The ask is no longer who will lead the Conservative Social gathering, however whether or no longer this might perchance well well continue to exist

The ask is no longer who will lead the Conservative Social gathering, however whether or no longer this might perchance well well continue to exist

THERE ARE few things that Britain’s Conservatives relish more than a leadership election. For candidates, it is a chance to talk about their favourite subject—themselves. For MPs and party members, it is an opportunity to trade their votes for favours or flattery. But the brighter Tories recognise that this is a leadership election with a…

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Right here is what all people appears to be lacking within the PBO’s climate protection math | CBC News

Right here is what all people appears to be lacking within the PBO’s climate protection math | CBC News

The simple math of climate policy rarely makes for straightforward politics.Consider this week’s analysis by the parliamentary budget officer, and the respective responses of the Liberals and Conservatives.Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions are projected to decline to 592 megatonnes by 2030 — a significant reduction, but still 79 megatonnes above the target to which this country has…

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Feeble Democractic rising neatly-known particular person and Afghanistan Battle worn speaks out for first time about PTSD remedy

Feeble Democractic rising neatly-known particular person and Afghanistan Battle worn speaks out for first time about PTSD remedy

When night fell and everybody else in the house was asleep, Jason Kander went on patrol.Tormented by nightmares about intruders breaking in and kidnapping his wife and his son, the Afghanistan War veteran and one-time rising Democratic Party star would rise from his bed and keep watch over his home.“I went almost 12 years without…

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Trump Is Urged to Fireplace Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

Trump Is Urged to Fireplace Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

Politics|Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act ViolationsImageKellyanne Conway, the White House counselor.CreditCreditTom Brenner for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — An independent government agency recommended on Thursday that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, his White House counselor, for repeated violations of an ethics law barring partisan politics from the federal workplace.In a…

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Politics this week

Politics this week

Police in Hong Kong used rubber bullets, tear gas and water hoses on crowds demonstrating against a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to the Chinese mainland. Three days earlier, perhaps 1m marchers thronged the streets, worried that the law would make anyone in Hong Kong, citizens and visiting businessfolk alike, vulnerable…

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The Takeout Podcast: A CBS Data long-established political podcast

The Takeout Podcast: A CBS Data long-established political podcast

Download, rate and subscribe here:  iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify and Stitcher.     Takeout Outtake Especial: DNC Chairman Tom Perez< 1 day ago · 9 minutes Takeout Tuesday! More from Major's conversation with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez at City Tap Dupont. On the menu: the Democratic primary calendar, delegate counting and when Perez expects to have a nominee. Daniel…

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A Political Renewal?

A Political Renewal?

Peter Wehner (C-SPAN) Peter Wehner on moving beyond ‘the death-match mindset’ that characterizes American politics Peter Wehner, the former George W. Bush senior administration aide and current senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, has some hopeful things to say about politics, believe it or not, in his new book, The Death of…

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Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells extra frustration for US tech giants

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells extra frustration for US tech giants

Amazon and Walmart’s problems in India look set to continue after Narendra Modi, the biggest force to embrace the country’s politics in decades, led his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party to a historic landslide re-election on Thursday, reaffirming his popularity in the eyes of the world’s largest democracy. The re-election, which gives Modi’s government another…

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Tariff Strive in opposition to Reveals Republican Divisions in Up-For-Grabs Arizona

Tariff Strive in opposition to Reveals Republican Divisions in Up-For-Grabs Arizona

ImagePresident Trump at a rally in Mesa, Ariz., in October. Arizona was once reliably Republican but is now increasingly up for grabs in elections.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York TimesCHANDLER, Ariz. — President Trump’s rancorous dispute with Mexico over tariffs and the border energized some Republicans and rattled others around the country last week.But in few places…

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Trump wants into the royal family

Trump wants into the royal family

Kate Maltby is a broadcaster and columnist in the United Kingdom on issues of culture and politics, and a theater critic for The Guardian. She is also completing a doctorate in Renaissance literature. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)Well, they did it. Ivanka Trump and…

