Zimbabwe ruling party fires 11 parliament members allied to ex-president Robert Mugabe

January 19, 2018 1:48 am
Zimbabwe ruling party fires 11 parliament members allied to ex-president Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean senators and members of parliament react after the resignation of then-president Robert Mugabe, in Harare, Zimbabwe, on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF Party has fired from parliament 11 allies of former leader Robert Mugabe, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly continues a purge of officials that […]

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US lawmakers table bill meant to ‘tighten’ terms of Iran nuclear deal

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US lawmakers table bill meant to ‘tighten’ terms of Iran nuclear deal

A view of House of Representatives building at US Capitol US lawmakers have put forward a bill at the House of Representatives, seeking to “tighten” the term of a 2015 multinational nuclear deal with Iran, despite international warnings for Washington to stop attempts to undermine the accord. The so-called “Iran Freedom Policy […]

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Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

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Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

A view taken on November 23, 2017 shows the main building of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. (Photo by AFP) Russia says the United States has been leaking to the media the confidential financial data of the Russian diplomats based in America, thereby violating their privacy and diplomatic immunity. […]

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Ukraine seeks ‘new war’ by calling Russia aggressor: Kremlin

January 18, 2018 1:34 am
Ukraine seeks ‘new war’ by calling Russia aggressor: Kremlin

Ukrainian gunners fire from the artillery guns during a military drill on the shooting range not far from the small city of Divychky, some 80 kilometers from the capital Kiev, on October 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia has accused Ukraine of preparing for a new war after Ukrainian legislators […]

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Ukrainian lawmakers passes bill to retake control of eastern regions from Russia-backed forces

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Ukrainian lawmakers passes bill to retake control of eastern regions from Russia-backed forces

Ukrainian lawmakers have passed a bill to take back control of the country’s eastern territories from Russia-backed forces. The bill, which was ratified Thursday, described Russia as an “aggressor country” and claimed that the Donetsk and Lugansk regions had been “temporarily occupied” by Russia. The bill reiterated that Kiev needed to […]

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US President Donald Trump repeats warning to pull the United States out of NAFTA, again

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US President Donald Trump repeats warning to pull the United States out of NAFTA, again

US President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington, DC, US, on January 17, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump has repeated a threat to pull the United States out of a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. In a Wednesday […]

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US President Donald Trump absent for new US embassy opening in London

January 16, 2018 11:59 pm
US President Donald Trump absent for new US embassy opening in London

A Madame Tussauds wax figure of US President Donald Trump stands outside the new US embassy in Embassy Gardens in south-west London on January 12, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The new US embassy in London has opened its doors to the public for the first time but President Donald Trump […]

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US President Donald Trump is healthy thanks to ‘good genes’

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US President Donald Trump is healthy thanks to ‘good genes’

White House physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 16, 2018. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump’s health is “excellent,” probably thanks to his “good genes,” says the White House military doctor. Trump’s military physician, US Navy […]

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US President Donald Trump believes he could beat Bernie Sanders; aides concerned about Oprah Winfrey or Joe Biden challenge

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US President Donald Trump believes he could beat Bernie Sanders; aides concerned about Oprah Winfrey or Joe Biden challenge

US Senator Bernie Sanders (right) and TV host Oprah Winfrey US President Donald Trump believes he could easily defeat Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) if he challenged him in 2020, according to a new report, but his allies say Trump should be more concerned about a bid from Oprah Winfrey or […]

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Republicans having happiest times in 10-years: Gallup Poll

January 15, 2018 11:30 pm
Republicans having happiest times in 10-years: Gallup Poll

This AFP file photo taken on August 21, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump looking up a the partial solar eclipse with First Lady Melania Trump from the balcony of the White House in Washington, DC. While the majority of Americans disapprove of the way US President Donald Trump is […]

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No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

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No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon Scotland’s economy would contract by 8.5 percent and lose 12.7 billion pounds if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Monday as she unveiled an economic impact study. “There is no option short of EU membership that is as good as being […]

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