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Daily News
Rising pressure of Civil Society on goals of January 8of the authoritarian Rajapaksa Regime, re-emerged into the limelight of the cam
Rising pressure of Civil Society on goals of January 8
Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
of the authoritarian Rajapaksa Regime, re-emerged into the limelight of the campaign to continue the struggle for democracy and good governance in the country, and did cause a major dent in the Joint Opposition (JO)’s campaign against the... Read more
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iol.co.za
The lapdogs have their dayfew weeks attention switched to the election campaign, with the ANC’s usual ple
The lapdogs have their day
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
few weeks attention switched to the election campaign, with the ANC’s usual plethora of task teams, war rooms, programmes and plans, and even more talk about all of these. But compared with previous elections there seemed to be relatively little... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motion on IEBC Committee Due in Parliament WednesdayNairobi — A motion for the formation of the joint House Select Committee to loo
Motion on IEBC Committee Due in Parliament Wednesday
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — A motion for the formation of the joint House Select Committee to look into allegations against the IEBC Commissioners and the Secretariat as well as propose ways in which the poll agency can be reformed will be presented in Parliament next... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Capital CorrespondenceZIKA VIRUS, TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING: Voting 239 for and 171 against, the House
Capital Correspondence
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
ZIKA VIRUS, TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING: Voting 239 for and 171 against, the House on June 23 approved the conference report on a GOP-drafted bill (HR 2577) that would appropriate $56.5 billion in fiscal 2017 discretionary spending for transportation,... Read more
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The Star
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted this weekCapital Correspondence June 23, 2016 House Roll-Call Votes NOTE: House Speak
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted this week
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Capital Correspondence June 23, 2016 House Roll-Call Votes NOTE: House Speaker Tim Moore is not obligated to vote except to break ties. HB 1033 — Identification Card Fee Waiver/Disability: Waives the fee for a special identification card issued... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in the NC General Assembly this weekvotes were recorded for area members of the North Carolina General Assembly in
Votes in the NC General Assembly this week
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
votes were recorded for area members of the North Carolina General Assembly in the week that ended June 24.

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AllAfrica.com
Political PerspectiveAs Namibia reels under the weight of manifold social and other problems on the
Political Perspective
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As Namibia reels under the weight of manifold social and other problems on the increase, including poverty and unemployment, as well as the proliferation of violent criminal acts and rape, ruling party politicians continue to focus on defensively... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt's Chaotic Interference in Senate MattersThe suit filed recently by the federal government, alleging forgery in the elec
Govt's Chaotic Interference in Senate Matters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The suit filed recently by the federal government, alleging forgery in the election of the Senate President Bukola Saraki and other principal officers of the senate is crossing the line in the separation of powers. Apparently in need of something... Read more
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The Star
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted this weekkCapital Correspondence June 23, 2016 House Roll-Call Votes NOTE: House Speak
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted this weekk
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Capital Correspondence June 23, 2016 House Roll-Call Votes NOTE: House Speaker Tim Moore is not obligated to vote except to break ties. HB 1033 — Identification Card Fee Waiver/Disability: Waives the fee for a special identification card issued... Read more
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Daily News
Parliament-Introduction of RTI Bill a key election pledge of President: Gayantha If not f
Parliament-
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Introduction of RTI Bill a key election pledge of President: Gayantha If not for certain limitations imposed by the Constitution, Sri Lanka could have formulated the best RTI law in South Asia, Mass Media and Parliamentary Reforms Minister Gayantha... Read more
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Daily News
Time for reflexionOver 15 months have elapsed since the people’s victory of January 8, 2015 and t
Time for reflexion
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Over 15 months have elapsed since the people’s victory of January 8, 2015 and the first anniversary of the Consensus Government is drawing near. Hence the time is opportune for reflexion or introspection of how far the popular aspirations were... Read more
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Business Standard India
If Britain favours 'Brexit,' changes will come slowlyEuropean Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is that
If Britain favours 'Brexit,' changes will come slowly
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is that the nation will face a protracted political and legal mess. For all the drama the moment would bring, there would be no instant change. European Union citizens could... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would workthe European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is t
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would work
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
the European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is that the nation faces a protracted political and legal mess. British politicians frantically campaign for and against remaining in the European Union in the final hours... Read more
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The Age
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would workthe European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is t
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would work
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
the European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is that the nation faces a protracted political and legal mess. The process of decoupling would officially begin only when the British government chooses to invoke a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NBA to Adopt e-Voting At ElectionThe Nigerian Bar Association, NBA has concluded plans to use electronic voting
NBA to Adopt e-Voting At Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA has concluded plans to use electronic voting in its forthcoming general elections slated for July. The NBA president, Mr Augustine Alegeh, SAN, reaffirmed this at the just concluded National Executive Council, NEC... Read more
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The Age
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would workthe European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is t
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would work
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
the European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is that the nation faces a protracted political and legal mess. The process of decoupling would officially begin only when the British government chooses to invoke a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would workthe European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is t
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would work
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
the European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is that the nation faces a protracted political and legal mess. The process of decoupling would officially begin only when the British government chooses to invoke a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would workthe European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is t
Brexit: How the Britain-EU divorce would work
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
the European Union, about the only thing that everyone is sure to agree on is that the nation faces a protracted political and legal mess. British politicians frantically campaign for and against remaining in the European Union in the final hours... Read more
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Daily Maverick
X-Factor South Africa: Who can fill Thuli Madonsela’s shoes?of Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza, who represented the families of the Marikana minew
X-Factor South Africa: Who can fill Thuli Madonsela’s shoes?
