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Government Shutdown Ends After 3 Days of Recriminations - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Congress brought an end to a three-day government shutdown on Monday as Senate Democrats buckled under pressure to adopt a short-term spending bill to fund government operations without first addressing the fate of young undocumented ...

Constitution gives parliament too much power - Museveni - The Observer

President Museveni has noted that the 1995 Constitution gives parliament too much powers, that among other things has led to wastage of resources and lack of coordination. Museveni was today speaking at the official opening of the 20th Judges ...and more »

As Turkey Attacks Kurds in Syria, US Is on the Sideline - New York Times

WASHINGTON — When President Trump met with Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the United Nations last September, he embraced him as a friend and declared, “We're as close as we've ever been.” Five months later, Turkey is waging an all-out ...

Israeli Pilots Refuse to Fly Deported Refugees Back to Africa - Newsweek

A group of airline pilots in Israel recently vowed not to fly deported African asylum seekers and refugees back to war-stricken countries in their home continent, Israeli media has reported. Their protest comes days after Zizim Community Action, an ...

India ranks behind Pakistan among emerging economies - Deccan Chronicle

Norway remains the world's most inclusive advanced economy, while Lithuania again tops the list of emerging economies, the WEF said. Excessive reliance by economists and policymakers on the GDP as the primary metric of national economic performance is ...

Kenyan women protest political gender gap - New Vision

According to Kenya's 2010 constitution, women must have at least a third of seats in parliament and a third of appointed positions. Kenya 703x422. PIC: Women react during a protest against repeated failures to apply laws that women must hold at least a ...

Arsenal, United complete swap deal for Sanchez, Mkhitaryan - Inquirer.net

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 file photo, Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring his side's third goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park stadium in London. Alexis ...

Uganda: Parliament to Grill Four Ministers Over Delayed Albino Policies - AllAfrica.com

Parliament — The Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the cabinet to explain delays in enacting policies that support persons living with albinism. "I want them after the budget, to come to the floor [of parliament] and give answers," she ...

Former football star George Weah sworn in as president of Liberia - The National

FORMER international football star George Weah has been sworn into office as Liberia's new president. He took over the leadership of the post-war, impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female president. The 51-year-old, who was Fifa's ...and more »

CHAN 2018: Uganda Cranes, Cote D'Ivoire fire blanks in dead rubber group B clash - Kawowo Sports

Uganda Cranes finished third in group B at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament in Morocco. The development was confirmed after the barren draw with West Africans, Cote D'Ivoire in Marrakech on Monday night. It was the final game for ...and more »