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Veteran Bangladeshi opposition leader attacked as poll tensions surge

Added: 14.12.2018 11:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Ruling party activists in Bangladesh attacked a veteran opposition leader on Friday as he traveled through the capital, he opposition said, injuring about 12 supporters and inflaming tension just over two weeks before a general election.


Kosovo approves new army despite Serb opposition, NATO criticism

Added: 14.12.2018 10:44 | 11 views | 0 comments

Kosovo's parliament voted on Friday to create a 5,000-strong standing army, a week after Serbia's premier suggested the move could provoke military intervention by Belgrade.


Labour Party says UK PM May has failed to get meaningful changes to Brexit deal

Added: 14.12.2018 7:29 | 11 views | 0 comments

Britain's opposition Labour Party said Prime Minister Theresa May had failed to win meaningful changes to her Brexit divorce deal at a summit with European leaders.


Japan begins reclamation at disputed US base despite protest

Added: 14.12.2018 3:37 | 14 views | 0 comments

Japan's central government started main reclamation work Friday at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa despite fierce local opposition.

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‘Her skills are real’: How Pelosi put down a Democratic rebellion in bid for speaker

Added: 14.12.2018 0:23 | 16 views | 0 comments

While dissident Democrats scrambled to find an alternative to Pelosi, the woman who has led the party for 16 years methodically worked to undermine the opposition.

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Strasbourg attack: Macron slated for French security failures - 'How many more attacks?'

Added: 13.12.2018 17:05 | 15 views | 0 comments

FRENCH opposition leaders on the right and far-right excoriated President Emmanuel Macron’s government after Tuesday’s deadly attack in Strasbourg, warning not enough was being done to stop people suspected of radicalisation from committing terrorist acts.


Former Brexit minister Raab: Hard to see how PM May can lead on

Added: 13.12.2018 11:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

The scale of opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal means it is difficult to see how she can lead the Conservative Party forward, her former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday.


Democrats shift toward impact on jobs as climate change moves to the front of the 2020 agenda

Added: 13.12.2018 11:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

The move, a return to the party’s position a decade ago, seeks to smooth over opposition to carbon taxes in Midwestern states and elsewhere as candidates organize for 2020.

Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs

Added: 13.12.2018 4:23 | 12 views | 0 comments

Cambodia's parliament on Thursday amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to politics, which could see restraints lifted for more than 100 members of the main opposition party, dissolved last year.


May's confidence vote win doesn't change Brexit arithmetic: DUP

Added: 12.12.2018 23:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

A senior member of a Northern Irish political party that props up British Prime Minister Theresa May said her survival in a vote of confidence on Wednesday did not change the situation in parliament where her Brexit plan faces stiff opposition.


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