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French Political Leader Pelted With Flour During Protest

French Political Leader Pelted With Flour During Protest

French Political Leader Pelted With Flour During Protest French Political Leader Pelted With Flour During Protest Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a far-left political leader in France and a likely high-profile candidate in next year’s presidential election, was pelted with flour at a protest on Saturday, days after President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face as he sought to shake hands with …

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As Coronavirus Toll Grows, Brazil’s Political Divisions Spill Onto the Streets

As Coronavirus Toll Grows, Brazil’s Political Divisions Spill Onto the Streets

As Coronavirus Toll Grows, Brazil’s Political Divisions Spill Onto the Streets As Coronavirus Toll Grows, Brazil’s Political Divisions Spill Onto the Streets Paulo Cid Engineer, 55, who participated in one of those recent motorcycle rallies, said he regarded Mr. Bolsonaro as a fundamentally honest leader who has been unfairly attacked by scientific institutions and by the news media. “I confess …

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Special House election measures political pulse after Trump Donald Trump Republican Congress Deb Haaland Legislature

Special House election measures political pulse after Trump Donald Trump Republican Congress Deb Haaland Legislature

Special House election measures political pulse after Trump Donald Trump Republican Congress Deb Haaland Legislature Special House election measures political pulse after Trump Donald Trump Republican Congress Deb Haaland Legislature A special congressional election is checking the political pulse of politics across the Albuquerque metro area and a few outlying rural communities in one of the few House campaigns since …

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Where Myanmar Sends Its Political Prisoners

Where Myanmar Sends Its Political Prisoners

Where Myanmar Sends Its Political Prisoners Where Myanmar Sends Its Political Prisoners The prison was already packed, its population more than double its 5,000-person capacity. Recent prisoners include two American journalists and an Australian economic adviser. Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have also been crammed in, some with fresh gunshot wounds. For 134 years, Insein Prison has stood as a monument …

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New Political Pressures Push US, Europe to Stop Israel-Gaza Conflict

New Political Pressures Push US, Europe to Stop Israel-Gaza Conflict

New Political Pressures Push US, Europe to Stop Israel-Gaza Conflict New Political Pressures Push US, Europe to Stop Israel-Gaza Conflict BRUSSELS — A diplomatic flurry from the White House and Europe added pressure on Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza on Wednesday to halt their 10-day-old conflict before it turned into a war entangling more of the Middle East. President …

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Mexico City’s Mayor Caught in Political Fallout After Train Crash

Mexico City's Mayor Caught in Political Fallout After Train Crash

Mexico City’s Mayor Caught in Political Fallout After Train Crash Mexico City’s Mayor Caught in Political Fallout After Train Crash Their rivalry has long been a subject of speculation by pundits, and on Tuesday, two of Mexico’s brightest political stars were in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. After the deadly subway train crash in Mexico City, public anger …

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Criminal or Martyr? Prisoner Poses a Political Dilemma for Spain

Criminal or Martyr? Prisoner Poses a Political Dilemma for Spain

Criminal or Martyr? Prisoner Poses a Political Dilemma for Spain Criminal or Martyr? Prisoner Poses a Political Dilemma for Spain BARCELONA, Spain — Off a leafy boulevard in Barcelona sit the headquarters of Omnium Cultural, an organization known in Spain as much for its literary prizes as for its dreams of an independent republic in Catalonia. But its president, Jordi …

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Black candidate challenges political status quo in Spain Catalonia Black Socialist Equatorial Guinea United

Black candidate challenges political status quo in Spain Catalonia Black Socialist Equatorial Guinea United

Black candidate challenges political status quo in Spain Catalonia Black Socialist Equatorial Guinea United Black candidate challenges political status quo in Spain Catalonia Black Socialist Equatorial Guinea United Two young Senegalese men met on a Europe-bound migrant boat in 2006, a year that saw a record influx of Africans to Spain s Canary Islands Since then, one died of a …

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Tech Firm Bars Political Discussion at Work: Live Updates

Tech Firm Bars Political Discussion at Work: Live Updates Tech Firm Bars Political Discussion at Work: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: “Every discussion remotely related to politics, advocacy or society at large quickly spins away from pleasant,” Jason Fried, Basecamp’s chief executive, wrote in a blog post.Credit…Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images Basecamp, a company that makes productivity software, said …

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Russia Suspends Public Activity by Navalny’s Political Groups

Russia Suspends Public Activity by Navalny’s Political Groups

Russia Suspends Public Activity by Navalny’s Political Groups Russia Suspends Public Activity by Navalny’s Political Groups MOSCOW — Prosecutors in President Vladimir V. Putin’s government ordered an immediate halt on Monday to all public activities by Aleksei A. Navalny’s political groups, in one of the most sweeping legal moves against the Russian opposition in recent years. The decision cripples the …

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