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USA: GOP Files Complaint To D.C. Bar On Clinton Lawyer Cheryl Mills

USA: GOP Files Complaint To D.C. Bar On Clinton Lawyer Cheryl Mills

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Cheryl Mills was at Clinton’s side when the FBI interviewed the presidential candidate about her email practices.

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NIGERIA: Gender Equality Bill Passes

NIGERIA: Gender Equality Bill Passes

The bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters with the mandate to report back to the Senate in four weeks.

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GHANA: Mahama Cleared Of Corruption Over Car Gift

GHANA: Mahama Cleared Of Corruption Over Car Gift

Mahama himself called the accusations “baseless”. The vehicle was a gift and had been added to the government car pool, his administration said.

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SOUTH AFRICA: SAHRC Says King Zwelithini ‘Did Not Call For Violence’

SOUTH AFRICA: SAHRC Says King Zwelithini ‘Did Not Call For Violence’

Although Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s utterances were harmful to foreign nationals, he did not call for violence against migrants.

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PERU: Vladimiro Montesinos Jailed For 22 years

PERU: Vladimiro Montesinos Jailed For 22 years

Montesinos is one of the masterminds of a violent crackdown by Fujimori’s government against opponents who he alleged were linked to the Shining Path.

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OMAN: Court Jails Journalists, Closes Down Azamn Newspaper

OMAN: Court Jails Journalists, Closes Down Azamn Newspaper

Ibrahim al-Mamari, editor-in-chief Azamn, and deputy and managing editor Youssef al-Balushi, were jailed for 3 years and fined 3,000 rials ($7,800) each.

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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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GABON: Constitutional Court Upholds Ali Bongo Victory

GABON: Constitutional Court Upholds Ali Bongo Victory

Ali Bongo’s allies submitted evidence to the court rejecting Ping’s allegations and countering the opposition leader had himself orchestrated vote fraud.

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GABON: Constitutional Court Starts Hearing On Disputed Election

GABON: Constitutional Court Starts Hearing On Disputed Election

The court’s nine judges are expected to rule by Friday on Ping’s complaint and could announce a recount or final results.

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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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POLAND: Abortion Law Now Takes Center Stage

POLAND: Abortion Law Now Takes Center Stage

Anti-abortion activists want terminations only if the mother’s life is at risk and to increase maximum jail term for practitioners from two years to five.

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BRAZIL: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Takes Center Stage In Corruption Trial

BRAZIL: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Takes Center Stage In Corruption Trial

Judge Sergio Moro said Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will face charges of accepting 3.7 million Brazilian reais ($1.14 million) in bribes.

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NIGERIA: James Ibori Convictions Valid Despite UK Police Officer Taking Bribes

NIGERIA: James Ibori Convictions Valid Despite UK Police Officer Taking Bribes

The former Nigerian state governor James Ibori charges to which Ibori pleaded guilty amounted to the theft of about $80 million.

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NIGERIA: Patience Jonathan Takes EFCC To Court

NIGERIA: Patience Jonathan Takes EFCC To Court

Patience Jonathan has run out of patience with the EFCC. Mrs. Jonathan said EFCC blocked $15 million of her funds needed for medical treatment.

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NIGERIA: Patience Jonathan Embroiled In Corruption Scandal

NIGERIA: Patience Jonathan Embroiled In Corruption Scandal

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has frozen accounts containing $31.4 million controlled by Patience Jonathan.

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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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ZAMBIA: Supreme Court Says Edgar Lungu’s Inauguration Must Go On

ZAMBIA: Supreme Court Says Edgar Lungu’s Inauguration Must Go On

“The court has declined to grant the application on grounds that as a single judge he has no jurisdiction,” Keith Mweemba, a lawyer Hakainde Hichilema said.

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BRAZIL: Eduardo Cunha Faces Losing Seat Over Swiss Bank Accounts

BRAZIL: Eduardo Cunha Faces Losing Seat Over Swiss Bank Accounts

Eduardo Cunha is widely regarded as the architect of the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff.

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USA: John Hinckley Would-Be Reagan Assassin Released

USA: John Hinckley Would-Be Reagan Assassin Released

John Hinckley Jr. shot U.S. President Ronald Reagan in an attack prompted by a deranged obsession with the actress Jodie Foster.

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USA: Court Blocks Kansas, Alabama, Georgia On Voter ID Rule

USA: Court Blocks Kansas, Alabama, Georgia On Voter ID Rule

Conservatives in Republican-controlled states have moved to tighten voter identification rules ahead of the Nov. 8 election.

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