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Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime

Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime Updated

🕔13:10, 31.Dec 2017

Unlike his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump did not hesitate to take a leadership position to stand up for Iranian citizens protesting the terror-supporting, extremist regime of Iran.

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Jeremy Corbyn 2018 New Year Message to You

Jeremy Corbyn 2018 New Year Message to You

🕔12:53, 31.Dec 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has used his New Year message to say Labour is now “staking out the new centre ground in British politics” and that “the old political consensus is finished”. The Labour leader, who had a successful 2017 after increasing the number of Labour MPs in a shock result at the general election, claimed his party was “a government in waiting”.

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Venerable Top Political Parties of Democratic World Facing Extinction

Venerable Top Political Parties of Democratic World Facing Extinction Updated

🕔12:00, 31.Dec 2017

There’s little difficulty in showing that some of the most venerable political parties of the democratic world may be facing terminal crises. The difficulty is in determining if government by a party or parties – the sustaining base of administrations the democratic world over – can last.

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South Korean Authorities Seized Panama-Flagged Vessel Transferring Oil to North Korea

South Korean Authorities Seized Panama-Flagged Vessel Transferring Oil to North Korea

🕔11:03, 31.Dec 2017

South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, a customs official said on Sunday. The seizure was the second to be revealed by South Korea within a few days, as the United Nations steps up efforts to squeeze essential oil supplies to the reclusive North following its nuclear or ballistic missile tests.

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Protesters in Iran Should Pay High Price If They Break the Law: Government

Protesters in Iran Should Pay High Price If They Break the Law: Government

🕔10:57, 31.Dec 2017

Protesters in Iran who have staged three days of demonstrations over economic hardship and alleged corruption should pay a high price if they break the law, the government said on Sunday.

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Muhammadu Buhari Reveals: ‘Some Nigerian Elite Connive With Foreign Firms to Defraud the country’

Muhammadu Buhari Reveals: ‘Some Nigerian Elite Connive With Foreign Firms to Defraud the country’

🕔10:17, 31.Dec 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari said: “When I was told that the CBN had no savings after the windfall of selling oil for more than 100 dollars per barrel for many years and production was 2.1 billion barrels per day, I did not believe them. I did not believe them because majority of Nigerians cannot afford imported food; they rely on what is locally grown. It turned out that 50 per cent of the export bills were fraudulent, courtesy of the Nigerian elite.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delta Airlines of Discriminating Against Nigerian Customers

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delta Airlines of Discriminating Against Nigerian Customers

🕔10:00, 31.Dec 2017

Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has accused Delta Airlines of discriminating against Nigerian customers. In a Facebook post, Adichie, whose books include Americanah, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, took issue with Delta’s practice of requesting that customers produce a physical copy of their credit cards when checking in.

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Theresa May Accused of Rewarding ‘Services To The Establishment’

Theresa May Accused of Rewarding ‘Services To The Establishment’

🕔17:17, 30.Dec 2017

Theresa May has faced claims of rewarding “services to the establishment” and having “doled out political favours” in the New Year Honours. Key Tory powerbroker Graham Brady, regarded as the voice of the party’s backbenches at Westminster, has been awarded a knighthood.

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Here’s Vladimir Putin’s New Year Message to Donald Trump

Here’s Vladimir Putin’s New Year Message to Donald Trump

🕔16:57, 30.Dec 2017

According to the statement, Putin said that “mutual respect” should be “a base to develop relations” between the two countries. “This would allow us to move towards building pragmatic cooperation, orientated on the long term,” the statement quoted Putin as saying.

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Jacob Zuma Impeachment Takes Center Stage in South Africa

Jacob Zuma Impeachment Takes Center Stage in South Africa

🕔09:50, 30.Dec 2017

South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that parliament had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades to his home, and must launch proceedings that could remove him from office.

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