French President Emmanuel Macron formally launched a three-month national debate during a meeting with about 600 mayors and local officials in Grand Bourgtheroulde and promised that all the questions raised by citizens would be given consideration.
President Kenyatta's unexplained absence gave veteran opposition politician Raila Odinga 90 minutes to field questions about his policies and attack the government.
The US has spent hundreds of billions of dollars and sent more than 100,000 troops into the country after 9/11, but it was only mentioned once in the presidential debates.
The odds in favour of US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton winning the race increased after she outmanoeuvred Republican rival Donald Trump in the first presidential debate.
Australia parliament returns for debates over make-or-break labour reform
South African parliament will discuss opposition motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma
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