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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Officers Kill Palestinian Woman Who Tried to Stab Them

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Officers Kill Palestinian Woman Who Tried to Stab Them

“Police responded to a life-threatening situation and the female terrorist was shot dead at the scene,” Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: Theresa May Officially Triggers Article 50, Tim Barrow Delivers the Letter to Donald Tusk EU President

UK POLITICS: Brexit: Theresa May Officially Triggers Article 50, Tim Barrow Delivers the Letter to Donald Tusk EU President

“The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union,” Theresa May told parliament nine months after Britain shocked investors and world leaders by unexpectedly voting to quit the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back.”

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Arab Leaders Reaffirm Support for Palestinian State

PALESTINE POLITICS: Arab Leaders Reaffirm Support for Palestinian State

“The Israeli government has since 2009 worked on wrecking the two-state solution by accelerating the tempo of settlements and the confiscation of land,” Abbas told the leaders.

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UK POLITICS: Donald Tusk to Britain: ‘We Already Miss You’

UK POLITICS: Donald Tusk to Britain: ‘We Already Miss You’

“Paradoxically there is something positive in Brexit. Brexit has made us, the community of 27 more determined and united than before,” Donald Tusk said.

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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Simone Gbagbo Acquitted of War Crimes

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Simone Gbagbo Acquitted of War Crimes

Simone Gbagbo had already been tried and convicted in March 2015 of offences against the state and sentenced to 20 years in prison, a jail term that was upheld on appeal this month.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Submits Ministerial Nominees Names to Senate

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Submits Ministerial Nominees Names to Senate

Buhari nominated Stephen Ocheni, of Kogi state and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe state, to fill the vacant labor and environment ministries, said the Senate on its official Twitter account.

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USA POLITICS: Spirited Hillary Clinton Jabs Trump Administration

USA POLITICS: Spirited Hillary Clinton Jabs Trump Administration

“These are bad policies that will hurt people and take our country in the wrong direction,” Hillary Clinton said, relaying what she had become one of her mantras since the November election.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Ahmed Kathrada Passes Away

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Ahmed Kathrada Passes Away

Laloo ‘Isu’ Chiba: “Comrade Kathy was humane and humble soul. He was determined revolutionary, gave his entire life to liberation struggle in our country.”

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INDIA POLITICS: Abattoirs Crackdown Spreads, Causing Muslim Unease

INDIA POLITICS: Abattoirs Crackdown Spreads, Causing Muslim Unease

The latest crackdown started after Modi appointed Yogi Adityanath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh state following the Bharatiya Janata Party’s landslide victory in elections there earlier this month.

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UK POLITICS: Steps to UK Leaving European Union (Image)

UK POLITICS: Steps to UK Leaving European Union (Image)

As the UK officially notifies the European Union that it is leaving, here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit – beginning with the basics.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syria Deal to Evacuate Shi’ites, Sunnis

SYRIA POLITICS: Syria Deal to Evacuate Shi’ites, Sunnis

“This is a demographic change on a sectarian basis,” said Rami Abdulrahman, Observatory director, calling it the biggest population swap agreement of its type. “There is great discontent over the agreement in Madaya,” he said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Meets With China After Extradition Treaty Failure

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Meets With China After Extradition Treaty Failure

Eager to head-off any possible diplomatic fallout, Julie Bishop met with China’s ambassador to Australia, Cheng Jingye, on Tuesday, the source said.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: All You Need to Know About UK Leaving EU

UK POLITICS: Brexit: All You Need to Know About UK Leaving EU

As the UK officially notifies the European Union that it is leaving, here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit – beginning with the basics.

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UK POLITICS: Good Morning Britain! Brexit Article 50 Triggered!!

UK POLITICS: Good Morning Britain! Brexit Article 50 Triggered!!

Brexit has begun, with Britain formally filing Article 50, a letter to the European Union giving notice of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the EU.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: UN Investigators Bodies Found in Congo

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: UN Investigators Bodies Found in Congo

Villagers in Democratic Republic of Congo discovered the remains of two UN investigators and their Congolese interpreter who went missing this month in an area engulfed in a violent uprising, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

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INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Hindu Priest a Handful for Modi in Heartland Indian State

INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Hindu Priest a Handful for Modi in Heartland Indian State

Adityanath was a key campaigner for Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh elections, and the thumping victory he helped deliver underlined how a divisive candidate could eclipse rivals who tried to reach out across communities.

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USA POLITICS: Tit-For-Tat: Democratic Attorneys General Target Trump, Republican AGs Target Them

USA POLITICS: Tit-For-Tat: Democratic Attorneys General Target Trump, Republican AGs Target Them

Attorneys general are top public lawyer in each state, charged with defending state agencies from lawsuits as well as initiating litigation on their own.

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PARAGUAY POLITICS: Congress Wrestles Again With Presidential Re-Election Law

PARAGUAY POLITICS: Congress Wrestles Again With Presidential Re-Election Law

Security forces surrounded Paraguay’s Congress on Tuesday while lawmakers argued over a possible change in law that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election, a move that the opposition says would weaken democratic institutions.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Military ‘Ransacking’ Recaptured Boko Haram Territory for Elusive Abubakar Shekau: Defense Minister

NIGERIA POLITICS: Military ‘Ransacking’ Recaptured Boko Haram Territory for Elusive Abubakar Shekau: Defense Minister

“We shall be patrolling and ransacking that forest for the whereabouts of Shekau,” said Mansur Dan Ali, minister of defense, told reporters in Abuja.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

“Scotland, like the rest of the UK, stands at a crossroads,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Edinburgh assembly at the start of Tuesday’s debate.

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