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Commonwealth Group Begins Observation of Sri Lankan Presidential Election

November 12, 2019//-A group deployed by the Commonwealth to observe the presidential election in Sri Lanka has called on stakeholders to demonstrate commitment to a “peaceful, transparent, credible and inclusive” poll.

The World’s Billionaires Lost a Total of $388 Billion in 2018

November 10, 2019//-Billionaires took a hit in 2018.

US Election 2020: Michael Bloomberg Mulls Presidential Bid

November 8, 2019//-Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.

Japanese Minister Quits After Gifting Melons and Crabs to Constituents

October 25, 2019//-Japan’s new trade minister has resigned, after being accused of violating election law.

Lebanon’s Cabinet Meets As Protests Enter Fifth Day

October 21, 2019//-A nationwide general strike has been called across Lebanon for Monday as protests, demanding an end to economic woes and perceived government corruption, are set to continue for a fifth day.

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan Suffers Deadly Floods, Landslides From Storm

October 13, 2019//-At least nine people are reported dead as Japan recovers from its biggest storm in decades.

Report: Explosion Sets Iranian Oil Tanker Ablaze in Red Sea

October 11, 2019//-An explosion set an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea, news reports said on Friday, and analysts said they believed it was a “terrorist attack”.

Trump Impeachment: Memo Confirms President Urged Biden Inquiry

September 25, 2019//-The Trump administration has released details of a phone conversation in July that has triggered a US impeachment inquiry against the president.

UK PM’s Brother Quits As Tory MP and Minister

London, UK, September 5, 2019//-Jo Johnson, the younger brother of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is resigning as an MP and minister, saying he is “torn between family loyalty and the national interest”.

UK PM Attacks Opposition For Blocking a General Election

London, UK, September 5, 2019//-The PM will accuse Jeremy Corbyn of “a cowardly insult to democracy” later for not backing a general election.

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