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UK POLITICS: Any Trade Deal Will Put Britain First: Theresa May

UK POLITICS: Any Trade Deal Will Put Britain First: Theresa May

Trade will dominate the first talks between President Donald Trump of the United States and British Prime Minister Theresa May this week.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Seeks ‘Major Investigation’ On Voter Fraud

USA POLITICS: Trump Seeks ‘Major Investigation’ On Voter Fraud

President Trump said, “I will be asking for major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal.”

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USA POLITICS: Official: President Trump Orders Building of Mexico Border Wall

USA POLITICS: Official: President Trump Orders Building of Mexico Border Wall

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed directives to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico and crack down on U.S. cities that shield illegal immigrants.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Business-Friendly Decisions Fuel Dow Jones to Extend Gains, Hitting 20,000 Record

USA POLITICS: Trump Business-Friendly Decisions Fuel Dow Jones to Extend Gains, Hitting 20,000 Record

Trump has taken business-friendly decisions such as signing executive orders to clear way for construction of 2 oil pipelines. Trump tweets “Great!#Dow20K”.

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KUWAIT POLITICS: Prince Sheikh Faisal Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Sentenced To Death

KUWAIT POLITICS: Prince Sheikh Faisal Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Sentenced To Death

Kuwait Prince Sheikh Faisal Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was sentenced to death for killing his nephew, another prince, Kuwaiti newspapers says.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Official Proclamation You May Have Missed

USA POLITICS: Trump Official Proclamation You May Have Missed

Donald Trump’s proclamation “is missing the personal humility” seen in the previous proclamations, he said. Instead, it strikes a more nationalistic note.

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GAMBIA POLITICS: Parliament Revoked State Of Emergency

GAMBIA POLITICS: Parliament Revoked State Of Emergency

Jammeh plunged Gambia into turmoil in early December when he refused to accept his election defeat to challenger Adama Barrow, demanding a new poll and later dissolving the National Assembly and declaring a three-month state of emergency.

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump to Keep James Comey FBI Director

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump to Keep James Comey FBI Director

Comey, a Republican, drew furious criticism from Democrats for announcing just 11 days before Nov. 8 election that the FBI was looking at additional emails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari to Senate: Ibrahim Magu Cleared Of Corruption

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari to Senate: Ibrahim Magu Cleared Of Corruption

In the letter read by Senate President Saraki, Buhari said Magu and Lawal were cleared of corruption in a report by the Attorney General of the Federation.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Stands By His Belief Millions Of People Voted Illegally in US Election

USA POLITICS: Trump Stands By His Belief Millions Of People Voted Illegally in US Election

Asked earlier on Tuesday about Trump’s claims, House Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in Congress, said he has seen no evidence to back them up.

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USA POLITICS: President Trump Temporarily Freezes EPA Grants

USA POLITICS: President Trump Temporarily Freezes EPA Grants

U.S. President Donald Trump’s has promised to slash U.S. environmental regulation as a way to promote oil drilling and mining.

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UK POLITICS: Supreme Court to Theresa May: Parliament Must Vote Before Brexit Can Be Triggered

UK POLITICS: Supreme Court to Theresa May: Parliament Must Vote Before Brexit Can Be Triggered

“The referendum is of great political significance, but the Act of Parliament which established it did not say what should happen as a result,” said David Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court.

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump in First Full Week As U.S. President

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump in First Full Week As U.S. President

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses business and trade issues on Monday. Highlights of the day follow…

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ROMANIA POLITICS: Klaus Iohannis Considers Referendum Over Government’s Justice Plan

ROMANIA POLITICS: Klaus Iohannis Considers Referendum Over Government’s Justice Plan

Iohannis did not offer time frame for the referendum and the leftist government has not commented. He must first get a non-binding opinion from parliament on his plan.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Allies Propose Easing Penalty For Domestic Violence

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Allies Propose Easing Penalty For Domestic Violence

President Vladimir Putin’s allies have passed a preliminary draft bill in Russia’s parliament that would ease some penalties for domestic violence, which supporters say would keep the state from meddling in the home but critics say would encourage abuse.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Revives Push to End Maduro’s Rule

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Revives Push to End Maduro’s Rule

The opposition Democratic Unity coalition demands dates for regional elections, and also urging President Nicolas Maduro to hold a new presidential ballot.

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USA POLITICS: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal Over Voter ID Law

USA POLITICS: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal Over Voter ID Law

U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state’s strict Republican-backed voter-identification requirements that a lower court found had a discriminatory effect on black and Hispanic people.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Ministers to Discuss Trump Plans For NAFTA

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Ministers to Discuss Trump Plans For NAFTA

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will begin a two-day retreat with his cabinet on Monday, focused mainly on the best approach to take with new U.S. President Donald Trump, whose vow to renegotiate NAFTA could damage Canada’s economy.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Names Ricardo Sanguino New Central Bank Chief

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Names Ricardo Sanguino New Central Bank Chief

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced he was nominating Ricardo Sanguino to take over from Nelson Merentes, who had handed in his resignation.

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USA POLITICS: White House Vows to Fight News Media ‘Tooth and Nail’

USA POLITICS: White House Vows to Fight News Media ‘Tooth and Nail’

“We’re going to fight back tooth and nail every day and twice on Sunday,” White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said.

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