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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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UK POLITICS: London Faces Greater Threat to Its Primacy Because of Brexit

UK POLITICS: London Faces Greater Threat to Its Primacy Because of Brexit

Brexit negotiations continue. The City of London is still rich, still semi-detached from the rest of the UK – but it’s running a little scared.

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IRAN POLITICS: US in its Treacherous Measures Against Iran 2015 Nuclear Deal: Qassemi

IRAN POLITICS: US in its Treacherous Measures Against Iran 2015 Nuclear Deal: Qassemi

Iranian FM Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says, “The countries of P5+1 group are not accompanying US in its treacherous measures against the nuclear deal.”

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: ‘Next Week Venezuelans Will Vote for Constituent Assembly’: Maduro

VENEZUELA POLITICS: ‘Next Week Venezuelans Will Vote for Constituent Assembly’: Maduro

“Who doesn’t go vote next Sunday is hurting the Republic of Venezuela, is hurting the right for peace,” Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said.

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HUNGARY POLITICS: Soros, EU Planning to ‘Muslimized Europe’: Viktor Orban

HUNGARY POLITICS: Soros, EU Planning to ‘Muslimized Europe’: Viktor Orban

”The only network which operates in mafia ways, which is not transparent… in Hungary is the Soros network,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.

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KENYA POLITICS: Kenyatta Recognizes Asians as Kenya’s 44th Tribe

KENYA POLITICS: Kenyatta Recognizes Asians as Kenya’s 44th Tribe

In a Gazette notice dated July 22, 2017 President Uhuru Kenyatta termed the Kenyan Asian community an integral part of the national fabric.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Mas Ermieyati Samsudin Says Jamal Yunos Not ‘Liability’ to Umno

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Mas Ermieyati Samsudin Says Jamal Yunos Not ‘Liability’ to Umno

Puteri Umno chief Mas Ermieyati Samsudin: “I saw his role in Sungai Besar by-election June 2016 and how he moved the party machinery. It was effective.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Scheer Rebukes Trudeau For ‘Mishandling’ NAFTA File

CANADA POLITICS: Scheer Rebukes Trudeau For ‘Mishandling’ NAFTA File

“I’ve always been worried about Justin Trudeau’s attitude towards trade,” said Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer.

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USA POLITICS: Top US General Says Russia No Longer America’s ‘Single’ Biggest Threat

USA POLITICS: Top US General Says Russia No Longer America’s ‘Single’ Biggest Threat

“Obviously, North Korea today from a sense-of-urgency perspective would be our number one challenge,” Dunford Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump ‘Happy’ With New Russia Sanctions Bill

USA POLITICS: Trump ‘Happy’ With New Russia Sanctions Bill

The administration of US president Donald Trump is “happy” with the latest congressional push for more sanctions against Russia, says the White House.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Jerusalem Mosque Metal Detectors to Stay: Israel Says

ISRAEL POLITICS: Jerusalem Mosque Metal Detectors to Stay: Israel Says

“If they (Palestinians) do not want to enter the mosque, then let them not enter the mosque,” Tzachi Hanegbi, Israeli minister for regional development and a senior member of the ruling Likud party, told Israel’s Army Radio.

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PAKISTAN POLITICS: Imran Khan Welcomes PML-N Defectors to PTI

PAKISTAN POLITICS: Imran Khan Welcomes PML-N Defectors to PTI

Uncertainty surrounding the fate of PM Nawaz Sharif in the context of Panamagate has given Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) unique opportunity

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Go Back to Roots, Fight Graft: Sisulu Says

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Go Back to Roots, Fight Graft: Sisulu Says

“I would like you to stand with me, because we have to save ANC. Saving the ANC is to save South Africa,” Sisulu said in a speech in Kliptown, Soweto.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton Calls for Postal Vote on Same-Sex Marriage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Peter Dutton Calls for Postal Vote on Same-Sex Marriage

“I’m working on the assumption that this issue is going to be dealt with in this parliament,” Peter Dutton said in proposing a postal vote.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Calls for New 48-Hour Nationwide Strike

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Calls for New 48-Hour Nationwide Strike

Venezuela’s opposition has called for a fresh strike following clashes between government forces and protesters in the capital, Caracas.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU to US: Sanction Russia, Face ‘Unintended Consequences’

EUROPE POLITICS: EU to US: Sanction Russia, Face ‘Unintended Consequences’

“We understand that the Russia/Iran sanctions bill is driven primarily by domestic considerations,” read the statement in reference to a last month bill passed by US Senate.

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USA POLITICS: Trump: USS Ford is ‘100,000-ton Message to the World’, America’s Enemies Will ‘Shake With Fear’

USA POLITICS: Trump: USS Ford is ‘100,000-ton Message to the World’, America’s Enemies Will ‘Shake With Fear’

“Our allies will rest easy and our enemies will shake with fear because everyone will know America is coming, and America is coming strong,” Trump said.

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HAWAII POLITICS: Hawaii Prepares for ‘Unlikely’ Missile Attack By North Korea

HAWAII POLITICS: Hawaii Prepares for ‘Unlikely’ Missile Attack By North Korea

Hawaii is first state in US to plan missile preparedness following North Korea’s 4th of July announcement it developed intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US.

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