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Why Not Back the Houthi in Yemen?

Let the Houthis slug it out with al-Qaeda. The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Why does the United States want to be fighting both the Houthis and al-Qaeda when the Houthis, now a major force in Yemen, are strongly opposed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula? 775 more words

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Reminders on Central force for Bengal civic polls

THE WEST BENGAL STATE ELECTION COMMISSION (SEC) on Wednesday sent a reminder to the Mamata Banerjee-led state government seeking to know about the availability of Central force for the forthcoming civic polls. 231 more words

Governance

Keeping Tabs on Nuclear Security Commitments

Michelle Cann, Kelsey Davenport, Jenna Parker

Major multilateral summits typically end with a communiqué reflecting grand ideas and big-picture goals that all participants can agree on. 199 more words

Nuclear Security

End game: flyover frenzy

The Manila Bulletin featured news on the Japanese government extending a loan to the Philippines for road projects in Metro Manila that include the construction of several major interchanges. 466 more words

Governance

Why is A-G Gani Patail afraid to go to trial against Rosli Dahlan?

April 1, 2015

Why is A-G Gani Patail afraid to go to trial against Rosli Dahlan?

by Din Merican

This morning the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by Attorney-General Gani Patail and 10 others  against Lawyer Rosli Dahlan. 1,219 more words

Governance

BAYELSA HOLDS MONTHLY TRANSPARENCY; DECLARES N2.8B, AS FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR FEBRUARY, 2015

BAYELSA HOLDS MONTHLY TRANSPARENCY; DECLARES N2.8B, AS FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR FEBRUARY, 2015


01/04/2015.

The Bayelsa State Government has declared N2.8 billion, including Subsidy Re-investment Programme (SURE- P), as funds available as at the end of February 2015, just as it announced N758 million as IGR for the month of January. 316 more words

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