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Matteo Salvini - Italy News Now

Italian Charity Ship Defies Italy to Rescue African Migrants

Salvini said Mare Jonio should have let Libyan coastguard pick up the migrants. Failing that, it should have taken them either to Libya or Tunisia rather than disobey initial orders not to enter Italian waters.

Editor’s Choice

Emmanuel Macron - France Politics News

France Vows to Veto Meaningless Brexit Delay: Elysee Official

“Everything has been done to avoid a no-deal and a disorderly British exit,” the French presidency official said. “Now, we need a clear political choice in the United Kingdom.” Continue reading.

Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand News

Jacinda Ardern Calls For Global Anti-Racism Fight

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for a global fight to root out racist right-wing ideology following last week’s deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch. Read full story.

Political Quotes

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu - Nigeria Politics

Bola Tinubu Quote: ‘You Must Accept Results Of Free And Fair Election’

“Democracy is the toughest way of selecting a leader but the best system. With resilience of the people and strong determination we are getting there.” – Asiwaju Bola Tinubu quote. Read more.

Leo Varadkar and Theresa May - Ireland Politics - UK News

‘I Believe We Will Strike Brexit Deal’ – Irish PM Varadkar Quote

“As things stand, the UK will leave the EU on March 29, six weeks from now, with or without an agreement. I believe we will strike a deal.” – Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar (Taoiseach) political quote.

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Africa

Algerian Protesters Against Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Time For Bouteflika to Go – National Rally For Democracy Says

The National Rally for Democracy (RND), a member of the ruling coalition, has joined ruling party officials, unions and business tycoons who have abandoned Bouteflika in recent days, after nearly a month of street demonstrations protests. Read more.

Americas & Caribbean

Hassan Rouhani - Politics Headline in Iran Today

Iran Will File Legal Case Against US For Sanctions – Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani said he had ordered the ministries of foreign affairs and justice “to file a legal case in Iranian courts against those in America who designed and imposed sanctions on Iran”. “These sanctions are crime against humanity,” he added.

Oceania

Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand News

Jacinda Ardern Calls For Global Anti-Racism Fight

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for a global fight to root out racist right-wing ideology following last week’s deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch. Read full story.