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HAITI: UN Now Impatient Over Haiti Political Crisis

HAITI: UN Now Impatient Over Haiti Political Crisis

Haiti was sucked into a power vacuum in June when its acting president Jocelerme Privert’s mandate ended without any successor in sight.

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AUSTRALIA: Linda Burney First Aboriginal To Win Seat In Parliamentary Lower House

AUSTRALIA: Linda Burney First Aboriginal To Win Seat In Parliamentary Lower House

Aborigines are the most disadvantaged Australians, suffering disproportionate levels of disease, imprisonment and social problems as well as significantly lower education, employment and life expectancy.

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GHANA: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Says Help Is Coming To Farmers

GHANA: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Says Help Is Coming To Farmers

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo criticized the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) for what he said was its poor handling of the economy.

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AUSTRALIA: Election 2016: Here Are Winners And Losers

AUSTRALIA: Election 2016: Here Are Winners And Losers

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will spend a lot of the next three years negotiating with the Senate crossbench, and Nick Xenophon is likely to be his first call.

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AUSTRALIA: Election 2016: Barnaby Joyce Defeats Tony Windsor

AUSTRALIA: Election 2016: Barnaby Joyce Defeats Tony Windsor

Throughout the campaign, Mr Joyce maintained he was “confident, not cocky” about his chances of beating Mr Windsor.

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AUSTRALIA: Election 2016: Voters Back Shorten, But Walk Away From Turnbull

AUSTRALIA: Election 2016: Voters Back Shorten, But Walk Away From Turnbull

Australian voters used the July 2 poll to deliver the rookie Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a stinging rebuke.

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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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USA: Donald Trump vs GOP Trade War Escalating

USA: Donald Trump vs GOP Trade War Escalating

“We will do things that are going to be so miraculous — and it’ll be fast. It won’t take a long period of time,” Trump said.

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AUSTRIA: Court Orders Re-Run Of Presidential Election

AUSTRIA: Court Orders Re-Run Of Presidential Election

The government must now choose a date for the election.

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USA: Donald Trump Draws Protesters At Boston Fundraiser

USA: Donald Trump Draws Protesters At Boston Fundraiser

Inside the fundraiser, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr were in attendance, according to a person with knowledge of the attendees who requested anonymity.

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UK: Boris Johnson Quits Tory Leadership Contest

UK: Boris Johnson Quits Tory Leadership Contest

Boris Johnson, the bookmakers’ favorite, withdrawal makes Theresa May, who backed remaining in the EU, the new favorite to succeed David Cameron.

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UK: Tory Leadership Contest: Theresa May’s Statement (Full Text)

UK: Tory Leadership Contest: Theresa May’s Statement (Full Text)

Theresa May: “Together, we – the Conservative Party – can build a better Britain.”

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PHILIPPINE: Rodrigo Duterte Inauguration Takes Center Stage

PHILIPPINE: Rodrigo Duterte Inauguration Takes Center Stage

Duterte is not know for his sartorial elegance: he usually sports a short-sleeved casual shirt, never wears socks and says he wouldn’t be seen in a tie.

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NIGERIA: INEC To Conclude Rerun Elections Before July 31

NIGERIA: INEC To Conclude Rerun Elections Before July 31

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this Wednesday in Abuja during his second quaterly meeting with states Resident Electoral Commissioners RECs.

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GHANA: Police Will Be ‘Positively Neutral’ In November Election

GHANA: Police Will Be ‘Positively Neutral’ In November Election

Ghana’s Inspector General of Police John Kudalor says officers will be ”positively neutral” in the upcoming November general election.

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CROATIA: Croats Are In Favour Of Snap Election

CROATIA: Croats Are In Favour Of Snap Election

The election comes at a difficult time for Croatia, as it hauls itself out of six years of recession between 2009 to 2014.

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ITALY: Five Star Movement Wins Big In Local Elections

ITALY: Five Star Movement Wins Big In Local Elections

Virginia Raggi said, who won 67 percent of the vote. “We’ll work to bring back legality and transparency to the city’s institutions.”

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MALAYSIA: Najib Razak Defeats Mahathir Mohamad Elections

MALAYSIA: Najib Razak Defeats Mahathir Mohamad Elections

Najib’s party won the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar parliamentary seats on Saturday with increased margins compared with those in 2013 general elections, the election commission said.

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NIGERIA: INEC Says Kogi Rerun Elections Will Be Free, Fair

NIGERIA: INEC Says Kogi Rerun Elections Will Be Free, Fair

In his reaction to the response by the INEC Legal Officer of the State, Hammed Usman, the APC’s representative refused to sign the resolution.

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USA: Trump Campaign Desperate For Funds, Sends Emergency Email To Supporters Seeking Donation

USA: Trump Campaign Desperate For Funds, Sends Emergency Email To Supporters Seeking Donation

“Right now we’re facing an emergency goal of $100,000 to help get our ads on the air. We need your contribution by 11:59 P.M. Tonight,” the email read.

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