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From TheJournal.ie Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke' Drug Dealers

Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke'

Rodrigo Duterte also attempted some light wordplay on genocide while talking to reporters.

From TheJournal.ie Nicolas Sarkozy declares candidacy for French presidential election Former French President

Nicolas Sarkozy declares candidacy for French presidential election

The French politician broke the news on his official Twitter account today.

From TheJournal.ie Citizens in the US don't actually elect the president - it's more complicated than that Electoral College

Citizens in the US don't actually elect the president - it's more complicated than that

The Founding Fathers of the US were apprehensive about the power of the unchecked popular vote.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How Brazil brought impeachment charges against its president Impeached

Explainer: How Brazil brought impeachment charges against its president

Dilma Rousseff is almost certain to be sacked for good, less than 2 years into her term.

From TheJournal.ie Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests Potus

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests

Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters have descended on Philadelphia to protest against Hillary Clinton.

From TheJournal.ie Cruz shocks Republican convention by refusing to endorse Trump Drama

Cruz shocks Republican convention by refusing to endorse Trump

He urged Americans to “vote their conscience”.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt Mass Arrests

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt

Over 7,500 people have been detained so far in a massive legal crackdown.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald?

This morning we’re asking which way you would cast your vote in the US presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie "Shoot him and I'll give you a medal" - Philippine president encourages citizens to shoot drug dealers Crackdown

"Shoot him and I'll give you a medal" - Philippine president encourages citizens to shoot drug dealers

Rodrigo Duterte has promised to end crime and corruption within six months of his presidency.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as president? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as president?

He hasn’t ruled out running for re-election.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Miss Turkey sentenced for 'publicly insulting' the president How Very Dare You

Ex-Miss Turkey sentenced for 'publicly insulting' the president

Buyuksarac won the Miss Turkey competition in 2006 and has since worked as a model as well as appearing on reality TV shows.

From TheJournal.ie This is what needs to happen for Donald Trump to beat Hillary Clinton The Next President

This is what needs to happen for Donald Trump to beat Hillary Clinton

Can the billionaire and former reality TV star beat Hillary to claim the White House?

From TheJournal.ie Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president Greener Pastures

Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president

Joe Healy has said a remuneration committee will decide his salary,

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is gearing up for ANOTHER nuclear test, its neighbours say Upping The Ante

North Korea is gearing up for ANOTHER nuclear test, its neighbours say

Going ahead with the test is in defiance to UN imposed sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie Can President Higgins bang political heads together to form a government? Get It Together

Can President Higgins bang political heads together to form a government?

The President can refuse a dissolution request when the Taoiseach does not have the support of the majority of the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-girlfriend of Bolivian president ordered to prove baby they had together is still alive Bizarre

Ex-girlfriend of Bolivian president ordered to prove baby they had together is still alive

President Evo Morales says the baby died ten years ago, his ex says the child is still alive. Others say the baby never existed…

From TheJournal.ie Online group Anonymous aims to bring down major Trump site Taking Aim

Online group Anonymous aims to bring down major Trump site

The hacktivist group has had a long-running campaign against the presidential hopeful.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on Cairo

Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was travelling to the opening of a social housing project.

From TheJournal.ie There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting Supreme Court

There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting

President Higgins called the meeting to discuss asylum laws that were ‘rushed’ through the Dáil.

From The42 Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped Claim

Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped

Fifa investigators have sought life bans against the suspended president.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins uses annual fireside chat to call for greater solidarity with refugees Christmas Message
From The42 Brolly to reign? Joe considering run for Irish presidency Brolly Reign

Brolly to reign? Joe considering run for Irish presidency

GAA legend has been approached by a number of political parties but has yet to make up his mind.

From TheJournal.ie Jerry Beades launches legal challenge against nomination of next president of the High Court Court

Jerry Beades launches legal challenge against nomination of next president of the High Court

The anti-eviction activist lodged proceedings this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Here's a glimpse of what Donald Trump's America will look like Opinion

Here's a glimpse of what Donald Trump's America will look like

Pondering what Donald Trump’s presidency might be like is scary, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins Downey Not Out

IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins

The move comes after revelations about general secretary Pat Smith’s generous pay package.

From TheJournal.ie Wealthy ex-football executive, once kidnapped for ransom, elected president of Argentina Mauricio Macri

Wealthy ex-football executive, once kidnapped for ransom, elected president of Argentina

The twice-divorced father of four rose to fame as the president of Argentina’s most popular football club.

7 ways Mary Robinson WAS nineties Ireland

There really was something about Mary.

From TheJournal.ie Netanyahu's new PR director: 'John Kerry has the mental age of a 12-year-old' Israel

Netanyahu's new PR director: 'John Kerry has the mental age of a 12-year-old'

It is reported that Netanyahu described the comments as unacceptable.

From TheJournal.ie Vice President of tiny tropical nation accused of plotting to kill the President Maldives

Vice President of tiny tropical nation accused of plotting to kill the President

A state of emergency has been announced in the country.

From The42 Coca-Cola, McDonald's say Fifa's Blatter must resign now Under Pressure

Coca-Cola, McDonald's say Fifa's Blatter must resign now

Criminal proceedings were launched against the President earlier in the week.

From TheJournal.ie It's (finally) official: Marriage Equality is now enshrined in Irish law Result

It's (finally) official: Marriage Equality is now enshrined in Irish law

President Higgins signed the Marriage Equality Bill into law this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Take a look inside the Clintons' $50,000-a-week mansion Presidential Palace

Take a look inside the Clintons' $50,000-a-week mansion

Fit for a president. Or two.

From The42 British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies In At The Top

British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies

Coe likened his victory to celebrating the birth of his four children.

From TheJournal.ie Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer Battle

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer

90-year-old Carter served as Democratic president between 1976 and 1980.

From TheJournal.ie This is really happening - Donald Trump is killing it at the polls You're Hired

This is really happening - Donald Trump is killing it at the polls

The brash tycoon is polling almost 10% better than his nearest rival for the Republican presidential nomination.

From TheJournal.ie Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby Petition

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

From The42 Sepp Blatter: I have not resigned Claim

Sepp Blatter: I have not resigned

After announcing he would step down as Fifa president earlier this month, the 79-year-old has hinted he could yet stand for a sixth term.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is running for president (for real this time) This Is Happening

Donald Trump is running for president (for real this time)

He believes the United States is in “serious trouble”.

From TheJournal.ie The King of Instagram is running for President of the United States Party President

The King of Instagram is running for President of the United States

Apparently. Renowned poker player, socialite, and general obnoxious type Dan Bilzerian has announced his candidacy.

From TheJournal.ie Trump jets in for fresh Clare visit, promises "big announcement" next week White House Plans