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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns

Turnbull criticised state governments for hampering onshore gas exploration. “We are facing an energy crisis in Australia because of restrictions on gas.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada Mulls Surge in Asylum-Seekers From U.S.

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Mulls Surge in Asylum-Seekers From U.S.

“It’s important for them (the Americans) to understand the impact of this flow on Canada,” said Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

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CANADA POLITICS: Chrystia Freeland Says Canada Should Prepare for Russia Destabilization Efforts

CANADA POLITICS: Chrystia Freeland Says Canada Should Prepare for Russia Destabilization Efforts

“It is public knowledge there have been efforts, as U.S. intelligence forces have said, by Russia to destabilize U.S. political system,” Freeland said.

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CUBA POLITICS: Castro Harshly Blasts Trump’s Mexican Wall, Trade Policy

CUBA POLITICS: Castro Harshly Blasts Trump’s Mexican Wall, Trade Policy

“You can’t contain poverty, catastrophes and migrants with walls, but with cooperation, understanding and peace,” Cuban President Raul Castro said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson to Christensen: Don’t Destabilise Government

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson to Christensen: Don’t Destabilise Government

“If you are elected to parliament with a party, then you should stay with that party,” Pauline Hanson to MP George Christensen: “stay where you are.”

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HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

René García Préval was born 17 January 1943. 1996 and 2001 he was Haiti President and 2006 elected for second term of 5 years. Read Rene Preval Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Passes Away

HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Passes Away

President Jovenel Moise described Preval as a “dignified son of Haiti,” in a statement on Twitter. The United States extended condolences, saying Preval had “shepherded his country through tragic times and good times.”

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HONDURAS POLITICS: Berta Caceres Assassination Takes Center Stage

HONDURAS POLITICS: Berta Caceres Assassination Takes Center Stage

Speaking to demonstrators, Caceres’ daughter, also called Berta, said her mother’s death had been an inestimable loss for all the people of Honduras.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ray Gould Quits Kalamunda in Signs of One Nation Disunity

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ray Gould Quits Kalamunda in Signs of One Nation Disunity

Candidate for Kalamunda, Ray Gould, told the ABC he was “giving it away” because the party had been dishonest with its candidates over its preference deal with the Liberals.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada, U.S. Join Forces on Tackling Border Asylum Seekers

CANADA POLITICS: Canada, U.S. Join Forces on Tackling Border Asylum Seekers

Canadian and U.S. officials are working on a plan to tackle asylum seekers crossing into Canada illegally, with American officials keen to discover how they entered the United States in the first place, said a source familiar with the matter.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Calls Ambassadors Home to Reshape Foreign Policy, Trade

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australia Calls Ambassadors Home to Reshape Foreign Policy, Trade

“At a time of significant global uncertainty, it is vital Australia harness the experience and intellect of our most senior diplomats,” Julie Bishop said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Manitoba On Front Line of Trump Migrant Crackdown

CANADA POLITICS: Manitoba On Front Line of Trump Migrant Crackdown

Hundreds of people, mainly from Africa but also the Middle East, are fleeing U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants, migrant and refugee agencies say.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Arrested for Helping ISIL Develop Missile Technology

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Arrested for Helping ISIL Develop Missile Technology

“We will also allege that he has been researching, designing and modeling systems to assist ISIL’s efforts to develop their own long-range guided missile capabilities,” McCartney said, using another common term to describe Islamic State.

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CUBA POLITICS: Oswaldo Payá Ceremony Takes Center Stage

CUBA POLITICS: Oswaldo Payá Ceremony Takes Center Stage

A ceremony to honor the late Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá carried on despite that island officials denied a visa to Secretary of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro and important Chilean and Mexican politicians.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: UN to Australia: Protect Indigenous Women

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: UN to Australia: Protect Indigenous Women

Indigenous children are about seven times more likely than non-Indigenous children to be subjected to abuse or neglect and about 10 times more likely to be in out-of-home care, the United Nations said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Joko Widodo Restore Full Military Ties

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Joko Widodo Restore Full Military Ties

“President Widodo and I have agreed to full restoration of defence cooperation, training exchanges and activities,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

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BARBADOS POLITICS: New Changes For March Against Gender-Based Violence

BARBADOS POLITICS: New Changes For March Against Gender-Based Violence

“We agreed we had to push up our march from 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m,” Director of Life In Leggings Caribbean Alliance Against Gender-based Violence Ronelle King.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Comeback Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Comeback Takes Center Stage

Abbott is portraying his book, “Making Australia Right”, as merely a policy discussion, a back bencher taking a pew in the Liberal broad church and raising urgent matters.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Clashes With U.S. Border Agents Powers in Canada

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Clashes With U.S. Border Agents Powers in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau defends plans to give more powers to US border agents stationed in Canada, saying travelers to be protected by domestic laws.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Will Not Halt Illegal Border Crossing

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Will Not Halt Illegal Border Crossing

Opposition Conservatives want Trudeau’s center-left Liberal government to stem the flow of asylum seekers from the United States because of security fears and a lack of resources to deal with them.

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