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
of Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza, who represented the families of the Marikana mineworkers killed by police in August 2012, and Advocate Dali Mpofu, the Economic Freedom Fighters national chairperson who acted for the injured Marikana... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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Daily News
During elections: PM calls for banning Advertising by candidatesPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday in Parliament suggested including
During elections: PM calls for banning Advertising by candidates
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday in Parliament suggested including a Clause in the new Constitution to give power to Parliament to either ban media advertising by candidates vying for elections or to impose a ceiling for political... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soonWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soon
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:15 p.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she hopes Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton before the national convention in July. Speaking to reporters... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soonWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soon
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:15 p.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she hopes Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton before the national convention in July. Speaking to reporters... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsanswers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in Raleigh,
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
answers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, that Trump is pedaling "outlandish lies" and is trying to "distract us." She says, "That's why he's attacking my faith. Sigh." Clinton says he is... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsanswers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in Raleigh,
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
answers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, that Trump is pedaling "outlandish lies" and is trying to "distract us." She says, "That's why he's attacking my faith. Sigh." Clinton says he is... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsanswers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in Raleigh,
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
answers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, that Trump is pedaling "outlandish lies" and is trying to "distract us." She says, "That's why he's attacking my faith. Sigh." Clinton says he is... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsbetter-paying jobs, debt-free college, steps to allow companies to share their
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 4 days ago
better-paying jobs, debt-free college, steps to allow companies to share their profits with workers, ensuring Wall Street and corporations pay their fair share in taxes and policies to help families. Clinton says the nation needs to "make sure... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsbetter-paying jobs, debt-free college, steps to allow companies to share their
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 4 days ago
better-paying jobs, debt-free college, steps to allow companies to share their profits with workers, ensuring Wall Street and corporations pay their fair share in taxes and policies to help families. Clinton says the nation needs to "make sure... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Clinton invokes her Methodismof Methodism. Clinton was campaigning in North Carolina hours after Trump's sc
Clinton invokes her Methodism
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
of Methodism. Clinton was campaigning in North Carolina hours after Trump's scathing critique of her foreign policy record and her qualifications to be president. According to video of the closed-door speech, Trump told evangelicals in New York... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
GOP official worries about effort to block Trumpat next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three m
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
at next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three members of the 168-member Republican National Committee, and an expert on party rules. In a letter he's distributed to other GOP leaders, Ash says he's worried that some... Read more
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Naples Daily News
GOP official worries about effort to block TrumpFILE - In this June 18, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Dona
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this June 18, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks in Las Vegas. Trump's campaign is cycling $6 million into his companies through use of his properties; meanwhile, Trump has been on an... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
GOP official worries about effort to block Trumpat next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three m
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 4 days ago
at next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three members of the 168-member Republican National Committee, and an expert on party rules. In a letter he's distributed to other GOP leaders, Ash says he's worried that some... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
GOP official worries about effort to block Trumpat next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three m
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 4 days ago
at next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three members of the 168-member Republican National Committee, and an expert on party rules. In a letter he's distributed to other GOP leaders, Ash says he's worried that some... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
GOP official worries about effort to block Trumpat next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three m
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
at next month's GOP national convention. Bruce Ash is one of Arizona's three members of the 168-member Republican National Committee, and an expert on party rules. In a letter he's distributed to other GOP leaders, Ash says he's worried that some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Embattled TMG Boss Says Colleagues Attacking Him for "Refusing Jonathan's N2 Billion"of the Transition Monitoring Group, a coalition of over 400 civic organisations
