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BRAZIL POLITICS: 2018 Presidential Election: Lula, Silva Draw: Poll

BRAZIL POLITICS: 2018 Presidential Election: Lula, Silva Draw: Poll 0

Lula, a member of leftist Workers’ Party, takes all scenarios where he runs, with around 30 percent of support, despite facing several corruption trials.

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USA POLITICS: How Federal Reserve Serves US Foreign Intelligence

USA POLITICS: How Federal Reserve Serves US Foreign Intelligence 0

The insights into the Federal Reserve operation come at a time when U.S. President Donald Trump threatens new economic sanctions on countries that could again be monitored through the foreign accounts.

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IRAN POLITICS: Muslims Obliged to Fight Against Israel: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

IRAN POLITICS: Muslims Obliged to Fight Against Israel: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei 0

“Today the fight against the Zionist regime is obligatory and necessary for Muslims. Why do some evade this duty?” Ayatollah Khamenei added.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Strikes £1b Deal to Get DUP Support

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Strikes £1b Deal to Get DUP Support 0

“Today we have reached an agreement with the Conservative Party on support for government in parliament,” DUP leader Arlene Foster said in Downing Street.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Vote Buhari Out If You Don’t Like Him: Ooni Of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi

NIGERIA POLITICS: Vote Buhari Out If You Don’t Like Him: Ooni Of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi 0

Ooni Of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi says: “Why must it be government, government? Who is government? It is the people that are behind the government.”

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CANADA POLITICS: China, Canada Vow Not to Conduct Cyber Attacks on Private Sector

CANADA POLITICS: China, Canada Vow Not to Conduct Cyber Attacks on Private Sector 0

“This is something that three or four years ago (Beijing) would not even have entertained in the conversation,” an unnamed Canadian government official told the Globe and Mail, which first reported the agreement.

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UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit

UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit 0

Citizenship requires passing a ‘Life in UK Test’ for aged 18-65, giving fingerprints, taking English exam, submitting to judgement of ‘good character’.

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INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment 0

Modi is due to meet with Trump on Monday at the White House, when he will seek to revitalize ties that have appeared to drift, in spite of the priority they were afforded under former President Barack Obama.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Budget: Fashola’s Allegation Stirs Up Executive, Legislature Spat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Budget: Fashola’s Allegation Stirs Up Executive, Legislature Spat 0

Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, the Senate said Fashola flouted extant laws and agreements on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway by voting funds for the project.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Kirchner to Run for Senate

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Kirchner to Run for Senate 0

Since leaving office, Kirchner has been one of the sharpest critics of conservative President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies and budget cuts.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nkoana-Mashabane Likens ‘Pressure’ on DRC to that ‘Placed’ on ANC

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nkoana-Mashabane Likens ‘Pressure’ on DRC to that ‘Placed’ on ANC 0

International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says, “The true solutions would be made in DRC, found by the people of DRC.”

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USA POLITICS: Collins Has ‘Serious Concerns’ on Healthcare Bill

USA POLITICS: Collins Has ‘Serious Concerns’ on Healthcare Bill 0

“I have very serious concerns about the bill,” Susan Collins said on ABC’s “This Week” program. “It’s hard for me to see the bill passing this week.”

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UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse 0

“Now we are planning to move back to France because my husband and I are emotional wrecks one year of worrying. We can’t listen to news,” Andra said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Police Use Pepper Spray at Anti-Immigration Rally

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Police Use Pepper Spray at Anti-Immigration Rally 0

“Police were forced to deploy capsicum spray when a small number of protestors attempted to breach a police line, with one person given aftercare as a result of the capsicum spray,” a spokeswoman said.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Envoys Talk With Abdullah Maute During Brief Truce

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Envoys Talk With Abdullah Maute During Brief Truce 0

“We need to balance this because this is very precarious,” Retired General Dickson Hermoso told reporters.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet

EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet 0

U.S. President Donald Trump’s cooler stance toward Europe had given the effort some fresh momentum.

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QATAR POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Wants to Undermine Qatar’s Sovereignty, Independence

QATAR POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Wants to Undermine Qatar’s Sovereignty, Independence 0

Omari said Saudi Arabia, supported by its allies, is trying to put pressure on Qatar in order to force it to accept the Saudi guardianship on the country.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australians to Pay More Tax for Streaming Services Because of New Taxes

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australians to Pay More Tax for Streaming Services Because of New Taxes 0

Australians can expect to pay more for streaming services such as Netflix as well as for songs and movies downloaded from the internet when a range of new taxes kick in at the end of the week.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery

BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery 0

Lawmakers in Temer’s alliance say they have the one-third of lower-house votes required to block any charges against Temer.

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USA POLITICS: Russian Meddling in US Election an ‘Act of War’: Dick Cheney

USA POLITICS: Russian Meddling in US Election an ‘Act of War’: Dick Cheney 0

“I would not underestimate the weight that we as Americans assign to the Russian attempts to interfere with our internal political processes,” said Cheney.

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