Johnson Is UK Premier

The Conservative party has elected Boris Johnson as its leader, and thus he will become PM of the United Kingdom, moving into 10 Downing Street this week. ISSUES • Governance, Election, Parliament PLACE • London, United Kingdom DATE • July 23, 2019 ORGANIZATION • Parliament of the United Kingdom ISSUES •...

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After the Vote: Brexit

We provide updates on progress and setbacks concerning the planned withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. On June 23, 2016 citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) voted on whether to have the UK leave the European Union. The result: just under 52% voted for leaving. Soon...

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Rankine, Spahr On Dubois

Two poets and critics discuss literature, race, politics, and the 1956 passport denial to WEB DuBois for a conference in France.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Kaufman Concert Hall, The 92 Y, New York, NY, USA. Dates: December 13, 2018. Sponsors: Part of the Unterberg Poetry Center series at The 92...

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French Govt Defeat Motion

A no-confidence motion against the government of Édouard Philippe and Emmanuel Macron was defeated in France’s National Assembly. PARIS, FRANCE — In part due to the immediate political climate fostered by les gilets jaunes (translated as “yellow jackets”) protesting recent fiscal and societal reforms, the far-left opposition of the...

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Winnie Mandela Passes

Woman with Purple Headscarf Looking Out Majestically

The former wife of Nelson Mandela, and a well-known activist in her own right, passed from illness today. ISSUES • Transition, Activism PLACE • Johanessburg, South Africa DATE • April 2, 2018 BODY • Family of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ISSUES • Transition, Activism PLACE • Johanessburg, South Africa DATE • April...

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Inmi-Vecindad en Barcelona

Men Holding a Banner Against Borders

Barcelona ofrece a los inmigrantes el “documento de vecindad,” que les ayudara integrarse en la ciudad y una vida regular. BARCELONA, ESPAÑA — El Ayuntamiento de Barcelona ha anunciado que, a partir de los principios del diciembre, los vecinos de Barcelona en situación irregular en España pueden solicitar al Ayuntamiento...

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Zimbabwe in Military Control

People Walking Across Street with Tank and Soldier in Background

The Army has today taken control of Zimbabwe, while indicating that none of their activities constitute a coup. HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Early Wednesday, the Army took state control of Zimbabwe, assuring the public that the action was “not a coup.” Rather, the goal is to “target criminals” around the...

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Military Seizes Zimbabwe

People Walking Across Street with Tank and Soldier in Background

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces took over the Broadcasting Corporation to make a national announcement — of state-control, transition.HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Early Wednesday, the Army took state control of Zimbabwe, assuring the public that the action is “not a coup.” Rather, the goal is to “target criminals” around the head of...

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Marriage Vote in Australia

Australians have given their government an overwhelming mandate to craft and enact legislation making same-sex marriage equal, recognized, fair. CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — Australians have voted 61.6 per cent in favour of same-sex marriage, with 38.4 per cent voting against, in a historic national postal survey. Participation was high, with...

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Burundi Opposes ICC

Woman Speaking at Conference

Burundi, long in tense dialogue with the International Criminal Court, now declares non-cooperation with an ICC investigation of alleged crimes. BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI — Burundi, the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), has recently declared its intent not to cooperate with the Court’s ongoing investigation of reported crimes....

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