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UK POLITICS: Timeline for Theresa May’s Brexit Legislation

UK POLITICS: Timeline for Theresa May’s Brexit Legislation

UK House of Lords begins debating legislation which would give Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union.

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IRAQ POLITICS: ‘We’re Not Here for Your Oil’: Jim Mattis US Defense Secretary Tells Iraqis

IRAQ POLITICS: ‘We’re Not Here for Your Oil’: Jim Mattis US Defense Secretary Tells Iraqis

Mattis, on his first trip to Iraq as Pentagon chief, is hoping to assess the war effort as U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launch a new push to evict Islamic State militants from their remaining stronghold in the city of Mosul.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Secretly Met With Egypt, Jordan for Peace

ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Secretly Met With Egypt, Jordan for Peace

Netanyahu again raised the possibility of what he described as a “regional approach” to Israeli-Palestinian peace at a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, who appeared to embrace the idea.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Life is A Campaign’: Trump Takes to Campaigning

USA POLITICS: ‘Life is A Campaign’: Trump Takes to Campaigning

“Life is a campaign. Making our country great again is a campaign,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One ahead of the rally, when asked about criticism that he was starting to campaign already.

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USA POLITICS: McCain, A Trump Critic, Tells Europe, ‘Trump’s Team in Disarray’

USA POLITICS: McCain, A Trump Critic, Tells Europe, ‘Trump’s Team in Disarray’

“I think Flynn issue obviously shows in many respects this administration is in disarray and they’ve got a lot of work to do,” said Senator John McCain.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

Kim Jong Nam died this week after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison. South Korean and U.S. officials have said he was assassinated by North Korean agents.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: APC Government and its Deceptional Rhetoric: A Wake Up Call to the Electorate

NIGERIA POLITICS: APC Government and its Deceptional Rhetoric: A Wake Up Call to the Electorate

Nigerians have to contend with political deceptions, betrayals and endless rhetorical excesses of the political elite. A typical Nigerian politician has proven that he is not to be TRUSTED!

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FRANCE POLITICS: WikiLeaks: CIA Ordered Spying on French 2012 Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: WikiLeaks: CIA Ordered Spying on French 2012 Presidential Election

A seven-page document made public by WikiLeaks purports to show that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency ordered its spies to gather information on the 2012 French presidential election.

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USA POLITICS: Trump, Republicans Set Timeframe to Replace Obamacare

USA POLITICS: Trump, Republicans Set Timeframe to Replace Obamacare

“We’re doing Obamacare, we’re in the final stages,” Trump told a news conference. “So we will be submitting sometime in early March, mid-March.”

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CANADA POLITICS: UN to Negotiate With US, Canada to Resettle Rohingya Refugees

CANADA POLITICS: UN to Negotiate With US, Canada to Resettle Rohingya Refugees

1,000 Rohingya refugees had been identified as priorities for resettlement on medical grounds or because they have been separated from their family members living abroad.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Absolutely ‘Supports’ Two-State Solution: Nikki Haley U.S. Ambassador to UN

USA POLITICS: Trump Absolutely ‘Supports’ Two-State Solution: Nikki Haley U.S. Ambassador to UN

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said, “We absolutely support the two-state solution but we are thinking out of the box as well.”

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: Third Suspect Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: Third Suspect Arrested

Malaysian police made a third arrest on Thursday in hunt for people involved in the murder of Kim Jong Nam.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian police detained a second woman suspected of involvement in assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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GHANA POLITICS: Post-Election Fiscal Crunch is Politics As Normal

GHANA POLITICS: Post-Election Fiscal Crunch is Politics As Normal

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken power with ambitious plans to revive economic growth, only to discover a $1.6 billion hole in the budget and a deficit twice as high as expected.

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USA POLITICS: Republicans Push for Flynn to Testify Before Congress

USA POLITICS: Republicans Push for Flynn to Testify Before Congress

Senator Lindsey Graham, a top Republican voice on foreign policy who has been a Trump critic, called for a broader bipartisan congressional investigation.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Proposes Stricter Obamacare Rules

USA POLITICS: Trump Proposes Stricter Obamacare Rules

The proposed new rule issued by part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, sets out changes to shore up the system developed under Obamacare.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Knew Flynn Misled White House Over Russia

USA POLITICS: Trump Knew Flynn Misled White House Over Russia

U.S. President Donald Trump knew for weeks that national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled the White House about his contacts with Russia but did not immediately force him out, an administration spokesman said on Tuesday.

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USA POLITICS: Gloves Are Off! Trump Assails Intelligence Agencies

USA POLITICS: Gloves Are Off! Trump Assails Intelligence Agencies

“This Russian connection non-sense is an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton losing campaign,” US President Donald Trump tweeted.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder

Kim Jong Nam was known to spend a significant amount of time outside North Korea, traveling in Macau and Hong Kong as well as mainland China, and has been caught in the past using forged travel documents.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Tareck El Aissami Calls His Blacklisting By US On Drug Charges ‘Imperialist Aggression’

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Tareck El Aissami Calls His Blacklisting By US On Drug Charges ‘Imperialist Aggression’

“We shall not be distracted by these miserable provocations,” Tareck El Aissami, the most senior Venezuelan official yet sanctioned by the United States, said in a series of defiant tweets.

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