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PAKISTAN POLITICS: Trump Hardens Approach Toward Pakistan After Afghan War Review

PAKISTAN POLITICS: Trump Hardens Approach Toward Pakistan After Afghan War Review

Potential Trump administration responses being discussed include expanding U.S. drone strikes, redirecting or withholding some aid to Pakistan.

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USA POLITICS: Robert Mueller Team Lawyer Brings Witness-Flipping Expertise to Trump Probes

USA POLITICS: Robert Mueller Team Lawyer Brings Witness-Flipping Expertise to Trump Probes

“The time is now to make decisions about what you have and what leverage can be applied to get things you don’t have,” Ray said, referring to Mueller’s team.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘God Deliver Nigeria from Claws of Evil’: Fani-Kayode

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘God Deliver Nigeria from Claws of Evil’: Fani-Kayode

The truth is that it was not Buhari that gave Osinbajo permission to sign the budget but rather evil mafia and dark cabal that runs this country in his name.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau May Mediate in Venezuelan Crisis

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau May Mediate in Venezuelan Crisis

Peru’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna publicly floated the idea of Justin Trudeau acting as a mediator for the Venezuelan crisis, citing the Prime Minister’s “global power role,”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria: Where Superior Reason Acquiesces to Rabble

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria: Where Superior Reason Acquiesces to Rabble

Among all the calamities that have befallen us as Nigerians, the worst one, which is the albatross of our existence and which may ultimately undo us is that we do not try hard enough to keep and own our minds.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Will the Greens Let the Teachers’ Union Bully Them Over Schools Funding?

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Will the Greens Let the Teachers’ Union Bully Them Over Schools Funding?

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young says what the government has put on the table moves the package closer to what the Greens have been advocating.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Bukola Saraki Acquittal, Discharge Takes Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Bukola Saraki Acquittal, Discharge Takes Center Stage

Senate President Bukola Saraki is not a saint nor is any mortal. He is by no standard infallible. But everything about his trial was flawed ab initio.

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US & UK POLITICS: Research Shows the Strong Racial Divide That Still Exists

US & UK POLITICS: Research Shows the Strong Racial Divide That Still Exists

Our world is getting more global and more diverse. Planes can take us all over the world in a matter of hours. The internet can connect people from different countries and cultures.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 30% Anjin Investments Diamond Mining Revenues Controlled By Military

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 30% Anjin Investments Diamond Mining Revenues Controlled By Military

Anjin is a joint venture between Afec, a large construction company which sources say is connected to the military-industrial complex in China.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki’s Acquittal And President Buhari’s Anti Corruption Troubles

NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki’s Acquittal And President Buhari’s Anti Corruption Troubles

If we inquest deeper, the flurry of acquittal of corruption cases we have been seeing recently in our courts is not ordinary.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Cancelling’ Obama Cuba Policy, Restricts Travel, Trade: Trump Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Cancelling’ Obama Cuba Policy, Restricts Travel, Trade: Trump Says

“Effective immediately, I am cancelling the last administration’s completely one-sided deal with Cuba,” Trump declared as he made a full-throated verbal assault on the government of Cuban President Raul Castro.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Counter-Sanctions Facilitate Development of Polish Economy

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Counter-Sanctions Facilitate Development of Polish Economy

The negative impact of Russian embargo on the EU is incomparable with the impact on Russian economy produced by anti-Russian sanctions.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Bukola Abiku Mesujamba Saraki Acquittal Means Requiem For Nigeria

NIGERIA POLITICS: Bukola Abiku Mesujamba Saraki Acquittal Means Requiem For Nigeria

Nigeria under the senate direction of Mesujamba Saraki as the top law maker will be thrown into a national funeral which no one will attend.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo to Igbo Leaders Over Biafra: God Bless You (Full Text)

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo to Igbo Leaders Over Biafra: God Bless You (Full Text)

Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President, said: “By the grace of God, we will leave to coming generations a peaceful, secure and prosperous nation.”

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USA POLITICS: US Expands Presence in Syrian Desert: Rebels Say

USA POLITICS: US Expands Presence in Syrian Desert: Rebels Say

U.S.-backed Syrian rebels in the area are in competition with pro-government forces who are also trying to recapture territory from Islamic State.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Opinion: Triumph of Corruption and Presidency Inertia

NIGERIA POLITICS: Opinion: Triumph of Corruption and Presidency Inertia

There is a compelling need for the anti-corruption team to maintain a dogged but scrupulous battle to avoid needless loss of concentration due to distractions from the center referee and impatient spectators.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Diplomats Expelled from Moldova Recruited Fighters

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Diplomats Expelled from Moldova Recruited Fighters

Moldova, a former Soviet state that has long been the focus of a struggle for influence between Russia and the West, expelled the diplomats on May 29.

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LESOTHO POLITICS: 2017 Election Biggest Winners and Losers

LESOTHO POLITICS: 2017 Election Biggest Winners and Losers

Dr Thabane and the ABC have consolidated, beyond question, their status as Lesotho’s most popular politician and party respectively. Read more.

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INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalitha Death Takes Center Stage

INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalitha Death Takes Center Stage

Jayaram Jayalalitha was one of India’s most colourful and controversial politicians, adored by some and condemned by others.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

For over two years now, the Igbo political elite have been uncomfortable with their choice for president losing at the last Nigerian presidential election. Since that time, it (as well as its militant wing IPOB) has resorted to subversive sabotage

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