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By benim
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Feb 20th, 2011
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Uganda’s leader, Yoweri Museveni, has won more than two-thirds of the votes in a presidential election rejected by the opposition as fraudulent. With nearly all the ballots counted, Museveni had 68% of the vote, according the country’s electoral commission. His nearest challenger, Kizza B...
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Feb 14th, 2011
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Cairo – Switzerland has frozen whatever assets Hosni Mubarak and his associates may have there, and anti-corruption campaigners are demanding the same of other countries. But experts say hunting for the deposed Egyptian leader’s purported hidden wealth – let alone recovering it R...
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In Europe
Feb 3rd, 2011
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ROME – The Italian parliament has rejected prosecutors’ request to search some of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s properties in a prostitution probe targeting him. Milan prosecutors allege Berlusconi paid for sex with a minor and then used his office to cover it up. They wanted t...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 30th, 2011
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Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has urged Italians to break the law and not pay their TV licence following a series of shows that have slammed him. Berlusconi, 74, is facing allegations of sex with an underage prostitute, Karima El Mahroug, and abuse of power after he used his position to ge...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 27th, 2011
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Marysthell García Polanco. Drugs were found in a flat allegedly provided to her by Berlusconi. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/EPA The scandal involving Silvio Berlusconi’s private life deepened today after drugs were mentioned in new evidence to Italy’s parliament. The new evidence delivered ye...
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Jan 27th, 2011
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The Brazilian showgirl Iris Berardi (L). Nicole Minetti (R) became a councillor in Lombardy with Mr Berlusconi’s support Photo: FOTOGRAMMA The prime minister, 74, is already accused of paying for sex with a teenage nightclub dancer known as Ruby the Heartbreaker, and of abuse of office in press...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 26th, 2011
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Sleaze-hit Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi yesterday showed the pressure was getting to him after he called a late night TV news show and traded insults with the presenter. Berlusconi is at the centre of a sex probe involving an under age escort and is also being investigated for extortion f...
By benim
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Jan 10th, 2011
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed an amended constitution on Monday, cementing the legal framework for presidential, parliamentary and state governorship elections in April. Parliament initially passed an amendment last July bringing polls forward to January, but then passed a second amendm...
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Jan 10th, 2011
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A Nigerian court on Monday threw out a suit brought by three members of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to try to stop President Goodluck Jonathan from contesting primaries on Thursday. “The originating summons is hereby dismissed because it contains no clear course of action &...
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Jan 10th, 2011
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A pressure group, the Coalition for Political Awareness and Change, has called on the People’s Democratic Party to consider the anti-graft cases against the former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, when holding the party’s screening of its presidential aspirants. The group, in a statement signed by its...