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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Columnist Ramadan al-Anzi Calls King Salman ‘Haleem’ and Got Suspended From al-Jazirah Newspaper

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Columnist Ramadan al-Anzi Calls King Salman ‘Haleem’ and Got Suspended From al-Jazirah Newspaper

King Salman has frequently been lauded by columnists in local media, in traditional deference to authority, since the 81-year-old assumed office in 2015.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Slams Trump’s Remark to Brigitte Macron French First Lady

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Slams Trump’s Remark to Brigitte Macron French First Lady

“You’re in such good shape,” Trump was filmed on Thursday telling her during his first state visit to France.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Dear Prime Minister Here’s Our General Election Manifesto’: Corbyn

UK POLITICS: ‘Dear Prime Minister Here’s Our General Election Manifesto’: Corbyn

Corbyn took to Twitter to troll Theresa May after she appealed to the opposition and other parties to support government legislation through the Commons.

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PAKISTAN POLITICS: Panama Papers Leak: Maryam Nawaz Entangled in Microsoft Word Font Controversy

PAKISTAN POLITICS: Panama Papers Leak: Maryam Nawaz Entangled in Microsoft Word Font Controversy

The most shocking discoveries was that the text in documents Maryam sent to the investigators, allegedly from 2006, was rendered in the “Calibri” font.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Criticism of Trump Jr. for Talking With Russian Lawyer ‘Wild’, Overblown: Lavrov Russian FM

RUSSIA POLITICS: Criticism of Trump Jr. for Talking With Russian Lawyer ‘Wild’, Overblown: Lavrov Russian FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says, “I was amazed to find out that Trump’s son is accused of talking to her [Natalia Veselnitskaya].”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Beats Turnbull in New Poll

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Beats Turnbull in New Poll

“It’s time for Malcolm Turnbull to listen to Australians and his own MPs and senators and just get this done,” Mr Shorten told Fairfax Media.

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KENYA POLITICS: Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery Death Sparks Investigation

KENYA POLITICS: Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery Death Sparks Investigation

Waiters who served Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery at the Bomas of Kenya bar are among people being interviewed over the death of the powerful internal security Cabinet secretary.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Entire Internet Against CNN Right Now’: Reddit Moderator on #CNNBlackmail Scandal

USA POLITICS: ‘Entire Internet Against CNN Right Now’: Reddit Moderator on #CNNBlackmail Scandal

No one should be surprised by the fact that “CNN is suppressing a private citizen’s right of free speech”. Reddit Moderator of “The_Donald” Subreddit.

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SINGAPORE POLITICS: Lee Hsien Loong Siblings to Privately Settle Dispute Over Lee Kuan Yew’s House, Or Go to Court

SINGAPORE POLITICS: Lee Hsien Loong Siblings to Privately Settle Dispute Over Lee Kuan Yew’s House, Or Go to Court

“We therefore welcome Hsien Loong’s stated desire on 4 July 2017 to manage his disagreement with us in private … without the involvement of lawyers or government agencies,” they said in the statement

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USA POLITICS: Trump Blasted for Sharing Video of Him Beating Up CNN

USA POLITICS: Trump Blasted for Sharing Video of Him Beating Up CNN

Donald Trump posted a 28-second video of a WWE broadcast. The video was edited to show Trump beating up a man with a CNN logo on his face.

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MEXICO POLITICS: PAN Officials Targeted By Government Spying: Report

MEXICO POLITICS: PAN Officials Targeted By Government Spying: Report

“That the government spies, invading privacy of people in this magnitude, is unacceptable,” National Action Party (PAN) head Ricardo Anaya said.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israel Forces its Curriculum in Palestinian Schools

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israel Forces its Curriculum in Palestinian Schools

Faris, 18, chose to study the Israeli curriculum instead of the Palestinian equivalent in the hope that it will open more doors at colleges in Israel and help him get work there.

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UKRAINE POLITICS: Ukraine Faces 200,000 Euros Fine After Russia Eurovision Row

UKRAINE POLITICS: Ukraine Faces 200,000 Euros Fine After Russia Eurovision Row

“As a result of this, attention was drawn away from the competition and the brand reputation of the Eurovision Song Contest was endangered,” the EBU said in a statement.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Derides New HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier as ‘Convenient Oversized Target’

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Derides New HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier as ‘Convenient Oversized Target’

“The British aircraft carrier is nothing but a big, convenient target in the sea,” Russian Defense Ministry said.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Nayef Under House Arrest

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Nayef Under House Arrest

The guards at Mohammed bin Nayef’s palace in Jidda have reportedly been replaced by guards loyal to Mohammed bin Salman and Nayef has not been allowed to leave his palace since then, the report said.

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KENYA POLITICS: $12m Sigiri Bridge Collapses After Uhuru Kenyatta Inspection

KENYA POLITICS: $12m Sigiri Bridge Collapses After Uhuru Kenyatta Inspection

During President Kenyatta’s tour, area MP Ababu Namwamba said the bridge was a blessing to residents since it would significantly reduce deaths and make it easier for people to access markets, schools and hospitals on either side.

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ITALY POLITICS: 80-Year-Old Convicted Berlusconi Plans Last Political Comeback

ITALY POLITICS: 80-Year-Old Convicted Berlusconi Plans Last Political Comeback

“Berlusconi sees this as the last challenge of his career,” said Renato Brunetta, a close ally for over 20 years and Forza Italia’s lower house leader. “He feels he has suffered many injustices and deserves one last shot. Who can deny him that?”

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UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

“Now we are planning to move back to France because my husband and I are emotional wrecks one year of worrying. We can’t listen to news,” Andra said.

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USA POLITICS: Mistrial! Ray Tensing Who Fatally Shot and Killed Unarmed Sam DuBose Cleared of Murder

USA POLITICS: Mistrial! Ray Tensing Who Fatally Shot and Killed Unarmed Sam DuBose Cleared of Murder

Ray Tensing, 27 and white police officer, killed 43-year-old African-American Sam DuBose in July 2015 after pulling him over a missing front license plate.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler, Authorities Find Nazi Trove

ARGENTINA POLITICS: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler, Authorities Find Nazi Trove

“I’ve been blamed for crimes I’ve never committed. When people read my side of the story, it will change the way the perceive me,” Guntherberg/Hitler said.

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