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The Politics of Dystopia

The Politics of Dystopia

Why right and left both fear that liberal proceduralism might not be enough.June 8, 2019Here is a media story from the week that was. In the Netherlands, a depressed teenager died after seeking euthanasia, and a number of outlets reported that she had been euthanized by a clinic that accedes to suicide requests from people…

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Politics this week

Politics this week

Two days of ceremonies commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings of 1944. The queen and Theresa May, Britain’s prime minister, were joined by President Donald Trump of America, President Emmanuel Macron of France and many other national leaders from across the world. The events followed a state visit by Mr Trump to Britain,…

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When Politics, Prosecution Collide: Passe Criminal legit Calls Present Converse ‘Anxious’

When Politics, Prosecution Collide: Passe Criminal legit Calls Present Converse ‘Anxious’

Lawyer Reid Weingarten made his reputation by sending lawmakers to prison and investigating allegations in 1992 that a presidential campaign conspired with a foreign adversary to help its own election prospects. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption toggle caption Claire Harbage/NPR Lawyer Reid Weingarten made his reputation by sending lawmakers to prison and investigating allegations in 1992…

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Denmark’s Elections Sign How Mighty Europe Is Normalizing Anti-Immigrant Politics

Denmark’s Elections Sign How Mighty Europe Is Normalizing Anti-Immigrant Politics

DenmarkDenmark’s Elections Show How Much Europe Has Normalized Anti-Immigrant PoliticsWhen Mette Frederiksen, leader of Denmark’s Social Democrats, triumphantly took to the stage at her party’s election celebration Wednesday night, she rattled off a list of the policy priorities that had propelled them to victory. Sandwiched between the traditional causes of welfare and climate change was…

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Containing Liberalism’s Meltdown

Containing Liberalism’s Meltdown

If you aren’t yet sick of the French And Ahmari War — and honestly, you shouldn’t be; it’s about something substantive within conservatism — here’s a really good New Yorker interview about it with Ross Douthat.This part jumped out to me: Do you see a connection between the way the culture generally has developed and…

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Spying, treason and politics: President Trump usathe stakes in Russia probe wrestle without reference to scant proof

Spying, treason and politics: President Trump usathe stakes in Russia probe wrestle without reference to scant proof

CLOSE Attorney General William Barr told a Senate panel that he believes “spying did occur” on Trump campaign. He said “it’s my obligation” to explore that. USA TODAYWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is significantly raising the stakes in his public battle with the law enforcement and intelligence agencies that spent two years investigating him and his…

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Politics live: Sonia Gandhi to continue as CPP

Politics live: Sonia Gandhi to continue as CPP

Tamil NaduDraft National Education Policy: Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu against imposition of HindiOpposition parties in Tamil Nadu have opposed the three-language formula for schools in the State, as stated in the Draft National Education Policy presented by K. Kasturirangan Committee to the central government.Speaking to reporters in Chennai, DMK MP Kanimozhi said her party…

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Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Crew and Defends Trump

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Crew and Defends Trump

VideoIn remarks to CBS News, Attorney General William P. Barr defended the Justice Department against criticism it has received for its portrayal of Robert S. Mueller’s Russia investigation findings.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr ratcheted up his criticisms of the special counsel’s office and defended President Trump’s actions in a…

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Netanyahu’s future clouded by rivalry with dilapidated ally

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s complicated relationship with an angry former protege has sent Israeli politics into uncharted waters.By triggering an early election, Avigdor Lieberman has raised questions about the political future of the long-ruling prime minister who is bracing for expected criminal charges in a corruption case.He also has emerged as a…

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Thad Cochran Dies at eighty one; Lawmaker Brought Largess to Mississippi

ImageSenator Thad Cochran of Mississippi in 2013. A Republican whose politics mixed moderation on racial issues and business-oriented conservatism, he won three terms in the House of Representatives and seven in the Senate.CreditCreditJ. Scott Applewhite/Associated PressThad Cochran, a courtly Mississippi Republican who cultivated his constituents for 45 years as a congressman and United States senator…

