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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has obtained a €10.6 million loan from a Hungarian bank to finance her presidential election campaign, according to RTL radio on Wednesday. This comes after the presidential candidate for Rassemblement National said she was having trouble obtaining bank loans at home. Read more.



Germany signals course change on Mali mission. Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has raised doubts about Germany’s military engagement in Mali, even though the federal government had recently ruled out a withdrawal of troops. Read more.

Germany slaps broadcast ban on RT’s German-language service. Authorities have banned Russia Today’s German-language TV programme on Wednesday because it lacked the necessary media licence. Read the full story.

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