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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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AFRICA POLITICS: CIA Blocks Trump’s Africa Policy Pick

AFRICA POLITICS: CIA Blocks Trump’s Africa Policy Pick

Africa policy in the Trump White House has become more difficult to predict following reports that the senior director for Africa on the National Security Council is out.

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IRAN POLITICS: ‘Death to America!’ Iranians Rally Against Trump, U.S.

IRAN POLITICS: ‘Death to America!’ Iranians Rally Against Trump, U.S.

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on Friday to swear allegiance to their clerical leaders and reject U.S. President Donald Trump’s warning that he had put the Islamic Republic “on notice”, state TV reported.

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USA POLITICS: Trump’s Muslim Ban: The Realities And The Absurdities

USA POLITICS: Trump’s Muslim Ban: The Realities And The Absurdities

In reality, Trump and his followers have a ‘grudge’ against a system that is mortgaging their dream; however, doing a wrong diagnosis presupposes a wrong prescription.

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USA POLITICS: Sanders Warns Trump Could Start War

USA POLITICS: Sanders Warns Trump Could Start War

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking at a conference on the “Politics of Love”, said he feared that President Trump would plunge the nation into war.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Praise of Trump’s Wall Backfires

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Praise of Trump’s Wall Backfires

When Netanyahu sent a tweet in support of President Trump’s plan for a wall along Mexican border, the Israeli prime minister can barely have expected it.

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WORLD POLITICS: World React to President Trump’s Sweeping Refugee Ban

WORLD POLITICS: World React to President Trump’s Sweeping Refugee Ban

“US is where Christian traditions have important meaning. Loving your neighbor is a major Christian value and includes helping people,” Germany’s Gabriel.

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USA POLITICS: Banned! Trump Halts Travelers From Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen With Immediate Effect

USA POLITICS: Banned! Trump Halts Travelers From Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen With Immediate Effect

“I’m establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America. Don’t want them here,” President Trump said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Doubters: Believe This, You’ll Believe Anything

USA POLITICS: Trump Doubters: Believe This, You’ll Believe Anything

And the reality now is that, to Donald Trump doubters, he’ll be the 45th President of the United States. Believe this, and you’ll believe anything.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Police Investigation Entangles Netanyahu

ISRAEL POLITICS: Police Investigation Entangles Netanyahu

Netanyahu, known to supporters and opponents as “Bibi”, has denied any wrongdoing, saying repeatedly: “there will be nothing because there is nothing”.

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USA POLITICS: Letter from Africa to Mr Donald Trump

USA POLITICS: Letter from Africa to Mr Donald Trump

Finally Mr. Trump, here in Africa, an elder gives as much respect as he is given. Respect us.

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump’s Mother Mary Anne MacLeod: From Scottish Island to New York’s Elite

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump’s Mother Mary Anne MacLeod: From Scottish Island to New York’s Elite

Donald Trump’s mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, was born and brought up on the Hebridean island of Lewis but emigrated to New York to live a very different life.

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USA POLITICS: How Strong is Your Support For Donald Trump As United States President?

USA POLITICS: How Strong is Your Support For Donald Trump As United States President?

Quinnipiac poll earlier this month found 37 per cent of Americans rated Trump favourably, compared with 55 per cent for Barack Obama. Cast your vote now.

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IRAN POLITICS: Revolutionary Guards Entrench Their Power

IRAN POLITICS: Revolutionary Guards Entrench Their Power

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards look set to entrench their power and shift the country to more hardline, isolationist policies for years to come.

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USA POLITICS: CIA Nominee Mike Pompeo Seeks to Repair Damage From Trump Feud With US Intelligence Agencies

USA POLITICS: CIA Nominee Mike Pompeo Seeks to Repair Damage From Trump Feud With US Intelligence Agencies

Mike Pompeo’s testimony at his Senate confirmation hearing appeared aimed at reassuring staff at the agency he has been picked to lead.

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USA POLITICS: 57% Of Democrats Want Trump to Succeed

USA POLITICS: 57% Of Democrats Want Trump to Succeed

Fifty-four percent (54%) of voters think major legislation to improve the country is likely to be passed during Trump’s first 100 days in office.

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WORLD POLITICS: Do You Think the United Nations is Doing a Good Job or a Poor Job in Trying to Solve the Problems it Has Had to Face?

WORLD POLITICS: Do You Think the United Nations is Doing a Good Job or a Poor Job in Trying to Solve the Problems it Has Had to Face?

United Nations has begun a new year of work by defending the value of multilateralism at a time when the body is faced with voices questioning its position.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Sidelines Western Troublemakers To Articulates New World Order

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Sidelines Western Troublemakers To Articulates New World Order

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in the nationally broadcast address: “We are working, and working successfully, and we are achieving much.”

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USA POLITICS: Modern-Day Republican Party Stands For Whatever Trump Wants It To

USA POLITICS: Modern-Day Republican Party Stands For Whatever Trump Wants It To

“The party will be what Trump wants it to be,” said Steve Duprey, a Republican national committeeman from New Hampshire.

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USA POLITICS: These 7 Facts Show Obama Mousetraps To Disrupt Trump Administration

USA POLITICS: These 7 Facts Show Obama Mousetraps To Disrupt Trump Administration

Barack Obama’s Israel maneuver also damages American credibility, teaching would-be allies that the United States is not the best friend to have

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