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FOREIGN POLITICAL DONATIONS TO BE BANNED UNDER SWEEPING NEW ANTI-ESPIONAGE LAWS


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made the announcement on Tuesday in what he labelled the most significant reforms to foreign interference laws in decades... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 0

IRISH PARLIAMENT TO DEBATE BILL PROPOSING JAIL TIME FOR SPREADING FAKE NEWS


The proposals will be brought before the Dail Irish Parliament on Wednesday by Fianna Fail TD MP James Lawless... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 1860

PAKISTAN CALLS ARMY IN AS 'BLASPHEMY' CLASHES RAGE


Pakistan's government has called on the army to deploy, after police were unable to break up a sit-in by religious hardliners. Islamist party activists on... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 55

'MICHEAL MARTIN DOESN'T HAVE THE POLITICAL COURAGE TO DO THE RIGHT THING'


A Cabinet minister has staunchly attacked Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin as the prospect of a snap general election edges closer... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 160

AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA: ZIMBABWE'S LITTLE-KNOWN NEW FIRST LADY WITH BIG SHOES TO FILL


Raised on a farm in ruralA Zimbabwe, she joined politics in 1982 and has been active for decades in Zanu-PF,..... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 133

NEW HEAD OF MACRON'S PARTY VOWS TO RECAPTURE ITS GRASSROOTS 'SOUL'


But La REM, which until now has focused on Macron's manifesto, must find fresh ideas for future local election battles... READ MORE

19th November, 2017 97

COLOMBIA'S FORMER FARC REBEL CHIEF 'TIMOCHENKO' TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT


Colombia's hardline right was unanimous in its condemnation of the Farc's political ambitions... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 474

'FAKE NEWS' DECLARED WORD OF THE YEAR BY COLLINS


Fake News declared word of the year by Collins... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 139

A NOTE OF THANKS TO MR HEATON-HARRIS


Mr Heaton-Harris ought not to worry about me and my colleagues poisoning minds against Brexit... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 64

SORRY, SEN. FLAKE: TRUMP IS THE 'NEW NORMAL'


Sorry, Sen. Flake Trump is the 'new normal'... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 270

ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT PARTY LED BY BILLIONAIRE WINS CZECH ELECTION


Such right-wing parties, which have taken root elsewhere in Eastern Europe, had been largely inconsequential in Czech politics... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 104

CZECH ELECTION WON BY ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT PARTY LED BY BILLIONAIRE


Andrej Babis, the billionaire leader of an anti-establishment party, is expected to become prime minister of the Czech Republic after mainstream parties fall short... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 1735

NEW RELIGIOUS NEUTRALITY LAW IN QUEBEC SPARKS DEBATE


A new religious neutrality law in Quebec is sparking debate across the country about religion and its accommodation in Canadian society... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 52

BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT SURVIVES FIRST VOTE ON LATEST CHARGES


The Chamber of Deputies already denied a request by Brazil's top prosecutor in March to try Mr Temer on a corruption charge... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 0

IN ITALIAN SCHOOLS READING MATH AND SPOTTING FAKE NEWS


A new program, aided by companies like Facebook, will aim to teach students how to recognize and stop the sharing of fake news and conspiracy theories... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 18461

KURZ AND CHARISMA: WHAT PROPELS YOUNG LEADERS TO POWER?


France elected President Emmanuel Macron, just 39, who revolutionised politics by launching a new liberal party, La Republique En Marche!... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 263

CHINA STATE MEDIA ATTACKS WESTERN DEMOCRACY AHEAD OF CONGRESS


China state media attacks Western democracy ahead of Congress... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 767

ANALYSIS | HOW DIRTY CAMPAIGNING AND FAKE FACEBOOK SITES CAME TO DOMINATE THE AUSTRIAN ELECTION


Pedestrians pass campaign posters for Sebastian Kurz of the People's Party and Christian Kern of the Social Democratic Party in Vienna... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 344

