Category Archives: Politics

26Feb/17

Former CIA director denies involvement in leaks of Russia reports

In his first interview since leaving office, former CIA director John Brennan says he had nothing to do with the leaks of national security information to the media. Continue reading

25Feb/17

White House bars some news organizations from briefing

The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday (February 24), representatives of the organizations said.

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22Feb/17

Amnesty slams Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric

Amnesty International releases its annual report for 2016/2017, and says U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric has created an increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a “darker” place. Continue reading

21Feb/17

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93 on Tuesday (February 21). Last year he was confirmed as his party’s sole candidate for the next presidential election in 2018, when he will be 94 years old.
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21Feb/17

Malaysia says cause of death still unknown in killing of North Korean

Malaysian authorities say they have yet to determine a cause of death in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, and have yet to confirm the identity as no next of kin has come forward.

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17Feb/17

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn declines job

President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, has turned down the offer. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading