Category Archives: Politics

17Sep/15

Trump spars with Bush, Fiorina, at contentious Republican debate

Republican front-runner Donald Trump spars with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, former business executive Carly Fiorina and other presidential candidates in a debate.

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14Sep/15

New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is hounded by media over his shadow cabinet choices

Britain’s new opposition Labour leader defends his shadow cabinet picks against criticism there aren’t enough women in the top jobs, despite there being more women than men at the top table for the first time in history.

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04Sep/15

UK’s Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees

Britain will take in “thousands more” Syrian refugees, Prime Minister David Cameron says, changing his stance after an outpouring of emotion over the image of a dead Syrian toddler on a Turkish beach put him under pressure to act.

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31Aug/15

Republican presidential hopefuls Trump, Cruz and Bush appear on a talk show hosted by Sarah Palin

Donald Trump talks about his showdown with a Univision reporter, Ted Cruz lashes out at Planned Parenthood and the Obama administration’s Iran policy and Jeb Bush chides Hillary Clinton over emails as all three Republican presidential hopefuls appear on a talk show hosted by Sarah Palin.

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31Aug/15

Merkel: Germany must speed up processing asylum applications, fight right-wing extremism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says asylum applications must be processed more quickly to send back persons who were denied the status, adds that Germany must take a hard line on right-wing extremism.

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