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Australia Removes Sexual Harassment Exemption For Lawmakers

Australia’s Prime Minister, Mr Scott Morrison has announced that Politicians and Judges will no longer be exempted from rules against sexual harassment at work. This came as the Prime Minister tried to quell public anger over his Government’s handling of a series of sexual abuse scandals. Speaking to reporters in the Australian capital, Mr Morrison […]

Polls Open In The Central African Republic To Choose New

Polls have opened in the Central African Republic (CAR) to choose a new President and Parliament amid fears as the Government tries to hold off a rebel advance on the capital, Bangui. Armed groups hostile to President Faustin-Archange Touadera who is seeking a second term have stepped up attacks since the Constitutional Court rejected several […]

Guinea Postpones Elections Again, As Protests Continue

Guinea’s president announced Monday that parliamentary elections initially due in late 2018 would once again be postponed, as the country grapples with long-running opposition protests. President Alpha Conde said parliamentary elections would be pushed back by two weeks — from February 16 to March 1 — but offered no explanation. The current parliament continues to […]

Taiwan Loses Chief Of General Staff In Chopper Crash

Taiwan’s top Military Officer has been killed in a helicopter crash. According to the Defence Ministry, the Officer died on on Thursday, January 2, 20, just days before the Island goes to polls to elect a new President. The Chief of the General Staff, Shen Yi-ming, was among eight Senior Officers, including three Major-Generals, who […]