Saturday, August 30, 2014

#NEWZEALAND: Justice Min. #JudithCollins Resigns; Alleged She Worked with Blogger to Undermine Fraud Office Dir.

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NZ Justice Minister Judith Collins' resignation came after the prime minister's office was given an email yesterday, appearing to show that Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater had spoken to Collins and was briefing associates on a campaign he was running to undermine then-Serious Fraud Office director Adam Feeley.

#JAPAN: Liberal Democratic Pty Seeks to Control Demonstrations Around Parliament; Halt Racism in Demonstrations Nationwide

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Friday, August 22, 2014

#SOUTHAFRICA: Party's Loud Demonstration in Parliament was "Anarchy" Says Gov't

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The ANC government, joined by another party, condemned as "a display of anarchy" the noisy demonstration by the Economic Freedom Fighters party in Parliament Thursday that caused the body to be adjourned.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

#BRAZIL: Pres. Cand. Eduardo #Campos Killed in Plane Crash With Wife, Son

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Former governor of Pernambuco state and Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, 49, was killed with up to nine others in a plane crash this morning near Santos, Brazil, south of São Paulo. His wife, young son, and staffers were also on board.