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WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34 0

The YouGov survey released on Monday showed a massive 16-point shift towards the Welsh Labour, putting it ahead of Tories 44 percent to 34 percent.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem 0

The meeting follows US President Donald Trump’s Monday talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem al-Quds.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested

NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested 0

The Biafra agitators had marched from the popular Spera-In-Deo junction to Presco junction Abakaliki to purportedly commemorate Biafra independence.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety 0

ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza says she is still waiting for a response to complaints she has filed over recent threats to her and her family’s safety.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Bola Tinubu Warns of Coup Threat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Bola Tinubu Warns of Coup Threat 0

“Just a few days ago we heard warning some people were trying to entice the military out of the barracks. I want to add my voice to that warning,” Tinubu.

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IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani

IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani 0

Hassan Rouhani said: “Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran? Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?”

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UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep

UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep 0

Theresa May: “We will make sure nobody has to sell their family home to pay for care. We will make sure there’s absolute limit on what people need to pay.”

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’ 0

Kiir: “I directed the prosecutor general to immediately review the cases of those who have committed crime against the state, commonly known as political prisoners, and ensure the necessary steps taken are taken to lead their release.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’ 0

“During my travels in recent days, I have found new reasons for hope,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a brief speech on arrival.

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IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll

IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll 0

Voters also want to see a closer-knit Europe after Britain leaves the Union, with 67% of respondents saying that they want to see further EU integration once a Brexit deal has been agreed.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Students: From September 2017 You Won’t Pay Tuition Fees

UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Students: From September 2017 You Won’t Pay Tuition Fees 0

Labour’s Angela Rayner says people coming out of university face debts of up to £44,000 – a “gut-wrenching” sum which “hangs over them” for years to come.

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UGANDA POLITICS: Nalufenya Detention Facility: What You Need to Know Now

UGANDA POLITICS: Nalufenya Detention Facility: What You Need to Know Now 0

The visit by members of parliament to Nalufenya detention facility provided detail on how and where Kamwenge town council mayor Geoffrey Byamukama was arrested and tortured.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage 0

Ahmed Makarfi-led is challenging validity of Court of Appeal’s judgment, which affirmed Ali Modu Sheriff as the substantive National Chairman of the PDP.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Massively Cut Medicaid, Food Stamps in Budget Proposal

USA POLITICS: Trump Massively Cut Medicaid, Food Stamps in Budget Proposal 0

Donald Trump’s budget to drive millions of people from food stamps, part of new wave of spending cut proposals getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: 5,000 Russian Surface-to-Air MANPADS Missiles Exist in Venezuela: Venezuelan Military

VENEZUELA POLITICS: 5,000 Russian Surface-to-Air MANPADS Missiles Exist in Venezuela: Venezuelan Military 0

Venezuela’s socialist government has long used the threat of an “imperialist” invasion by the United States to justify an arms buildup.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Pukguksong-2 Missile Meets all Specifications, Ready for Mass Production

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Pukguksong-2 Missile Meets all Specifications, Ready for Mass Production 0

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of the Pukguksong-2, which confirmed reliable late-stage guidance of the warhead and the functioning of a solid-fuel engine, the KCNA state news agency said.

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MONTENEGRO POLITICS: Montenegro Joins NATO, Risks Russia Backlash

MONTENEGRO POLITICS: Montenegro Joins NATO, Risks Russia Backlash 0

“A vast majority (of people) supports Russia, you cannot exclude emotions,” said Dragan Krapovic, mayor of Budva, which counts around 1,000 Russians in a population of 16,000.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria 0

Described as Riyadh Declaration, the document was signed “to combat terrorism in all its forms, address its intellectual roots.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal 0

Aboriginal Tasmanians will argue for a compensation deal as part of a national treaty at a historic meeting on constitutional recognition at Uluru.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Refuses to Single Out IRA for Condemnation

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Refuses to Single Out IRA for Condemnation 0

Jeremy Corbyn the Labour leader said “all bombing is wrong”, as he was repeatedly asked to condemn the IRA alone for its role in the Troubles.

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