ZELENSKIY’S SERVANT OF THE PEOPLE PARTY VOWS ‘RADICAL CHANGES’

11th June 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland The party of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has kept a strong lead ahead of a parliamentary election due on 21 July, an opinion poll showed on Monday [10 June]. The survey by KIIS research body showed the former television comedian’s equally new party, Servant of the People, on 34.4 percent, below…

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UNDETERRED BY SUMMIT COLLAPSE, MOON VOWS CLOSER NORTH TIES

1st March 2019 . by incontext_adm

1 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: AP) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday his government plans to discuss with the United States the possibility of restarting joint inter-Korean economic projects to induce nuclear disarmament from North Korea. Moon’s comments during a nationally televised speech came a day after a high-stakes nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and…

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THREE COUNTRIES MOVING TOWARDS PEACE IN 2018

5th December 2018 . by incontext_adm

By Cherolyn Amery, Alex Pollock and Donnelly McCleland   News outlets around the world bombard their audience with stories of war, disaster and famine. Seldom do stories of peace and hope make the headlines, and if they do, they usually disappear quickly, or commentators and analysts quickly provide an alternative outlook, focusing on what could…

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NOBEL PEACE PRIZE AWARDED

10th October 2018 . by incontext_adm

By Cherolyn Amery The Congolese doctor named the joint winner of this year’s Nobel peace prize has called on the Congolese government to leave power, describing the polls scheduled for December as a “parody of an election”. Dr Denis Mukwege, who was in surgery when he heard that he had won the prize for his treatment…

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