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March 22, 2019

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Vietnamese blogger who vanished in Thailand jailed in Hanoi

Vietnamese blogger who vanished in Thailand jailed in Hanoi

A Vietnamese blogger who vanished in Thailand earlier this year is being held in a Hanoi prison, his friend and wife confirmed Thursday. Truong Duy Nhat wrote weekly posts about politics and current affairs for Radio Free Asia (RFA) and last posted about the p

In US presidential race, how old is too old?

In US presidential race, how old is too old?

With a septuagenarian president preparing his re-election bid, and two likely main challengers in their late seventies by 2020, Americans are facing an inevitable question: does age matter in White House politics?Donald Trump, the oldest person ever elected US

Trump favorite Fox News hires ex-Democrat leader Donna Brazile

Trump favorite Fox News hires ex-Democrat leader Donna Brazile

Former Democratic National Committee leader Donna Brazile agreed Monday to become a commentator for Fox News, in a move highlighting how American politics can make truly strange bedfellows. Brazile, who has served as interim DNC chair, will be joining the cabl

Paintballs and politics on Ireland's battleground border

Paintballs and politics on Ireland's battleground border

Since the end of "The Troubles", a paintballers' paradise has thrived on the site of an old British army base on the Irish border.But Watchtower Adventures owner Mark Rice fears he could go bust if Brexit brings back controls along the currently free-flowin

Australia defends 'foreign agents' law despite few declarations

Australia defends 'foreign agents' law despite few declarations

Australia's attorney-general Monday defended a register meant to track the role of foreign agents in local politics, saying it was already changing behaviour despite only a handful of declarations.Growing fears of political influence from foreign states, part