Category Archives: Politics

12Jun/15

DSK acquitted of “aggravated pimping”

(REUTERS) – It was expected and now it’s official.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer leaves a French court with the news of his client’s acquittal.

DSK, as he’s known in France, was found not guilty of hiring prostitutes for a party he and others attended.
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08Jun/15

G7 leaders pose for family photo

G7-Leaders

G7 leaders family photo

Canada
Prime Minister Stephen Harper
France
President François Hollande
Germany (2015 Chair)
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Italy
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi
Japan
Prime Minister Shinzō Abe
United Kingdom
Prime Minister David Cameron
United States
President Barack Obama

27May/15

FIFA probe a political attempt to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup – Russian anti-corruption watchdog

Russia’s anti-corruption watchdog chief says he does not believe the 2018 World Cup bidding process was corrupt and the FIFA arrests are a politically motivated attempt to strip Russia of the World Cup.

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26May/15

White House: Iraqi lack of will to fight ‘a problem’ in past

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Iraqi troops’ lack of will to fight Islamic State militants, an issue cited by the Pentagon chief over the weekend, has been a concern. In the wide-ranging briefing, Earnest also tells reporters the Obama administration has no backup plan if the U.S. Congress fails to act on legislation that would extend certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act.

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