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KENYA POLITICS: Boniface Mwangi Anti-Graft Activist Now Running for Office

KENYA POLITICS: Boniface Mwangi Anti-Graft Activist Now Running for Office

Boniface Mwangi anti-graft activist: “In Kenya we have vampire leaders, they suck our blood. I’m running to become the voice of people inside parliament.”

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MEXICO POLITICS: PRI Likely to Win Election

MEXICO POLITICS: PRI Likely to Win Election

An early count from the State of Mexico’s electoral institute projected PRI candidate Alfredo del Mazo as winning between 32.75 percent and 33.59 percent of the vote.

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UK POPLITICS: ‘Difficult’ Talks Needed With Saudi About Islamist Extremism Funding: Corbyn

UK POPLITICS: ‘Difficult’ Talks Needed With Saudi About Islamist Extremism Funding: Corbyn

“We must resist Islamophobia and division and turn out on 8 June united in our determination to show our democracy is strong,” Corbyn said in the text of a speech due to be delivered in Carlisle, north England.

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USA POLITICS: Bernie Sanders Endorses Jeremy Corbyn UK Labour Party Leader

USA POLITICS: Bernie Sanders Endorses Jeremy Corbyn UK Labour Party Leader

“What impressed is he has taken on the establishment of Labour party, he has gone to the grassroots and he has tried to transform that party,” Sanders said.

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UK POLITICS: No Income Tax Hike for Higher Earners: Michael Fallon

UK POLITICS: No Income Tax Hike for Higher Earners: Michael Fallon

Fallon: “You’ve seen our record. We’re not in business of punishing people for getting on. On the contrary we want people to keep more of their earnings.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘Liar Liar GE2017’ Song Rejected By BBC Sparks Protest Ahead of June 8 Election (VIDEO)

UK POLITICS: ‘Liar Liar GE2017’ Song Rejected By BBC Sparks Protest Ahead of June 8 Election (VIDEO)

“Liar Liar GE2017” by Captain SKA tops Amazon’s listing for songs downloaded in Britain and stands at No.2 in Apple’s iTunes UK chart. Watch the video now.

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LESOTHO POLITICS: Election Takes Center Stage Today

LESOTHO POLITICS: Election Takes Center Stage Today

“At the heart of the lack of progress and the lack of development,” said Majoro, “is political instability instigated by short-sighted politicians and the security forces. Things have gone so bad that if we continue on this trajectory, Lesotho is on its way to a failed state.”

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UK POLITICS: Women, Middle-Aged Voters Punishing Theresa May: Poll

UK POLITICS: Women, Middle-Aged Voters Punishing Theresa May: Poll

Survey shows Tories suffering from their wobble as Labour narrow gap to just five points, a quarter of lead Theresa May enjoyed before campaigning began.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Vows Plebiscite on New Constitution

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Vows Plebiscite on New Constitution

“I shall propose it explicitly: the new constitution will go to a consultative referendum so it is the people who say whether they are in agreement or not with the new, strengthened constitution,” Nicolas Maduro said.

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UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Opens 17-Point Lead Over Theresa May in London: Poll

UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Opens 17-Point Lead Over Theresa May in London: Poll

Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is now London’s favorite candidate for the British prime minister as his party has opened a 17-point lead over the ruling Conservatives in the capital, according to a newly released poll.

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LESOTHO POLITICS: 3 June National Assembly Election Takes Center Stage

LESOTHO POLITICS: 3 June National Assembly Election Takes Center Stage

Maseru — Lesotho will hold its third National Assembly elections in five years on 3 June 2017 after Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s seven-party coalition government lost a parliamentary no-confidence vote sponsored by four opposition parties on 1 March 2017.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll

Failure to win the June 8 election with a large majority would weaken Theresa May just as formal Brexit talks are due to begin while the loss of her majority in parliament would pitch British politics into turmoil.

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CANADA POLITICS: Green Party Looks to Build Political Sway Beyond British Columbia

CANADA POLITICS: Green Party Looks to Build Political Sway Beyond British Columbia

“It’s just energizing Greens across the country and sending the message that it’s possible to elect Greens,” said leader Mike Schreiner.

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USA POLITICS: Clinton Lost Because ‘She Was Terrible Candidate’: Trump

USA POLITICS: Clinton Lost Because ‘She Was Terrible Candidate’: Trump

“Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate. Hits Facebook and even Dems and DNC,” Trump says.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Swings High in Poll

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Swings High in Poll

All recent polls have shown that Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn has made significant gains in recent weeks.

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UK POLITICS: Political News in Brief: UK Top Stories

UK POLITICS: Political News in Brief: UK Top Stories

British Prime Minister Theresa May dodged a reporter’s question on Wednesday about whether she would resign if she lost seats in a June 8 election.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Take Part in Tonight’s Election Debate

UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Take Part in Tonight’s Election Debate

Corbyn said: “It’s very odd we have election campaign where we go out and talk to people and the Prime Minister have difficulties having a debate.”

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UK POLITICS: Projection: Theresa May Could Lose Majority in June 8 Election: YouGov

UK POLITICS: Projection: Theresa May Could Lose Majority in June 8 Election: YouGov

Labour Party could win 257 seats, up from 232 seats in 2015, YouGov said. Scottish National Party and Northern Irish parties, could win 83 seats.

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KENYA POLITICS: Kenyatta Launches Campaign Amid Concern Over Violence

KENYA POLITICS: Kenyatta Launches Campaign Amid Concern Over Violence

“We are determined to ensure that we conduct our elections peacefully,” Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta told the crowd. “We have no intention to insult, obstruct, abuse our opponents … Peace now, peace during and peace after the election.”

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn Set Out Opposing EU ‘No Deal’ Stances

UK POLITICS: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn Set Out Opposing EU ‘No Deal’ Stances

Britons will go to the polls in a vote that will decide whether May, from the centre-right Conservatives, or Corbyn of the leftist Labour Party, gets to sit down with Brussels and hammer out an exit deal that will define the country’s trade and diplomatic ties with the EU.

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