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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Says Ramaphosa Not Black Enough, He Only Pleases White People

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Says Ramaphosa Not Black Enough, He Only Pleases White People

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said the EFF wanted tenderpreneurs “who will not be used by whites”.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: 2-Day Strike By Opposition Takes Center Stage

VENEZUELA POLITICS: 2-Day Strike By Opposition Takes Center Stage

The strike will start early Wednesday morning Venezuela time “to paralyze this country,” said opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Cardinal George Pell Faces Sex Abuse Charges

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Cardinal George Pell Faces Sex Abuse Charges

Pope Francis pledged “zero tolerance” policy for sex abuse in Catholic Church. Pope Francis said he would not comment on Pell’s case until it is over.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Missile Could Reach US in a Year: Intelligence Officials

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Missile Could Reach US in a Year: Intelligence Officials

The officials also said that the new assessment shows they underestimated the determination of North Korean leader Kim Jung-un to race ahead with a weapon that could reach the US soil, even if it is not accurately engineered.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 14 Anti-Government Protesters to be Beheaded Including Michigan-Bound Student

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 14 Anti-Government Protesters to be Beheaded Including Michigan-Bound Student

“King Salman’s signature is now all that stands between them and their execution,” Samah Hadid, of Amnesty International’s Middle East group said.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Turkey Will Resist Western Bully: Erdogan

TURKEY POLITICS: Turkey Will Resist Western Bully: Erdogan

In concerns of US military over purchase by Turkey of Russia’s advanced S-400 anti-missile defense systems, Erdogan is looking forward to the deliveries.

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USA POLITICS: Official: Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Approved By US House of Representatives

USA POLITICS: Official: Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Approved By US House of Representatives

“Under Vladimir Putin, Russia has invaded its neighbor Ukraine, seizing its territory and destabilizing its government,” House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Ed Royce claimed in applauding passage. “Left unchecked, Russia is sure to continue its aggression.”

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USA POLITICS: Rexit? Tillerson Frustrated With Trump Mulls Quitting

USA POLITICS: Rexit? Tillerson Frustrated With Trump Mulls Quitting

Sources familiar with Tillerson’s conversations told CNN he is frustrated with President Trump and his administration that there may soon be a “Rexit.”

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UK POLITICS: EU to Theresa May: ‘No Brexit Bill, No Trade Talks’

UK POLITICS: EU to Theresa May: ‘No Brexit Bill, No Trade Talks’

“We can only start talking about a new EU-UK relationship if sufficient progress has been achieved in the three main withdrawal areas: citizens’ rights, the financial settlement and the border issue on the island of Ireland.”

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Goes on Holiday From Brexit Politics

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Goes on Holiday From Brexit Politics

British Prime Minister Theresa May was photographed with her husband Philip on holiday in Italy on Tuesday, the first leg of a three week summer holiday.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Will Accept Dozen Central American Refugees Within Next Few Months: Sources

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Will Accept Dozen Central American Refugees Within Next Few Months: Sources

Canberra pledged to take an unspecified number of Central American refugees under a deal struck with US president Barack Obama late last year.

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UK POLITICS: Trident Nuclear Submarine Replacement Plans ‘Unachievable’: Watchdog

UK POLITICS: Trident Nuclear Submarine Replacement Plans ‘Unachievable’: Watchdog

Arthur West, chairman of Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament: “The Trident program continues to be a shambles from a cost point of view.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: ‘I Am Making Good Progress’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: ‘I Am Making Good Progress’

Buhari: “As soon as doctors advise, I shall return to my duties and continue serving Nigerian people who elected me and are daily praying for my recovery.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Dismantling Controversial Metal Detectors From Temple Mount

ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Dismantling Controversial Metal Detectors From Temple Mount

The detectors “will be replaced by advanced technological means” that will enable “smart inspection” in the Old City of Jerusalem, a senior Israeli official who was present at the meeting told Haaretz.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: CIA, Mexico, Colombia Plotting Against Venezuela: Maduro Reveals

VENEZUELA POLITICS: CIA, Mexico, Colombia Plotting Against Venezuela: Maduro Reveals

Maduro, “The director of the CIA has said, ‘The CIA and the US government work in direct collaboration with the Mexican government and the Colombian government to overthrow the constitutional government in Venezuela and to intervene in our beloved Venezuela.’”

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USA POLITICS: Pentagon Wasted Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Buying Camouflage Useless Uniforms for Afghan Soldiers: Mattis

USA POLITICS: Pentagon Wasted Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Buying Camouflage Useless Uniforms for Afghan Soldiers: Mattis

“Cavalier or casually acquiescent decisions to spend taxpayer dollars in an ineffective and wasteful manner are not to recur,” US Secretary of Defense James Mattis added.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ogbonnaya Oji Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ogbonnaya Oji Biography

Until his death, Ogbonnaya Oji held the traditional titles of Ugwumba 1 of Amaoba, Dike Oha 1 of Oboro and the Traditional Prime Minister of Oboro Clan.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Must Prevent China From Grabbing Bhutan

INDIA POLITICS: India Must Prevent China From Grabbing Bhutan

The recent standoff between India and China over the Doka La area is one of the many tactical attempts by China at a strategic containment of India.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Restructuring Bogey And Its Latter Day Disciples

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Restructuring Bogey And Its Latter Day Disciples

God, be thanked, the APC, which holds the biggest chunk of the stick, being the party in power, has come out to clarify its position on restructuring and has indeed set up a ten-man committee to fine tune and present its position on restructuring.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s Ailing Buhari First Photo in Almost 80 Days

NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s Ailing Buhari First Photo in Almost 80 Days

The picture purports to show Buhari dining in Britain with senior members of his political party on Sunday, according to an accompanying statement from the presidency.

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