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Kim Jong-un - North Korea Politics

North Korea Pulls Out Of Liaison Office With South Korea

“The North sees its nuclear issue and ties with the United States as a matter of greater strategic importance, so when they try to assert its position, they sacrifice the ties with the South, which is considered inferior,” said Shin Beom-chul of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul. Read more.

Editor’s Choice

Brexit

What Happens Next On Brexit?

If Theresa May’s deal is approved next week, Britain’s exit will be delayed until May 22 in order to give parliament time to pass the legislation necessary to ratify the deal.

Court Order - Judge Judgement Verdicts

U.S. Top Court Examines Electoral Map Manipulation

Last year, even though Democrats won roughly half the statewide vote, they won only three of the 13 House seats. Officials ordered a new election for one seat after allegations of ballot fraud favouring the Republican candidate.

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

Slavery, Colonialism

Should African Americans Get Slavery Reparations?

Talk of repaying African-Americans has been around since the Civil War era, when centuries of slavery officially ended. Some experts have calculated the worth of black labour during slavery as anywhere from billions to trillions of dollars. Adding in exploitative low-income work post-slavery pushes those figures even higher. Read more.

Americas & Caribbean

Asia

Kim Jong-un - North Korea Politics

North Korea Pulls Out Of Liaison Office With South Korea

“The North sees its nuclear issue and ties with the United States as a matter of greater strategic importance, so when they try to assert its position, they sacrifice the ties with the South, which is considered inferior,” said Shin Beom-chul of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul. Read more.

MidEast

Syria's Golan Heights

The World Against U.S. and Israel Claim to Golan Heights

“After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognise Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability!” Trump wrote on Twitter. Read more.

Oceania

Jacinda Ardern - Political Leader - New Zealand

Ardern Will Ban Military-Style Semi-Automatic and Assault Rifles In New Zealand

“On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too. We are announcing action today on behalf of all New Zealanders to strengthen our gun laws and make our country a safer place,” Ardern told a new conference.