Monday, September 30, 2013


Deal Reached for Islamist Gov't Will Resign to Pave Way for New Elections [world politics news]


Pres. Rouseff's Popularity Rebounding After Protests, Says New Poll [world politics news]


Ruling Party Officials Urge Pres. to Reinstate Gas Subsidies, Stop Killing Protesters [world politics news]


Anti-EU "Alternative For Germany" Pty Falls Just Short of 5% But "Arrives" [world politics news]

Alternative für Deutschland party (AfD) top candidate Bernd Lucke (Reuters photo)


Supporters of Criminalized Golden Dawn Party "Demoralized"; 20% of Voters Made "Mistake" [world politics news]


Reports: Cabinet Members Fleeing Country; Pres. al-Bashir Could be Toppled [world politics news]


44% Support Abolishing Seanad Upper House on Cost Argument [world politics news]

Senator Fergal Quinn of Democracy Matters in Dublin’s Henry Street on Saturday campaigning for a No vote in the Seanad referendum. Photograph: Aidan Crawley


Major Parties Retain Coalition, But Freedom, Green, New Austria Parties Make Gains [world politics news]


Merkel to Open Coalition Talks with SPD on Friday [world politics news]


Cameron Speaks in Favor of Ban on Muslim Veils in UK Schools [world politics news]

Thursday, September 26, 2013


13 Rebel Groups Renounce Syrian National Coalition Gov't; Demand "Islamic State" [world politics news]


BREAKING: Southwestern Fezzan Province Declares Autonomy from Gov't [world politics news]

An Al Arabiya correspondent says the southwestern province of Fezzan has declared its autonomy from the Libyan government, highlighting continued dissatisfaction with the post-Quadafi regime. 
Nouri Mohammad al-Qouizi was named as the president of the province, according to Libyan media reports. In 2012, world politics news noted the Fezzan tribe of Tabu was threatening to secede. The oil-rich Cyrenaica Region declared its autonomy in June.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013


Ruling Pty Denies Responsibility for Political Woes; Committed to Compromise Gov't [world politics news]
Rached Ghannouchi, leader of the Islamist Ennahda movement, speaks during a news conference in August. 
A spokesman for the ruling Ennahda movement says it is committed to dialogue and compromise with the opposition, despite accusations that it is not. Part of the compromise includes a commitment to a technocrat-led government rather than one headed by Islamist leader Ali Laarayedh.


Canadian Diplomats Meet Greenpeace Activists Arrested in Russian Tanker Protest [world politics news]


Obama Meets #Abbas At #UN, Pledges Continued Support For Palestinians [world politics news]

Friday, September 20, 2013


Unemployed Spaniards in London Confirm Mayor's Belief EU is a "Disaster" [world politics news]


Governing Labour Party Facing MP Rebellion Over Purchase of 37 Fighter Jets [world politics news]


Frmr IRA Leader McGuinness Expresses Regret for Past On 20th Bombing Anniv. [world politics news]

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (R) with Colin Parry and wife Wendy, who lost their son 20 years ago in the Warrington bombing, along with another child.


Polling Shows Upstart Anti-European Party Could Win Seats in Sunday's Election [world politics news]

Monday, September 16, 2013


Gov't: Empty Ballot Boxes Found in Schools "Not A Lapse of Procedure or Law" [world politics news]


Legislator Mocks US Navy Yard Shooting as Evidence of "American Exceptionalism" [world politics news]
Alexey Pushkov, a member of the Russian parliamentary foreign affairs committee, tweeted Monday: "New shooting at the Naval Headquarters in Washington - a lone shooter and 7 corpses. No one is surprised. Visual confirmation of "American Exceptionalism."

Friday, September 13, 2013


Candidates Win Mayoral Races Against Putin's Pty; Navalny Disputes Moscow Results [world politics news]

Kremlin Loyalist Sergei Sobyanin is sworn in as Moscow's mayor. Candidate Alexei Navalny contested the results.


"Consensus Builder" Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Sworn in as Mali's President [world politics news]


Weiner (Dis)gracefully Exits Politics With Middle Finger After Losing Mayoral Race [world politics news]

Anthony Weiner's bid to be NYC's next mayor ended Tuesday night when he received just 5% of the vote in the three-man Democratic Primary. After conceding defeat, he was pictured giving the middle finger to a TV reporter, ending his obscene, scandal-plagued political career on a low, and obscene, note.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


2020 #Olympics Will "Repay the Debt We Owe to the World" Says PM #Abe [world politics news]


Ready to "Unveil" not "Surrender" Chemical Weapons; Only if West Ends Attack Talk [world politics news]

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem (R) and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov (L).


Conservatives Plan 4-Pty Coalition Gov't After Election Win [world politics news]

The Norwegian Labor Party came in first place in Monday's election, but lost five percent points and 10 seats compared with previous elections, allowing the Conservatives to try to form a coalition government.

#GERMANY: Merkel Opponent Steinbrück Shrugs Off Clumsy "Blackmail Attempt"

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