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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest 0

The tough verdicts were issued amid wave of unrest in Shia town of Awamiyah in Qatif, which has come under attack by regime forces over the past weeks.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Troops Deployment Backfires

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Troops Deployment Backfires 0

Temer’s decision to send armed soldiers to Brasilia provoked outpouring of criticism in a country with memories of its 1964-1985 military dictatorship.

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UK POLITICS: British Media Coverage of Corbyn: Balanced or Biased? (Video)

UK POLITICS: British Media Coverage of Corbyn: Balanced or Biased? (Video) 0

The media is attacking Jeremy Corbyn far more than Theresa May through the election campaign, according to a new analysis.

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USA POLITICS: Republican in Brawl While Testing Montana Vote for Trump

USA POLITICS: Republican in Brawl While Testing Montana Vote for Trump 0

Democrat Rob Quist, a banjo-playing folk singer and first-time candidate, is facing off against Republican tech executive Greg Gianforte in a tightening race for the U.S. House of Representatives seat vacated when President Donald Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior.

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UKRAINE POLITICS: Judge Artur Yemelianov is Corrupt: Here’s Why

UKRAINE POLITICS: Judge Artur Yemelianov is Corrupt: Here’s Why 0

Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov acknowledged that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash.

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UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty

UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty 0

Prime Minister May’s character has become issue in the election campaign, raising its head after Tory lead narrowed to single digits in several polls.

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UK POLITICS: £350m for NHS After Brexit Pledge is in Conservative Manifesto: Boris Johnson Falsely Claims

UK POLITICS: £350m for NHS After Brexit Pledge is in Conservative Manifesto: Boris Johnson Falsely Claims 0

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has falsely claimed. “It is actually. It is. Theresa May, she said at the launch of our manifesto.”

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UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson, Liam Fox, Accept Luxury Food Hampers Gifts From Human Rights Abuser Saudi

UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson, Liam Fox, Accept Luxury Food Hampers Gifts From Human Rights Abuser Saudi 0

The campaigners assert that the irony of food hampers is that they were given at the time when millions starved due to Saudi continuous bombing on Yemen.

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USA POLITICS: Al Green Calls For Trump Impeachment Backfires

USA POLITICS: Al Green Calls For Trump Impeachment Backfires 0

“You’ll be hanging from a tree. Try it and we will lynch all of you,” one caller said in a voicemail. “We are not going to be intimidated,” All Green said.

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UK POLITICS: Manifesto: Theresa May to Create New Internet to be Controlled and Regulated by Government

UK POLITICS: Manifesto: Theresa May to Create New Internet to be Controlled and Regulated by Government 0

Particular focus has been drawn to the end of the manifesto, which makes clear that the Tories want to introduce huge changes to the way the internet works.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Threatened to Use Nukes? US CSCE Produces Wildest Claims in Push for Military Buildup

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Threatened to Use Nukes? US CSCE Produces Wildest Claims in Push for Military Buildup 0

Some claimed Russia bears full responsibility for the death of an American OSCE monitor, Joseph Stone, who was killed on April 23 after the vehicle he was in struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine.

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UK POLITICS: Corbynistas Planning Jeremy Corbyn’s Victory Party

UK POLITICS: Corbynistas Planning Jeremy Corbyn’s Victory Party 0

In anticipation of victory, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s fans already set up an event on Facebook, which has seized the interest of thousands of supporters.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Likens Harassment of Officials Abroad to Nazi Persecution

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Likens Harassment of Officials Abroad to Nazi Persecution 0

“We are the new Jews of the 21st century that Hitler pursued,” Maduro said during the cabinet meeting. “We don’t carry the yellow star of David … we carry red hearts that are filled with desire to fight for human dignity. And we are going to defeat them, these 21st century Nazis.”

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘Unapologetically’ COSATU, SACP Support Venezuela

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘Unapologetically’ COSATU, SACP Support Venezuela 0

COSATU said, “We unapologetically support the Venezuelan government and condemn the underhanded attempts to destabilize that country.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Time to ‘Assassinate Bashar al-Assad’: Yoav Galant Israeli Lawmaker

ISRAEL POLITICS: Time to ‘Assassinate Bashar al-Assad’: Yoav Galant Israeli Lawmaker 0

An Israeli minister Yoav Galant called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, likening his regime to the Nazis during World War II.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel to Trump: Explain Western Wall Comment

ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel to Trump: Explain Western Wall Comment 0

Trump’s administration has been sending mixed messages in its dealings with a right-wing Israeli government that had hoped for a more sympathetic attitude from the Republican president after a rocky relationship with his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Update! Buhari’s Death ‘Baseless Rumors’: Garba Shehu

NIGERIA POLITICS: Update! Buhari’s Death ‘Baseless Rumors’: Garba Shehu 0

“Baseless rumors are trending again that an unpleasant thing has happened to our beloved President, Muhammadu Buhari,” Garba Shehu.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu PF Organisers Are Idiots: Mugabe’s Nephew Patrick Zhuwao Says

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu PF Organisers Are Idiots: Mugabe’s Nephew Patrick Zhuwao Says 0

Zhuwao is accused of supporting one of Zanu PF factions, G40 locked in a fight with a rival faction reportedly pushing for Mnangagwa to succeed Mugabe.

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LEBANON POLITICS: Israel Hacked Hezbollah Phones During Nasrallah Speech: Hezbollah

LEBANON POLITICS: Israel Hacked Hezbollah Phones During Nasrallah Speech: Hezbollah 0

Hezbollah said: “An unknown source manipulated the landlines of Hezbollah’s press office, calling a number of citizens and sending text messages,” which “included insults against the resistance and its leader.”

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EGYPT POLITICS: Belly Dancer Mona Prince to Run For President

EGYPT POLITICS: Belly Dancer Mona Prince to Run For President 0

Previously criticized for posting a belly dancing video on social media, Mona Prince now aspires to become Egypt’s president.

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