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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

“I want to be clear: What I am proposing cannot mean membership of the single market,” Prime Minister Theresa May told an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain’s own Brexit negotiating team at a mansion house in London.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Says, Those Behind Allegations ‘Against Trump Have No Moral Scruples’

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Says, Those Behind Allegations ‘Against Trump Have No Moral Scruples’

“Prostitution is ugly social phenomenon,” Putin said, adding people who stand behind “fabrications” being used against Trump “are worse than prostitutes.”

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GAMBIA POLITICS: 4 Jammeh’s Ministers Resign

GAMBIA POLITICS: 4 Jammeh’s Ministers Resign

Jammeh’s defiance has sent the tiny West African country into crisis. As well as the defections from the government, hundreds of Gambians have fled abroad, fearing violence.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ONE Nation To Attend Trump’s Inauguration

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ONE Nation To Attend Trump’s Inauguration

One Nation senator Brian Burston will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration. Hanson tweeted he would do a great job of representing the party.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Suggests He May Free Russia From Sanctions

USA POLITICS: Trump Suggests He May Free Russia From Sanctions

President-elect Trump: “If you get along and if Russia is really helping us, why would anybody have sanctions if somebody’s doing some really great things?”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 6 People Killed, 14 Injured By Suicide Bombers

NIGERIA POLITICS: 6 People Killed, 14 Injured By Suicide Bombers

Suicide bombings are common in Nigeria’s northeast, the centre of a bloody campaign by Boko Haram to create an Islamic state. Madagali was hit last month.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

Australian Health Minister Sussan Ley said she had resigned from her Cabinet position amid an expenses scandal that has proved to be an embarrassing.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Here’s Marine Le Pen At Donald Trump Tower

FRANCE POLITICS: Here’s Marine Le Pen At Donald Trump Tower

Marine Le Pen, French presidential hopeful, was seen at Trump Tower but declined to say whether she was to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

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USA POLITICS: Senate Votes 51-48 To Dismantle Obamacare

USA POLITICS: Senate Votes 51-48 To Dismantle Obamacare

House Speaker Paul Ryan said this week he wants to pack as many replacement provisions as possible into the legislation repealing Obamacare.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Secret Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Takes Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Secret Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Takes Center Stage

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and his co-accused, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuis, are facing an amended 11-count charge against them.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Culleton Officially Removed From Parliament

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Culleton Officially Removed From Parliament

Independent senator Rod Culleton has lost his spot in the Senate after he was declared bankrupt by a Federal Court judge.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Adenan Satem Passes Away

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Adenan Satem Passes Away

Adenan Satem, the veteran chief minister of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, died of a heart attack. There was no official confirmation of the cause.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Beats Libel Lawsuit Over Tweets Directed at Political Strategist

USA POLITICS: Trump Beats Libel Lawsuit Over Tweets Directed at Political Strategist

New York Supreme Court judge dismisses a defamation suit brought by Cheryl Jacobus, a political strategist who, Trump tweeted, had “begged” him for a job and went “hostile” when she was turned down. Jacobus seeking $4 million in damages.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Pulls Out of $250m Real Estate Project in Ex-Soviet Georgia to Avoid Conflict of Interest

USA POLITICS: Trump Pulls Out of $250m Real Estate Project in Ex-Soviet Georgia to Avoid Conflict of Interest

Since winning election as U.S. president, Donald Trump has said he would take steps to ensure he had no conflict of interests with his business.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Roman Herzog Passes Away

GERMANY POLITICS: Roman Herzog Passes Away

Roman Herzog, who as German president was a powerful advocate of economic reforms in the 1990s after the fall of the Berlin Wall, has died. He was 82.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness Resigns

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness Resigns

Martin McGuinness, Sinn Fein veteran resigned in protest at the botched “cash for ash” heating scheme that has cost taxpayers £490million.

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USA POLITICS: Jared Kushner Got A Job As Trump’s Senior Adviser

USA POLITICS: Jared Kushner Got A Job As Trump’s Senior Adviser

Kushner, who married Trump’s eldest daughter, Ivanka, in 2009, helped guide Republican Trump to victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Daniel Kablan Duncan Resigns

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Daniel Kablan Duncan Resigns

“I have tendered my resignation and that of the government,” Ivory Coast PM Daniel Kablan Duncan said after a meeting with President Alassane Ouattara.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Peace Talks: Assad to Negotiate Everything

SYRIA POLITICS: Peace Talks: Assad to Negotiate Everything

Assad: “Who will be there from the other side? Will it be a real Syrian opposition? If they want to discuss this point they must discuss the constitution.

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UK POLITICS: Sadiq Khan Says ‘Not Too Late to Cancel Strike’

UK POLITICS: Sadiq Khan Says ‘Not Too Late to Cancel Strike’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: “I have instructed London Transport to continue negotiating and we will be available all weekend to try and resolve this dispute.”

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