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WATCH: America 101: Why an Elephant for Republicans?

Historian David Eisenbach explains how the Republican party and elephants came together.
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Tehran, Oct 28, IRNA - Managing Director of Iran’s Power Generation and Transmission Company (TAVANIR) on Friday strongly refuted rumors suggesting that Iran has entered into talks with the Zionist r
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says veterans should talk to the party instead of sulking on the sidelines.
Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip is taken aback by the level of intolerance he witnessed in council on Thursday‚ and says seven political parties have called for an investigation.
More names of ANC veterans concerned about decisions made under the watch of President Jacob Zuma are surfacing.
NOTABLES --PENCE 'REALLY GRATEFUL' AFTER PLANE SCARE: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he is "really grateful" for quick action that kept all passengers and crew safe when his campaign plane
BJP is concerned with the Samajwadi Party feud, as it could translate into potential electoral gain or loss for them in the upcoming UP Assembly elections. The post UP polls: Amid SP feud, BJP fears D
While Donald Trump may be trailing in the polls heading into next month’s presidential election, a group of very different political mavericks could well sweep into power in Iceland on Saturday. The
Radio listeners and other members of the public had a mostly negative reaction to the response from the police’s 10111 call centre to a SARS official who was allegedly being held hostage in P
Missed the October supermoon? Fear no more, for the November supermoon is fast approaching and it promises to be a special one. The moon will be at its closest to Earth on Nov. 14 and the last time t
BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has demanded constitution of a multi-agency SIT to probe allegations of “certain fraudulent transactions” in Air Asia levelled by Cyrus Mistry following his removal as chairm
France and Belgium have “concerns” over the level of Ukraine’s anti-corruption efforts and in this regard, they have hinted at Kyiv’s failure to complete the implementation of
Moscow, Oct 28, IRNA – Mohammad Javad Zarif and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, are to pursue implementation of previously-signed agreement between the Iranian and Russian Presidents during t
Finance Minister Bill Morneau says recent changes to mortgage rules will keep Canada's economy secure and protect Canadians in the long run.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told a group of foreign policy experts in southern Russia on Oct. 27 that Donald Trump’s “extravagant behavior” is just his way of getting his messag
The United States is deeply concerned about the recent escalation in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where the “school year” ceasefire appears to be unraveling while combined Russian-separati
Polish director Wojciech Smarzowski’s film ‘Wolyn’ is the first to deal with the war-time Volyn Massacres. With today’s Ukrainian crisis playing itself out, this raw and powerful mov
BSP president Mayawati said she would order a probe into the various economic decisions taken by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the run up to the state Assembly elections, if voted to power The post
Luanda - The National Assembly Speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, returned Thursday evening to Luanda, coming from Geneva, Switzerland, where he attended the 135th General Assembly of the
A video clip which emerged this week shows South African Revenue Service employee Vlok Symington being held hostage at the SARS offices in Pretoria.
A Belarusian blogger known for his criticism of Russian foreign policy will be released next month after spending 10 months in prison on charges of inciting ethnic hatred and disseminating pornography
A bill aimed at making English councils do more to stop people being made homeless is debated by MPs.
Luanda - The 30th meeting of the Angola/Zambia Joint Commission on Defence and Security, which ended last Wednesday, in Luanda, concluded that the indexes of transnational crimes, such as drugs traff
Ukraine has issued Hr 721.236 million (about $28.25 million) in fines for Russian airlines flights to the annexed Crimea in violation of Ukrainian and international laws, Ukraine’s State Aviatio
Vote preferences have narrowed, but not expectations of the outcome.
It looks like there might be a deal with Europe. And that much vindicate Chrystia Freeland, who came under fire for her display of "visible emotion"
Moscow, Oct 28, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the head of a delegation arrived in Moscow on Friday to attend a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Syrian counterparts on adoptin
Socialist-backed presidential candidate Rumen Radev is likely to emerge as a winner in a tight race at the runoff vote in Bulgaria on November 13 judging from current voter intentions, a Gallup Intern
Vice President Joe Biden is under consideration for secretary of state if Hillary Clinton wins the White House, a trusted source confirmed to NBC News Thursday night.Politico first reported that Bide
Ukraine’s Health Ministry seeks to buy more vaccines via UNICEF and spend the funds saved on procurement using 2015 budget funds. “The Health Ministry plans additional vaccine procurement
SA Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane has responded to Corruption Watch’s threat to lay criminal charges against him.
Garbine Muguruza ended her WTA Finals campaign with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 consolation victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova on Friday. The post WTA Finals: Garbine Muguruza rallies past Svetlana Kuznetsova for c
One hundred and one prominent stalwarts of the African National Congress (ANC) have publically expressed their “deep concern” about the state of the country and thrown their support behind em
The head of Bulgaria's biggest opposition party has distanced itself from the decision of its MEPs who voted in favour of a resolution on human rights and and state expenditure on migrants from third
Pence's campaign plane skidded off the runway while landing in New York.

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