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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP): What You Need to Know

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP): What You Need to Know 0

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Vision: The DUP wants Northern Ireland to celebrate its centenary as beacon of achievement within United Kingdom. Read more.

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KENYA POLITICS: 2017 Madaraka Day: Uhuru Kenyatta Full Speech

KENYA POLITICS: 2017 Madaraka Day: Uhuru Kenyatta Full Speech 0

Uhuru Kenyatta, 2017 Madaraka Day: “Fellow Kenyans, I call upon you to always be careful and not allow those who would wish to destroy our peaceful nation.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra: Painful Chapter in Nigeria’s History

NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra: Painful Chapter in Nigeria’s History 0

Biafra, accounting for less than 10% of Nigerian territory, at the time had a population of 14 million out of 55 million nationwide.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How

NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How 0

France secretly armed Biafra in the self-proclaimed republic’s attempt to break away from Nigeria in a bid to weaken British and US influence in Africa.

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CRIMEA POLITICS: A Long Way of Crimean Tatars to Repatriation

CRIMEA POLITICS: A Long Way of Crimean Tatars to Repatriation 0

On May 18, Crimean Tatar people commemorate victims of deportation. This day is truly holy for all Crimean Tatar people. Read more.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: African National Congress: ANC History

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: African National Congress: ANC History 0

African National Congress (ANC) formed 1912 to unite African people and spearhead the fundamental political, social and economic change. Read more.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: SYNW Set To Remember Achebe, Ola Rotimi And Other Departed Writers

NIGERIA POLITICS: SYNW Set To Remember Achebe, Ola Rotimi And Other Departed Writers 0

National Week of Remembrance for Departed Writers (NAWRED) is an avenue of bringing back to the memory of the public the good works of our famous departed writers in the areas of Literature, Medicine, Politics, History, Economics etc.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: 2017 Victory Day Parade on Red Square (Video)

RUSSIA POLITICS: 2017 Victory Day Parade on Red Square (Video) 0

Thousands gathered in Russia’s Red Square for Victory Day Parade and to mark 72nd anniversary of capitulation of Nazi forces. Watch the Victory Day Parade.

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USA POLITICS: Black Panther Party: The History

USA POLITICS: Black Panther Party: The History 0

In 1966 Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Read Black Panther Party: The History.

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HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution

HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution 0

Slaves initiated 1791 rebellion. By 1803 they succeeded in ending not just slavery but French control over the colony. Haitian Revolution was more complex.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: 17 April Palestinian Prisoners Day

PALESTINE POLITICS: 17 April Palestinian Prisoners Day 0

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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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Il Sung 105th Birth Anniversary Celebrated

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Il Sung 105th Birth Anniversary Celebrated 0

Kim Jong Un, looking relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides, oversaw the festivities on the “Day of the Sun” at Pyongyang’s main Kim Il Sung Square.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege

RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege 0

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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WORLD POLITICS: World War II: The History

WORLD POLITICS: World War II: The History 0

The instability created in Europe by the First World War (1914-18) set the stage for another World War II. Continue reading World War II: The History.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge 0

Hollande, Trudeau and British princes Charles, William and Harry were to take part in a ceremony later on Sunday expected to draw some 25,000 people.

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CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History

CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History 0

Canada History: The Battle of Vimy Ridge began at 5:30 a.m. on Easter Monday, April 9, 1917. Continue reading the ‘Battle of Vimy Ridge’ history.

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BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’

BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’ 0

Benin Politics: “We don’t have oil, we don’t have gold but we do have these treasures which aren’t kept here,” Beninese lawmaker Orden Alladatin, said.

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USA POLITICS: President Donald Trump Marks Black History Month

USA POLITICS: President Donald Trump Marks Black History Month 0

Trump launched what his has promised will be a series of celebrations to mark Black History Month, by holding a “listening session” at the White House.

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CUBA POLITICS: Fidel Castro Made Revolutionary Mark On History

CUBA POLITICS: Fidel Castro Made Revolutionary Mark On History 0

Castro, who always prickled at suggestions of cruelty, rejected the term. “I am a kind of spiritual leader,” he said.

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AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: Taliban: The History

AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: Taliban: The History 0

Taliban was formed in the early 1990s by an Afghan faction of Mujahideen, Islamic fighters who had resisted the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. Read more.

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