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Barack Obama says Donald Trump focused on 'feeding his ego', didn't help anyone except himself
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Barack Obama says Donald Trump focused on 'feeding his ego', didn't help anyone except himself

Making a last pitch to get Democratic candidate Joe Biden elected as the next occupant of the White House, Obama, during rallies in Michigan's Detroit and Flint, blasted Trump for his policies and rhetoric

Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry
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Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry

The Judiciary panel is also expected to receive a report this week from the House Intelligence Committee laying out the Democratic case for Trump's impeachment

Ashraf Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah among favourites in Afghan election but winner can do little to alter US-Taliban dynamic
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Ashraf Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah among favourites in Afghan election but winner can do little to alter US-Taliban dynamic

Ashraf Ghani would certainly project a victory as a mandate from Afghan people in any future peace process with the Taliban.

Afghanistan presidential election 2019: Sharp drop in voter turnout as only 20% vote; 7 million had voted in 2014
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Afghanistan presidential election 2019: Sharp drop in voter turnout as only 20% vote; 7 million had voted in 2014

The figure is a sharp drop from the roughly 7 million who turned out to vote in the last presidential election in 2014

Protesters in Buenos Aires clash with police amid demands to declare a food emergency in Argentina
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Protesters in Buenos Aires clash with police amid demands to declare a food emergency in Argentina

Several thousand protesters camped Wednesday in downtown Buenos Aires to demand Argentina declare a food emergency as the economic crisis deepened just weeks ahead of the presidential election

Donald Trump picks army veteran Mark Esper as defence secretary; US President tweets, says he'll do a 'fantastic job'
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Donald Trump picks army veteran Mark Esper as defence secretary; US President tweets, says he'll do a 'fantastic job'

President Donald Trump picks army veteran Mark Esper for new Defense Secretary, who is currently serving as the Army Secretary. Esper spent more than a decade in the Army, including serving in the Persian Gulf War in 1990 and 1991 with the 101st Airborne Division. The move came after acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan withdrew from the job before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate.

US presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveils 137-point priority list; climate change, gun control on top of Democratic senator's agenda
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US presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveils 137-point priority list; climate change, gun control on top of Democratic senator's agenda

US Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president. The policies touch on matters ranging from high-profile topics like climate change, healthcare and gun regulations to the classification of federal tax offices. She will face off on 26 June against nine other candidates in the first debate of the nominating contest.

Donald Trump's foreign interference remarks: US president using media to rally base, stay in spotlight ahead of 2020
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Donald Trump's foreign interference remarks: US president using media to rally base, stay in spotlight ahead of 2020

Donald Trump’s braggadocio came on a day on which his eldest son Donald Trump Jr was grilled by the Senate Intelligence Committee,

Donald Trump's comment on accepting information from foreign countries on presidential opponents invites Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren’s criticism
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Donald Trump's comment on accepting information from foreign countries on presidential opponents invites Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren’s criticism

President Trump said he would be willing to accept foreign information on presidential opponents on the same day his son, Donald Jr faced questioning for Russian contacts

Democrats begin public hearing of Mueller report; Republicans poised to defend decision to not allow president’s impeachment
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Democrats begin public hearing of Mueller report; Republicans poised to defend decision to not allow president’s impeachment

House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the Mueller report as they intensify their focus on the Russia probe

Indonesia votes in its biggest-ever election: 190 million to decide fate of 245,000 candidates, Joko Widodo up against Prabowo Subianto again
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Indonesia votes in its biggest-ever election: 190 million to decide fate of 245,000 candidates, Joko Widodo up against Prabowo Subianto again

Indonesia kicked off one of the world's biggest one-day elections on Wednesday, pitting President Joko Widodo against ex-general Prabowo Subianto in a race to lead the Muslim-majority nation.

Presidential form of government more transparent, accountable
India

Presidential form of government more transparent, accountable

If we wish to build a great nation, our system of government must unify people and involve us all in governance. These two ingredients are essential for a large, diverse country but our parliamentary system fails us on both counts.

Pakistan to hold presidential elections on 4 September; tough competition expected between PTI, PML-N and MMA
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Pakistan to hold presidential elections on 4 September; tough competition expected between PTI, PML-N and MMA

Pakistan's president is elected indirectly by the members of Parliament and the four provincial assemblies. "Presidential election will be held on September 4," the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said as it issued the schedule of the election.

Nepal to hold presidential election on 13 March; vice-presidential election to follow a week later
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Nepal to hold presidential election on 13 March; vice-presidential election to follow a week later

Nepal will hold its presidential election on 13 March, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Friday.

Facebook staff interviewed in Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential elections
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Facebook staff interviewed in Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential elections

During the election, Facebook had deployed its staff to embed with the Trump campaign to assist its digital operations.

Honduras political crisis: President Juan Orlando Hernandez declared winner of disputed poll
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Honduras political crisis: President Juan Orlando Hernandez declared winner of disputed poll

Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared on Sunday the winner of a heavily disputed presidential election held three weeks ago, despite mounting protests and opposition claims of fraud.

Hondurans, police clash in escalating election crisis as protest enters fifth day
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Hondurans, police clash in escalating election crisis as protest enters fifth day

Thousands of Hondurans across the country blocked roads with viral footage of confrontations with police, who attempted to disperse demonstrators with tear gas, circulating on social media

Congress issues presidential poll notification; Rahul Gandhi likely to file nomination on 4 December
Politics

Congress issues presidential poll notification; Rahul Gandhi likely to file nomination on 4 December

The Congress set the ball rolling for the election of a new party president with the issue of poll notification on Friday.

Rahul Gandhi set to become Congress president: As party workers celebrate, monumental challenges lie ahead
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Rahul Gandhi set to become Congress president: As party workers celebrate, monumental challenges lie ahead

The future is not ours to see, but if Rahul Gandhi were to ever follow his family tradition and become Prime Minister of India, 20 November, 2017, will be fondly remembered for providing the first glimpse of his party going berserk over his impending elevation to Congress president.