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Reuters
South Sudan president re-appoints rival under peace dealSouth Sudan's President Salva Kiir addresses the nation at the South Sudan Nati
South Sudan president re-appoints rival under peace deal
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir addresses the nation at the South Sudan National Parliament in Juba, November 18, 2015. South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar addresses a news conference in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, October 18, 2015. JUBA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
City of Cape Town Speaker, Dirk Smit and Provincial Government's Brent Gerber's Nepotism DeepensThe report that revealed how City Speaker, Smit and Provincial Government's Bre
City of Cape Town Speaker, Dirk Smit and Provincial Government's Brent Gerber's Nepotism Deepens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The report that revealed how City Speaker, Smit and Provincial Government's Brent Gerber organised jobs for each other's kids in their spheres of Government, deepens. The truth of the matter is that Smit organised a job for Gerber's son in his... Read more
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IMF
Director of the IMF’s African Department Concludes Visit to São Tomé and PríncipePress Release No. 16/49 February 9, 2016 Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, Director of th
Director of the IMF’s African Department Concludes Visit to São Tomé and Príncipe
IMF / Posted 5 days ago
Press Release No. 16/49 February 9, 2016 Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, Director of the African Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited São Tomé and... Read more
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express
Staying in the EU risks our NHS – voting leave isn't a risky choice, it's the sensible one Professor Angus Dalgleish, one of Britain’s leading cancer experts, warns tha
Staying in the EU risks our NHS – voting leave isn't a risky choice, it's the sensible one
express / Posted 5 days ago
Professor Angus Dalgleish, one of Britain’s leading cancer experts, warns that being part of the EU puts “intolerable strain on the NHS” and that it “could... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Parliament website’s English version gets Feni-3 MP’s party affiliation wrongAlthough he is an independent MP, the website, for the past two years, has show
Parliament website’s English version gets Feni-3 MP’s party affiliation wrong
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
Although he is an independent MP, the website, for the past two years, has shown him as an Awami League member. The officer in charge of maintaining the website declined to comment when the flaw was pointed out. But a rectification, describing Rahim... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Zika virus sparks abortion debate in Brazil By freelance contributor Adriana Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro The Zika virus
Zika virus sparks abortion debate in Brazil
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
By freelance contributor Adriana Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro The Zika virus has triggered a renewed debate about abortion in Brazil. Activists believe women must be allowed to legally have abortions in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach announces general election date in tweet Enda Kenny makes his announcement in Dublin yesterday The opening shots have
Taoiseach announces general election date in tweet
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Enda Kenny makes his announcement in Dublin yesterday The opening shots have been fired in what will be one of the Republic's shortest ever general election campaigns. Taoiseach Enda Kenny has... Read more
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Harrow Times
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Streatham Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Bury Times
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Bury Times / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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This is West Country
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
This is West Country / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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guardian-series
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
guardian-series / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Bolton News
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Kingston Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Gazette
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Gazette News
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Gazette News / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supportersLabour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducin
Tristram Hunt urges Labour to reconnect with English supporters
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Labour must embrace English "patriotism" and promise a referendum on introducing a national parliament, according to a former frontbencher. Tristram Hunt will urge the party to be more "honest" about worries over immigration and cultural identity... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch David Cameron being humiliated by 23 of his own MPs over EU dealDavid Cameron today faced a barrage of attacks in Parliament over his EU deal.
