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No 10 agrees to publish a plan for Brexit before triggering Article 50, ahead of a Labour debate.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang is a top contender to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under Republican President-elect Donald Trump, CNBC said on Tuesday.
The BJP leader said Panneerselvam also has no base in the party nor does Sasikala possess any political "acumen". The post Jayalalithaa passes away: AIADMK will head for a split, says Subramanian Swam
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday urged the government to cancel an order with Boeing Co to develop a revamped Air Force One - one of the most prominent symbols of the
The EU referendum result does not permit ministers to trigger Brexit, the Supreme Court is told.
What you need to know about the delicate U.S. position on China and Taiwan.
Even in death, J Jayalalithaa seemed to mirror the way she lived. Her close friend and confidante, Sasikala, was by the side of her mortal remains till the very end. And, Sasikala’s extended family o
President-elect expected to join retired Gen. James Mattis at event.
The applicants in the matter concerning Hawks head Maj-Gen Berning Ntlemeza’s appointment say Police Minister Nathi Nhleko ignored a previous court decision‚ which could have resulted in Ntle
An illegal telephone exchange was unearthed in a house at Panitanki near Indo-Nepal border and one person arrested in this connection, police said today. The detective department of the Siliguri P...
‘2-year jail term or ?30 cr each as fine’
Former Northern Cape ANC chairman John Block, and Trifecta CEO Christo Scholtz, have been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment
Trump said in a tweet that "costs are out of control."
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday costs for a new Air Force One - one of the most prominent symbols of the U.S. presidency - were out of control, and urged the gov
The parliamentary budget officer says for years the federal government has inadequately addressed the higher costs of operating First Nations schools
ANC heavyweight John Block has to pay the state R2 million while he will also serve 15 years in jail for fraud and money laundering.
Luanda - Angolan government has been implementing policies and programmes to improve the living conditions of population, said Tuesday the Secretary of State for Human Rights, António Bento Bembe. ,
Khartoum - Failure to meet the payment of contributions on time by some Member States of the Parliamentary Forum of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (PF-ICGLR) has made it diff
President Jacob Zuma has accepted a zero percent salary increase for premiers, mayors, and other political office bearers.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday dubbed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre as anti-Ambedkar and anti-Constitution The post BJP is anti-Ambedkar, wants to change
The president-elect took issue with the price tag attached to Boeing’s new 747 Air Force One plane.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said he is pushing to extend expiring healthcare benefits for retired coal miners by including a provision in a spending b
Over two tonne of flowers from several destinations were used by about 40 workers who worked for 10 hours to prepare the Army truck and gun carriage for the final journey of Jayalalithaa. The flowe..
Government has asked that the Democratic Alliance’s application to set aside government’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court be struck from the rol
It was possible Parliament might take a different view on the constitutionality of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (Fica) Bill from that of the Presidency’s law advisers‚ the chai
Tehran, Dec 6, IRNA – Iran Sanctions Act violates the nuclear deal reached between Iran and G5+1, a member of the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Actions(JCPOA) Supervisory Committee said on Tuesday.
One year after the first wave of Syrian refugees arrived in Canada, the Senate Committee on Human Rights will release a report today recommending ste
One year after the first wave of Syrian refugees arrived in Canada, the Senate Committee on Human Rights will release a report today recommending ste
Tehran, Dec 6, IRNA – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has described the recent anti-Iran measure that was taken by the US Congress as a kind of deceitfulness.
The Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development is facing a huge task of disposing of over 400 immovable assets owned by the provincial government.
Ukraine’s parliament rejected an important bill on government decentralization on Dec. 6, and reform-minded lawmakers then had to scramble to remove another bill from the agenda to stop it being rejec
25 policemen were separated from the service after a shootout in the village of Knyazhychi of Brovary district, Kyiv region, as a result of which five law enforcement officers were killed Acting Chief
Beijing, Dec 6, IRNA - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the end of his visit to China departed Beijing for Tokyo on Tuesday.
Could the Cauvery dispute have found an easier solution if Jayalalithaa had been partial to her birthplace and listened to the plight of the Mandya farmers as much as she did to those from Tamil Nadu?

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