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GHANA POLITICS: Mahama To Public Officials: No More Buying State Bungalows

GHANA POLITICS: Mahama To Public Officials: No More Buying State Bungalows

President John Mahama has directed the abolition of the policy that allows public office holders to purchase state bungalows allocated to them.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Can’t Figure Out Trump’s Foreign Policy Goals: German Officials

GERMANY POLITICS: Can’t Figure Out Trump’s Foreign Policy Goals: German Officials

Trump has repeatedly praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and nominated people seen as friendly toward Moscow to senior administration posts.

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USA POLITICS: Obama Wins In Policy, Democratic Party Flounders

USA POLITICS: Obama Wins In Policy, Democratic Party Flounders

When President Barack Obama exits White House, he’ll leave behind a Democratic Party that languished in his shadow for years and is searching for itself.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Aleppo Devastation: Obama Disastrous Middle East Policy

SYRIA POLITICS: Aleppo Devastation: Obama Disastrous Middle East Policy

The fall of Aleppo just weeks before U.S. President Barack Obama leaves office is a fitting stamp on his Middle East policy of retreat and withdrawal.

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USA POLITICS: Trump, Al Gore Meet, Discuss Climate Policy

USA POLITICS: Trump, Al Gore Meet, Discuss Climate Policy

“It was a sincere search for areas of common ground,” Gore told reporters, adding, “I found it an extremely interesting conversation and, to be continued.”

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UK: Factbox – Re-Elected Labour Leader Corbyn’s Key Policy Views

UK: Factbox – Re-Elected Labour Leader Corbyn’s Key Policy Views

Following are some of Corbyn’s main policy views, many of which have fired up a new generation of left-wing activists. Here are the facts.

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AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Slams Kevin Rudd Over ‘Biggest Policy Failure

AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Slams Kevin Rudd Over ‘Biggest Policy Failure

Malcolm Turnbull slammed Kevin Rudd’s approach after 2007 as wantonly ill-advised and ultimately as the cause of more than a thousand drownings.

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GHANA: John Mahama Outlines Policy Plans Ahead Of 2016 Election

GHANA: John Mahama Outlines Policy Plans Ahead Of 2016 Election

John Mahama said, “The manifesto highlights contain policies and programmes that will consolidate the achievements so far.”

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GERMANY: Merkel Slams Critics Of Her Migrant Policy

GERMANY: Merkel Slams Critics Of Her Migrant Policy

“All of us should realize AfD is a challenge not only for Christian Democrats, but that they are challenge for everyone in this house,” Angela Merkel said.

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ARGENTINA: Workers Protest Against Mauricio Macri Economic Policy

ARGENTINA: Workers Protest Against Mauricio Macri Economic Policy

“There is nothing more democratic than the workers fighting for their rights,” said Daniel Catalano, secretary general of the ATE Capital union.

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NIGERIA: Endemic Corruption: Improving US Anticorruption Policy In Nigeria

NIGERIA: Endemic Corruption: Improving US Anticorruption Policy In Nigeria

U.S. anticorruption policy continues to be ineffective in Nigeria for four reasons.

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UK: Corbyn Calls For End To UK ‘Arms Bazaar’ Policy In Middle East, Especially Saudi Arabia

UK: Corbyn Calls For End To UK ‘Arms Bazaar’ Policy In Middle East, Especially Saudi Arabia

Jeremy Corbyn: “Are we not responsible? We sold those arms knowing they were going to be used in Bahrain.”

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USA: Trump Brings Some Refreshing New Foreign Policy

USA: Trump Brings Some Refreshing New Foreign Policy

What Trump ultimately offers is an American foreign policy more focused on narrow American national interests than previously pursued by the United States.

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INDIA: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh To Impact Education Policy

INDIA: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh To Impact Education Policy

“The new education policy should be nationalist in its character,” Mukul Kanitkar, organising secretary of the BSM, said.

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AUSTRALIA: Voters Back Malcolm Turnbull’s Plebiscite Policy

AUSTRALIA: Voters Back Malcolm Turnbull’s Plebiscite Policy

Fairfax-Ipsos poll of 1377 voters found overwhelming support for the landmark social reform.

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CANADA: Marine Le Pen Slams Trudeau Immigration Policy

CANADA: Marine Le Pen Slams Trudeau Immigration Policy

“There is a very big danger” in wanting to keep radicalised individuals on one’s soil and only “false humanists” think otherwise, Le Pen said.

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CANADA: After Paris Terror Attack, Trudeau Faces Tough Foreign Policy Debut As G20 Focuses On Security

CANADA: After Paris Terror Attack, Trudeau Faces Tough Foreign Policy Debut As G20 Focuses On Security

Trudeau’s first formal bilateral meeting takes place at the G20 summit on Sunday.

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AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Says Europe’s Border Policy ‘Catastrophic Error’

AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Says Europe’s Border Policy ‘Catastrophic Error’

Europe should shut up shop and close its doors to migrants from the Middle East, according to Tony Abbott.

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USA: Invasion And Occupation Foreign Policy Wrong For United States

USA: Invasion And Occupation Foreign Policy Wrong For United States

In an age of nationalism and socially mobilised populations, foreign occupation policy as Eisenhower wisely concluded in 1950s is bound to breed resentment.

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USA: U.S. Foreign Policy In A Changing World

USA: U.S. Foreign Policy In A Changing World

John Kerry: “Our strategy must also lay the groundwork for solutions that will strengthen the community of nations for decades to come.”

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