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Leftists rattle rand with plan to nationalize South Africa's central bank

Added: 17.08.2018 14:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Opposition firebrand Julius Malema introduced a bill to nationalize South Africa's central bank, putting pressure on the ruling ANC to go through with a plan it shelved this year and rattling markets wary of threats to the bank's independence.


Former Malta opposition leader fears for his life

Added: 17.08.2018 8:04 | 5 views | 0 comments

Simon Busutill spent 10 years as an MEP before returning to Malta to lead the opposition. He now fears for his life amid probes into high-level corruption in Malta's government.

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Imran all but certain to become Pak's new PM as cracks appear within Opposition ranks

Added: 17.08.2018 8:04 | 21 views | 0 comments

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is poised to become the country's new prime minister as the Opposition alliance fell apart over the nomination of his challenger ahead of today's election in Parliament.


Poland's President Vetoes Election Rule Change Which Would Have Benefitted PiS Party

Added: 16.08.2018 19:04 | 18 views | 0 comments

Poland's president said he would veto a law which was approved by Parliament in July and was proposed by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party which would have benefitted larger political parties on Thursday, according to Politico. Andrzej Duda said the law would benefit larger parties, including the eurosceptic PiS and the main opposition group, since it would make parties need as much as 16.5 percent of the vote to win seats in the European legislature. Duda said he was sending the law "back to parliament for reconsideration" before he was headed to Australia for an official trip. “The proposed law goes too far from the required rule of proportionality,” Duda added. “Its introduction...

Donald Trump brands 'fake news media' the 'opposition party' as Boston Globe launches campaign against his treatment of the press

Added: 16.08.2018 16:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Donald Trump has branded the "fake news media" as "the opposition party" in response to the Boston Globe mobilising the US press to criticise the president on mass for his treatment of the media.

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'No shrinking violet': Mali's re-elected Keita

Added: 16.08.2018 15:59 | 17 views | 0 comments

Keita has a reputation for being generous, irascible -- and a stickler for French grammar Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who notched up a landslide re-election victory on Thursday, has built a reputation as an uncompromising leader. The 73-year-old won 67 percent of the vote pitting him against his former finance minister Soumaila Cisse in a run-off on Sunday, though the opposition has vowed to contest the outcome. "He believes in strong, centralised power, that is for sure," said former colleague Boubacar Bah. Keita, known universally by...

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Mali president Keita wins landslide election; faces uphill struggle

Added: 16.08.2018 14:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won a landslide victory in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the government said on Thursday, giving him a second term to try to turn back a surge in ethnic and Islamist militant violence.


Mali president Keita wins re-election with 67 percent of vote: official result

Added: 16.08.2018 10:44 | 5 views | 0 comments

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said on Thursday.


[Ticker] Poll: Sweden's social democrat-led government set to win again

Added: 16.08.2018 8:06 | 7 views | 0 comments

The red-green alliance of Swedish social democrats, leftists and greens are set to win the upcoming election, with a combined 39 percent support, according to a new poll published on Thursday. The conservative-led centre-right opposition alliance parties are backed by 36.6 percent, while the anti-migration Sweden Democrats are polled as second largest single party with 21.6 percent support. The general election is on 9 September.

Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission

Added: 16.08.2018 0:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July, electoral authorities said on Wednesday as the opposition called the result illegitimate.


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