Tag Archives: Politics

15Mar/15

Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman runs alone in 2015 polls

Israel’s foreign minister, Moldovan-born Lieberman, 56, heads the ultranationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party, which ran jointly with Likud in the 2013 election.

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15Mar/15

Sec State Kerry on Syria’s Assad: “We have to negotiate”

(NVO) – The United States will have to negotiate with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a political transition in Syria and is exploring ways to pressure him into agreeing to talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told CBS News in an interview.
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15Mar/15

Naftali Bennett, leader of ultranationalist party, runs for top cabinet post in upcoming poll

Naftali Bennett, leader of the far-right Jewish Home party, who emerged as a surprise success story in the 2013 election, is now widely seen as being in the running for a top cabinet post, if Netanyahu forms the next governing coalition.
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10Mar/15

Profile of “Bibi” Netanyahu ahead of March 17 poll

Popularly known as “Bibi”, Netanyahu, 65, is seeking a fourth term as prime minister as head of the right-wing Likud party.

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10Mar/15

Ivory Coast jails ex-first lady for 20 years over poll violence

Mixed reactions follow the jailing of former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo.

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10Mar/15

Hillary Clinton: ‘It would have been better to have second email address’

(NVO) – Likely Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday it would have been better if she had used a government email account and a separate mobile device as U.S. secretary of state, but said the vast majority of her correspondence went to employees using government addresses.
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