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Thad Cochran Dies at eighty one; Lawmaker Brought Largess to Mississippi

ImageSenator Thad Cochran of Mississippi in 2013. A Republican whose politics mixed moderation on racial issues and business-oriented conservatism, he won three terms in the House of Representatives and seven in the Senate.CreditCreditJ. Scott Applewhite/Associated PressThad Cochran, a courtly Mississippi Republican who cultivated his constituents for 45 years as a congressman and United States senator…

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At elections for the European Parliament, a predicted surge by populists and nationalists failed to materialise, though such parties gained seats in Italy and Britain. The new parliament will be much more fragmented than the old one, thanks to a strong showing by green and liberal parties. The traditional main groupings, the centre-right European People’s…

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Robert Mueller’s Assertion Used to be Immense Recordsdata Since the Media Hates Reading

Mueller time. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock On Wednesday morning, Robert Mueller stood behind a podium and drily summarized the findings of a report that was released over a month ago. His remarks included no new information about his office’s investigation into Russia’s election interference, or President Trump’s alleged efforts to obstruct that investigation. But his…

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Italy’s comeback miniature one: How Silvio Berlusconi has managed to re-enter politics, in spite of the overall scandals

Just weeks ago, global news organisations were rifling through their obituary war chests as Silvio Berlusconi was rushed to hospital. The 82-year-old former Italian premier, known for his sordid sex parties and crashing gaffes, often on the world stage, was mid-campaign for the European parliament elections when he was rushed in for bowel surgery. Berlusconi himself feared…

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Has Narendra Modi ended dynastic politics in India?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Narendra Modi is seen by his supporters as one of their own Narendra Modi’s landslide win proves that his story of a humble tea-seller who rose through the ranks of his party to become India’s prime minister continues to resonate with people.People love stories – even more so when…

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Donald Trump: real genius

Sign up to get our new weekly column as a newsletter. We’re looking back at the strongest, smartest opinion takes of the week from CNN and other outlets. (CNN)If Washington politics were a movie, this week might be the time you turn to your companion and say, “Who writes this stuff?”: A President and “world-class deal…

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Meet the Iraq Wrestle feeble and presidential candidate who needs to raise on John McCain’s legacy of public provider for a brand contemporary skills

‘A call to action’ In 2013, Democrat Seth Moulton had a calling to serve on Capitol Hill. After unseating Democratic Rep. John Tierney — an 18-year incumbent and a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — in the Massachusetts 6th Congressional District general election, he went on to cement his seat when he ran…

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Meet the Iraq Battle inclined and presidential candidate who desires to lift on John McCain’s legacy of public service for a new technology

‘A call to action’ In 2013, Democrat Seth Moulton had a calling to serve on Capitol Hill. After unseating Democratic Rep. John Tierney — an 18-year incumbent and a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — in the Massachusetts 6th Congressional District general election, he went on to cement his seat when he ran…

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Donald Trump: true genius

Sign up to get our new weekly column as a newsletter. We’re looking back at the strongest, smartest opinion takes of the week from CNN and other outlets. (CNN)If Washington politics were a movie, this week might be the time you turn to your companion and say, “Who writes this stuff?”: A President and “world-class deal…

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How Liberalism Loses

An inflexible agenda and a global retreat.May 25, 2019ImageAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a Good Friday Easter service at St Charbel’s Catholic Maronite Church at Punchbowl in Sydney.CreditCreditMick Tsikas/European Pressphoto Agency, via ShutterstockIn Australia a week ago, the party of the left lost an election it was supposed to win, to a conservative government…

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The Flee War The Left Wants

I posted something earlier today about a progressive Baptist pastor praying at a Baylor graduation ceremony that “straight white males like me” would diminish in leadership roles. You will notice that virtue-signaling white people like this never, ever resign their positions to make way for a person of color, or some other minority with whom…

