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Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union

Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union Updated

🕔00:00, 12.Mar 2018

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed changing the name of her party to the National Union on Sunday as part of efforts to improve its image after she was re-elected for a third term as leader. READ MORE.

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US Schools Brace for Student Walkouts After Shooting in Parkland

US Schools Brace for Student Walkouts After Shooting in Parkland Updated

🕔00:00, 12.Mar 2018

As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act. READ MORE.

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Xi Jinping to Rule China Indefinitely

Xi Jinping to Rule China Indefinitely

🕔09:15, 11.Mar 2018

The legislature’s spokesman has said the abolishing of term limits is aimed only at bringing the office of the president in line with Xi Jinping’s other positions atop the ruling Communist Party and the Central Military Commission, which do not impose term limits. READ MORE.

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Israel Discriminates Against its Ethiopian Minority: Here’s Why

Israel Discriminates Against its Ethiopian Minority: Here’s Why Updated

🕔03:00, 11.Mar 2018

The Ministry of Immigration and Immigrant Absorption said “the subject of the continuation of Ethiopian immigration is on the government’s agenda.” “It’s intensely painful. I miss them like crazy,” Bililin said about her sisters. “(The government) doesn’t understand that pain.” READ MORE.

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Major Events in Xi Jinping’s Rise as China’s Potential Leader-For-Life

Major Events in Xi Jinping’s Rise as China’s Potential Leader-For-Life

🕔19:25, 10.Mar 2018

“Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese characteristics for a New Era” — entered into the party constitution alongside those of his predecessors. Observers note that Xi Jinping is identified with his philosophy by name, placing him level with Mao and the revered reformist Deng Xiaoping. READ MORE.

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Spies, Foes of Vladimir Putin Now Lethal in UK

Spies, Foes of Vladimir Putin Now Lethal in UK

🕔19:17, 10.Mar 2018

Litvinenko died slowly, with the poison transforming him into a stick-thin figure wasting away on a hospital bed, and he blamed Putin shortly before he died. A decade later, a laborious public inquiry concluded he had been killed by Russia’s security service, “probably” with Putin’s approval. READ MORE.

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5-Star Movement in Driver’s Seat as Italy’s Largest Political Party

5-Star Movement in Driver’s Seat as Italy’s Largest Political Party Updated

🕔06:00, 9.Mar 2018

The solution feared most by markets is a marriage between 5-Star and the League. The two would have a parliamentary majority and there are some overlaps in their manifestos, with both calling for tax cuts, greater spending on welfare and a rejection of EU budget rules. READ MORE.

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Theresa May’s Trouble is That She Doesn’t Believe a Word She Says

Theresa May’s Trouble is That She Doesn’t Believe a Word She Says

🕔10:35, 4.Mar 2018

“We are leaving the single market,” Theresa May said. “Life is going to be different. In certain ways, our access to each other’s markets will be less than it is now.” Read more.

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Trump to US Lawmakers: ‘Take The Guns First, Go Through Due Process Second’

Trump to US Lawmakers: ‘Take The Guns First, Go Through Due Process Second’

🕔13:42, 1.Mar 2018

“I want you to come up with a strong bill – and really strong on background checks,” US President Donald Trump told lawmakers at the White House on Wednesday, pushing them to work together on bipartisan legislation. Read more.

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Putin Reveals ‘Doomsday’ Nuclear Weapon in Russia State of the Union Address

Putin Reveals ‘Doomsday’ Nuclear Weapon in Russia State of the Union Address

🕔12:48, 1.Mar 2018

Vladimir Putin revealed a new prototype missile that “can reach any point in the world” and a supersonic weapon that cannot be tracked by anti-missile systems. Delivering his annual State of the Union address, Putin said if attacked, Russia was ready to use nuclear weapons. Read more about Vladimir Putin State Speech.

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Jared Kushner Loses Access to Secrets US Security Briefings

Jared Kushner Loses Access to Secrets US Security Briefings

🕔10:01, 28.Feb 2018

President Donald Trump could have reversed Kelly’s decision and unilaterally offered Jared Kushner a clearance, but deferred to Kelly. Jared Kushner is one of dozens of White House aides who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year. Read more.

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Dapchi School Kidnappings in Nigeria: What We Know

Dapchi School Kidnappings in Nigeria: What We Know

🕔17:13, 27.Feb 2018

President Buhari says troops and reconnaissance aircraft would be used and no stone left unturned in the hunt for the girls. They are refusing to give further details of the search. Whether the Nigerian authorities will be able to find, and rescue, the Dapchi girls remains to be seen. Read more about the Dapchi girls.

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Shake-Up: Saudi King Salman Reshuffles Top Military Leaders, Adds a Woman Deputy Minister

Shake-Up: Saudi King Salman Reshuffles Top Military Leaders, Adds a Woman Deputy Minister

🕔09:26, 27.Feb 2018

King Salman “approved the document on developing the Ministry of Defense, including the vision and strategy of the ministry’s developing program, the operational pattern targeting its development, the organizational structure, governance and human resources requirements,” one statement said.

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‘I’ve Never Seen Politics in Nigeria As Fluid and Uncertain As They Are Now’ – Peter Lewis

‘I’ve Never Seen Politics in Nigeria As Fluid and Uncertain As They Are Now’ – Peter Lewis

🕔16:58, 26.Feb 2018

Still, the election may be Muhammadu Buhari’s to lose. Nigerians compare incumbents with powerful men holding a knife. President Muhammadu Buhari’s party is far from united, but neither is the opposition. Read more.

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Adetokunbo Olufela Durotoye: The Interview

Adetokunbo Olufela Durotoye: The Interview

🕔11:15, 26.Feb 2018

Adetokunbo Olufela Durotoye, a public speaker and leadership coach announced his membership of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) under whose platform he aspires to contest the 2019 presidential election. He spoke with journalists on his desire for a new Nigeria and other issues. Here’s Fela Durotoye interview excerpts.

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