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Gavin Williamson ‘the worst education secretary in living memory’, say Lib Dem leader Ed Davey

The leader of the Lib Dems has called on Gavin Williamson to resign

Gavin Williamson ‘the worst education secretary in living memory’, say Lib Dem leader Ed Davey Gavin Williamson ‘the worst education secretary in living memory’, say Lib Dem leader Ed Davey Gavin Williamson is “the worst education secretary in living memory,” the leader of the Liberal Democrats has said, amid calls for more support for students starting the new university term …

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A Step Toward the Post-Merkel World: Her Party Picks a New Leader

A Step Toward the Post-Merkel World: Her Party Picks a New Leader

A Step Toward the Post-Merkel World: Her Party Picks a New Leader A Step Toward the Post-Merkel World: Her Party Picks a New Leader BERLIN — Germany took its first step into a new world on Saturday, choosing the next leader of Angela Merkel’s conservative party ahead of fall elections that will decide who succeeds her as chancellor. In normal …

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Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign

Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign

Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign NAIROBI, Kenya — President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda has won a sixth term, the country’s electoral commission said on Saturday, after a campaign marred by a lethal crackdown on the opposition, an internet blackout and accusations of …

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Merkel’s Party, the Largest in Germany, to Choose New Leader

Merkel’s Party, the Largest in Germany, to Choose New Leader

Merkel’s Party, the Largest in Germany, to Choose New Leader Merkel’s Party, the Largest in Germany, to Choose New Leader BERLIN — Germany’s largest political party will choose a new leader on Saturday, with the winner well positioned to succeed Angela Merkel as the next chancellor of Europe’s leading economy. Regardless of the result, it will signal a new chapter …

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Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan security forces on Friday surrounded and then breached the compound of Bobi Wine, the country’s leading opposition candidate, a day after a contentious general election that he said was marred by widespread “fraud and violence.” The breach, reported …

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South Korean Church Leader Acquitted of Blocking Efforts to Fight Coronavirus

South Korean Church Leader Acquitted of Blocking Efforts to Fight Coronavirus

South Korean Church Leader Acquitted of Blocking Efforts to Fight Coronavirus South Korean Church Leader Acquitted of Blocking Efforts to Fight Coronavirus SEOUL, South Korea — The leader of a secretive religious sect that was at the center of a coronavirus outbreak in South Korea last year received a three-year prison term on Wednesday on charges including embezzling church money. …

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Tommy Lasorda Was a Celebrity. He Was Also a Leader.

Tommy Lasorda Was a Celebrity. He Was Also a Leader.

Tommy Lasorda Was a Celebrity. He Was Also a Leader. Tommy Lasorda Was a Celebrity. He Was Also a Leader. Tommy Lasorda was born on the first day of fall, the season that matters most in baseball. Many years later he would make a lasting autumn imprint, but on that day, in 1927, the Brooklyn Dodgers lost a doubleheader. Lasorda, …

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Ronnie Brunswijk: Suriname Guerrilla Leader, Drug Baron … and Social Reformer?

Ronnie Brunswijk: Suriname Guerrilla Leader, Drug Baron … and Social Reformer?

Ronnie Brunswijk: Suriname Guerrilla Leader, Drug Baron … and Social Reformer? Ronnie Brunswijk: Suriname Guerrilla Leader, Drug Baron … and Social Reformer? MOENGOTAPOE, Suriname — A cavalcade of black sport utility vehicles pulled up at a small village in a jungle clearing in a remote corner of South America. A tall, heavyset man with thick gold chains hanging over a …

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Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve

Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve

Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve Crisis in U.K. Over Coronavirus Variant Gives Leader a Political Reprieve LONDON — For months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been whipsawed by the forces of the pandemic, caught between an opposition that accused him of acting too late and lawmakers in his own party who complained that he …

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With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden

With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden

With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden A trade pact with 14 other Asian nations. A pledge to join other countries in reducing carbon emissions to fight global warming. Now, an investment agreement with the European Union. China’s leader, Xi Jinping, has in recent weeks …

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