Government And Politics

2 killed in attack in Rwanda, near border with Burundi

Dec 16, 2018

At least two Rwandan civilians were killed and eight injured when attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles in the southern Nyamagabe district, which borders Burundi, said a Rwandan army official

Lebanese take to the streets to protest political stalemate

Dec 16, 2018

Hundreds of Lebanese have taken to the streets to protest against a political stalemate that has prevented the formation of a new government seven months after elections

Germany sees notable drop in asylum applications in 2018

Dec 16, 2018

The German government anticipates a notable drop in asylum applications in 2018 even including all the babies born to recent migrants in Germany

Remove or keep a statue? South Africa debates painful legacy

Dec 16, 2018

South African tussle over statue of 19th century white leader echoes similar US debate on Confederacy monuments

North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

Dec 16, 2018

North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un

Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killings

Dec 16, 2018

A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule has shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir a day after protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants.

Pakistan summons Iran envoy over militant attack near border

Dec 16, 2018

Pakistan has lodged a protest with Iran over the killing of six paramilitary troops who were ambushed by militants while patrolling the border

Sri Lankan president has reinstated Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister after nearly 2 months of political impasse

Dec 16, 2018

Sri Lankan president has reinstated Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister after nearly 2 months of political impasse

Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOP

Dec 16, 2018

GOP faces new problems with health care policy after judge's ruling against 'Obamacare'

Loyalty among attributes Mulvaney brings to White House job

Dec 16, 2018

Loyalty as well as political experience sold Trump on Mulvaney for chief of staff job

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