Embattled TMG Boss Says Colleagues Attacking Him for "Refusing Jonathan's N2 Billion"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of the Transition Monitoring Group, a coalition of over 400 civic organisations working for the entrenchment of democracy and good governance in Nigeria, has attributed his alleged removal by some board members as an instance of "corruption... Read more
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The New Yorker
The G.O.P. Plan That Turned America Reddoubtful that he ever uttered—but in the late seventeen-eighties he was best kn
The G.O.P. Plan That Turned America Red
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
doubtful that he ever uttered—but in the late seventeen-eighties he was best known as a leader of the Anti-Federalists. He and his faction had tried to sink the Constitution, only to be outmaneuvered by the likes of Alexander Hamilton and James... Read more
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The New Yorker
How Women Changed American Politicsthe first female President in the nation’s history. She will also join John Qui
How Women Changed American Politics
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
the first female President in the nation’s history. She will also join John Quincy Adams, James Monroe, Martin Van Buren, and James Buchanan as the only Presidents to have served both in the Senate and as Secretary of State. If she loses the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
So Here's What Hlaudi Really Had to Say About the SABC and CensorshipIn light of the protests that took place outside the SABC's offices on Monday a
So Here's What Hlaudi Really Had to Say About the SABC and Censorship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
In light of the protests that took place outside the SABC's offices on Monday and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) ordering the SABC to explain its decision not to broadcast footage of destruction of property during... Read more
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The Atlantic
How American Politics Went Insaneafter a single wretched term. Voters are angrier than ever—at politicians, at c
How American Politics Went Insane
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
after a single wretched term. Voters are angrier than ever—at politicians, at compromisers, at the establishment. Congress and the White House seem incapable of working together on anything, even when their interests align. With lawmaking at a... Read more
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Daily Press
1st Senate district race will be contested, as GOP and independent candidates declareto run as an independent. Miller was re-elected with more than 59 percent of t
1st Senate district race will be contested, as GOP and independent candidates declare
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
to run as an independent. Miller was re-elected with more than 59 percent of the vote in 2015, after winning the 2011 and 2007 elections with 52 and 51 percent, respectively. The district, which runs from Williamsburg south to Newport News... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Warns Executive Not to Consider Its Maturity As Weaknessits President Bukola Saraki, his deputy Ike Ekweremadu, the immediate past Cler
Senate Warns Executive Not to Consider Its Maturity As Weakness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
its President Bukola Saraki, his deputy Ike Ekweremadu, the immediate past Clerk of the National Assembly Salisu Maikasuwa and the Deputy Clerk Benedict Efeturi to court on allegations of forgery of the Senate's Standing Orders in June 2015. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidency Plotting Coup Against National Assembly - SenateThe Senate has accused the presidency of plot to muzzle the legislature and for
Presidency Plotting Coup Against National Assembly - Senate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Senate has accused the presidency of plot to muzzle the legislature and force leadership change in the National Assembly. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, in a statement, alerted Nigerians... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
How SC members of Congress voted, week ending June 17$576 BILLION FOR U.S. MILITARY: Voting 282 for and 138 against, the House on Ju
How SC members of Congress voted, week ending June 17
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
$576 BILLION FOR U.S. MILITARY: Voting 282 for and 138 against, the House on June 16 passed a $575.7 billion military appropriations bill for fiscal 2017 that includes $43 billion in emergency funding through April 2017 for war fighting in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In ballot drives, $790,000 collectedGroups for and against proposed ballot measures have together raised more than
In ballot drives, $790,000 collected
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Groups for and against proposed ballot measures have together raised more than $790,000 and spent more than $542,000 through May, according to reports filed last week. More than half the money came from donations of more than $1,000, an analysis of... Read more
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Minda News
One-on-one meeting: Duterte and Murad talk peaceCITY (MindaNews / 18 June) – President-elect Rodrigo Duterte met with leaders o
One-on-one meeting: Duterte and Murad talk peace
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
CITY (MindaNews / 18 June) – President-elect Rodrigo Duterte met with leaders of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) late Friday night to discuss peace under his administration but held a separate... Read more
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Aljazeera
Profile: Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsiretaining a political buoyancy that kept it afloat throughout decades of regime
Profile: Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
retaining a political buoyancy that kept it afloat throughout decades of regime change. After Anwar Sadat took power and folded back on many of Nasser's socialist policies, the Brotherhood was once more eased into Egypt's political scene as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
T Suspends Acting Harare Mayor MbangaTHE opposition MDC-T has suspended acting Harare mayor Chris Mbanga for defying
T Suspends Acting Harare Mayor Mbanga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
THE opposition MDC-T has suspended acting Harare mayor Chris Mbanga for defying directives and disobeying party orders regarding Town Clerk James Mushore. Mbanga was appointed acting mayor by Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere... Read more
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