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USA POLITICS: United States Aggressively ‘Stealing Secrets’: Pompeo CIA Director

USA POLITICS: United States Aggressively ‘Stealing Secrets’: Pompeo CIA Director 0

“We are back in the business of stealing secrets,” Mike Pompeo Central Intelligence Agency Director told a small group of reporters.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: December Set for Delayed Regional Elections

VENEZUELA POLITICS: December Set for Delayed Regional Elections 0

Electoral officials in Venezuela are scheduling long-delayed regional elections for December, though the apparent olive branch may never come to fruition.

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UK POLITICS: Manchester Arena Suicide Bomber Brings Tragic Twist to June 8 Election

UK POLITICS: Manchester Arena Suicide Bomber Brings Tragic Twist to June 8 Election 0

The Manchester attack will nonetheless change the agenda. Tragedy makes electoral politics seem trivial, but can still bring political consequences.

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USA POLITICS: Russia ‘Brazenly Interfered’ With 2016 US Presidential Election: John Brennan

USA POLITICS: Russia ‘Brazenly Interfered’ With 2016 US Presidential Election: John Brennan 0

Brennan said: “It should be clear to everyone Russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process and that they undertook these activities despite our strong protests and explicit warning that they do not do so.”

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SYRIA POLITICS: Samples From Alleged Chemical Attacks in Syria Reveal Evidence of Sulfur Mustard, Sarin: UN Official

SYRIA POLITICS: Samples From Alleged Chemical Attacks in Syria Reveal Evidence of Sulfur Mustard, Sarin: UN Official 0

“We must not allow ourselves to become inured to the ongoing allegations of the use of chemical weapons. This is an issue about which the United Nations cannot be neutral,” Izumi Nakamitsu.

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UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty

UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty 0

Prime Minister May’s character has become issue in the election campaign, raising its head after Tory lead narrowed to single digits in several polls.

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UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack

UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack 0

“I offer my thoughts to the British people, to the victims and their loved ones,” Emmanuel Macron, newly elected president of France wrote on Twitter.

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USA POLITICS: 700,000 Foreigners Overstayed Their Visas in 2016: DHS Report

USA POLITICS: 700,000 Foreigners Overstayed Their Visas in 2016: DHS Report 0

This report shows “we have a problem with visa overstays in United States. The integrity of our immigration system is at stake,” DHS official said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke 0

The anti-corruption war may not be perfect yet but it had done tremendously well to cleanse the Augean stable and stench of dirt that preceded it.

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UK POLITICS: Innocent Fans Killed By Suicide Bomber as They Streamed Out of Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

UK POLITICS: Innocent Fans Killed By Suicide Bomber as They Streamed Out of Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester 0

“We ran and people were screaming around us and pushing on the stairs to go outside and people were falling down, girls were crying, and we saw these women being treated by paramedics having open wounds on their legs … it was just chaos,” said Sebastian Diaz, 19.

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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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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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NIGERIA POLITICS: Exam Malpractice and JAMB’s Futile Attempt to Tarnish Igbo Image

NIGERIA POLITICS: Exam Malpractice and JAMB’s Futile Attempt to Tarnish Igbo Image 0

Ndigbo will not succumb to this blackmail and attempt to deny our sons and daughters opportunities of higher education in order to make space for the largely illiterate north to take their spaces in the universities.

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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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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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NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA

NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA 0

The Igbimo Odo Yoruba have watched with utmost dismay, the growing threat and assault to free speech, by some elements, from a section of the northern region of Nigeria.

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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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