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15 January 2019 22:16 How Jeremy Corbyn’s no confidence motion will work

Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in the UK Government in an attempt to force a general election. It is the first time the procedure has been used under the provisions of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act passed by the coalition government under David Cameron. Mr Corbyn will move the motion tabled in his name as Leader of the Opposition 287

08 January 2019 20:40 Court document says Trump aide Paul Manafort lied about sharing poll data

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied about sharing polling data on the 2016 presidential race with Konstantin Kilimnik, an associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence, according to a new court filing. The information is in a redacted court filing from Manafort's lawyers but was visible to journalists because it was not properly 107

06 January 2019 11:22 DR Congo delays announcing results of presidential election

Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say the announcement of the results of the presidential election has been postponed. Corneille Nangaa said that the results of the December 30 election will not be made public on Sunday as expected. He said the official electoral commission will confirm the delay later in the day. The postponement in announcing 76

03 January 2019 09:35 Democrats determined to end government shutdown with 'nothing for the wall'

A closed-door meeting between US president Donald Trump and congressional leaders has led to no further progress over the partial government shutdown. Talks will resume on Friday amid an impasse over Mr Trump’s demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the US border with Mexico. In public, Mr Trump has renewed his dire warnings of rapists 82

01 January 2019 18:00 Bolsonaro sworn in as president of Brazil

The former army captain is taking the reins of Latin America’s largest and most populous nation, promising to overhaul several aspects of daily life and put an end to “business-as-usual” governing. The New Year’s Day inauguration is the culmination of Mr Bolsonaro’s journey from a marginalised and even ridiculed congressmen to a leader who many Brazilians 80

26 December 2018 20:02 Israeli parliament clears way for elections on April 9

The Israeli parliament has voted to dissolve the current legislature and scheduled new elections for April 9. In what was largely a formality, the Knesset voted late on Wednesday in favour of dissolving by a 102-2 margin. Earlier this week, prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he was disbanding his coalition and taking the nation to new elections 73

14 December 2018 12:39 Cohen: I paid off two women because Trump was concerned about election

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Mr Trump was “very concerned” about how their stories of alleged affairs with him would affect his election chances. In an interview with ABC News, Michael Cohen said he “gave loyalty to someone who, truthfully, does not deserve loyalty”. Cohen was sentenced on Wednesday 76

12 December 2018 06:46 What is the 1922 Committee?

Rumours are swirling around Westminster of a leadership coup against Theresa May with Owen Paterson the latest MP to say he has written to 1922 Committee chairman Sir Graham Brady. Also known as “the ’22″, the committee of all backbench Conservative MPs meets weekly when the House of Commons is sitting. When the party is in opposition, frontbenchers 76

11 December 2018 22:16 Stormy Daniels ordered by judge to pay Donald Trump’s legal fees

A US federal judge has ordered porn star Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly 293,000 US dollars for his lawyers’ fees and another 1,000 dollars in sanctions after her defamation suit against the president was dismissed. Mr Trump’s lawyer, Charles Harder, had asked for nearly 390,000 US dollars. Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who represents Daniels, tweeted 81

10 December 2018 07:16 Armenian prime minister’s party winning vote, early returns show

The party of Armenia’s new prime minister has a commanding lead in Sunday’s snap parliamentary election, early returns show, an outcome that would help further consolidate his power. The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading massive protests that forced his predecessor to step down. Mr Pashinian has pushed for an early 60