Venezuela: How the most oil rich nation on earth was brought to the brink of collapse

Venezuela: How the most oil rich nation on earth was brought to the brink of collapse

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Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, took a highly risky decision this week. Not debasing the currency. Not rigging an election. Not ordering the arrest of opponents. He’s done all that already and survived. No. What Maduro did was to announce plans to rein in fuel subsidies. “Gasoline must be…

Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians

Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians

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Israel has rejected a report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres outlining options for strengthening the protection of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories. Israel’s UN Ambassador Danny Danon said in a statement late on Friday that “the only protection the Palestinian people need is…

‘We Won’t Surrender’: Erdogan Accuses US of Plotting ‘Economic Coup’ in Turkey

‘We Won’t Surrender’: Erdogan Accuses US of Plotting ‘Economic Coup’ in Turkey

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Earlier, the Turkish President warned of far-reaching consequences in the event the United States continues to disrespect Ankara’s sovereignty amid the ongoing deterioration in bilateral relations. Speaking at a congress of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan specifically…

I’m a journalist who infiltrated the Klu Klux Klan in 1979 — and exposed David Duke as the con man he was

I’m a journalist who infiltrated the Klu Klux Klan in 1979 — and exposed David Duke as the con man he was

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Spike Lee’s powerful new film, “BlacKkKlansman,” tells the true story of Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer who infiltrates a local branch the Ku Klux Klan in 1979. That same year, I also signed up to join the Klan. And at a…

INEC suspends Rivers by-election over violence

INEC suspends Rivers by-election over violence

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The Independent Electoral Commission has suspended the bye-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State. Mr Obo Effanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, who announced the suspension in a statement on Saturday…

BREAKING: Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has passed away, according to the United Nations.

BREAKING: Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has passed away, according to the United Nations.

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Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General, has died at the age of 80. The official Twitter account of the United Nations Migration Agency revealed the news of Annan’s death early Saturday: Two close associates of Annan also confirmed his death to…

Imran Khan Sworn In As Pakistan’s Premier

Imran Khan Sworn In As Pakistan’s Premier

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Former cricket star Imran Khan has been sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister after his party’s controversial election victory last month. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath of office in Islamabad on August 18 in a ceremony broadcast on national television. Khan,…

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