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What the UK’s December 12 Brexit election is all about

It will be the second Brexit election in the United Kingdom: the 2017 one was called to seek a greater majority by the then prime minister, Theresa May; the December 12 one will decide whether Boris Johnson wins a majority, or another EU referendum is held. British electoral politics has long been dominated by the […]

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Sri Lankan presidential rivals welcome record turnout

Both Rajapaksa and Premadasa camps see high numbers as good augury As voting ended on Saturday, the rival political camps of Goatabaya Rajapaksa and Sajith Premadasa in Sri Lanka’s presidential election appeared confident that the high turnout would push their candidate past the required 50% mark. A second round of counting will be undertaken to […]

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Nancy Pelosi points to possible bribery charge against Donald Trump

Pelosi’s remarks on impeachment were the first time she discussed the growing inquiry at length with reporters since Congress recessed in late October. She provided other clues as to how she is thinking about the case. Written by Nicholas Fandos House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sharpened the focus of Democrats’ impeachment case against President Donald Trump […]