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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Suggests She’s Not Shy to Demote Boris Johnson

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Suggests She’s Not Shy to Demote Boris Johnson

“It has never been my style to hide from a challenge and I’m not going to start now,” Theresa May told the Sunday Times.

“I’m the PM, and part of my job is to make sure I always have the best people in my cabinet, to make the most of the wealth of talent available to me in the party.”

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinian Cabinet Convenes in Gaza to Reconcile With Hamas

PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinian Cabinet Convenes in Gaza to Reconcile With Hamas

“Today, we stand before an important, historical moment as we begin to get over our wounds, put our differences aside and place the higher national interest above all else,” Rami al-Hamdallah Prime Minister of Palestine said.

“We understand that returning official institutions to their legitimate and legal framework and ending all the impacts of division will require exhausting efforts and a lot of patience, of time and of wisdom,” he said.

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PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Cabinet Resigns

PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Cabinet Resigns

The vote of confidence, requested by Prime Minister Fernando Zavala, was rejected soon after midnight Thursday 77-22, with 16 abstentions.

“In consequence, a total crisis has been generated in the cabinet,” said the head of Congress, Fujimori loyalist Luis Galarreta.

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had earlier suspended his trip to New York, where he was scheduled to speak at the United Nations General Assembly, and to the Vatican, until after the vote.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Chairs First Cabinet Meeting Since Return From Medical Leave in Britain

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Chairs First Cabinet Meeting Since Return From Medical Leave in Britain

Since his return this month, Buhari’s office has been releasing a flurry of photos and statements from the president’s engagements, like meetings with his vice president, heads of the military and economic ministers and the central bank.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Focuses on Aboriginal Woes

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Focuses on Aboriginal Woes

Trudeau, who took office in 2015 promising to repair ties with Canada’s 1.4 million aboriginals, said the former ministry had been designed in an earlier colonial era when governments dictated to indigenous peoples rather than talking to them.

“There’s a sense we have pushed the creaky old structures around (the ministry) about as far as they can go … it could not deliver the reconciliation that we need,” Trudeau told reporters after the reshuffle.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS:  Moon Jae-in Struggles to Form Cabinet Meeting His Ethics Standards

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Struggles to Form Cabinet Meeting His Ethics Standards

South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s quest for a squeaky-clean government is leading to delays in forming his cabinet more than three weeks into office, as efforts to find candidates free of even the slightest of ethics issues have proved challenging.

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JAPAN POLITICS: Cabinet Approves Bill to Allow Emperor to Abdicate

JAPAN POLITICS: Cabinet Approves Bill to Allow Emperor to Abdicate

Japan’s cabinet approved bill to allow Emperor Akihito to step down, paving the way for the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in nearly two centuries.

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SOMALIA POLITICS: 26-Minister Cabinet Named By Hassan Ali Khaire

SOMALIA POLITICS: 26-Minister Cabinet Named By Hassan Ali Khaire

Hassan Ali Khaire, who was appointed to the post by President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed last month, read out his list of cabinet ministers to reporters.

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JAPAN POLITICS: Shinzo Abe to Propose New Cabinet Level U.S.-Japan Talks

JAPAN POLITICS: Shinzo Abe to Propose New Cabinet Level U.S.-Japan Talks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will propose new cabinet level U.S.-Japan talks on trade, security and macroeconomic issues, including currencies, when he meets U.S. President Donald Trump.

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USA POLITICS: Official: Jeff Sessions Becomes Attorney General

USA POLITICS: Official: Jeff Sessions Becomes Attorney General

“Denigrating people who disagree with us, I think, is not a healthy trend for our body,” Senator Jeff Sessions said, referring to the Senate.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Downplays Cabinet Reshuffle Rumours

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Downplays Cabinet Reshuffle Rumours

“Just forget about it. I will tell you when I need to tell you,” South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said.

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GAMBIA POLITICS: 10 New Cabinet Ministers Sworn In

GAMBIA POLITICS: 10 New Cabinet Ministers Sworn In

Ten of the new Gambian government’s 18 ministers were sworn in, less than a week after freshly-elected President Adama Barrow arrived in the country following a major political crisis.

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ROMANIA POLITICS: Florin Jianu Cabinet Minister Resigns

ROMANIA POLITICS: Florin Jianu Cabinet Minister Resigns

Florin Jianu, Romania’s minister of business, trade and entrepreneurship, announced on Facebook that he was resigning. It is the “ethical to do,” he said, “not for my professional honesty, my conscience is clean on that front, but for my child.”

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump in First Full Week As U.S. President

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump in First Full Week As U.S. President

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses business and trade issues on Monday. Highlights of the day follow…

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Scandal Exposed! Sussan Ley Resigns

Australian Health Minister Sussan Ley said she had resigned from her Cabinet position amid an expenses scandal that has proved to be an embarrassing.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: After Anti-Settlement UN Vote, Netanyahu Hopes In Trump

ISRAEL POLITICS: After Anti-Settlement UN Vote, Netanyahu Hopes In Trump

“We have no doubt the Obama Administration initiated it, stood behind it, coordinated on the wording and demanded that it be passed,” PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Vincent Viola As Army Secretary

USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Vincent Viola As Army Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Vincent Viola, an Army veteran and founder of a high-speed trading firm, to be secretary of the Army.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Secrecy Damaging PM’s Brexit Preparations’

UK POLITICS: ‘Secrecy Damaging PM’s Brexit Preparations’

Secrecy damaging Theresa May’s preparations for triggering Article 50 and the Government’s plans for Brexit negotiations with the EU, Whitehall experts say.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Retains Top Prosecutor Preet Bharara

USA POLITICS: Trump Retains Top Prosecutor Preet Bharara

Trump retains Preet Bharara, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan known for pursuing cases targeting public corruption and crime on Wall Street.

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USA POLITICS: President-Elect Trump Back To Business

USA POLITICS: President-Elect Trump Back To Business

Trump has series of meetings scheduled to narrow down the foundation of his cabinet after spending Thanksgiving weekend at his Palm Beach, Fla. estate.

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