Tag Archives: Politics by country

01May/17

Israel says Hamas trying to fool the world with new policy paper

JERUSALEM (MAY 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas will drop its long-standing call for Israel’s destruction as well as its association with the Muslim Brotherhood in a new policy document to be issued on Monday (May 1), Gulf Arab sources said.
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30Apr/17

Week ahead: all change for France, but not for Fed?

It could be ‘all change’ for France’s political leadership as Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in the second round of a presidential election. But, as David Pollard reports, ‘no change’ is expected as the Federal Reserve meets for its latest policy decision.It could be ‘all change’ on the political front as Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in the second round of France’s presidential election. But, as David Pollard reports, ‘no change’ is expected as the Federal Reserve meets for its latest policy decision. Continue reading

26Apr/17

Anti-Putin protesters get a smart phone app to help get out of jail

A smart phone app aims to give anti-Kremlin protesters a helping hand when they are detained by Russian police at demonstrations. Continue reading

24Apr/17

Macron “one step away” from presidency – newspaper

Independent candidate Emmanuel Macron is just “one step away” from the presidency, says France’s Liberation newspaper, after he wins the first round of voting in the country’s election.
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22Apr/17

Voters uncertain 24 hours before first round of French presidential election

With some 24 hours left to pick their candidate in the first round of the French presidential election, voters in Paris say many issues will be difficult to solve regardless of who wins the tight race.
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17Apr/17

Pence stresses “era of strategic patience” over as he visits Korean DMZ

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence say the U.S. “era of strategic patience” with Pyongyang is over as he visits the Korean DMZ.
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07Apr/17

Twitter refuses U.S. order to reveal user behind anti-Trump account

Twitter Inc files a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

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07Mar/17

How federal judges can override Trump’s new travel ban

President Donald Trump signed an executive order for a new travel ban on Monday, imposing fresh restrictions on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations entering the United States.
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06Mar/17

Flags, and a few fists, fly at pro-Trump rallies

Trump supporters held ‘Spirit of America’ rallies in 28 states Saturday, mostly peaceful gatherings in support of the U.S. Commander in Chief – marred, mostly notably, by brawls in the famously liberal city of Berkeley, California. Lisa Bernhard reports. Continue reading