Watch David Cameron being humiliated by 23 of his own MPs over EU deal
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
David Cameron today faced a barrage of attacks in Parliament over his EU deal. Nothing odd about that - except a big chunk of it came from behind his back. Mirror Online counted at least 23 Tory MPs who undermined their Prime Minister's prize... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Art-World Insider Who Went Too FarThe Geneva Freeport, which may be the world’s most valuable storage facility, c
The Art-World Insider Who Went Too Far
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
The Geneva Freeport, which may be the world’s most valuable storage facility, consists of seven beige warehouses and a large grain silo in La Praille, an industrial zone a short tram ride from the city’s lakeside panorama of banks and expensive... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
New Gauteng MECs will strengthen capacity of govt MakhuraDavid Makhura adressing the media on the cabinet reshuffle. (Wim Pretorius, New
New Gauteng MECs will strengthen capacity of govt Makhura
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
David Makhura adressing the media on the cabinet reshuffle. (Wim Pretorius, News24) Johannesburg - Nandi Mayathula-Khoza has been appointed as the MEC for social development as one of three changes announced by Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
New Gauteng MECs will strengthen capacity of govt - Makhura"We assess the performance of government on an ongoing basis and we have now co
New Gauteng MECs will strengthen capacity of govt - Makhura
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
"We assess the performance of government on an ongoing basis and we have now come to the determination that we need to make a few changes in the executive council," Makhura said. The changes were aimed at strengthening "the capacity of government to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Former defence secretary Liam Fox hits out at proposed EU reform deal"None of these changes even come close to the fundamental changes promised to t
Former defence secretary Liam Fox hits out at proposed EU reform deal
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
"None of these changes even come close to the fundamental changes promised to the public. We are being asked to risk staying in the EU based on the back of empty promises from the EU that are not even backed up in Treaty. The only safe option is to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Alternative for Germany party's radical claims gaining tractionAlternative for Germany party's bold claims on asylum seekers bolster support a
Alternative for Germany party's radical claims gaining traction
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Alternative for Germany party's bold claims on asylum seekers bolster support ahead of state election By freelance contributor Andrew McCathie in Berlin A new anti-foreigner party — the Alternative for Germany (AfD) — has emerged as the big winner... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cosatu accuses DA officials of running 'jobs for sons' deal“The truth of the matter is that Smit organised a job for Gerber's son in his D
Cosatu accuses DA officials of running 'jobs for sons' deal
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
“The truth of the matter is that Smit organised a job for Gerber's son in his Department and that Gerber organised a job for Smit's son in Provincial Government‚” the federation said of the Democratic Alliance officials. “This son of Smit is doing... Read more
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The Manila Times
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs take officeJanuary 31, 2016 6:50 pm NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: In a modest dormitory in Myanmar’
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs take office
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
January 31, 2016 6:50 pm NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: In a modest dormitory in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw, novice MP Tin Thit recites a poem he has penned called “No Retreat,” steeling himself to enter Myanmar’s... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for officeNAYPYIDAW (MYANMAR) - In a modest dormitory in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, nov
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for office
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
NAYPYIDAW (MYANMAR) - In a modest dormitory in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, novice MP Tin Thit recites a poem he has penned called "No Retreat", steeling himself to enter Myanmar's parliament carrying the dreams of a nation left traumatised by army... Read more
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Rappler
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for officePOLITICAL SHIFT. In this photo taken on November 8, 2015, a poll official displ
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for office
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
POLITICAL SHIFT. In this photo taken on November 8, 2015, a poll official displays a ballot marked for the candidate of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) during poll tabulation in Yangon. File photo by... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs brace for office Published: 31 January 2016 12:10 PM National League for Democracy (NLD) part
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs brace for office
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 14 days ago
Published: 31 January 2016 12:10 PM National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi applauds as she attends a farewell ceremony at the Parliament in Naypyitaw. – Reuters pic,... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP leader warns some independence supporters may vote for EU exitMr Wilson said he was still weighing up how best to vote himself. "The SNP has
SNP leader warns some independence supporters may vote for EU exit
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
Mr Wilson said he was still weighing up how best to vote himself. "The SNP has a huge hinterland which may get impatient if it doesn't progress the leadership (towards independence)," Wilson, who led the party in the 1980s, told Reuters. "I myself... Read more
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Eu Business
Creditors heading to Greece amid bailout 'progress': EU — EU(BRUSSELS) - The EU's Economics Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici on Thursd
