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France’s Fillon ‘very likely’ wiretapped, ally says

France’s Fillon ‘very likely’ wiretapped, ally says

March 26, 2017

PARIS, March 26 — It is “extremely likely” that French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been the subject of wiretapping in the course of a judicial investigation, a campaign aide said today, in the latest accusations to be made by the Fillon camp against the authorities. Fillon, a former front-runner who is now lagging in polls following a financial scandal, had earlier this week accused Socialist President Francois Hollande of orchestrating a plot against... Read more

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Kornelia Ninova, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist party speaks to media at a polling station in Sofia March 26, 2017. — Reuters pic

Kornelia Ninova, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist party speaks to media at a polling station in Sofia March 26, 2017. — Reuters pic