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Australian lawmaker
20 hours ago

Australian lawmaker

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian federal police were on Monday investigating a social media post by a government lawmaker that showed him aiming a gun and taunting left-wing …
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Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months
3 days ago

Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defense minister said on Saturday.


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South African police raid Gupta home, ANC to sack Zuma via parliament
6 days ago

South African police raid Gupta home, ANC to sack Zuma via parliament

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The ANC on Wednesday unveiled plans to sack South African President Jacob Zuma via a parliamentary no-confidence vote, hours after armed police raided the …
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South Africa
6 days ago

South Africa

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma was expected to respond on Wednesday to an order from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to step down …
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ANC orders Zuma to step down as South African president
6 days ago

ANC orders Zuma to step down as South African president

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s ruling party ordered Jacob Zuma on Tuesday to step down as head of state after marathon talks over the fate of a …
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South African President Zuma
1 week ago

South African President Zuma

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The ANC will decide President Jacob Zuma’s fate at a special meeting on Monday, the party’s new chief said, in what could be the most …
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German SPD leader bows to party criticism, says won
1 week ago

German SPD leader bows to party criticism, says won

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Martin Schulz, leader of the Social Democrats (SPD), abandoned a plan on Friday to serve as German foreign minister, seeking to end a party row …
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Let the games begin: Opening ceremony offers pageantry, politics
2 weeks ago

Let the games begin: Opening ceremony offers pageantry, politics

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — A dazzling display of swirling light and dance energized this sleepy rural corner of South Korea Friday as dignitaries, athletes and fans witnessed …
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'Get Out' Is a Funny and Brilliantly Subversive Horror Film
2 weeks ago

'Get Out' Is a Funny and Brilliantly Subversive Horror Film

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The opening scene of Get Out is a familiar horror-movie image—a stranger walking an unfamiliar street, in the dead of night, nervously looking over their shoulder at every …
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On Denzel Washington's Enduring Stardom
2 weeks ago

On Denzel Washington's Enduring Stardom

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The list of actors who have won three Oscars is vanishingly short. Walter Brennan (a character actor from Hollywood’s Golden Age), Jack Nicholson, and Daniel Day-Lewis are the …
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Can Marine Le Pen Win France's Presidency?
2 weeks ago

Can Marine Le Pen Win France's Presidency?

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Marine Le Pen is hoping the wave of populism sweeping the Western world carries her to the Élysée Palace.

“The wind of history has turned,” Le …
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