‘Targeted killings necessary … just don’t tell anyone’, say French leftist candidates

‘Targeted killings necessary … just don’t tell anyone’, say French leftist candidates

The targeted killing of terrorists abroad is justified to protect national security, most candidates in Thursday’s left-wing primary debate for the French presidency agreed. However, most also argued that the public should not be told about it. “We are at war, we must protect the French people,” said former prime minister Manuel Valls at the […]

List of candidates for French right-wing presidential primary unveiled

List of candidates for French right-wing presidential primary unveiled

Election authorities on Wednesday unveiled a list of seven candidates competing for France’s conservative presidential nomination, a race that is widely expected to become a duel between ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé. Touted as the country’s centre and right-wing presidential primary, the contest in fact includes six members of the main opposition […]

Clinton ‘fit to serve’ says doctor amid scrutiny of candidates’ health

Clinton ‘fit to serve’ says doctor amid scrutiny of candidates’ health

Hillary Clinton’s doctor Wednesday declared her “fit to serve” as president, in a health bulletin released a day before she returns to the fray after being grounded by pneumonia at the height of the White House race. The disclosure came as her Republican rival Donald Trump — in a media-savvy move — released new health […]