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As Oracle’s increase stagnates, insiders affirm that its all-vital cloud change has suffered layoffs, infighting, and confusion

Oracle began trimming its workforce in March — quietly laying off employees worldwide with rolling cuts that have continued through this month. And employees are bracing for more cuts over the summer, some have told Business Insider and other media outlets. Oracle acknowledged the layoffs, although it never announced the total number of jobs it…

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As Oracle’s growth stagnates, insiders verbalize that its all-vital cloud commercial has suffered layoffs, infighting, and confusion

Oracle began trimming its workforce in March, quietly laying off employees worldwide with rolling cuts that have continued through this month. And employees are bracing for more cuts over the summer, some have told Business Insider and other media outlets. Oracle acknowledged the layoffs, though it never announced the total number of jobs it would…

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Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did No longer Want

ImagePrime Minister Theresa May and her husband, Phillip, on Thursday at a polling station in Maidenhead. Her leadership has been consumed by the Brexit issue.CreditCreditNeil Hall/EPA, via ShutterstockLONDON — There was an odd feeling in the air Thursday, almost one of suspended animation, as Britons voted in elections for a European Parliament that Britain was…

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Early results from India’s election, which was carried out in seven stages from mid-April, showed that the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Narendra Modi would remain in power. During the campaign, Mr Modi had stressed Hindu nationalism more than economic development. See article.Pollsters swooned after Australia’s centre-right Liberal Party narrowly won another term in office…

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Narendra Modi has reinvented Indian politics

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many Indians seem to believe that Mr Modi is a messiah who will solve all their problems Narendra Modi has scored a resounding victory in the Indian general election, securing a second five-year term. The BBC’s Soutik Biswas looks at the main takeaways.1. The second landside is all about Narendra…

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It’s No longer Always the Extinguish of the World

Political prudence isn’t in vogue, but it should be.By Greg WeinerMr. Weiner is a political scientist and was a senior Senate aide to Bob Kerrey, Democrat of Nebraska.May 22, 2019ImageAbraham Lincoln as a young man.CreditCreditLibrary of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.President Trump recently declared that he won the White House in “one of…

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No Insurance policies? No Disclose. The Patchwork Brexit Celebration Is Crushing Its Opponents.

ImageThe Brexit Party leader, Nigel Farage, center, campaigning for the European Parliament elections, in Brentwood, England, this month.CreditCreditAndy Rain/EPA, via ShutterstockWILLENHALL, England — The candidates walked down the ballroom aisle to loud ovations and corporate rock, taking turns at the lectern delivering pitches for the Brexit Party: a deep-pocketed Tory known for churning through managers…

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Balancing Principles and Politics in Austria

Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz delivers a news conference at the presidential office at Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, May 21, 2019. (Leonhard Foeger/Reuters) Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s decision to break with the Freedom party might be a sign of good character, but it will come with political headaches. On Saturday, May 18, Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz…

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George Soros made 8 predictions about politics, financial markets, and Facebook – here’s how they changed into out

George Soros, Founder and Chairman of the Open Society Foundations listens to the conference after his speech entitled “How to save the European Union” as he attends the European Council On Foreign Relations Annual Council Meeting in Paris. Soros’ next book will be a summation of his core beliefs. PublicAffairs announced Friday, March 8, 2019,…

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California As of late: California As of late: Why California’s Water Disaster Is So Complicated to Resolve

California TodayImageMartha Sanchez’s son Emmanuel at home in East Orosi. Ms. Sanchez’s family has received notices not to use the water from the taps.CreditCreditRozette Rago for The New York TimesGood morning.(Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today delivered to your inbox.)When I was working for The Bakersfield Californian, I wrote about the…

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On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Simplest You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better

On ComedyThe comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch.ImageWanda Sykes in her new standup special, “Not Normal.”CreditCreditAtsushi Nishijima/NetflixIn her stand-up, Wanda Sykes periodically argues with the roll of fat around her stomach, which she calls Esther, after…

