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USA POLITICS: Trump Asks His Lawyers if he Can Pardon Himself Over Russia Investigation

USA POLITICS: Trump Asks His Lawyers if he Can Pardon Himself Over Russia Investigation

“This is not in the context of, ‘I can’t wait to pardon myself’,” a close adviser told the Washington Post.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Remain PM Until 2020: Grayling Transport Minister

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Remain PM Until 2020: Grayling Transport Minister

When asked whether he thought May would still be PM in 2020, Grayling said, “I absolutely want her to be and I think she will be.”

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MEXICO POLITICS: 2,234 People Killed in Deadliest Month in 20 Years

MEXICO POLITICS: 2,234 People Killed in Deadliest Month in 20 Years

Mexico’s spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country’s deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data.

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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Julius Malema’s EFF Party Condemns Edgar Lungu’s Dictatorship

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Julius Malema’s EFF Party Condemns Edgar Lungu’s Dictatorship

EFF notes with grave concern the political developments in the Republic of Zambia, under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu. The EFF further notes the growing dictatorship and political intolerance.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU, UK Disagree on 22 of 44 Issues on Brexit Talks

EUROPE POLITICS: EU, UK Disagree on 22 of 44 Issues on Brexit Talks

Britain and the European Union have failed to reach an agreement on the future rights of EU citizens in the UK and Britons in Europe after Brexit. The EU and UK Brexit teams failed to reach an agreement on 22

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Chinese Spy Ship Encroaches Australian Coast  Near Drills Area

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Chinese Spy Ship Encroaches Australian Coast Near Drills Area

Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy Type 815 Dongdiao-class auxiliary general intelligence vessel was operating off the northeast coast during the Talisman Sabre war games, the ADF said in a statement.

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IRAQ POLITICS: US Created ISIS Now Claims Victory Over It: Iraqi VP al-Maliki Talks Tough

IRAQ POLITICS: US Created ISIS Now Claims Victory Over It: Iraqi VP al-Maliki Talks Tough

“Yes, they supported us with aviation, but the main credit goes to the Iraqi soldiers, people’s militia, Iraqi air force,” al-Maliki stated in his interview with the Russian news agency.

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SYRIA POLITICS: US Coalition Must Pay for ‘Illegitimately’ Destroying Syria: Damascus to UN

SYRIA POLITICS: US Coalition Must Pay for ‘Illegitimately’ Destroying Syria: Damascus to UN

Syria wants the US and its allies to pay for the destruction of Syrian infrastructure and to bear legal responsibility for “illegitimately” bombing civilian targets, Damascus has told the UN, demanding that the American-led coalition strikes stop.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Approves New Naval Strategy US Considers Threat

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Approves New Naval Strategy US Considers Threat

Putin’s decree also points out that Russia’s navy is “one of the most effective tools of strategic (nuclear and non-nuclear) containment, including in preventing a global strike.”

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USA POLITICS: Why United States Must Avoid War With Iran: New York Times Explains

USA POLITICS: Why United States Must Avoid War With Iran: New York Times Explains

“The last thing the United States needs is another war in the Middle East,” the paper said in the opinion piece,” The New York Times.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Evicted White Farmers Dispute Government Compensation Claims

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Evicted White Farmers Dispute Government Compensation Claims

Zimbabwe grabbed world headlines in 2000 when supporters of 93-year-old Mugabe invaded white-owned farms and evicted their owners, often violently.

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USA POLITICS: Sean Spicer Resigns

USA POLITICS: Sean Spicer Resigns

Sean Spicer’s departure reflected turmoil within Trump’s legal and communication teams amid a widening investigation into possible ties between Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and Russia, a problem undermining the White House’s policy agenda.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Trying to ‘Deny Palestinian Heritage’: Shakdam, Director of Shafaqna Institute

ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Trying to ‘Deny Palestinian Heritage’: Shakdam, Director of Shafaqna Institute

Catherine Shakdam, director of Shafaqna Middle Eastern Studies, Israeli regime is trying to “exacerbate hatred and divisions” within religious communities.

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USA POLITICS: Anthony Scaramucci Biography

USA POLITICS: Anthony Scaramucci Biography

Anthony Scaramucci (born January 6, 1964) is an American financier, entrepreneur and author. Read Anthony Scaramucci Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: 5 Contentious NAFTA Issues to Create Friction Between Canada, US

CANADA POLITICS: 5 Contentious NAFTA Issues to Create Friction Between Canada, US

The U.S. wants Canada to allow a whopping increase in the value of goods American companies can send into Canada without paying an import tax.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin’s Syrian Zugzwang

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin’s Syrian Zugzwang

Putin’s attempts to satisfy his own ambitions and restore the image of the super state will result in strained relations with those states of the region which are the important economic partners of Russia, first of all, Turkey and Israel.

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GEMANY POLITICS: Another Russia’s Foreign Policy Fiasco

GEMANY POLITICS: Another Russia’s Foreign Policy Fiasco

As part of G20 Summit held in Hamburg, a long-awaited meeting of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin took place. That was a main topic in world mass media for several weeks.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer to Raise Taxes, Freeze Spending

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer to Raise Taxes, Freeze Spending

Brazil’s’s renewed austerity effort is justified by President Michel Temer’s year-long administration as necessary step to rebuild trust with investors.

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CANADA POLITICS: Kelly Knight Craft New Trump Ambassador to Canada Faces Senate Hearing

CANADA POLITICS: Kelly Knight Craft New Trump Ambassador to Canada Faces Senate Hearing

Kelly Knight Craft will testify before the Senate committee on foreign relations in a joint session with Trump’s nominees for ambassador to NATO and the U.K.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Visits Veteran Rights Activist Lyudmila Alekseyeva on Her 90th Birthday

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Visits Veteran Rights Activist Lyudmila Alekseyeva on Her 90th Birthday

“For my whole life I was doing hell-knows-what and now the president comes to congratulate me. Before, such things never happened,” RIA Novosti quoted Alekseyeva as saying.

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