Creditors heading to Greece amid bailout 'progress': EU — EU
Eu Business / Posted 17 days ago
(BRUSSELS) - The EU's Economics Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici on Thursday hailed 'progress' in tense talks with Greek authorities over the country's bailout programme, with key officials heading to Athens to finalise negotiations. The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Banking inquiry members clash over ‘bias’ accusationMr Murphy said retiring socialist TD Mr Higgins stated his intention to oppose
Banking inquiry members clash over ‘bias’ accusation
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
Mr Murphy said retiring socialist TD Mr Higgins stated his intention to oppose the final report before the inquiry had begun its work. “The legislation, it was never going to do what you would like it to do and you knew that when you signed up,” he... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transitionNAY PYI TAW - President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's transition
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transition
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
NAY PYI TAW - President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's transition of power Thursday, in a last address to a military-dominated parliament before it makes way for a historic new legislature led by Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Myanmar President hails 'triumph' of democratic transitionMyanmar President Thein Sein hails 'triumph' of democratic transition Photo: P
Myanmar President hails 'triumph' of democratic transition
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
Myanmar President Thein Sein hails 'triumph' of democratic transition Photo: President Thein Sein (R) has hailed the transition which will see the NLD, led by Aung San Suu Kyi (L), with nearly 80 per cent of seats in parliament (Supplied: Myanmar... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transitionThe Southeast Asian nation, choked for decades under junta rule, is on the cusp
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transition
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
The Southeast Asian nation, choked for decades under junta rule, is on the cusp of a remarkable political transition after Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) thundered to victory in November elections. Myanmar's people are hoping her... Read more
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iafrica.com
Myanmar president hails transitionMyanmar's President Thein Sein. Credit: AFP President Thein Sein hailed the "t
Myanmar president hails transition
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Myanmar's President Thein Sein. Credit: AFP President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's transition of power Thursday, in a last address to a military-dominated parliament before it makes way for a historic new legislature led by Aung San... Read more
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Rappler
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transitionMyanmar president Thein Sein delivers a speech during the Peace Conference at t
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transition
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
Myanmar president Thein Sein delivers a speech during the Peace Conference at the Myanmar Convention Center in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, January 12, 2016. Nyein Chan Naing/EPA NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transitionNAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's tra
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transition
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's transition of power on Thursday, addressing a military-dominated parliament for the final time before a handover to Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy movement. Myanmar's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transitionNAYPYIDAW: President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's transition of
Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transition
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
NAYPYIDAW: President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's transition of power Thursday, addressing a military-dominated parliament for the final time before a handover to Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy movement. The Southeast Asian nation,... Read more
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Sun Star
Stockholm on my mind“IF it’s functional and also looks good, it probably came from Sweden,” our gui
Stockholm on my mind
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
“IF it’s functional and also looks good, it probably came from Sweden,” our guide, Barry, said as we rolled into the Northern European country last July. Action star Dolph Lundgren quickly came to mind—6’5” and blonde, more than 200 pounds of... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Bangladesh PM’s Vendetta Against Grameen Bank’s YunusIn 2012, the World Bank pulled out of its US$1.2 billion commitment to fund Ban
Bangladesh PM’s Vendetta Against Grameen Bank’s Yunus
Asia Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
In 2012, the World Bank pulled out of its US$1.2 billion commitment to fund Bangladesh’s biggest infrastructure project, a 6.1 km. multimodal bridge over the Padma River, because of clear evidence of high-level corruption. But when Bank officials... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commemoration of the Anglo-Zulu War's Battle of IsandlwanaHis Majesty the King and members of the Royal Family; His Excellency the Presid
Commemoration of the Anglo-Zulu War's Battle of Isandlwana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
His Majesty the King and members of the Royal Family; His Excellency the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma, and Honourable Ministers present; the Honourable Premier of our Province and his Honourable Ministers; Her Britannic... Read more
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Daily News
A citizen’s recommendations for electoral reformsI wish to summarize my recommendations and benefits accruing from electoral ref
A citizen’s recommendations for electoral reforms
Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
I wish to summarize my recommendations and benefits accruing from electoral reforms as follows for due consideration. 1. Given a decentralized Political Administration system of Governance, it is imperative to rationalize the number of MPs (225)... Read more
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