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February 17, 2019

Politics

Poland bids emotional farewell to murdered mayor

Poland bids emotional farewell to murdered mayor

Thousands of Poles gathered in the Baltic port city of Gdansk on Saturday to bid an emotional farewell to murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.Adamowicz, 53, who was may

10 years after Obama, race still agitating US politics

10 years after Obama, race still agitating US politics

Barack Obama's trailblazing presidency, a first for an African-American, began 10 years ago Sunday, a historic moment that some believed ushered in a post-racial America.But given the racial politics amplified in the era of successor Donald Trump, the hope an

Soul searching in Poland over mayor's very public murder

Soul searching in Poland over mayor's very public murder

Poland was on Tuesday mulling over the prevalence of hate speech in politics a day after Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz died from stab wounds inflicted by an attacker with a political grudge. Central to the debate is the longstanding hostility between the ruling

Rise of renewables creating 'new world': report

Rise of renewables creating 'new world': report

The rapid growth of renewable energy sources and the demise of fossil fuels are causing major changes in global politics, a special commission said in a report Friday.The shift "will alter the global distribution of power, relations between states, the risk o