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The Convivial Society, No. 17: Hard Interfaces

No. 17     “Hospitality was a condition consequent on a good society in politics, politaea, and by now might be the starting point of politaea, of politics. But this is difficult because hospitality requires a threshold over which I can lead you — and TV, internet, newspaper, the idea of communication, abolished the walls…

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How My Fatherland Grew to change into the Epicenter of India’s Non secular Politics

Hindu nationalists rose to electoral significance from the debris of the mosque they demolished in 1992.By Pragya TiwariMs. Tiwari is a writer based in New Delhi.May 18, 2019ImageHindu nationalists outside the Babri mosque, Oct. 30, 1990, in Ayodhya, India.CreditCreditRobert Nickelsberg/Getty ImagesNEW DELHI — Ayodhya is a small, placid temple town in northern India, considered holy…

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Elizabeth Warren Gracious Transformed the Abortion Debate

Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Elizabeth Warren is not afraid. Today, she set out a proposal to integrate Roe v. Wade’s provisions for access to abortion into federal law. She even framed her proposal this way: Congress Can Protect Choice. And she’s right. Congress can legislate on abortion; the matter can be settled through politics, rather…

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Data Evaluation: Australia Longs for Bolder Politics as Beloved Leader Dies on Election’s Eve

News AnalysisImageThe Labor Party leader Bill Shorten, after placing a floral tribute to the late former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at the Opera House in Sydney, Australia, on Friday.CreditCreditLukas Coch/Australian Associated Press, via Associated PressSYDNEY, Australia — Just a few days ago, Bob Hawke, Australia’s popular former prime minister, released an open letter praising his…

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This site uses cookies to enhance your reading experience. By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies.OkayGood morning. How are you liking my guest hosting of Generate? What can I do better? Email me at amy@axios.com. Happy Friday! 1 big thing: OPEC’s tough balancing actReproduced from an IEA chart; Chart: Axios VisualsOPEC…

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The Hill’s Morning File — Provided by Circulation USMCA Coalition — Trump: GOP has `sure distinction’ with Dems on immigration

Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. TGIF! Our newsletter gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Co-creators are Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver (CLICK HERE to subscribe!). On Twitter, find us at @asimendinger and @alweaver22.President TrumpDonald John TrumpIreland Prime Minister says protests are ‘allowed’…

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The Day after day 202: Kirsten Gillibrand’s day out to Georgia showcases the changing politics of abortion for Democrats in 2020

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) speaks at a March rally near the Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York. (Julius Constantine Motal/AP) With Joanie Greve and Mariana Alfaro THE BIG IDEA: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) held a campaign event today inside the Georgia State Capitol to protest the flurry of antiabortion bills that have been passing…

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Bob Hawke: The rambunctious rogue who led Australia

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive key moments from Bob Hawke’s lifeIn an era of Australian leadership turmoil, the death of Bob Hawke, a beloved former prime minister, feels especially poignant ahead of a national election on Saturday, writes the BBC’s Hywel Griffith in Sydney.Australia loves a larrikin – a rambunctious rogue…

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Politics this week

The ruling African National Congress won South Africa’s general election with 58% of the vote. The party had never before received less than 60% at a national poll. Many voters were put off by the corruption that flourished under Jacob Zuma, president from 2009 to 2018. The ANC might have done worse but for Cyril…

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Viktor Orban, Hungary’s Far-Appropriate Chief, Will get Warmth Welcome From Trump

VideoPresident Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump lavished praise on Monday on Viktor Orban, the authoritarian prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s…

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Turkey Kurds: The bitter politics of the soccer pitch

Amedspor supporters are lucky to see their team playIf ethnic tensions in Turkey are reflected on the football pitch, then Amedspor and their Kurdish following are at the very centre of the field.The club represents the Kurdish-majority city of Diyarbakir in south-eastern Turkey, about 120km (75 miles) from the Syrian border, with a population of…

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