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February 17, 2019

Politics

Trickster Roger Stone, the amiable rogue of US politics

Trickster Roger Stone, the amiable rogue of US politics

Roger Stone, who was arrested in Florida Friday for lying to Congress about his work for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, has made a career of breaking the rules as a Republican election consultant and self-avowed dirty trickster.A foppish dandy who

China 'opposes' foreign interference in Venezuelan crisis

China 'opposes' foreign interference in Venezuelan crisis

China said Thursday it opposed external interference in Venezuelan politics, after the US and major South American countries sided with opposition leader Juan Guaido over President Nicolas Maduro in a power struggle.China is Venezuela's main creditor and Madu

Far-right Bolsonaro sells 'new Brazil' to Davos elite

Far-right Bolsonaro sells 'new Brazil' to Davos elite

Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro touted a "new Brazil" in a speech Tuesday to the world's business elite in Davos, vowing an investment-friendly agenda and attacking leftwing politics in Latin America.The new leader of the region's biggest economy gave t

Pompeo hails 'disruption' in global politics

Pompeo hails 'disruption' in global politics

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday praised a wave of "disruption" in world politics, citing Donald Trump and Brexit but also pointing to elections in France and Malaysia.Addressing the world's business elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, Pompe

Tymoshenko: Ukrainian politics' longtime leading lady

Tymoshenko: Ukrainian politics' longtime leading lady

Yulia Tymoshenko, the former Ukrainian prime minister who on Tuesday announced she would run for president, came to international prominence during the Orange Revolution popular protests of 2004.With her hair braided and wrapped over her head in a traditional