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UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

“A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries,” a PLA spokesman told Reuters. “She’s undergoing very urgent medical treatment now.”

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NAMIBIA POLITICS: Hage Geingob Biography

NAMIBIA POLITICS: Hage Geingob Biography

Hage G. Geingob was born 3 August 1941. He was the first Prime Minister after Namibia became independent 21 March 1990. Read Hage Geingob Biography.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum

“It will simply not be acceptable for the UK government to stand as a roadblock to the democratically expressed will of this parliament,” said Sturgeon.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.

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INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Priest’s Elevation a Sign Modi Moving Towards Hindu India

INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Priest’s Elevation a Sign Modi Moving Towards Hindu India

“Modi is saying India is a Hindu country and shall remain so,” journalist and commentator Shekhar Gupta said. “Hindus will rule, so you had better behave.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Defiantly Says Israel Will Continue Hitting Hezbollah in Syria

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Defiantly Says Israel Will Continue Hitting Hezbollah in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about the incursion on Saturday, claiming that the strikes targeted weapons shipments to Hezbollah.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ignoring Scottish Referendum Mandate Would ‘Shatter’ UK Structure: Sturgeon

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ignoring Scottish Referendum Mandate Would ‘Shatter’ UK Structure: Sturgeon

Sturgeon will press on with plans to hold a new Scottish independence referendum as announced earlier this week, and expects to get authorization from the devolved parliament on Wednesday to seek a new vote once the terms for Brexit are clear but before Britain leaves the EU.

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MOROCCO POLITICS: King Mohammed VI Names Saad Eddine El Othmani New Prime Minister

MOROCCO POLITICS: King Mohammed VI Names Saad Eddine El Othmani New Prime Minister

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has named Saad Eddine El Othmani of the Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) as the country’s new prime minister and asked him to form a government, a statement carried by MAP state news agency said on Friday.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Repeats Promise to Build New West Bank Settlement

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Repeats Promise to Build New West Bank Settlement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would honour his commitment to build a new settlement in the occupied West Bank, the first in two decades.

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NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Mark Rutte Fought Off Challenge of Geert Wilders to Win Election Victory

NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Mark Rutte Fought Off Challenge of Geert Wilders to Win Election Victory

“We were the 3rd largest party of the Netherlands. Now we are the 2nd largest party. Next time we will be number 1,” Wilders said.

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UK POLITICS: Philip Hammond Tax Policy Backfires

UK POLITICS: Philip Hammond Tax Policy Backfires

“I have decided not to proceed with the Class 4 NIC measures set out in the budget,” Chancellor Philip Hammond said in a letter to Conservative lawmakers.

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FRANCE POLITICS: UK PM Theresa May ‘Good At Getting It Wrong’: Marine Le Pen Says

FRANCE POLITICS: UK PM Theresa May ‘Good At Getting It Wrong’: Marine Le Pen Says

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May for hosting her main rival, centrist Emmanuel Macron, while apparently snubbing her.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

Scotland joined England in a political union in 1707. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded new independence referendum be held in 2018 or 2019.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Right to Launch EU Divorce Talks

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Right to Launch EU Divorce Talks

Prime Minister Theresa May has the right to begin what could be Britain’s most complex negotiations since World War Two.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit

“If Scotland is to have real choice that choice must be between autumn of next year 2018, and spring of 2019,” Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Has Brexit Backup Plan if Divorce Talks Fail: David Davis Says

UK POLITICS: Britain Has Brexit Backup Plan if Divorce Talks Fail: David Davis Says

“I don’t think, firstly, that is remotely likely,” Davis told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, responding to the report. “It’s in absolutely everybody’s interest that we get a good outcome.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and maverick nationalist politician Pauline Hanson faced questions about their leadership on Monday.

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JAPAN POLITICS: Akie Abe Grappling With US-Style ‘First Lady’ Role

JAPAN POLITICS: Akie Abe Grappling With US-Style ‘First Lady’ Role

“Somehow, the Abe cabinet had to compensate for the loss of women’s votes and Akie plays an important role,” said Mari Miura, a Sophia University professor.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Splits Over Post-Brexit Europe

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Splits Over Post-Brexit Europe

27 EU leaders without British Prime Minister Theresa May struggled to draft a declaration to be unveiled March 25 summit in Rome to mark EU’s 60th birthday

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UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days

UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days

European leaders are preparing for formal Brexit negotiations to begin within days should Theresa May trigger Article 50 next week.

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