Monday, January 23, 2017

Politics

Politics Pertinent

Trump spoke at the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr declared ‘I have a dream’, and told the largely white crowd: ‘You’re not forgotten any more’Donald Trump staked his claim to Washington on Thursday by promising to “make America...
Which makes sense, considering Trump once said “Islam hates us.”An evangelical pastor who thinks Islam is “evil” is set to deliver prayers on Friday at the inauguration ceremony for a president-elect who thinks “Islam hates us.”Rev. Franklin Graham is among six...
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to step down despite the threat of military intervention by neighbouring states.Adama Barrow, who beat him in elections last month, is due to be inaugurated as the new president on Thursday, but Mr...
Chinese Paper Calls Tillerson’s South Sea Threat ‘Foolish’China’s state media rebuffed a suggestion by President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state that Beijing must be denied access to reclaimed reefs in the disputed waters of the South China...
Rafsanjani’s death has created power vacuum in Iran’s political centre. Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is right to be concerned about the loss of one of the leading members of Iran's religious establishment in an election year. "With the...
Chicago (CNN)Popular but politically humbled, President Barack Obama said goodbye to the nation Tuesday night, declaring during his farewell address that he hasn't abandoned his vision of progressive change but warning that it now comes with a new set...
The US intelligence report on alleged Russian meddling into the American 2016 election campaign is “speculative” and has been published under pressure to serve “political theories,” Donald Trump’s former foreign policy advisor Carter Page told RT.“There is some pressure...
First speech of 2017 will make clear that Labour is not wedded to free movement and supports ‘repatriating powers’ from BrusselsJeremy Corbyn will use his first speech of 2017 to claim that Britain can be better off outside the EU...
US president-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior advisor Monday, putting the young real estate executive in position to exert broad sway over both domestic and foreign policy, particularly Middle East issues...
President-elect’s incoming White House chief of staff says Trump ‘accepts the findings’ of a report on Russian interference in the electionDonald Trump no longer denies that Russia orchestrated a cyber-attack against Hillary Clinton’s campaign and her party, according to his top...