Tag Archives: Politics


Hung parliament looms despite parties’s final efforts to win majority two days before elections

The leaders of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour parties directly appeal to voters, in the final push of Britain’s 2015 election campaign.

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Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Fiorina enters 2016 White House race

Former Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Carly Fiorina joins a crowded Republican field of candidates entering the 2016 presidential race.
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U.N. defends investigation protocol over French military abuse allegations in CAR

U.N. defends its decision to hand evidence over to French authorities from a 2014 investigation of allegations that French military personnel sexually abused children in the Central African Republic. A spokesman said the U.N. does not interfere with individual states’ legal systems and hopes France will bring any guilty parties to justice.
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Nigerian army rescues more women and children from Boko Haram

Nigeria’s military says it has rescued another set of women and children who had been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants and were being detained in Sambisa forest where the Islamist group has been holed up.
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Beauty and politics don’t mix for Miss Universe

(R Reports) – Upon returning home to Colombia, the reigning Miss Universe gets a warm welcome from President Juan Manuel Santos.

At a press conference, Santos describes 22-year-old pageant winner, Paulina Vega, as an inspiration for his country.
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Vatican and U.N. team up on climate change against sceptics

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says climate change is an “urgent moral imperative” as he meets the pope at the Vatican.
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Loretta Lynch sworn-in as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is sworn in as U.S. Attorney General and faces a raft of pressing issues — not least of which is the spate of deadly confrontations between mostly white police officers and mostly black men.
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British teen, 14, held in connection with alleged ANZAC Day plot

A 14-year-old British child from the north-west of England has been arrested in connection with a foiled terrorist plot in Australia.

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