Monday , February 19 2018

Politics

Zuma defying ANC’s call to quit leaves S Africa in limbo

Bloomberg South Africans awoke to find their nation in limbo after President Jacob Zuma’s refusal to obey his ruling African National Congress’s request to resign voluntarily prompted its top leadership to order his removal from office. The ANC’s National Executive Committee decided to “recall” Zuma, 75, during a 13-hour meeting ...

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Ukraine set to deport ex-Georgian president Saakashvili to Poland

Bloomberg Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian leader-turned Ukrainian opposition politician, lost his appeal in a Ukrainian court seeking protection and refugee status after his homeland sought extradition. Officials of Ukraine’s migration and border-security services told Saakashvili on Monday he was to be returned to Poland, where he stayed before his ...

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White House: Trump supports abuse victims in defense of aide

Bloomberg The White House said on Monday that Donald Trump supports domestic violence victims, after the president was criticized for sympathetic public statements about a former aide who resigned last week following allegations that he abused two ex-wives. “The president and the entire administration take domestic violence very seriously and ...

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