ONTARIO LIBERALS ACCUSE PC LEADER PATRICK BROWN OF 'TRUMP STYLE' POLITICS


But Brown says the ad simply states the Liberals' record as politically corrupt and that Wynne's party is the one that lies... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 4906

CLINTON: RUSSIAN INFORMATION WAR A 'CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER' TO WESTERN DEMOCRACY


Hillary Clinton calls Russian information war a 'clear and present danger' to Western democracy... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 573

LEO'S NOT SEXIST, JUST FRANK, MINISTER SAYS OF DAIL CLASH WITH SINN FEIN DEPUTY


He's done his very best in the Cabinet and there is a Tanaiste, a deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald, who is a women as well... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 0

ABE GAMBLES ON SNAP ELECTION AS KOIKE SURPRISES WITH NEW PARTY


By calling a snap election, however, Abe is jeopardizing his ruling coalition's grip on power... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 243

EMMY AWARDS 2017: POLITICAL SATIRE WINS THE NIGHT


The EMMY Awards are all about television entertainment. This year the spotlight was on political satire... READ MORE

18th September, 2017 7

DELI OWNER DELIVERS POLITICAL PUNDITRY FOR EGYPTIAN TV FROM WASHROOM STUDIO


Extra ketchup as usual? El-Gamasy owns the Lotus Deli in Ridgewood, Queens, a place known for its sandwiches, extensive craft-beer selection and its gracious, friendly owner... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 9

Trending News Headlines : Politics

FRESH EVIDENCE THE RUSSIA 'SCANDAL' IS A TEAM OBAMA OPERATION


The motive for that was supposedly to prevent Team Trump from burying it all once it took over... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 49844

TRUMP IS THE U.S.'S FIRST LATIN AMERICAN PRESIDENT


But Latin America has largely moved on from its populist demagogues... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 31449

POLITICAL APPS ARE ALL THE RAGE IN TRUMP ERA


Countable, one of the largest political apps, has flourished since the election... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 25469

ICELAND, A LAND OF VIKINGS, BRACES FOR A PIRATE PARTY TAKEOVER


The Pirates are riding on that wave, said Ragnheithur Kristjansdottir, a political history professor at the University of Iceland... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 15400

HOW CLIMATE SCEPTICISM TURNED INTO SOMETHING MORE DANGEROUS


Questioning climate science suits the interests of the fossil fuel industry, where the politics of climate change has long been seen to pose a direct threat... READ MORE

7th July, 2017 9111

DONALD TRUMP MAY BE DRIVING A YOGA TRANSFORMATION


Political division is boosting yoga and meditation, particularly among liberals... READ MORE

30th May, 2017 8501

ALEXANDRE BISSONNETTE'S JOURNEY FROM MODERATE CONSERVATIVE TO EXTREMIST TROLL


Identified with far right Bissonnette grew up in Cap-Rouge, a suburb southwest of Quebec City, where his parents still live... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 8080

WA ONE NATION CANDIDATE BRANDS SINGLE MUMS 'LAZY AND UGLY'


Earlier this week Pauline Hanson said she wouldn't let rogue candidates destroy the ambitions she has for One Nation... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 7436

FIGHTING A DEEP STATE OR ATTACKING CIVIL SERVANTS


This tit-for-tat cycle, scholars say, risks substantially weakening both Mr. Trump and government institutions... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 6559

FAR-RIGHT CANDIDATE CONCEDES IN AUSTRIA'S PRESIDENTIAL VOTE


The Austrian vote was a replay of elections in May, in which Hofer narrowly lost by 31,000 votes... READ MORE

4th December, 2016 6176

MACRON MARCHES ON AS HIS PARTY WINS LARGE MAJORITY IN FRENCH PARLIAMENT


The French president Emmanuel Macron's new centrist movement has won a large majority in the French parliament, according to the first official results on Sunday night... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 5860

