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Margot Parker Resigns as UKIP Deputy Leader, Calls Henry Bolton to Step Down

Margot Parker Resigns as UKIP Deputy Leader, Calls Henry Bolton to Step Down

🕔10:40, 22.Jan 2018

Margot Parker has resigned as UKIP deputy leader and called for Henry Bolton to step down as leader. The resignation came after the party’s national executive committee backed a vote of no confidence.

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European Leaders Vow to Defend Multilateralism in Davos Against Donald Trump this Week

European Leaders Vow to Defend Multilateralism in Davos Against Donald Trump this Week

🕔10:26, 21.Jan 2018

Trump, the first sitting U.S. president to attend the forum since Bill Clinton in 2000, is a source of much of this anxiety after a volatile first year in office in which he has turned American foreign policy on its head. The charge will be led by French President Emmanuel Macron, the new star of European politics, who in an audacious move, has invited many of the business leaders who will be in Davos to the Palace of Versailles on Monday to press them to invest in France.

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China Slams US Warship of Violating Its Sovereignty

China Slams US Warship of Violating Its Sovereignty

🕔17:17, 20.Jan 2018

“All operations are conducted in accordance with international law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, and operate wherever international law allows,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan said. China’s navy ordered the vessel to withdraw after determining its identity, Lu was quoted as saying.

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Mary Lou McDonald Replaces Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein Leader

Mary Lou McDonald Replaces Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein Leader

🕔17:04, 20.Jan 2018

“For us in Sinn Fein in the time ahead, we have to grow our party, not just our mandate but also our capacities. We have to modernise, we have to be fit for purpose, fit for our task,” McDonald said in a speech to party members in Belfast.

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Turkish Warplanes Bombing US-Backed Kurdish Militia in Afrin to Eliminate PYD, PKK

Turkish Warplanes Bombing US-Backed Kurdish Militia in Afrin to Eliminate PYD, PKK

🕔16:47, 20.Jan 2018

The bombing raids targeted the Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, a senior Turkish official said. A Turkey-backed rebel group in Syria, the Free Syrian Army, was also providing assistance to the Turkish military’s operation in Afrin, the official added.

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US GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN! Trump Says Democrat ‘Nice Present’ for One Year Anniversary as President

US GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN! Trump Says Democrat ‘Nice Present’ for One Year Anniversary as President

🕔16:27, 20.Jan 2018

Donald Trump wrote on Twitter with the hashtag #DemocratShutdown: “This is the One Year Anniversary of my Presidency and the Democrats wanted to give me a nice present. Democrats are far more concerned with Illegal Immigrants than they are with our great Military or Safety at our dangerous Southern Border. They could have easily made a deal but decided to play Shutdown politics instead.”

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Turkey Military Operation On Syrian Kurds in Afrin Begins Now in Syria – Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli Says

Turkey Military Operation On Syrian Kurds in Afrin Begins Now in Syria – Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli Says

🕔13:25, 19.Jan 2018

Turkey views the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), an offshoot of SDF, a terrorist organization linked to the homegrown Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group, which has been fighting for independence inside Turkey.

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Zimbabwe Will Hold Elections in Four to Five Months – Emmerson Mnangagwa Says

Zimbabwe Will Hold Elections in Four to Five Months – Emmerson Mnangagwa Says

🕔18:03, 18.Jan 2018

“Zimbabwe is going for elections in four to five months’ time and we have to preach peace, peace and peace because we know it is good for us and we have no doubt that we will have peaceful elections,” Emmerson Mnangagwa was quoted as saying by the official Herald newspaper during an official trip to Mozambique.

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ANC, EFF Unite in Protest Against ‘Racist’ Hoërskool Overvaal in Gauteng

ANC, EFF Unite in Protest Against ‘Racist’ Hoërskool Overvaal in Gauteng

🕔12:11, 17.Jan 2018

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi was scheduled to speak to journalists at the nearby Riverside High School on Wednesday morning. Lesufi on Monday said his department intended to appeal the judgment made by Judge Bill Prinsloo that 55 English-speaking learners could not be admitted at Hoërskool Overvaal due to capacity constraints.

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Back Brexit Law or Risk Chaos – Theresa May’s Conservatives Tell MPs

Back Brexit Law or Risk Chaos – Theresa May’s Conservatives Tell MPs

🕔10:53, 17.Jan 2018

Even if Labour vote against, Theresa May should be able to win a vote thanks to an arrangement with a small, pro-Brexit Northern Irish Party. A number of Labour MPs could also defy Corbyn to help the bill through.

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Joshua Wong Sentenced to Second Jail Term in Hong Kong

Joshua Wong Sentenced to Second Jail Term in Hong Kong

🕔10:13, 17.Jan 2018

Upon learning about the sentence from his lawyers shortly before the court hearing started, Joshua Wong looked up from behind the dock, squeezed his eyes shut and sighed. Wong chose not to fight the charge in the spirit of civil disobedience.

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No Worries, UK Will Have Over £350m to Spend After Brexit – Boris Johnson

No Worries, UK Will Have Over £350m to Spend After Brexit – Boris Johnson

🕔12:23, 16.Jan 2018

Brexit opponents say Johnson and other pro-Leave campaigners deliberately misled the public by saying 350 million pounds a week could be spent on the state-run National Health Service (NHS), a claim emblazoned on a campaign bus, and it has become symbolic of the divisions caused by the referendum.

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Narendra Modi Government Ends Haj Subsidy for Muslim Hajj

Narendra Modi Government Ends Haj Subsidy for Muslim Hajj

🕔12:09, 16.Jan 2018

The Haj subsidy is given to Muslim Hajj pilgrims by the government in form of discounted fares on Air India. It also includes assistance to Muslim pilgrims for domestic travel to reach specially designed Haj departure airport terminals, medical cares, lodging assistance and meal. 

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Steve Bannon Meets Behind Closed Doors With House Panel on Russia Meddling in 2016 US Presidential Election

Steve Bannon Meets Behind Closed Doors With House Panel on Russia Meddling in 2016 US Presidential Election

🕔11:42, 16.Jan 2018

President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday with a U.S. House of Representatives committee that is probing whether Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election.

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Oslo Accords Signed With Israel ‘No Longer Stand’ – PLO Declares

Oslo Accords Signed With Israel ‘No Longer Stand’ – PLO Declares

🕔10:37, 16.Jan 2018

The PA says the only answer to more than 70-year-old conflict is the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. But since the signing of the Oslo Accords, the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories has only intensified, making it difficult for Palestinians to envision such a solution.

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