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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Joint Statement of Philippines, Brunei Darussalam (Full Text)

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Joint Statement of Philippines, Brunei Darussalam (Full Text)

His Majesty expressed his deep gratitude to President Duterte for the warm welcome accorded to him and the Brunei Darussalam delegation.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Eurovision-2017: Supremacy of Law vs Tolerance

EUROPE POLITICS: Eurovision-2017: Supremacy of Law vs Tolerance

Therefore, prohibition to Russian participant in entering the territory of the state hosting Eurovision this year was quite predicted response of the authorities.

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USA POLITICS: Russia, China Endangered By US Global Anti-Ballistic Missile: Russian General Staff

USA POLITICS: Russia, China Endangered By US Global Anti-Ballistic Missile: Russian General Staff

“The presence of US missile defense bases in Europe, missile defense vessels in seas and oceans close to Russia creates a powerful covert strike component for conducting a sudden nuclear missile strike against the Russian Federation,” Poznikhir explained.

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UK POLITICS: Prime Minister’s Questions: Theresa May vs Jeremy Corbyn’s Memorable Clashes (Video)

UK POLITICS: Prime Minister’s Questions: Theresa May vs Jeremy Corbyn’s Memorable Clashes (Video)

Theresa May claimed a win for Labour would mean a “chaotic Brexit” but Mr Corbyn said the Tories were “strong against the weak and weak against the strong”.

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SYRIA POLITICS: US-Russia Relations: US Hardens Their Positions

SYRIA POLITICS: US-Russia Relations: US Hardens Their Positions

Pressure both economic and military such as sanctions and displacement from Syria and Libya shows that Washington uses any chance to prevent Putin from being elected in 2018.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Eurovision 2017: Kremlin’s Provocation Tool

RUSSIA POLITICS: Eurovision 2017: Kremlin’s Provocation Tool

From the very beginning independent political experts have clearly realized that Russia had no intent to participate in Eurovision hosted this year by Ukraine.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Forum in Yalta: Kremlin’s Ideological Trap

EUROPE POLITICS: Forum in Yalta: Kremlin’s Ideological Trap

On April 20-22 a well-known Yalta resort in occupied Crimea will invite the so called 3rd Yalta International Economic Forum. Current Crimean “authorities” present this business forum as one of the high-profile events in international economic life.

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USA POLITICS: Exposed! Trump Team Bluster as Aircraft Carrier Steams in Opposite Direction

USA POLITICS: Exposed! Trump Team Bluster as Aircraft Carrier Steams in Opposite Direction

Trump boasted he sent “armada” as warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group was far from Korean peninsula headed in the opposite direction.

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YEMEN POLITICS: USA, NATO Created Crisis in Yemen

YEMEN POLITICS: USA, NATO Created Crisis in Yemen

Red Cross warns that if solution to the conflict is not found, Yemen may run out of food. Humanitarian crisis has been provoked by US action in the Middle East.

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WORLD POLITICS: Western Governments Oppose Anti-Semitism, Yet Old Hatred Continues

WORLD POLITICS: Western Governments Oppose Anti-Semitism, Yet Old Hatred Continues

How toxic is it? And are recent eruptions of anti-Semitism expressions of momentary irritation, misunderstanding, or plain ignorance?

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PALESTINE POLITICS: 17 April Palestinian Prisoners Day

PALESTINE POLITICS: 17 April Palestinian Prisoners Day

Each year, on 17 April, in Palestine and around the world, Palestinians and supporters of justice in Palestine review the situation of Palestinian prisoners and demand their freedom.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan-2029? ‘Yes’ Vote Winning in Turkey’s Constitutional Reform Referendum With Slim Majority

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan-2029? ‘Yes’ Vote Winning in Turkey’s Constitutional Reform Referendum With Slim Majority

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in the referendum on Turkey’s constitutional reform package. With most of the ballots opened, over 51 percent of voters have supported expanding the powers of president.

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USA POLITICS: 8 Inmates Executions Halted By Arkansas Judge Baker

USA POLITICS: 8 Inmates Executions Halted By Arkansas Judge Baker

Supreme Court had already granted stays to two of the eight inmates, reducing the number of executions to six within an 11-day period.

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USA POLITICS: Mother of All Bombs: ‘Right Time’ to Use Huge Bomb in Afghanistan: US General

USA POLITICS: Mother of All Bombs: ‘Right Time’ to Use Huge Bomb in Afghanistan: US General

“Using this massive bomb cannot be justified and will leave a material and psychological impact on our people,” the Taliban, who compete with Islamic State in Afghanistan, said in a statement.

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USA POLITICS: US Mother of All Bombs: 6 Facts About Bomb Trump Dropped on Afghanistan

USA POLITICS: US Mother of All Bombs: 6 Facts About Bomb Trump Dropped on Afghanistan

The acronym MOAB was rendered as Mother Of All Bombs. The name is likely a reference to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s threat of the “mother of all battles” over Kuwait in 1991.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege

RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege

September 1, 2004: The most horrifying terrorist attacks in Russia, the Beslan school siege. Over 300 people, 186 of them children, killed. Read more.

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USA POLITICS: CNN Uses Anonymous Source to Push Syria, Russia ‘Chemical Attack’ Conspiracy

USA POLITICS: CNN Uses Anonymous Source to Push Syria, Russia ‘Chemical Attack’ Conspiracy

CNN speculated that the communication had been sent prior to the incident, but was not processed until the US began investigating it.

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EUROPE POLITICS: The New Hybrid Weapons of Russia in War Against Ukraine

EUROPE POLITICS: The New Hybrid Weapons of Russia in War Against Ukraine

Kremlin aggressively uses any reason to damage Ukraine. In this case international song contest became one of Russian informational frontlines against Ukraine.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza: Leadership Injudiciousness: Deleterious to ANC Relevance and Lifespan

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza: Leadership Injudiciousness: Deleterious to ANC Relevance and Lifespan

Sikhumbuzo Tshabalala, I understand you fully, but who am I? I’m led by an injudicious leadership who are deleterious of ANC relevance & lifespan.

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NICARAGUA POLITICS: US Reacts to Russian Flag In Nicaragua

NICARAGUA POLITICS: US Reacts to Russian Flag In Nicaragua

“Clearly there’s been a lot of activity, and it’s on the uptick now,” said a senior US official familiar with Central American affairs, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the sensitive situation.

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