Tag Archives: Politics

14Jun/15

Bashir to leave South Africa , as planned, at the end of the AU summit -Sudan FM

Sudanese Foreign Minister says President Bashir is in South Africa to attend AU summit and will leave as scheduled despite South African court order preventing him from leaving.

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14Jun/15

South African court orders Bashir not to leave after ICC call for arrest

A South African court issues an interim order preventing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leaving the country, where he is attending an African summit, after the ICC called for his arrest.
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14Jun/15

Britain pulls out spies as Russia, China crack Snowden files – report

File footage of whistleblower Edward Snowden as the Sunday Times reports that Britain is pulling agents from live operations in “hostile countries” after Russia and China cracked top-secret information contained in files leaked by the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor.

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13Jun/15

Chinese hackers breach US military and intelligence data

U.S. (Next Media) – Hackers with suspected links to the Chinese government appear to have accessed personal information on US intelligence and military personnel, US officials said.
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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

08Jun/15

Newly-crowned Miss Tibet inspires women to stand up against China

Winner of Miss Tibet 2015, a beauty pageant held in India’s Himalayan foothill town of Dharamsala, hopes to inspire fellow Tibetan women-in-exile to stand up against Chinese rule.

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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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