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UK POLITICS: Manchester Arena Suicide Bomber Brings Tragic Twist to June 8 Election

UK POLITICS: Manchester Arena Suicide Bomber Brings Tragic Twist to June 8 Election 0

The Manchester attack will nonetheless change the agenda. Tragedy makes electoral politics seem trivial, but can still bring political consequences.

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USA POLITICS: Russia ‘Brazenly Interfered’ With 2016 US Presidential Election: John Brennan

USA POLITICS: Russia ‘Brazenly Interfered’ With 2016 US Presidential Election: John Brennan 0

Brennan said: “It should be clear to everyone Russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process and that they undertook these activities despite our strong protests and explicit warning that they do not do so.”

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SYRIA POLITICS: Samples From Alleged Chemical Attacks in Syria Reveal Evidence of Sulfur Mustard, Sarin: UN Official

SYRIA POLITICS: Samples From Alleged Chemical Attacks in Syria Reveal Evidence of Sulfur Mustard, Sarin: UN Official 0

“We must not allow ourselves to become inured to the ongoing allegations of the use of chemical weapons. This is an issue about which the United Nations cannot be neutral,” Izumi Nakamitsu.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Dismisses Zuma Removal Report as ‘Fabrication’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Dismisses Zuma Removal Report as ‘Fabrication’ 0

Zuma, 75, whose term ends in 2019, survived an internal bid to remove him in 2016 following a Constitutional Court ruling that he had violated his oath of office by refusing to reimburse the state for upgrades to his personal residence.

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GAMBIA POLITICS: Jammeh’s 86 Bank Accounts, 131 Properties Seized

GAMBIA POLITICS: Jammeh’s 86 Bank Accounts, 131 Properties Seized 0

“The government has obtained a court order to freeze and place temporary hold on all of Jammeh’s known assets and companies directly linked to him,” Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambedou says.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Duterte Declares Martial Law on Southern Island of Mindanao

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Duterte Declares Martial Law on Southern Island of Mindanao 0

“Duterte has already declared martial law for the entire island of Mindanao,” presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told reporters in Moscow.

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UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty

UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty 0

Prime Minister May’s character has become issue in the election campaign, raising its head after Tory lead narrowed to single digits in several polls.

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UK POLITICS: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Bomb Attack

UK POLITICS: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Bomb Attack 0

According to Amaq, a news outlet linked to the terror group, an ISIS member carried out the bombing which killed 22 and injured 59.

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UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack

UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack 0

“I offer my thoughts to the British people, to the victims and their loved ones,” Emmanuel Macron, newly elected president of France wrote on Twitter.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan

INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan 0

According to Pakistan police, Sheikh was walking along Nazimuddin Road in Sector F-8 area of Islamabad when he was stopped at a check post.

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USA POLITICS: 700,000 Foreigners Overstayed Their Visas in 2016: DHS Report

USA POLITICS: 700,000 Foreigners Overstayed Their Visas in 2016: DHS Report 0

This report shows “we have a problem with visa overstays in United States. The integrity of our immigration system is at stake,” DHS official said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke 0

The anti-corruption war may not be perfect yet but it had done tremendously well to cleanse the Augean stable and stench of dirt that preceded it.

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UK POLITICS: Innocent Fans Killed By Suicide Bomber as They Streamed Out of Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

UK POLITICS: Innocent Fans Killed By Suicide Bomber as They Streamed Out of Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester 0

“We ran and people were screaming around us and pushing on the stairs to go outside and people were falling down, girls were crying, and we saw these women being treated by paramedics having open wounds on their legs … it was just chaos,” said Sebastian Diaz, 19.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Man Set on Fire Sparks More Protests

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Man Set on Fire Sparks More Protests 0

Fernando Gudayol, a 50-year-old surgeon, said “the country is verging on catastrophe. The health system is a disaster.”

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WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34

WALES POLITICS: New Poll: Labour 44, Tories 34 0

The YouGov survey released on Monday showed a massive 16-point shift towards the Welsh Labour, putting it ahead of Tories 44 percent to 34 percent.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem 0

The meeting follows US President Donald Trump’s Monday talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem al-Quds.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested

NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested 0

The Biafra agitators had marched from the popular Spera-In-Deo junction to Presco junction Abakaliki to purportedly commemorate Biafra independence.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety 0

ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza says she is still waiting for a response to complaints she has filed over recent threats to her and her family’s safety.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Bola Tinubu Warns of Coup Threat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Bola Tinubu Warns of Coup Threat 0

“Just a few days ago we heard warning some people were trying to entice the military out of the barracks. I want to add my voice to that warning,” Tinubu.

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IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani

IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani 0

Hassan Rouhani said: “Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran? Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?”

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