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Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, speaks to supporters during a “Team Trudeau 2019” Rally at the Woodward’s Atrium in Vancouver B.C. on October 20, 2019. (Photo by Don MacKinnon - AFP)

President Buhari congratulates Canadian premier on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his election victory.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed victory early Tuesday morning, winning a second term in the nation's general election after his Liberal Party won enough seats to remain the ruling party.

Canadian premier claims victory in hard fought parliamentary elections

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed victory early Tuesday morning, winning a second term in the nation's general election after his Liberal Party won enough seats to remain the ruling party.
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, speaks to supporters during a “Team Trudeau 2019” Rally at the Woodward’s Atrium in Vancouver B.C. on October 20, 2019. (Photo by Don MacKinnon - AFP)

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party wins Canada’s election

Television projections declared the Liberals winners or leading in 157 of the nation’s 338 electoral districts, versus 121 for his main rival Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives, after polling stations across six time zones closed.
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, speaks to supporters during a “Team Trudeau 2019” Rally at the Woodward’s Atrium in Vancouver B.C. on October 20, 2019. (Photo by Don MacKinnon - AFP)

Canada vote too close to call as Trudeau hopes to cling on

Canadians vote in a general election Monday with polling predicting a minority government as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party risks losing its majority or even being kicked out of office.
People hold candles as they attend a night vigil and prayer at the Amahoro Stadium as part of the 25th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide, in Kigali, Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. – Rwanda on April 7, 2019 began 100 days of mourning for more than 800,000 people slaughtered in a genocide that shocked the world, a quarter of a century on from the day it began. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)

Rwanda calls for unity as genocide commemoration mourning week ends

Rwanda’s National Consultative Forum of Political Organisations on Saturday called on Rwandan politicians to promote unity of Rwandans at a ceremony to close one-week mourning.
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Australian premier denies fostering culture of Islamophobia

Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has denied that he tried to stoke fears about Muslim immigration during a party room meeting in 2010.
Peter Dutton and Scott Morrison during a division on debate of the medevac bill in the House of Representatives. Mick Tsikas-AAP

Embattled Australian premier suffers historic defeat due to stance on refugees

Australia’s conservative minority government suffered a monumental political defeat on Tuesday, becoming the first administration in nearly a century to lose a vote on major legislation and fuelling calls for a snap election.

Canada’s Justin Trudeau faces dilemma as election approaches

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is faced with a dilemma as an election approaches on how to credibly clamp down on Riyadh.

Ex-Australian premier warns successor against Jerusalem

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday warned his successor that recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would threaten Australia’s relationship with Indonesia.
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Scott Morrison: Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

Australia is considering moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Tuesday, following the lead of US President Donald Trump.
Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight has caused international outrage with a cartoon of tennis great Serena Williams

Serena Williams cartoon fuels debate about ‘racist’ Australia

Australia is by most measures one of the world’s most successful multicultural societies, but a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams has rekindled accusations it is also inveterately racist.
New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison takes part in an oath-taking ceremony to become the nation's new leader at Government House in Canberra on August 24, 2018. Scott Morrison was sworn in as Australia's seventh prime minister in 11 years on August 24 after a stunning party revolt against Malcolm Turnbull, which the new leader admitted had left the government "bruised and battered". / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN

Scott Morrison sworn in as new Australian prime minister after bitter coup

Scott Morrison was sworn in as Australia's seventh prime minister in 11 years Friday after a stunning party revolt against Malcolm Turnbull, which the new leader admitted had left the government "bruised and battered".
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Australia ruling party chooses Scott Morrison as next premier

Treasurer Scott Morrison will be Australia's new prime minister after winning a three-way battle for the leadership of the Liberal party on Friday.

Australian premier clings to power, gives condition for leadership ballot

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has clung to power on Thursday as senior ministers deserted him, saying he would hold a second leadership vote on Friday only if he received a letter signed by a majority of ruling party members.

Australian premier under pressure to quit as more ministers resign

Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull was under pressure to resign on Thursday after another three senior ministers quit his government, just two days after the prime minister scraped through a leadership challenge.

Sex scandal rocks Australian govt as deputy premier impregnates aide

Australia’s parliamentary sex scandal opened a rift in the governing coalition on Friday as deputy leader Barnaby Joyce described Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as “inept” for criticising his affair with an aide.

Canadian billionaire couple found dead in their mansion basement

A Canadian billionaire and his wife have been found dead in the basement of their Toronto mansion.

Opposition candidate leading Honduras presidential poll

Initial results of the Honduran presidential vote released early Monday showed opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla leading current President Juan Orlando Hernandez, after an evening that saw both men declare themselves victorious.

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AGF: President Buhari has approved Ibrahim Magu’s suspension

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President Buhari signs revised 2020 budget into law

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