday in its annual report.
‘Last night in Sweden’: Sources behind Trump claims say facts, quotes were distorted
The police officers who appeared in a video that US President Donald Trump cited in his false claims of an incident in Sweden have lashed out at the US filmmaker who interviewed them, saying their quotes were heavily edited and taken out of context.
Trump ‘unwavering’ in commitment to NATO alliance, says Pence
US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday said President Donald Trump would stand by the NATO transatlantic alliance on Saturday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the United States and others for support.
Spanish court clears Princess Cristina, jails her husband for tax fraud
In a wide-ranging tax fraud case that captivated Spain, Princess Cristina was found not guilty Friday of being an accessory to fraud but her husband was convicted and sentenced to more than six years in prison.
Spain's Iglesias triumphs in Podemos power struggle
Supporters of Spain's Podemos handed Pablo Iglesias an emphatic victory on Sunday, re-electing him as party chief and backing his strategy to fight on as an anti-establishment grouping.