The US defence department knew that Saddam Hussein did not have weapons of mass destruction but kept Britain in the dark, according to an explosive new claim from Gordon Brown. In an extraordinary allegation, the former prime minister states that a secret US intelligence report into Iraq’s military capabilities was never passed to Britain and […]

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The hardest part for official Washington is not knowing what happens next. Amid the escalating criminal investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election, every corner of the city finds itself preparing for the unexpected. Democrats fret that President Trump might try to shut down the inquiry. Republicans worry that their last best hope for […]

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Having already arranged a round of golf against one of the world’s best players, Donald Trump’s Japanese hosts have hired the singer behind the online pop sensation of 2016 to entertain the president during his Asia tour. Piko Taro, whose infuriatingly catchy Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen (PPAP) became a viral hit, will sing for Trump and the Japanese […]

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President Jacob Zuma’s constitutional powers to appoint a commission of inquiry are not absolute but are subject to a number of constraints‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters has argued in court. Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi‚ representing the EFF‚ concurred with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s lawyer Advocate Vincent Maleka’s earlier argument that Zuma had “no free rein”. He […]

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Kenya’s Supreme Court has been hit by a shortage of judges to hear a petition calling for the cancellation of the repeat election planned for Thursday. Chief Justice David Maraga said not enough of the court’s seven judges were available to hear the case. The deputy chief justice’s bodyguard was shot by gunmen on Tuesday. […]

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Ivanka Trump is heading to Japan next week, where she will deliver a speech at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. On Friday, November 3, the first daughter and adviser to President Donald Trump will discuss women’s participation in the economy and women’s entrepreneurship at the World Assembly for Women 2017, according to […]

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Nairobi, Kenya – Politicians are crisscrossing the country, holding rallies as poll day fast approaches, but many Kenyans have had enough and want to see an end to the political crisis gripping the country. A presidential election rerun is expected to take place on October 26 after the Supreme Court annulled the results of the […]

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SEOUL (Reuters) – The United Nations nuclear watchdog’s chief said on Friday North Korea’s sixth nuclear test conducted on Sept. 3 showed the isolated country has made rapid progress on weapons development that posed a new, global threat. Tensions on the Korean peninsula have increased markedly since the test, which led to a new round […]

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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government on Friday rejected a call by the European Parliament for the release of Sen. Leila de Lima, a leading critic of the president who has been detained on drug charges, and told the international community to refrain from influencing her case. The Department of Foreign Affairs said a European […]

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