BUDGET 2017/18
Challenges loom after Obama policies scrap

Washington, Wednesday Opponents of President Donald Trump’s decision to scrap his predecessor’s climate change policies say they will organise a public campaign and pursue legal avenues to challenge it. California and New York issued a joint statement saying they would continue the fight against climate...
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No turning back after Brexit trigger, says Prime Minister May

London, Wednesday Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said there could be “no turning back” and called for national unity, after notifying the EU of Britain’s intention to end its 44-year membership of the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back,” she told a raucous...
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Trump poised to scrap Obama climate policies

Washington DC, Tuesday US President Donald Trump will today roll back a slew of environmental protections enacted by Barack Obama, in a bid to untether the fossil fuel industry. In a maiden trip to the Environmental Protection Agency, Trump will sign an “Energy Independence Executive Order,” a White Hou...
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Al-Bashir to attend Arab summit despite warrant

Sudan President travels to Jordan in spite of long-standing arrest order by ICC on charges of war crimes and genocide related to the conflict in war-torn Darfur Khartoum, Monday President Omar al-Bashir will attend an Arab League summit in Amman this week, Sudan’s foreign minister said yesterday, despit...
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Corruption protests sweep Russia after leader arrested

  Moscow, Sunday Thousands of Russians demonstrated across the country today to protest at corruption, defying bans on rallies which were called by prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny —  who was arrested along with scores of others. Navalny called for the protests after publishing a detailed report...
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