THE PODEMOS REVOLUTION: HOW A SMALL GROUP OF RADICAL ACADEMICS CHANGED EUROPEAN POLITICS | GILES TREMLETT


Demonstrators gather near Madrid's Puerta del Sol for a March for Change organised by Podemos in January... READ MORE

31st March, 2015 5324

EMMANUEL MACRON: THE FRENCH OUTSIDER WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT


The best way to understand Emmanuel Macron is to know that what determines him is freedom, liberty... READ MORE

18th February, 2017 4545

WORLD WAR THREE IS NOW A 'SERIOUS THREAT', PROMINENT HISTORIAN WARNS


I think a world war is absolutely a serious threat, he said in an interview with Sky News... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 3567

LEFT-WING PARTY IN MADRID MASS RALLY


Bangkok post buoyed by greek vote spain's podemos calls mass rally 6 hrs ago... READ MORE

31st January, 2015 3473

FRANCE'S MACRON ANNOUNCES GENDER EQUAL LIST OF POLITICAL OUTSIDERS


The party of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has selected a diverse list of 428 candidates for parliamentary elections next month... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 3227

WHY ELECTING INEXPERIENCED POLITICIANS LIKE TRUMP IS BACKFIRING


Team trump comes through in the war on ms-13... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 2966

LE PEN LOSES LUSTER SIGNALING FAR RIGHTS RETREAT IN FRANCE AND MAYBE BEYOND


SOISSONS, France -- Just this spring, Marine Le Pen's presidential campaign drew vast crowds who enthusiastically embraced her National Front's stridently nationalist, anti-immigrant vision of France... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 2634

EMMANUEL MACRON EMERGES WINNER OF FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL RACE


Emmanuel Macron graduated from one of the world's most prestigous public administration universities... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 2544

HONG KONG PRO-DEMOCRACY LEADER DEPORTED FROM THAILAND


Joshua Wong has boarded Hong Kong Airlines HX772 earlier from Bangkok, Thailand, en route back to Hong Kong... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 2504

MACRON IS EN ROUTE TO THE ELYSEE, BUT MAY FIND IT HARD TO GOVERN


Francois Bayrou, 65 Veteran centrist and leader of MoDem, whose early support for Macron boosted the election campaign... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 2429

TRUMP MAY NOT WIN, BUT HE'S NOT GOING AWAY


The Republican Party also may well embrace Trumpist policies for years... READ MORE

13th October, 2016 2304

FRANCE ELECTION: VOTERS SET TO HAND PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON A MAJORITY


President Emmanuel Macron's novice political party projected to win the most seats in Parliament... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 2232

EMMANUEL MACRON'S IRRESISTIBLE CHARM


The thing about Emmanuel Macron is that, in the end, everyone gives way to the charm... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 2080

FIGHT TO IMPEACH BRAZILS LEADER TEARS AT FABRIC OF DAILY LIFE


Alarmed by the surge in social strife, some Brazilians have taken a hard line on political chatter... READ MORE

16th April, 2016 1791

ANALYSIS | WHAT THE FRENCH ELECTION HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT TRUMP AND U.S. POLITICS


France and the United States have vastly different political systems, cultures and parties... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 1773

WHO IS FRANCE'S PRESIDENT-ELECT EMMANUEL MACRON? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW


French President-elect Emmanuel Macron holds hands with his wife Brigitte during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 1647

WHY I WILL BE JOINING THE MILLION MASK MARCH ON 5TH NOVEMBER


The Million Mask March is a chance for the world to see our fight that continues day after day online... READ MORE

5th November, 2016 1606

FRENCH VOTERS FACE CHOICE BETWEEN HOPE AND FEAR IN RUNOFF FOR PRESIDENCY


Centrist Macron and far-right Le Pen offer starkly different visions, but Macron may win because voters fear the alternative... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 1394

OVER-THE-TOP POLITICAL CORRUPTION CASE ENRAGES MEXICANS


As power was decentralized from the federal government in Mexico City, state capitals became destinations for ambitious politicians, Estevez said... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 1385


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