Tag Archives: Politics

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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17Feb/17

Reports of National Guard immigrant roundup “despicable”: Schumer

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says reports that the Trump White House is considering mobilizing National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants is “despicable.” Continue reading

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

16Feb/17

Trump says he is the ‘least racist person’

“Number one, I am the least anti-Semitic person that you’ve ever seen in your entire life. Number two, racism, the least racist person,” says U.S. President Donald Trump when questioned by reporters at the White House. Continue reading

15Feb/17

Trump campaign aides spoke with Russian spies: reports

Top campaign aides to Donald Trump were in communication with Russian intelligence officials both before and during the U.S. presidential campaign, according to reports from the New York Times and CNN, citing current and former U.S. officials. Zachary Goelman reports Continue reading

14Feb/17

Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns in controversy over Russian contacts

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigns in the midst of a raging controversy about his contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office, a White House official said. Continue reading